Being pregnant can put a considerable strain on your spine. If you’re experiencing pregnancy-related back pain, Jonathan Donath, DC, and Vinh Tran, DC, CCSP, at Joint Effort Chiropractic in White Plains, New York, can help. The highly skilled chiropractors specialize in using gentle techniques to reduce pregnancy-related back pain and help you enjoy this remarkable time. To benefit from their experience, call Joint Effort Chiropractic today or book an appointment online.
Pregnancy is an extraordinary and rewarding experience, but it can also be physically challenging. Expectant mothers often encounter some discomfort during pregnancy and after childbirth, with back pain being one of the most common problems.
Research indicates that over half of pregnant women experience significant lower back pain. The most common causes of pregnancy-related back pain are sciatica (nerve compression in the low back that causes shooting leg pain) and sacroiliac joint dysfunction.
The sacroiliac joints in your pelvis are where the bottom of the spine connects to the pelvic bone. These joints don’t move as far as other joints do, but the movement that does occur is important.
If anything causes the sacroiliac joints to stiffen or they come under excessive pressure, pelvic and low back pain can occur.
As pregnancy progresses and the baby gets bigger, a woman’s weight transfers to her abdomen. An expectant mother has to lean backward to keep her balance, which places abnormal pressure on the sacroiliac joints, resulting in significant discomfort.
For more than a century, women have benefited from chiropractic treatment during their pregnancies. Chiropractic is a gentle, effective solution for pregnancy-related back pain that affects many women.
Chiropractic can relieve pain and discomfort and restore motion and alignment to your pelvic joints. It’s the method of choice for sacroiliac joint pain, so you don’t have to risk taking prescription pain medication.
Research shows that 90% of pregnant women experience a significant decrease in back pain following chiropractic treatment.
The treatment you need for your pregnancy-related back pain varies depending on what’s causing your pain. The techniques your chiropractor uses are always gentle, and they’re careful never to do anything that could have adverse effects or be uncomfortable for you or your baby.
Your provider can discuss any chiropractic adjustments you need and other possible treatments with you so that you can make an informed choice about your care.
At the same time as treating your back pain, Joint Effort Chiropractic can also address other common musculoskeletal problems that occur during pregnancy, such as:
Chiropractic care during pregnancy also offers benefits like helping you through labor and delivery.
The Joint Effort Chiropractic team consists of experienced professionals with the skills to provide the optimal pregnancy-related back pain treatment based on your specific needs.
To find out more about having a comfortable, healthy pregnancy, call or book an appointment online today.