What You Need to Know About Prenatal Chiropractic Care
Pregnancy is a unique and special time for most mothers. It can also be filled with uncertainty. Not only are the 9 ½ months filled with lots of dos and don’ts they are also consumed by pain and discomfort. The body endures incredible changes throughout a pregnancy putting stress on the neck and back. The good news is that prenatal chiropractic care can help alleviate the pain and is generally safe to schedule throughout the pregnancy.
At Unruh Spine Centers, we know how important it is for expectant mothers to find comfort throughout their pregnancy. Our doctors are well-versed in prenatal chiropractic care to help alleviate the back, neck, and joint pain that many people experience while expecting. If you would like to learn more about our chiropractic care throughout pregnancy, contact our office to schedule an appointment.
Can I Get Chiropractic Care While Pregnant?
In most cases, it is safe to receive chiropractic care throughout your pregnancy. Pregnancy puts an intense strain on your neck and back causing unbearable pain for most women. A chiropractor can help alleviate this pain through targeted alignments and other treatments.
At Unruh Spine Centers, Dr. Kelly Herta has extensive experience helping expectant mothers enjoy a pain-free life. She is certified by the International Chiropractic Pediatric Associate (ICPA) to help her better understand and address the needs of pregnant patients. She is also Webster Technique Certified. The Webster Technique helps with pelvic alignment making pregnancy more comfortable and assisting with a smoother delivery.
How Can Chiropractic Care Help During Pregnancy?
Chiropractic care can help with a number of pregnancy-related problems in addition to alleviating lower back pain.
Chiropractic care may help:
- Reduce nausea related to morning sickness
- Relieve joint and ligament pain
- Eliminate pressure points on the back and spine
- Soothe your muscles
Prenatal chiropractic care should always be handled by a fully trained and licensed doctor.
A Whole-Body Approach to Treatment
Dr. Herta and the team at Unruh Spine Centers, take a whole-body approach to wellness. They sit down one-on-one with each patient to develop a customized plan that takes into account all of the person’s health goals. Whether they suffer from chronic back pain related to the pregnancy or simply want to get in peak physical condition for labor and delivery, our doctors can help.
We believe through a whole-body approach to treatment we can achieve superior results for our clients. In addition to chiropractic services, we also offer massage therapy and medical services to all of our patients. We proudly accept most major insurances to help our clients find affordable care when they need it most.
Interested in Prenatal Chiropractic Care?
If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant, contact our office to discuss your prenatal chiropractic care options. We can help you understand which services may be best suited for your particular needs. Schedule your appointment today with a dedicated member of our team. We have offices located in Valencia and Santa Clarita. Get the help you need now to experience a pain-free pregnancy.