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Chiropractic Care During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a wonderful time for mothers-to-be as they await the birth of their child. Sadly, countless of women experience some pain during pregnancy in many different ways. A common symptom is neck and back pain, and often it is recommended to see a chiropractor to alleviate the pain.

Doctors will encourage women to see a chiropractor during and after pregnancy due to the changes in the body as well. There are pelvic and abdominal changes that occur during pregnancy which happen to provide a comfortable environment for the unborn fetus, but not for the mommy-to-be. These changes can also put stress on the sciatic nerve, which is a pain in the lower back and shoots down the end of the leg. The sciatic nerve is the largest nerve in the human body.  

If you are pregnant and are feeling pain, a chiropractor could help limit the discomfort. Pernice Chiropractic, a chiropractor in Selden NY, can bring positive results during pregnancy which includes:

  • Reducing Symptoms of nausea
  • Reducing delivery and labor time
  • Preventing having a C-Section
  • Reducing pain in other weight-bearing joints that are affected by the changing posterior.

Some people are under the impression that it is not a good idea to go to a chiropractor during pregnancy. Which is not true; certified chiropractors are educated and trained to work with pregnant women. It is a common practice for some chiropractors to see pregnant women daily.

At Pernice Chiropractic, a chiropractor in Selden NY, we are trained to work with pregnant women. Also, chiropractors will recommend specific exercises and stretching routines for the patients to perform throughout their pregnancy.

Some people claim that even after a few sessions that their pregnancy pains were alleviated by seeing a chiropractor. It is recommended that you see a chiropractor once a month during the first trimester, and once every two weeks for the remainder of the pregnancy. If you are pregnant and are searching for a chiropractor in Selden NY, then you should contact Pernice Chiropractic and make an appointment today.


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