Did you know it’s been estimated that over 85% of women experience back pain during pregnancy?
If that number caught you by surprise, here’s another question for you.
Did you know that as an expectant mother enters her second and third trimesters, their baby is pulling their center of gravity forward which causes the curve of their low back to increase?
Now that percentage is probably making more– if not absolute–sense.
We know that most expectant mothers will experience some level of increased stress on their low back, and that increased stress often leads to back aches and pain
So, what pain relief options are available for treating these pregnancy related pains?
Read on (especially if you’ve been looking for a chiropractor who treats pregnancy back pain in Huntsville and Madison, Alabama.
Why it Matters:
Did you know that spinal adjustments are considered a highly safe, effective, and evidence-based option for the care of pregnancy related aches and pains?
What’s more is that in addition to gentle and non-invasive adjustments, chiropractors have the know-how to provide personalized pregnancy stage and condition specific exercise and stretching recommendations to help mothers successfully manage their pain.
And get this.
A recent study found that patients who received care from their OB-GYN and chiropractor had greater reductions in pain and improved quality of life than those who only saw an OB-GYN.
Here are some key points for expectant mothers to remember when considering chiropractic care…
- It’s estimated that 92% of women are advised by their doctor to exercise while pregnant.
- Choosing the right pillows and finding the best stretches can dramatically reduce neck and mid-back pain during pregnancy.
- The mechanical low back pain that women experience during pregnancy can often be relieved with spinal adjustments.
We’ve got one last key statistic to share regarding how chiropractic can help with pregnancy pain.
It’s estimated that nearly 90% of women report having a high level of satisfaction with chiropractic care during pregnancy.
It’s no wonder that chiropractic is one of the most popular healthcare choices for expecting moms!
So, if reducing your stress, staying physically active, and reducing aches and pains interests you or an expecting mother close to you, then you’ll want to consider having a chiropractor as a part of your growing family’s birth team.
Our expert team is standing by, and we’d be honored to serve you.
Optimizing Pain Relief During Pregnancy. Canadian Family Physician. 2013.