If you are new to chiropractic care, be assured that what you can expect during prenatal chiropractic care is similar to the same kind of care you would receive if you were not pregnant. The goal of chiropractors is to make sure that they treat the whole person, not just a symptom of their pain or discomfort. So, whether you’re a newly pregnant mother, or you have been pregnant several times, you know that your body will be experiencing many changes, some obvious, and some not so much.
As your baby grows and your center of gravity shifts, your spine shifts too. This initiates a ripple effect, stressing your musculoskeletal and nervous systems, and enacting changes you may not link to pregnancy, such as lower back pain, joint discomfort, ligament pain, loose limbs and shifting posture. Other forms of treatment, such as stretching, massage, and hot and cold therapy, may be combined with spinal adjustments to provide you with the best relief possible from your aches, pains, and muscle tension.
You may experience additional benefits following spinal adjustments, such as:
Data published by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) shows that low back pain is the most common cause of job-related disability. And when referring to back pain, there are two main classifications:
- Acute: Pain that lasts from a few days to a few weeks.
- Chronic: Pain that lasts longer than three months.
Although anyone can develop back pain, regardless of age, there are some factors that might put you at greater risk of developing back pain:
As schools have reopened in some areas of the country, parents are concerned about their child’s immune system. In addition to the common cold and flu, the coronavirus pandemic has brought new worries. A healthy immune system is vital in protecting us from infectious organisms. The proteins, tissues, organs, and cells (white blood cells) that make up our immune system should be working together to keep us healthy. However, one of the main causes of immune system problems comes from subluxations (blocked nerve pathways).
Chiropractic treatment is for more than neck or back pain! It will benefit you in ways you might not even have considered before, such as:
Chiropractic wellness can be achieved through various types of safe, effective, and gentle chiropractic treatment that helps keep the spine and nerves functioning in harmony without interference. If a person stays healthy mentally and emotionally, many issues but the most serious of physical problems can be resolved.
As our bodies age, staying healthy is not something to take for granted. We are bombarded with chemical, physical and mental stressors each day. The job of our nervous system is to detect these stressors, interpret them, and then help our bodies adapt and grow, or to put it into a protective mode. When the body functions properly, it can heal effectively.
Treatments leading to chiropractic wellness services to improve the overall health and quality of life by looking for the root cause of any disturbance or disruption (which may or may not be causing noticeable symptoms). It also includes making the lifestyle changes and adjustments that may be necessary for the body to function normally.