Pregnancy and Chiropractic Care
Chiropractic care is often overlooked during pregnancy. However, due to the back pain that is usually associated with the stress of pregnancy, chiropractic can actually be very beneficial. A healthy pregnancy almost always comes with some degree of discomfort, but our experienced chiropractic team can ensure you have the most healthy pregnancy possible.
Prenatal Chiropractic in Portland
To prepare for pregnancy, a woman’s body undergoes many physiological changes. Amongst these is a significant change in the balance of her body as a result of her normal weight gain. The issue arises from the placement of this additional weight. Since the baby resides in the uterus, this weight adds stress to the pelvic region of her body. As the pregnancy progresses and the baby develops, additional weight is placed in the area. Often this results in a substantial amount of pressure and a slight curvature of the back to compensate. Over a 9-month term, this imbalance can result in significant back pain.
Research shows that up to 7 out of 10 women deal with significant back pain during their pregnancy. This discomfort is often amplified during the third trimester due to the baby reaching its’ peak weight in the womb. Moreover, this additional weight can result in more symptoms than just back pain. Everything from cramping to digestive issues can accompany a difficult pregnancy.
CHIROPRACTIC CARE DURING PREGNANCY
Our chiropractic team has the experience to provide you a tailored plan to help you have a smooth and pleasant a pregnancy as possible. Our staff is trained to recognize and treat the symptoms that plague most pregnant moms. By seeking chiropractic care proactively, you can both ensure your baby develops healthily and your well-being.
Our chiropractic approach is proven to help mothers have a successful pregnancy. The careful adjustments for pregnant women are different in nature from typical chiropractic care in order to ensure the health of your baby. More often than not, mothers who visit our clinic find that the chiropractic care they experienced helped them avoid painkillers during pregnancy altogether. Research also shows that chiropractic care can actually reduce the time spent in labor.
Hazelwood Healthcare in Portland is committed to providing safe, natural, and effective care for you and your child.
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