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The Benefits of Pregnancy Chiropractic Care!

Pregnancy can be a very joyful time for expecting mothers and expecting families.  Pregnancy does not come without its discomforts and difficulties.  Chiropractic care during pregnancy is one of the most common therapies used to alleviate discomforts during pregnancy.  A chiropractor can identify what is causing discomforts for a pregnant mother and treat them accordingly. Some of the common discomforts are headaches, back pain and pelvic pain. A chiropractor examines the expectant mothers before treating her.  This is done to determine best treatment.

Chiropractors can perform manual adjustments or adjustments used with certain tools.  Expectant mothers experiencing headaches, may find out that a joint in her neck is slighting misaligned.  A chiropractor can treat the issue by gently adjusting the joint back and making your pregnancy pain free..  If an expectant mother is experiencing back and pelvic pain due a growing belly and the pelvis shifting, the  chiropractor will be able to see which joints need to be manipulated. A chiropractor will be able to adjust the proper joints.  This takes pressure off of the spine and can allow the uterus more room.

 It is very important to treat back pain during pregnancy.  Studies have shown women who experience back pain during pregnancy are more likely to experience back labor during delivery.  Decreasing back pain by getting adjusted by a chiropractor can decrease the chances of experiencing back labor.  Getting adjusted may allow the proper room for an ever-growing uterus.  Studies have shown a relationship between back pain experienced throughout pregnancy and a longer duration of the labor.  Treating back pain during pregnancy may decrease duration of labor and delivery. This may relieve some of the stress and exhaustion the baby goes through during the delivery process.  

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