Prenatal Chiropractic Care
Getting ready for an addition to your family can be a joyous occasion yet your body and mind may undergo a significant amount stress during pregnancy making you more susceptible to injury and added muscle and joint strain. Action Chiropractic and Sports Injury Center offers therapeutic prenatal massage that ensures your body and spine are in proper alignment and that tension is released from the stress placed on your back, neck, shoulders and legs.
Is Chiropractic Care Safe During Pregnancy?
Generally visiting a chiropractor during pregnancy does not pose a threat to your unborn child. Action Chiropractic and Sports Injury Center chiropractors are available to consult with your doctor and other health care professionals prior to treatment and offer the most safe and effective prenatal therapies tailored specifically for pregnant women. Whether you suffer frequent headaches during your pregnancy or are dealing with chronic lower back pain, our prenatal chiropractic care plans are designed to support your changing body and ensure a natural and comfortable delivery.
Lower Back Pain During Pregnancy
Many women experience varying degrees of lower back pain during pregnancy that may increase as the growing fetus develops. This condition can usually be attributed to the shift in the center of gravity that takes place as your body undergoes changes which can result in joint strain and pain that radiates through the lower back and down to the buttocks and legs. Other issues that arise during pregnancy that can be addressed by chiropractic therapy include disc herniation and various nerve irritations that manifest as chronic pain in the back and shoulders.
Prenatal Chiropractic Techniques
Licensed Action Chiropractic and Sports Injury Center chiropractors provide gentle prenatal techniques using very low pressure and completely avoid the abdomen. Prenatal chiropractic treatment plans may also include balancing and aligning the pelvis, helping the body to adapt to pelvic changes and careful adjustments to compensate for the increased back curve.
Action Chiropractic and Sports Injury Center Prenatal Massage
In addition, our state-of-the-art facility includes the services of registered massage therapists trained in offering safe and gentle prenatal massage. Studies reveal that massage therapy during pregnancy helps to improve overall mood, promotes deeper relaxation, decreases stress and reduces swelling during pregnancy. Action Chiropractic and Sports Injury Center chiropractors gently adapt techniques according to the requirements and needs of each client and are careful to incorporate any and all recommendations provided by your doctor and any other health care provider.
Action Chiropractic and Sports Injury Center prenatal chiropractic care is administered by practitioners trained in pediatrics and with the goal of helping women achieve an easier birthing process in addition to a range of benefits that include:
Relief From Nausea – Although seemingly unrelated, chiropractic care during pregnancy aligns the spine and balances the nervous system which can reduce morning sickness.
Easier Birthing Process – Prenatal chiropractic care can help to align the pelvis allowing your baby to move freely and position properly prior to birth which can also mean reduced labor and delivery time.
Reduced Back, Neck and Joint Pain – Studies have shown that licensed chiropractic care can reduce lower back pain significantly after a minimum of treatments.
Prenatal Massage Areas