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Angela's Successful Pregnancy & Childbirth

big sister with pregnant momAs a chiropractor, I was thrilled to hear about the positive impact my care had on this patient during her pregnancy. Lower back pain is a common complaint among pregnant women, and chiropractic care can be a safe and effective way to manage these symptoms. By using manual techniques to adjust the spine and other joints, chiropractors can help to alleviate pain, reduce inflammation, and improve mobility.

In this patient’s case, it seems that her lower back pain was exacerbated by a previous injury and made worse by her pregnancy. When she first came to see me, she was experiencing significant pain and discomfort. After just one adjustment, she reported feeling immediate relief. Although the relief was temporary at first, as her body adjusted to the changes, the pain became less severe and less frequent. We worked together to develop a treatment plan that would help her manage her pain throughout her pregnancy.

In the beginning, the patient came to see me three times a week. Which is a common treatment plan for patients in chiropractic care. This frequency helps to create muscle memory and teach the muscles to hold the bones in the correct position. As her symptoms improved, we gradually reduced the frequency of her visits. By the end of her pregnancy, she was only coming to see me twice a week. She is now under maintenance care and getting regular adjustments at 1 time a week.

In this patient’s case, she had a pulmonary embolism at the beginning of her pregnancy, which required her to take blood thinners. We worked closely with her healthcare team to ensure that she was receiving the appropriate care for her condition. By working together, we were able to develop a treatment plan that helped her manage her pain while also ensuring the safety of her and her baby.

Ultimately, the patient had a positive birth experience, with minimal pain and no complications. We know chiropractic care played an important role in achieving these goals. By improving her spinal alignment, we helped to reduce pressure on her nerves and blood vessels, which contributed to a smoother labor and delivery.

In conclusion, this patient’s story is a great example of how chiropractic care can be an effective treatment for lower back pain during pregnancy. By working with a chiropractor, patients can develop a personalized treatment plan that addresses their unique needs and concerns. If you are pregnant and experiencing lower back pain, consider talking to a chiropractor to see if this type of care is right for you.


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