As Chiropractors, most patients begin their journey to our office for one reason: pain. Pain is no fun! Not surprisingly, the issue is very frequently pain generating from the spine and back. In fact, research population based studies have found that 80% of Americans will experience severe low back pain at least once in their life. At the same time, it's not unusual for us to find that there is more going on than back pain. For example, we once had a woman come to our office with very severe low back pain, who had a secondary complaint of acute lower right stomach discomfort. Based on our detailed differential evaluation, we immediately had her sent to the hospital. She was having appendicitis, and immediately went in for surgical removal of the appendix. Another time...

 

Women all too often accept back pain as an inevitable part of a pregnancy. We are here to tell you that it does not have to be! Chiropractic care is an effective, drug-free method of relieving pain caused by the increased pressure on the spine during pregancy. And most importantly- it is very gentle and safe for both mother and baby.

 

Think about the changes in a woman's body as she goes through pregancy- specifically her center of gravity and the way she walks. As her pregnancy progresses to the second and third trimesters, more and more pressure is placed on the lower back. She also is producing hormones that are slowly causing the ligaments of her pelvis to relax in preperation for delivery. These shifts in the low back and pelvis can at times place pressure on the ne...

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