At home techniques used to help combat restless leg + swelling in the lower extremity
Kinesiology taping + muscle work for all things upper body! Think neck + shoulder pain; Elbow pain; and of course - wrist + thumb pain!
Webster Technique is a specific chiropractic technique to restore balance in a women's pelvis in preparation for labor and delivery. Here our female chiropractor demonstrates this technique as part of pregnancy care.
Utilize these at home techniques for rib pain and discomfort
Our prenatal chiropractor Dr. Paige is going over tips for lateral [ outside ] hip pain during pregnancy. This can occur because of all the increased side-lying during pregnancy - especially during the third trimester!
Six simple stretches to help relieve pain related to round ligament tension during pregnancy + beyond.
11 stretches to help alleviate neck + upper back + torticollis pain
Sciatica pain relief for pregnancy + beyond. 19 home stretches to relieve pain due to pressure over the sciatic nerve.
Here our female chiropractor discusses the proper way to wear a pregnancy / SI / lumbosacral support belt to provide relief of low back and hip pain during pregnancy!
Labor + Delivery Prep with Partner:
Side Lying Release, Sacral Rocking, + Sifting
Side lying release is a technique performed by a partner - to help open the sacrum / pelvis and release pressure - further aiding into the correct position for delivery. This also relieve painful pressure in areas such as the low back, pelvis, pubic symphysis and hips.
Sacral rocking is a technique performed by a partner to help decrease pressure in the sacral and pubic symphysis regions - while also increasing movement to aid in baby positioning and low back / SI pain relief.
Sifting is a technique performed by a partner to decrease pressure on the low back. For further information on this technique - reach out to a Birthing Doula or look into Spinning Babies.
Wearing a compression sleeve is a wonderful way to increase circulation and fluid build up in your arms / wrists or lower legs.
Plantar Fasciitis is one of the most common causes of heel pain. It can cause a stabbing pain that shows up early in the morning. Our female chiropractors show how we can treat this condition in the clinic along with stretches you can do at home to help relieve the pain!
Our top 6 stretches for tailbone pain!
A lot of women struggle with diaphragm and heartburn pain during pregnancy and they don't always know to ask about it. There are many chiropractic benefits of being adjusted and treated at CHIRO FOR MOMS by our prenatal chiropractors. We also show you stretches you can do at home during your pregnancy.