Pregnancy Chiropractic Q&A
Chiropractic care offers numerous benefits during pregnancy, from treating aches and pains and correcting misalignment to preventative care. Choosing a chiropractor with expertise in prenatal care is another excellent step toward ensuring both the mother’s and baby’s safety and comfort. Dr. Kim DelMage, DC, and Dr. Deanna Vallejo, DC are certified in The Webster Technique, providing care for women during and after pregnancy at the Spine and Health Center. Contact us today to learn how we can help keep your health in check during pregnancy or book an appointment online. We have convenient locations to serve you in Montvale NJ, Closter NJ, and Park Ridge NJ.
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What is Webster’s Technique and How does it work for pregnant Women?
Is chiropractic safe while pregnant?
How chiropractic care can help during pregnancy?
What are the benefits of chiropractic care during pregnancy?
Webster’s technique involves gentle chiropractic adjustments to align the pelvis while facilitating soft tissue release. Webster’s technique facilitates proper alignment through the use of painless spinal manipulations. This technique encourages proper functioning of the pelvis which is particularly helpful among pregnant women who are prone to sciatic and lower back pains.
This treatment’s effectiveness stems from its capacity to address all the joints of the pelvis. Webster’s technique also targets tension in hip flexors and round ligaments that can be responsible for discomfort. The chiropractic adjustments focus on correcting the potential cause of intrauterine constraint without attempting to change the fetus’s position.
Chiropractic care is typically considered safe during pregnancy. However, the specific chiropractic care plan must be tailored to the individual’s unique needs during pregnancy, taking into account factors such as overall health, the stage of the pregnancy, and other relevant conditions.
Generally, chiropractic care is a safe option, but certain conditions like vaginal bleeding, the risk of premature labor, or other health conditions may require additional considerations. Therefore, consulting with an obstetrician before starting chiropractic care is crucial to ensure it complements the individual’s health requirements.
Choosing a chiropractor with expertise in prenatal care is another excellent step toward ensuring both the mother’s and baby’s safety and comfort. At the Spine and Health Center, Dr. Kimberly DelMage, D.C., and Dr. Deanna Vallejo, D.C., specialize in caring for pregnant and postpartum women.
They are certified in the Webster technique and have completed over 40 additional credit hours through the ICPA (International Chiropractic Pediatric Association) focusing on pregnancy, postpartum care, fetal development, nutrition, pelvic anatomy, breastfeeding, and more.
The comprehensive and personalized care available at the Spine and Health Center offers natural, safe, and drug-free solutions for a range of pregnancy-related conditions.
Chiropractic care offers numerous benefits during pregnancy, from treating aches and pains and correcting misalignment to preventative care. It can help reduce discomfort and maintain spinal alignment, which is particularly crucial as the body undergoes changes that may lead to misalignment and pain.
Chiropractors can provide in-office adjustments alongside valuable advice on stretches and exercises beneficial during pregnancy for women to perform at home to avoid unwanted aches and pains and improve their overall wellness.
They also focus on establishing pelvic balance and alignment, increasing the chances of a non-invasive, natural birth. Proper spinal alignment enhances overall bodily function, and specific chiropractic techniques support the nervous system.
Chiropractic care’s non-invasive and drug-free nature is especially appealing during pregnancy due to the heightened risks of spinal misalignment and the limited treatment options available to expectant individuals.
Chiropractic care during pregnancy is holistic, supporting a healthier pregnancy in various ways. It can effectively alleviate symptoms like nausea, and provide relief from back, joint, and neck pain. It may also shorten the duration of labor and delivery.
These benefits are particularly appealing as they address the increased risks of spinal misalignment during pregnancy and provide safe, non-invasive treatment options.
At the Spine and Health Center, the practice’s chiropractic care for pregnant women is designed to alleviate symptoms and improve health outcomes holistically. They address conditions such as sciatica, lower back pain, pubic symphysis dysfunction, groin pain, round ligament pain, heartburn, carpal tunnel syndrome, and more.
The Spine and Health Center of New Jersey’s tailored chiropractic services ensure that every patient receives care that is not only safe and effective but also tailored to their specific needs, fostering overall wellness in a holistic, drug-free recovery.
Pregnancy chiropractic services are available at the Spine and Health Center. To learn how Dr. Kim DelMage, DC, and Dr. Deanna Vallejo, DC can help keep your health in check during pregnancy, contact us today or book an appointment online. We have convenient locations to serve you in Montvale NJ, Closter NJ, and Park Ridge NJ. We serve patients from Montvale NJ, Closter NJ, Park Ridge NJ, Westwood NJ, Hillsdale NJ, Woodcliff Lake NJ, Alpine NJ, Englewood NJ, Hackensack NJ, Dumont NJ, and the surrounding areas!
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