Studies estimate that 50% of expectant mums will experience back pain during pregnancy, with 7% of those going on to experience longer-term pain. Back pain is common in pregnant women, but should not be considered “normal”. Chiropractic care is safe for both mother and baby throughout all stages of pregnancy, and expectant mothers often seek out chiropractic care to alleviate this discomfort.
In addition to gentle, safe techniques that are adapted to accomodate your growing bump, we also utilise kinesiology tape for pregnant mums, which may help to alleviate muscular strains. You can find out more on this topic by visiting our blog page here.
With top tips on how to avoid back pain during pregnancy, along with information and advice on the causes of lower back pain and how chiropractic can help, this resource is a must-read for all expectant mums! In addition, we discuss the other considerations for expectant mums, including nutritional advice, exercises, and other factors that could affect your pregnancy.
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