Chiropractic and Acupuncture For Pregnancy
Pregnancy can cause a variety of aches and pains, including back pain, sciatica, and carpal tunnel syndrome. Chiropractic and acupuncture care can be safe and effective ways to manage these discomforts and improve overall well-being during pregnancy.
One of the main benefits of care for pregnant women is the relief of back pain. As the baby grows, it can put added strain on the back and pelvis, leading to pain and discomfort. Chiropractic adjustments can help to align the spine and pelvis, relieving pressure on the nerves and reducing pain.
Acupuncture has been shown to relax tight and tense muscles along the back. Chiropractic care can also help with sciatica, a condition in which the sciatic nerve becomes compressed, causing pain in the lower back, buttocks, and legs.
Carpal tunnel syndrome, a condition in which the median nerve becomes compressed in the wrist, is another common issue that can occur during pregnancy. Chiropractic and acupuncture care can help to reduce inflammation and improve nerve function, leading to relief of carpal tunnel symptoms.
Overall, chiropractic and acupuncture care can be safe and effective wayw for pregnant women to manage their aches and pains and improve their overall well-being.
Dr. Brian Gordon DC LAc
Chiropractic | Acupuncture
Active Care Spine Center | Encino CA