chiropractic care in pregnancy

Why Use Chiropractors For Pregnancy? Here are the top 5 Reasons

There are many ways in which chiropractic care can benefit you throughout your pregnancy and helped prepare your body for delivering your baby. Many women will experience some aches or pains throughout their pregnancy these are usually assumed to be a natural part of the process and they are typically related to the way your body is changing and accommodating the growing baby. So you have an increase in weight a change in the center of gravity changes in posture ligament laxity and more strain going through certain joints and affecting certain soft tissues and ligaments. The common conditions that we see are low back pain.

Effects of Pregnancy on the Body and Ways to Manage Pain

Also, there are a lot of restrictions in the thoracic spine between the shoulder blades and around the diaphragm, and a lot of neck and shoulder strain just from the extra weight bearing. That is a normal natural process of pregnancy your body does need to do that. One of the reasons we see these problems is that during pregnancy the hormones cause the ligaments to become more relaxed and they allow the joints to be more flexible but they can also let the joints become a little bit more unstable. However, the pain associated with those changes doesn’t need to exist you do not need to be suffering from pain throughout your pregnancy. There are some safe gentle and very effective ways chiropractic care can help you and they also have benefits that you may not know about that can help you through your labor and delivery as well.

Weight Gain and Discomfort During Pregnancy: Understanding the Strain

Normally we have experienced that when a lady got pregnant her weight started boosting. Due to their high weight women face pain in the lower back of the body. As well as the area of the body between the diaphragm and shoulder blades got intense and increased a lot of stress. Due to that, the neck of the female face a lot of stress and pain. This pain is considered normal pain and every woman faces this pain during her pregnancy days. As well as one more cause that women face in their pregnancy is that all the joints of the body became more flexible and at the end of pregnancy due to flexibility joints become a little bit unstable.

chiropractic care in pregnancy

Special Chiropractic Care In Pregnancy

Research has shown that chiropractic care in pregnancy may help your baby achieve optimal positioning in utero. This is important for their growth and development but also for their birth in addition to helping you have a healthier more comfortable pain-free pregnancy chiropractors may actually help reduce the amount of pain you feel.

Read More About What A Chiropractor Do For Lower Back Pain

Chiropractic Care

So chiropractic is really preventive care and what can be more preventive than to work during pregnancy and with a little baby chiropractic is really a profession that is looking for subluxations in the nervous system because the nervous system is giving all the information to the other systems.

It’s really important to be checked during pregnancy because the body really needs to be working 100% and the benefit that you can have or like the same. But if you’re pregnant you can’t adjust better you can see better you can move better. When the delivery is natural and safe and easy because of the position in utero it’s really important to check if the baby has enough mobility on each side because at the beginning of life before 2 years of age, the nervous system is growing so fast so it’s really important that the baby can be able to grow on his nervous system properly and chiropractic care will also help with breastfeeding as well.

Chiropractic treatment will also help to maintain a good posture during the pregnancy and while using this women will get no back pain and no other pregnancy problems. So Chiropractic care during pregnancy is helpful for both the child and the mother.

About Author

Dr. Jeremiah Carlson is a licensed chiropractor serving the Jacksonville community. Dr. Carlson has been improving Jacksonville’s health for over 15 years. As a chiropractor with experience, Dr. Carlson is committed to finding the proper diagnosis while promoting optimal health and well-being of his patients. Following diagnosis he will evaluate for misalignments in the spine and then use chiropractic manipulation to correct them. Correcting spinal misalignments can reduce joint pain, relax spasmed muscles and calm overactive nerves. Dr. Carlson’s approach is to create balance between the joints, muscles and nerves to reduce or eliminate pain.