Regardless of delivery method, labor and delivery can be hard on a woman’s body. It is helpful to get checked after labor for pelvic alignment and to alleviate stress on the soft tissues that have been stretched and stressed.
Postpartum musculoskeletal pain is incredibly common and can easily be addressed to decrease pain and improve mobility. Additionally, thoracic, or mid-back pain can be common as well, particularly if breastfeeding due to postural issues from being in a flexed forward position for long periods of time.
Chiropractic care is a gentle, conservative form of care that helps to alleviate stress on the spine with simple exercises provided to help at home.
And for those ready to work on rebuilding strength and/or returning to fitness postpartum, we also offer postpartum rehab and fitness classes Saturday mornings.