Treatment before, during and after pregnancy

​Congratulations! Pregnancy is an exciting time for you and your family. It’s also a huge learning curve for everyone involved, everyone will face both the expected and unexpected as your body changes rapidly effecting you physically, mentally and emotionally.

Lower Back Pain is reported to affect between 45% and 75% of women at some stage during their pregnancy. This pain as well as what’s commonly referred to as Pelvic Girdle Pain during pregnancy are common reasons for sick leave, with reports suggesting that over 20% of women take sick leave because of their pain (Bishop, Holden, Ogollah, & Foster, 2015). 

During your pregnancy it’s no secret that your environment and mental state are paramount. But when you’re sore all over it’s difficult to stay positive, chiropractic therapy can assist keep the muscles relaxed and body free.

How can treatment help during pregnancy?

Pregnancy care at ChiroCure Clinic in StKilda offers treatment to help with musculoskeletal types of pain, both prior to and after birth. ​Treatment may help to relieve back pain, pelvic pain, hip pain, neck pain and associated symptoms that may occur during pregnancy.

​Our chiropractors treat the whole body using gentle adjustment, activator stimulation and low force techniques to help improve muscular strength and reduce muscle tension. This will in turn help to reduce stress, anxiety and anxiousness during your pregnancy.

When during pregnancy can you have treatment? 

Our practitioners can work with you during all stages of your pregnancy. ​Our qualified team offer support and treatment to help with your pain or discomfort. 

Our therapeutic treatments for pregnancy includes soft tissue therapy, supplement advice, pregnancy specific stretches, take home exercise program, support cushions, pregnancy cushions  and ongoing treatment recommendations.  

Our Remedial massage specific to pain during pregnancy and induction massage appointments are offered specifically for treatment during pregnancy. 

Symptoms commonly seen during pregnancy 

– General aches and pains
– Nausea or vomiting
– Incorrect foetal positioning (breach,
– Uncomfortable movement
– Swelling
– Headache
– Pelvic discomfort or pelvic instability
– Excessive uterus pressure
– Weight distribution issues

– Excessive labor time in previous birth

Gentle treatment during pregnancy 

Our therapists have been treating pregnancy patients for over 10 years.
We offer gentle and specific treatment to address issues or pain in the joints, spine, muscles and fascia.

We aim to help you to manage:
> Musculoskeletal related aches and pains
> Ensuring correct weight distribution for the baby’s growth
> Prevent spinal pain
> Helps to manage muscular soreness or joint pain
> Postural strain or sprains during pregnancy and labor
exacerbated previous spinal weaknesses or injuries

Pregnancy & Posture

Our therapists aim to greatly improve nervous system function and musculoskeletal irritation, to allow for better communication around the body and improved posture and weight distribution.

Our treatments focuses towards helping to support posture during the all stages of growth, change and pressure during your pregnancy. We focus on correct weight bearing, strength and reducing discomfort during your pregnancy and birth.

Have your spine assessed during your pregnancy

Get one of our professional practitioners to perform a complimentary / free posture check and spinal assessment during pregnancy at ChiroCure Clinic in St Kilda East.

We focus on correcting any imbalances that may be contributing to discomfort or swelling during your pregnancy or birth. We focus on good spinal hygiene and a healthy functioning nervous system during your pregnancy.

So can you really afford not to have an assessment…?

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​**Treatment can be HELPFUL for the whole family, check out our paediatrics page to see how we can help your FAMILY AND FRIENDS

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