Chiropractic Treatment for Pregnant Women in San Clemente

Chiropractic Treatment for Pregnant Women in San Clemente

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Chiropractic care is an alternative medical treatment that specializes in the spinal column, discs, bone geometry and related nerves. This treatment is known for its non-invasive procedure which means it doesn’t deal with drugs or any form of surgery. Instead it focuses on the body’s ability to heal itself. Chiropractic is the science that deals with adjusting the misaligned joints of the body, an occurrence called subluxation, most especially with the spine in order to reduce spinal nerve stress and to aid in the promotion of better health throughout the body. But did you know that chiropractic care can also be beneficial for women who are undergoing pregnancy?

During the duration of the pregnancy, women will experience many endocrinological and physiological changes in their body. This is the way of the body to prepare for the accommodation of the baby. And this changes in the body causes protruding abdomen and back curve increase, changes in the pelvis and change in posture all of which could result to a misaligned joint or spine. If there is a misalignment in the pelvic area this could potentially reduce the room that will be available for the baby, an occurrence that is referred to as intrauterine constraint. And because pregnancy chiropractic also deals with the central nervous system which is the main communication system of all the body systems including the reproduction system. Maintaining the alignment of the spine is beneficial to both the mother and the developing fetus.

Some known benefits of chiropractic during pregnancy are as follows:

  • It reduces the symptoms of nausea and minimizes headaches.
  • Hormonal side-effects due to pregnancy are prevented.
  • Lower back and leg pain due to developing fetus’ weight is minimized.
  • It can potentially reduce the time and pain for labor and delivery of the baby.
  • Increases the chances of undergoing normal deliver so the pregnancy doesn’t have to resort to C-Section.
  • Better digestive activity.

As far as contraindications go, there are no known cases of it against chiropractic care. All family chiropractors are trained and licensed to work with women who are pregnant. Part of most chiropractors’ routine is to ensure the fertility and wellness of pregnant women or even those who are trying to conceive. Chiropractors will use special equipment and tables that are specifically adjusted to the needs of a pregnant woman’s body. They will also be using chiropractic techniques that will avoid too much pressure on the abdomen. All in all chiropractic care for pregnant women are proven to be safe and effective.

And don’t forget if you ever have any questions or concerns about your health. Contact us with your questions. We’re here to help, and don’t enjoy anything more than participation in your lifelong good health. Visit our website for specials and health information.


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San Clemente Chiropractic
131 West El Portal
San Clemente, CA 92672
(949) 492-5511