Obstetric Pregnancy Pain

This month I’d like to focus on a recent article I found, which discussed the benefits of Chiropractic care during pregnancy*. During pregnancy a woman’s body undergoes a variety of changes as the baby inside her womb starts to develop. It is common for mothers to experience discomfort due to these changes taking place in her body. These changes can cause sprains and strains on the ligaments, muscles and joints in the spine. The article in question was published in the the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and compared the response of 169 pregnant women complaining of low back and pelvic pain. The study assessed pain and physical function at 24-28 weeks of gestation and compared them again at [...]