Chiropractic care is possible and safe throughout all stages of Pregnancy. We have been trained in a wide variety of techniques to help you deal with the increased stresses of pregnancy on the body and will use safe, gentle techniques that are suitable for your condition. Back pain during pregnancy is a very common symptom. A woman’s body will change during pregnancy, putting more and different strains on the ligaments and joints, especially in the pelvis. These changes include:1.Softening of ligaments2.Weight increase. Changes to a backward posture can all lead to additional pressure on joints in various parts of the body, including the spine or pelvis. Chiropractic care during pregnancy is a safe and gentle way to promote comfort and minimise back pain during your pregnancy. Please follow our page on what to expect during your visit to us during your pregnancy.
What to expect during your visit to our chiropractors during your pregnancy: An initial consultation will comprise of a detailed discussion about your pain, lifestyle, and history of the problem. Some of the topics will include:1. Pregnancy-related health problems such as gestational diabetes, high blood pressure, medication etc2. Common pregnancy symptoms such as back pain, constipation, cramps, carpal tunnel syndrome, etc3. Previous pregnancy history (if applicable)Postural and orthopedic examinations will follow after that, as well as a detailed explanation on how chiropractic may help you. Chiropractic treatment is a combination of specific massage techniques, joint manipulation or mobilisation and advice on how to make lifestyle changes which will stretch and strengthen the necessary areas and postural habits. Chiropractors also give advice on nutrition, posture, exercises and ways to help yourself – all based on guidelines and research.