If you are experiencing discomfort during pregnancy you are not alone. As your body grows to accommodate your baby, it is very common to experience various degrees and types of discomfort such as lower back pain or sciatica. Common discomforts include low back pain, pelvic pain, hip pain, sciatic pain, along with many others.
Chiropractic, massage, and acupuncture are all safe and effective treatments for both you and your baby throughout your entire pregnancy. At D’Vida, all our health care providers are trained and experienced working with pregnant moms. Various techniques used at the clinic including the Webster technique have shown to be very effective to decrease joint and muscle pain, promote a healthier pregnancy, reduce the time of labor and delivery, and lessen the chance of having a breech baby and need for a cesarean delivery.
At D’Vida, we not only have special techniques to help keep moms safe and comfortable during treatment, but tools such as pregnancy pillows to help them as well. Our specialized pregnancy pillows provide space for your growing belly and breasts, allowing you to lie face down comfortably. Yes, you have the rare opportunity to lie face down! Pregnant moms who take the time to visit our office during their pregnancy will find that their overall pregnancy can be more comfortable and enjoyable as they keep their bodies and their babies healthy. As your belly continues to grow, do not hesitate to call our office to have all your questions and concerns answered.
Written by Dr. Breanne Rhodes, DC