Your growing belly and pressure on your lower spine can make pregnancy more stressful than it already is. Prenatal chiropractic at Armeli Chiropractic provides a natural way for you to have a healthy pregnancy and safer delivery. Our chiropractor in Mendota Heights, MN has experience and training adjusting the spine or pelvis of pregnant women to help ease pain and keep the pelvic bones aligned.
Pregnancy and Body Changes
Your body will go through rapid changes during pregnancy because of a rise in hormonal levels, increased weight, and a growing uterus. These changes can cause pain, aches, and discomfort from loose muscles, ligaments, and joints. Postural changes resulting from your protruding abdomen can also cause your spine to shift out of alignment and create nervous system dysfunction.
Conditions Treated with Prenatal Chiropractic
To protect you and your baby during pregnancy, your doctor will caution you to stay away from pain medications and any medical remedy that can be harmful. During this period of restriction, you can turn to a prenatal chiropractor to alleviate common pregnancy problems such as:
- Lower back pain
- Round ligament pain
- Sciatica (pain from a pinched or inflamed nerve)
- Symphysis pubis dysfunction (SPD)
- Sacroiliac joint pain
How Prenatal Chiropractic in Mendota Heights, MN Can Help
Thinking of the benefits of chiropractic care for pregnant moms may give you enough reasons to seek pregnancy chiropractic. Our chiropractor will do a detailed evaluation of your symptoms and discuss your health goals before deciding if chiropractic adjustment is right for you. Dr. Armeli may choose manual adjustments or activator adjustments to realign your spine and pelvis. The benefits include:
- Improved posture and gait
- More pelvic room for baby to settle into the correct birthing position
- Reduced stress on the muscles, ligaments, joints, and bones in your back, hips, and legs
- Faster labor and delivery time
- Less risk of a caesarian section (c-section)
- Reduced uterine constraints and birthing trauma for you and your baby
We also provide massage therapy and recommend exercises, good nutrition, and lifestyle changes as part of a whole-body approach to wellness.
Our therapies and techniques are safe, drug-free, and non-invasive and won't harm you or your baby. In fact, the Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA) encourages women to get chiropractic care throughout pregnancy to create pelvic balance and enough room for their baby to develop.
Experience a Healthier, Happier Pregnancy
Our Mendota Heights, MN chiropractor and wellness team will provide prenatal care in a comfortable and supporting environment. We can also provide pediatric chiropractic care as soon as your baby is born to reduce problems related to spinal trauma during delivery. Call Armeli Chiropractic at (651) 688-0736 to set up an appointment today.