During pregnancy a womans body is changing and growing at an amazing rate. With the belly expanding forward away from the center of gravity, the woman is going to feel a pull on her low back as well as pelvic pressure. The increase in demand on the spinal and pelvic ligaments, muscles, and joints can leave the pregnant mother with aches and pains. Chiropractic care during pregnancy has been shown to eliminate these new aches, decrease labor time, and allow for a safer and easier delivery! Dr. Melanie specializes in pre/post natal care. She is certified in the Webster technique, which aids in reducing in-utero restrictions.
Sacral analysis and adjustments are performed with soft tissue techniques throughout pregnancy to detect and alleviate imbalances. Due to adaptations throughout pregnancy from the increase of hormones, weight gain and postural compensations, pregnant mothers have a greater chance of sacral subluxation and neuro-biomechanical imbalance than the general population. By reducing nervous system stress, pregnant mothers may experience significant benefit. Having their spines checked regularly throughout pregnancy, optimizes health benefits for both the mother and baby.