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Pregnancy is a time when many women struggle with aches and pains in the muscles and joints. In fact, the body goes through a variety of changes during pregnancy that can make life uncomfortable. During this time, the center of gravity shifts and pressure from the baby can lead to soreness in the back, neck, shoulders and hips.
In addition, hormonal shifts can cause nausea, headaches and more. Many women struggle to get adequate sleep and maintain a healthy diet because of the changes that they experience during pregnancy. Getting help and staying healthy during pregnancy is important. Pregnancy chiropractic care in Lake Worth can treat patients naturally, in a way that is safe for mother and baby.
There are many benefits of chiropractic care for pregnant women:
Medication-free pain relief - Pregnant women are often unable to take pain medication during pregnancy. Chiropractic care helps pregnant women reduce their pain without the use of addictive or unsafe medications.
Position the baby for childbirth – It is very important for the baby to assume the proper position before labor begins. Babies in the wrong position for childbirth are typically removed by C-section. Chiropractic care can help prevent C-section births by helping to ensure that the baby is in the proper position during labor.
Strengthen muscles for labor - Labor is a lot of work for the mother. Chiropractors can help pregnant women strengthen their muscles for labor to help ensure that the process goes as well as possible.
Spinal adjustment is the process of realigning the vertebrae to eliminate subluxations, reduce pressure on the spinal cord and improve communication between the brain and the rest of the body. Spinal adjustment is gentle enough to be used on pregnant patients but effective enough to help pregnant women through some of the most difficult moments of pregnancy. At Lake Worth Chiropractic and Wellness, we help pregnant women get the right spinal adjustments for their needs to help ensure a healthy pregnancy and delivery.
In addition to spinal adjustment, there are many techniques we use to help our pregnant patients stay healthy. Some of our techniques include:
Massage Therapy - Massage therapy can help loosen tight muscles, improve circulation and reduce anxiety for pregnant patients.
Lifestyle Advice - Our lifestyle advice can help pregnant patients avoid injuries and keep their babies healthy throughout pregnancy.
Therapeutic Exercises - We help our pregnant patients stay active by showing them how to do therapeutic exercises that can strengthen their muscles and improve their coordination. Many of our exercises also help pregnant patients prepare for labor and delivery.
At Lake Worth Chiropractic and Wellness, we are happy to help pregnant patients in Lake Worth and the surrounding community maintain good health and get prepared for childbirth. To make an appointment, contact us today at 561-547-2210.