CHIROPRACTIC DURING PREGNANCY
About 90% of pregnant women experience back and/or low back pain, which is result of weight gain, changed of center of gravity and altered biomechanics during pregnancy. Many pregnant women have reported having sciatica along with low back pain, which shoots down behind their leg. Utilizing any type of medical invasive approach or pain killers is out of question, because it could affect safety of the baby.
It is very important to understand, pregnant woman’s spine and pelvis can be easily misaligned due to release of RELAXIN hormone. During pregnancy, the placenta produces a hormone called RELAXIN that helps your whole body, especially with you pelvis flexibility. While RELAXIN is preparing your body for delivery, its causing pain in the back and lower back. Those delicate nerve roots are being crushed by misaligned vertebra in the spine.
Chiropractic has been a gold standard in treating back and low back pain without medication or invasive procedures safely and effectively. Chiropractic care during pregnancy not only great in eliminating your back/low back pain, but also improve balance and alignment in your spine and pelvis. This can help your baby assume optimal birthing position and reduce the risk of having a breech baby.