Big Benefits from Chiropractic Care During Pregnancy

Chiropractic care is health maintenance of the spinal column, discs, related nerves and bone geometry without drugs or surgery. It involves the art and science of adjusting misaligned joints of the body, especially of the spine, which reduces spinal nerve stress and therefore promotes health throughout the body.

When you are pregnant, your body is changing rapidly and at Conyers Family Chiropractic Center, we are trained to work with pregnant women – our doctors and staff professionals take a specific interest in prenatal and postnatal care and have received additional training for this very purpose.  Dr. Boscher is a Webster certified chiropractor and is trained to work specifically with pelvic balance in pregnancy. Our next blog will cover this technique in more depth.

Is chiropractic care during pregnancy safe?

There are no known reasons to avoid chiropractic care throughout pregnancy. Chiropractors that have been trained to work with pregnant women may use tables that adjust for a pregnant woman’s body, and they will use techniques that avoid unneeded pressure on the abdomen.

A chiropractor who is trained in the needs of women who are pregnant will also provide you with exercises and stretches that are safe to use during pregnancy.

Why should I have chiropractic care during pregnancy?

During pregnancy, there are several changes that occur in preparation for creating the environment for the developing baby. The following could result in a misaligned spine or joints which can cause discomfort for the mother:

  • Protruding abdomen and increased back curve
  • Pelvic changes
  • Postural adaptations

Establishing pelvic balance and alignment is another reason to obtain chiropractic care during pregnancy. When the pelvis is misaligned it may reduce the amount of room available for the developing baby. This restriction is called intrauterine constraint. A misaligned pelvis

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