We understand that the first major concern you might have is whether chiropractic is safe for a soon-to-be mother and baby. Firstly, it might be easier to understand what chiropractic actually does, and how it might help. Chiropractic predominantly focuses on the spine, and as chiropractors we aim to help maintain the joints of the spine by making a number of small adjustments. This type of therapy reduces stress on the spinal nerves (which increases during pregnancy), without the use of surgery or drugs. This allows the body to maintain greater overall health, reduce pain, and helps keep you moving and feeling great.
While complications are rare, there are a few conditions that may preclude a pregnant woman from seeing a chiropractor. If you are experiencing any of the following symptoms, please speak to your doctor before visiting a chiropractor: