Chiropractic during pregnancy can help reduce back pain and pelvic pain
In addition, chiropractic care has been shown to:
What does an adjustment during pregnancy look like?
During pregnancy, adjustments are more gentle, as the hormone relaxin is released, which relaxes the ligaments around your joints. Chiropractic care during pregnancy is safe and can look different depending on the practitioner and clinic.
The way Dr. Natalie adjusts during pregnancy requires no twisting of the back. You will generally be lying face-down the entire time with your belly cushioned with the pregnancy pillows.
Dr. Natalie will assess and adjust what is needed in order to restore balance to your pelvis and spine. Using a tool called an Activator, which is a mechanical tool with a rubber
tip, the adjustment feels like a gentle click applied to specific areas of your body. There is generally no "popping" or "clicking" noise with this type of adjustment. It is a gentle and effective
way to restore motion to the joints where needed.
To summarize, the adjustments during pregnancy can be described as:
Dr. Natalie continues to take further continuing education and training to deliver exceptional care specific to the prenatal period. Dr. Natalie is certified in the Webster technique, through the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA).
The Webster technique is a specific chiropractic sacral analyis and diversified adjustment for all weight-bearing individuals.
Is chiropractic safe during pregnancy?
Chiropractic care during the entire pregnancy is safe for both mom and child. Dr. Natalie has the training to adjust throughout the pregnancy.
What if I can't lie on my belly?
Our office has pillows with a hole in the middle for your belly to allow you to lie face-down comfortably.
Tues: 8:30am - 11:30am, 2 - 4pm
Thur: 8:30am - 11:30am, 2 - 5pm
Fri: By appt only
Sat: 9:30am-11:30am, 12:30-3:30pm
Dr. Siu Chiropractic
1128-8700 McKim Way
Richmond, BC, V6X 4A5
Phone: (604) 270-2227