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Why Pregnant Women Should Visit a Chiropractor

Pregnancy is the magical, stressful, exciting, emotional, and (sometimes) painful experience that makes nine months feel like nine years. The way a woman feels during pregnancy varies. From the moment that test shows “positive”, there is no way to predict what will unfold.

For instance, a woman might feel great during her first pregnancy and awful during her third, and vise-versa. Or, a woman’s sister had extreme nausea, yet she herself had no morning sickness but experienced severe sciatica nerve pain. The kind that takes your breath away.

Unfortunately, it is common to feel an assortment of aches, stiffness, and tenderness in the lower back and hips (among other places.) According to Dr. Neel Anand, M.D., approximately 50-70% of pregnant women will experience back pain during pregnancy (healthnews.com)

Why is growing a human so uncomfortable? Here are just some of the reasons:

  • Growing belly
  • Added weight on spine
  • Back curve increases
  • Changes in posture
  • Pelvic misalignment
  • Disrupted sleep
  • Hormonal changes

The good news? Visiting a chiropractor can provide relief.Here are 4 benefits to visiting a chiropractor while pregnant:

Call Porter County Wellness today if you or a loved would like to reap the benefits of chiropractic care in Northwest Indiana: (219) 615-3178 or Email: info@portercountywellness.com