For most, pregnancy is a wonderful time full of joy and promise, but it is also full of plenty of aches and pains. Pain relief options are limited for pregnant women, so one type of pain relief treatment that many are seeking out is from a prenatal chiropractor at Pike Chiropractic Therapy Center in Huber Heights.
Why See A Prenatal Chiropractor in Huber Heights?
Pregnancy can be a very uncomfortable time, and it lasts a long time. Medications are either not an option or must be used only sparingly and can compromise the safety of both the pregnant woman and her unborn child. Chiropractic care can be the answer in part because there are no drugs or medications involved in the treatment.
Chiropractic can be helpful to pregnant women by correcting misalignments and reducing pressure in the back or pelvis. This can open up space for the baby to move, and in many cases make labor and delivery easier.
Many believe that seeing a chiropractor can bring about a healthier overall pregnancy and reduce the chance of needing to have a cesarean delivery, while at the same time keeping back, neck, and joint pain at bay.
Is Prenatal Chiropractic Care Safe?
Safety is of course at the top of the priority list for any treatment a woman faces during her pregnancy. Since this type of care is more common for pregnant women, chiropractic study specifically reviews care techniques that are effective and safe for pregnant women and her unborn child.
Special tables are used to assure that there is no undue pressure on the abdomen during treatments. In addition, your chiropractor will also provide you with exercises that will help reduce your discomfort in your pregnancy.
Talk to Your Doctor about Chiropractic during Pregnancy
While there are many proven benefits to chiropractic care during pregnancy, ultimately, it needs to be up to you and your health care provider to decide if this type of care is a good idea in your specific situation. Most will likely provide the green light needed in order to keep the various aches and pains under control for the remainder to the pregnancy and delivery. To learn more about what to expect during a session, and how to care for yourself between sessions, contact us at Pike Therapy Center in Huber Heights, OH at 937-236-1705 to schedule an appointment.