Being Pregnant

pregnancy

In the past several months we have had the pleasure of treating numerous female patients while in the various stages of their pregnancies. In fact, most of them have been in the final trimester and several were at nine months pregnant.  They all had a common issue: THEIR BACKS WERE KILLING THEM! […]

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Infertility and Adjustments

Infertility isn’t an uncommon struggle for women: according to the Center for Disease Control, about 6% of women age 15-44 struggle to conceive, and 12% of women age 15-44 struggle to carry a pregnancy to term. Some studies have shown that chiropractic care may be linked to helping treat infertility. While it […]

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Pregnancy and Adjustments

One question we often hear in our office is whether or not we can adjust women during their pregnancy. The answer is yes! In fact, Doctor Becerra recommends adjustments during pregnancy for several reasons, and he modifies his techniques to ensure that he is mindful of the changes experienced during pregnancy. What […]

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Breech Deliveries

What about chiropractic care and breech deliveries? The late Larry Webster, D.C., Founder of the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association(ICPA), developed a specific chiropractic analysis and adjustment which enables chiropractors to establish balance in the pregnant woman’s pelvis and reduce undue stress to her uterus and supporting ligaments. This balanced state in the […]

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Pregnancy and the Pelvis

Why should I have chiropractic care during pregnancy? During pregnancy, there are several physiological and endocrinological changes that occur in preparation for creating the environment for the developing baby. The following changes could result in a misaligned spine or joints: Protruding abdomen and increased back curve Pelvic changes Postural adaptations Establishing pelvic […]

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Babies Need Chiropractic

Why do babies need chiropractic? Today’s birthing procedures can put tremendous pressures on a child’s spine.  And while injury from forceps deliveries may be less common today, vacuum extraction and eager hands can do even more damage by pulling, forcing and twisting the baby’s young neck and spine.  Without the language to […]

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