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Chiropractic for Pregnancy?

many women use chiropractic care throughout their pregnancy

Have you considered chiropractic care for pregnancy? It’s common for women to complain of a lot of lower back pain while pregnant. The physical stress of pregnancy can lead to a great deal of discomfort.

During pregnancy, a women’s body is undergoing a number of different changes to accommodate the growing baby. Due to the weight that that is gained, a mother’s center of gravity changes. It shifts to the front of her pelvis and this is not a natural position. It can result in added stress and discomfort in the lower back and various joints in the pelvis. Throughout the pregnancy, as the baby grows, the mother gains more weight and the back becomes more stressed, causing the lordotic curvature in her lower back to increase. If there has been a history of lower back problems, there is a good chance that the pregnancy will aggravate the condition. This may lead to difficultly performing daily routines and create difficulties in labor.

According to the American Pregnancy Association, 50-70% of pregnant women experience lower back pain at some point. The back pain generally peaks around the third trimester because the baby gains the most weight then. There are many more affects that the stress on the lower back can create such as leg cramps, abdominal cramping, constipation and much more.


Prenatal Chiropractic in Berkeley

At The Good Life Chiropractic we can provide personalized care throughout your pregnancy as well as after. Our trained staff can help alleviate and even prevent common pains and problems associated with pregnancy. In doing this we give you and your baby a better chance of a smooth, safe birth.

Chiropractic care is just one of the many safe and effective treatments that can help prepare the mother’s body for the experience of pregnancy and child birth. There are specialized adjustment methods to accommodate pregnancy. Many of the women that choose to receive chiropractic care during their pregnancy find that it helped them use little to no pain medications throughout their delivery. There are also studies finding that receiving regular care can help reduce labor time.

We are here to provide safe, controlled, and gentle care for you. Call today to take a step towards a more pain free and natural pregnancy.

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The Good Life Chiropractic
2620 Telegraph Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 356-4048

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“Within minutes of my first visit to The Good Life Chiropractic I knew that I was in good hands. Doc Sue has such a wonderful approach and disposition that is made clear by how joyful her clients are when they arrive for an adjustment.”

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