Chiropractic for Pregnancy in Burlington?

The physical stress of pregnancy can lead to a great deal of discomfort. It's common for women in Burlington to visit a chiropractic office regularly for low back pain, as well as other related issues, such as sciatica, leg cramps and constipation. This can lead to difficulty performing daily tasks as well as difficulties in labor.

Chiropractic treatment for pregnancy can be an outstanding source of relief for back pain. Many women also comment that the birthing process was easier after having undergone chiropractic treatments. The following article takes a more in-depth look at the discomfort caused by pregnancy and explains exactly how chiropractic treatment can help.


Prenatal Chiropractic in Burlington

During pregnancy, a woman’s body is undergoing a number of different changes to accommodate the growing baby. As the baby grows, a mother’s center of gravity shifts to the front of her pelvis, resulting in added stress and discomfort in the lower back and the various joints of the pelvis. At the peak of pregnancy, resulting from the associated weight gain, the curve in the lower back (lordotic curve) can increase to the point of causing serious impact on the vertebral joints, the sacrum, and the hip joints.

The nerves that travel to all other parts of the body have their origin in the spine. When the spine is compressed, these nerves can become irritated causing the pain to radiate to other areas of the body. Sciatica is a condition commonly stimulated by pregnancy, involving pain that radiates from the lower back all the way down the legs.

If a previous issue exists with the alignment of the spine, and there has been a history of lower back problems, pregnancy will often aggravate the condition. Pregnancy can cause the spine to become misaligned to the point that it does not simply go back into place once the pregnancy is complete. This can make the tasks that become necessary once the child is born, such as carrying a baby on your front or back, breast-feeding, and bending over to lift and pick things up, painfully difficult.


Prenatal Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic practitioners can provide safe and effective personalized care throughout your pregnancy and in the postpartum period. A thorough examination will determine the best treatment to address your discomfort and prepare the body for the height of pregnancy and childbirth. There are specialized adjustment methods to accommodate pregnancy. These treatments may reduce the need for pain medications throughout the delivery as well as help to reduce labor time. Follow up treatments can assist in realigning the body after the pregnancy and speed up the transition to a healthy post-pregnancy body.

If you are curious about how chiropractic can help you with your pregnancy call our team at Burlington Chiropractic today. We are here to help.


Natural Pregnancy Pain Relief Treatments

Being pregnant can be uncomfortable, nagging, and downright painful. It’s just part of the natural process of pregnancy.

It’s hard enough making it through each day as your belly gets bigger, your hormones go crazy, and your emotions rise and fall like a roller coaster…

The last thing you need is pain and discomfort adding to your frustration.

Prior to your pregnancy, you may have taken pain pills or other medicines. But, now with a delicate life absorbing everything you put in your body, you don’t want to risk any potential harm.Modern chiropractic pregnancy treatments can help relieve your pain naturally without the use of potent drugs or risky injections.

Dr. Antonietta Galgano specializes in modern chiropractic care for pregnant women where she’ll help relieve pain without cracking or twisting the spine…Finally get safe and gentle relief during your pregnancy by contatcing Dr. Antonietta Galgano at Burlington Chiropractic.

Dr. Antonietta will help you live pain-free throughout your pregnancy.

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Burlington Chiropractic
321 West Broad Street
Burlington, NJ 08016
(609) 747-1100