Chiropractic care is health maintenance of the discs, spinal column, related nerves and bone geometry without surgery or drugs. It involves the art and science of adjusting misaligned joints of the body, specifically of the spine, which reduces spinal nerve stress and therefore stimulates health throughout the body.
Is chiropractic care during pregnancy safe?
There are no known contraindications to chiropractic care throughout pregnancy. All chiropractors in Bowmanville are trained to work with women who are pregnant. Investing in the fertility and pregnancy wellness of women who are pregnant or trying to perceive is a routine care for most chiropractors. For more info, visit http://www.spinewise.ca/clarington-chiropractic-believe-happy-babys-make-happy-mommys-spinewise-prenatal-chiropractic-care/.
Some chiropractors take a specific interest in the prenatal and postnatal care and search for additional training. Below represents designations of chiropractors who have taken advanced steps in working with infertility and pregnancy wellness.
• CACCP – Certified with the ICPA reflecting advanced training
• DACCP – Diplomate with ICPA reflecting highest level of progressive training
• Webster Certified – trained to work specifically with pelvic balance in pregnancy
Chiropractors that have been trained to work with pregnant women may use tables that adjust for a pregnant woman’s body, and they will use techniques that avoid unwanted pressure on the abdomen.
A chiropractor who is trained in the needs of women who are pregnant will also provide you with exercises and stretches that are safe to use during pregnancy.