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Chiropractic Advice for Pregnancy

Chiropractic Advice for Pregnancy As many new mothers can attest, the muscle strains of pregnancy are very real and can be more than just a nuisance. The average weight gain of 25 to 35 pounds, combined with the increased stress placed on the body by the baby, may result in severe discomfort. Studies have found that about half of all expectant mothers will develop low back pain at some point during their pregnancies. This is especially true during late pregnancy, when the baby’s head presses down on a woman’s back, legs, and buttocks, irritating her sciatic nerve. For those who Read More »

New Australian study suggests that chiropractic care before childbirth improves your chances for a natural delivery.

New Australian study suggests that chiropractic care before childbirth improves your chances for a natural delivery. If you are pregnant and would love to avoid a c section, seeing a chiropractor before and up to your delivery can improve your chances of having a problem free natural delivery. In the USA alone, the C section rate is at least 25% and rising and the post pregnancy ramifications of the incision can last a lifetime.   It is not unusual for c section scars to adhere to the mesentery tissues underneath and cause problems such as back, neck and even knee and Read More »