Here at Houma-Thibodaux Spine & Rehabilitation, our team of chiropractors treats patients of many ages and physical conditions, including those seeking chiropractic adjustments while pregnant. This type of work is called prenatal chiropractic care and involves the gentle and specialized adjustments made to the spine and musculoskeletal system of pregnant women. We serve both Houma, LA, and Thibodaux, LA.
Is Prenatal Chiropractic Safe?
Prenatal chiropractic is safe when performed by a qualified prenatal chiropractor, such as ours. Our chiropractor team has training in perinatal care and can use techniques that are tailored to accommodate those unique physical changes that occur when a woman is pregnant. Our adjustments are gentle and targeted.
What Are the Benefits of Prenatal Chiropractic Care?
You might seek out prenatal chiropractic care for a number of reasons, including:
- Pain relief: Chiropractic adjustments for pregnant woman can provide much of the same physical pain relief benefits as they do for those who are not pregnant. Our team can help target specific pregnancy-related pain and discomfort like pelvic and lower back pain.
- Improved posture: Regular chiropractic adjustments can help pregnant women maintain better posture throughout their pregnancy, potentially helping their bodies to adapt to the physical changes.
When Should I Start Prenatal Chiropractic Care?
You can schedule your first prenatal chiropractic appointment at any point in your pregnancy. You might want to partner with a chiropractor as soon as you discover you're pregnant, or maybe you want to wait until your second or third trimester. However you want to start, our LA team is here for you.
Will Adjustments Be Uncomfortable?
Our prenatal chiropractic adjustments are specifically designed to be safe, gentle, and comfortable. Your comfort is paramount to us.
How Often Should I Seek Adjustments During Pregnancy?
How frequently you want to come in is up to you and your needs of chiropractic adjustments. We recommend talking to a chiropractor on our team about the specifics of what's right for you.
Get Prenatal Chiropractic Care from a Chiropractor on Our Team
If you are interested in learning more about prenatal chiropractic adjustments and how you can get started with them, give our team at Houma-Thibodaux Spine & Rehabilitation a call today. Let's get you on a personalized health and wellness plan. Call us at (985) 873-8586 for Houma, LA, and at (985) 447-2225 Thibodaux, LA.