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Can Chiropractic Care Help Me With Pain During Pregnancy?

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Chiropractic care is a safe and effective way to treat and manage pain brought on by pregnancy.

Is chiropractic care safe during pregnancy?

Being pregnant can be extremely stressful, and one of the hardest times on your body and in your life. It is also the most important time in your life. Your health is directly correlated with the health of your unborn child, and alleviating any type of unnecessary pain is tremendously beneficial to both you and your child.

Chiropractic care will help you deal with pain brought on by pregnancy and provide you with a much-needed relief from pain, and stress.

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When you are pregnant you are limited in regards to taking pain medication, and it is often recommended that you do not take any drugs of any kind throughout the duration of your pregnancy. The fact that chiropractic care does not rely on any drugs for results is a huge advantage when pregnant.

Some pain that is associated with pregnancy comes from the elevated amount of hormones being released into your body. When you are pregnant there are hormones being released, and these hormones affect soft tissues in your body, in particular, the ligaments. These hormones are being released in order to increase the size of the pelvis, to provide a space for your unborn child. When this shift occurs the pelvis shifts, and it can shift in such a way that it puts pressure on the nerves, muscles, and ligaments, which produces pain. In addition to this, your size and weight are changing to accommodate the changing and growing of your unborn child. This extra weight and stress can cause pain throughout your pregnancy.

How Chiropractic Care Can Help

Chiropractic care helps by reducing the excess stress to the muscles and ligaments and taking any extra pressure off the body. This has been proven to treat pain associated with pregnancy, especially lower back pain, in a safe, effective and conservative manner.

Along with chiropractic care, there are chiropractic services that may help reduce your pain caused by pregnancy. An expert chiropractic clinic will have massage therapists who are specifically trained in the best most up to date techniques to deal with your pain associated with pregnancy. Upon consulting with a chiropractor you also may want to try acupuncture for it can relieve stress and pregnancy pain.

The more we learn about the stress the more we learn how dangerous it can be. Do not let your stress or pain, affect your child. Contact a chiropractor and let chiropractic care naturally and effectively help you manage your stress, and pain throughout your pregnancy.

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Dr. Laura Dronen

Dr. Dronen graduated in 2001 from Northwestern Health Sciences University with a Doctor of Chiropractic Degree. She enjoys treating families including children of all ages, pregnant women and those suffering from injuries (car accidents, work injuries, or sports injuries).