Benefits of Chiropractic Care during a pregnancy include:
Reduced low back, mid and neck pain (including sciatica)
Reduced headache and jaw tension
Rib subluxations, presenting as sharp mid back pain are common amongst pregnant patients and is often fully resolved with adjustments
Paresthesia - numbness & tingling in the hands, arms or feet
Help with Carpal Tunnel symptoms
Reduce SPD - Symphysis Pubis Disorder
Resolve Breech & Transverse Alignment - via Webster Technique
Encourage optimal fetal positioning via pelvic alignment, possibly reducing labor times and improving post partum healing time
Benefits of Chiropractic Care during the postpartum period include:
Reduced mid back pain & tension due to breast & bottle feeding
Reduced low back aches & pains
Improvement in carpal tunnel symptoms
Ensures proper alignment of the pelvis as relaxin leaves the body, resulting in less low back pain going forward & proper engagement of the pelvic floor
Read more about how Chiropractic care could help your newborn on our Pediatric page!
Dr. Amber Thompson, DC, CACCP has received her Certification from the Academy Council of Chiropractic Pediatrics from the Academy of Chiropractic Family Practice and is one of only three fully trained prenatal Chiropractors in the greater Boulder area, making her a leading expert in the field of pregnant, postpartum mothers and infants and children. To learn more about this certification or to find a provider certified to treat perinatal conditions, you may visit the ICPA4kids.com website.
Both Dr. Amber and Dr. Michelle are Webster Technique trained and certified by the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association or ICPA. Webster Technique is used for a variety of conditions, but specifically in our prenatal patients.