As a new mother, your body has just undergone the most amazing transformation. You've given birth to a beautiful baby, but your body may be feeling the strain of the process. The hormonal changes, weight gain, and stress of pregnancy can leave you feeling tired and sore. That's where chiropractic care comes in. ProActive Health offers specialized care for postpartum mothers and babies to help alleviate the physical challenges that come with childbirth.
The Benefits of Chiropractic Care for Postpartum Mothers
Chiropractic care can be an effective treatment for postpartum mothers who experience physical pain and discomfort. Pregnancy can cause significant changes to the body, including weight gain, changes in posture, and hormonal fluctuations. These changes can cause misalignments in the spine and pelvis, leading to discomfort and pain. Chiropractic adjustments can help to realign the spine and pelvis, reducing pain and improving overall mobility.
Chiropractic Care Can Help with Breastfeeding
Breastfeeding can be challenging, and it can be even more difficult if you're experiencing pain or discomfort. Chiropractic adjustments can help to improve nerve function and blood flow to the breasts, reducing pain and improving milk production.
Chiropractic Care Can Help in Recovering from C-Sections
For mothers who have had a C-section, chiropractic care can be particularly beneficial. The surgery can cause scar tissue to form, which can lead to adhesions and restrictions in movement. Chiropractic adjustments can help to break up scar tissue and improve mobility, reducing pain and discomfort.
Chiropractic Care Is Great for Babies
In addition to treating postpartum mothers, chiropractic care can also benefit babies. The birthing process can be stressful on a baby's spine and nervous system, even during a natural birth. Misalignments in the spine can lead to a variety of issues, including colic, sleep disturbances, and difficulty breastfeeding.
Chiropractic adjustments for babies are gentle and non-invasive. They involve using light pressure to realign the spine and improve nerve function. Babies typically enjoy the adjustments and often show immediate improvements in their sleep and feeding habits.
Overall, chiropractic care for postpartum mothers and babies can be an excellent way to alleviate physical discomfort and improve overall health and wellness. ProActive Health offers a comprehensive approach to care that can help you feel your best during this exciting and challenging time in your life.
Visit us at ProActive Health today to “Align Your Spine, Realign Your Life!”
Ready to see a chiropractor, whether for the first time or as someone looking to visit a new chiropractic office? Dr. Doug Patterson or Dr. Michael Hummer at ProActive Health is the top choice in the Michiana area! They will help guide you in developing a plan to tackle a routine exercise plan, consuming the right foods, and targeting your goals with chiropractic care.
Dr. Doug Patterson hurt his back in 1993 thus he first sought the care of a Chiropractor. After this experience, he decided he wanted to help people himself by pursuing chiropractic. He is a 1997 graduate of the Life University College of Chiropractic in Marietta, Georgia, and has been in practice for 25+ years. Since then, Dr. Doug has expanded his field of practice to include functional medicine, science-based nutrition, and now certified in Shockwave Therapy. Schedule a visit with Dr. Doug at ProActive Health today!
Dr. Michael Hummer is native to northern Indiana. He grew up very active and found great enjoyment playing football, rugby, and wrestling. Dr. Mike earned his undergraduate degree in Dietetics at Ashland University where as a student-athlete he was a member of the varsity wrestling team. After graduation, he went on to become a personal trainer, and through his passion for both fitness and nutrition, he helped people to achieve their own goals and acquire greater health and wellness. At the same time, he also enjoyed working with and inspiring the local youth throughout his community through his dedication as a volunteer wrestling coach. Now Dr. Mike is excited to apply his education from Logan University and versatile skill set in aiding the community as they strive for greater health and happiness. Dr. Mike is also certified in Shockwave Therapy.. Schedule a visit with Dr. Mike at ProActive Health today!