- We strive to provide complete care for our patients. Learn more about all the services we provide.
Posted on 05-09-2017
Is Seeing a Chiropractor Safe During Pregnancy?
If you're pregnant, you've probably got some aches and pains related to how your body is changing. Or maybe you were seeing a chiropractor before you got pregnant and now you're wondering whether you can keep going. Either way, it will probably come as a relief to you to know that medical authorities view pregnancy chiropractic care as very safe when performed by licensed doctors.
Training and Specialized Equipment for Pregnancy
All chiropractors are required to learn about practicing on pregnant women when they are in training. They learn special techniques for relieving problems specific to pregnant women as well as learning methods to keep pregnant women comfortable and safe. Most issues that can be treated in a non-pregnant person with chiropractic care can be treated in a pregnant woman as well.
Some chiropractors take a special interest in providing care for pregnant women. There is additional professional training available to these doctors so that they can learn to be even more effective. Chiropractors who see a lot of pregnant women may have specialized equipment, such as special tables and pillows, that help keep treatment comfortable.
Why You Should Get Pregnancy Chiropractic Care
During pregnancy, the body makes many enormous changes, and pregnancy chiropractic care can help. Many of the changes are centered around the pelvis, hips, and spine, as well as general posture. Problems that were minor before pregnancy can flare up during this time and pregnancy can certainly cause issues of its own.
Chiropractors treat pregnant women for issues such as nausea, as well. The cornerstone of chiropractic treatment is treating the whole patient, not just the one symptom. Because of this, pregnant women seeing chiropractors report not only relief of pain but also fewer pregnancy-related issues as a whole. Women who see a chiropractor regularly during their pregnancy may even have an easier time giving birth.
Have a Better Pregnancy with Cornerstone Chiropractic, Call Us Today!
Cornerstone Chiropractic serves the communities of Everett, Mill Creek, and Snohomish in the Pacific Northwest. To talk to our doctor about your pregnancy chiropractic care, call 425-379-6301 today. We welcome pregnant clients!
There are no comments for this post. Please use the form below to post a comment.