Chiropractic During Pregnancy

Studies suggest that women who receive regular chiropractic care during pregnancy experience more comfortable pregnancies and have faster and less complicated deliveries. Studies have also found that there are no negative side-effects associated with chiropractic care during pregnancy.

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Hormonal changes, loosened joints and weight gain increases the likelihood of becoming subluxated. A subluxation is a misaligned bone that causes joint dysfunction and may lead to nervous system dysfunction.

Chiropractic provided by a doctor well trained in pregnancy care, can often alleviate the symptoms and dysfunction associated with the following conditions:

  • Sciatica
  • Carpal tunnel
  • Pubic symphysis dysfunction
  • Low back/pelvic pain
  • Round ligament syndrome
  • Fetal malposition (i.e. breech, transverse, oblique, posterior)

Along with the above conditions, Dr. Joella has also had success in helping to alleviate the symptoms and dysfunction associated with pre-term labor and mild to moderate morning sickness.

Dr. Joella has provided specialized chiropractic care for pregnancy for over ten years. Her years of study and experience with pregnancy chiropractic, dynamic body balancing and midwifery care have cultivated an expertise for natural pregnancy, childbirth and newborn care. Specialized and appropriate spinal adjustments for the pregnant woman, the Webster Technique and Dynamic Body Balancing allows a woman to enjoy a comfortable pregnancy and encourage an efficient and positive birth experience. She offers on-call consultation and on location care for her clients and their newborns when in need of immediate attention during or after childbirth.