Yes. It is recommended that pregnant women to receive chiropractic care throughout pregnancy to have vertebral subluxations corrected. Subluxations (misalignments between vertebrae in the spine) can aggravate pregnancy back pain, headaches, nausea, neck pain, etc. Your chiropractor provides effective, drug-free pain relief treatment for all of these conditions.
Pregnancy and Chiropractic Care Wellness FAQ
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This section of our Irvine chiropractor’s FAQ explains what a chiropractic adjustment is and how it can promote natural pain relief, injury treatment and enhance your optimum wellness.
During pregnancy, your center of gravity shifts as the baby grows, and the hormone relaxin loosens pelvic ligaments to prepare for delivery. This often causes vertebral subluxation complex (misalignments in the spine pinch nerves and cause back pain, neck pain, etc.). Regular visits with your Irvine chiropractor while you are pregnant keep the spine in optimal position and prevent back injury so your entire nervous system works better, and you get pregnancy back pain relief naturally!
Yes. The earlier you start visiting your chiropractor for regular adjustments during your pregnancy, the better your entire nervous system can communicate and function to help keep you comfortable and optimize development conditions for baby.
Regular prenatal chiropractic care keeps the pelvis in good position to provide optimal space and nourishment. Chiropractic care can also help correct breach presentations naturally, reducing complications and making natural delivery easier, preventing injury to baby and mom.
Yes, this is a good idea. Your spine needs to readjust after delivery and resume a non-pregnant center of gravity. Becoming a new mom can also be stressful and exhausting! Keeping your spine in optimal alignment to prevent vertebral subluxation complex helps your nervous system function optimally so you have more energy, your immune system works better, and you can keep stress levels down.
Yes. Dr. Lee’s gentle adjustments for babies can help them avoid frequent ear infections, torticollis, colic and more. Keeping your baby’s spine aligned helps his or her nervous system function optimally for overall good health and development.