Chudy Chiropractic Clinic
Chiropractic care during pregnancy can be beneficial for stiff joints, sore back or hips as well as increasing range of motion. A recent study showed that chiropractic care durring pregnancy may reduce labor times by 24% for first time pregnancies and 39% for each pregnancy after that.
Other benefits of chiropractic care for pain -free patients include:
-Increases in range of motion to area being adjusted, while also decreasing muscle tension
-Increase in cognitive function (memory, processing, and reasoning)
-Increase in respiratory burst (immune system), visual acuity, and distal (hand and feet) skin temperature with neck adjustments
-Decrease in salivary corisol levels (associated with disturbed concentration and increased heart rate/stress)
Birth is one of the most traumatic processes we go through in life. Think about how much pressure is applied for a long period of time to the head and neck!
If forceps are used or a C-section, these can affect the baby's neck, specifically the very top vertebrae (atlas).
Chiropractic care may help with:
-Overall nervous system communication