The stress of pregnancy frequently causes lower back pain, headaches, nausea, insomnia, and other symptoms. When your body goes through the various stages and trials of pregnancy and labor, your spine is subjected to extreme amounts of stress. After all, it has to constantly adjust itself to bear the growing weight of another person over a short time frame of just nine months. The center of gravity shifts forward and substantial weight gain adds pressure to the spine of the expecting mother. Dr. Michael J. Vipond and Dr. Eddy Luke of Health First Chiropractic Altoona offer safe and effective treatment('s) for expecting mothers.
Dr. Michael Vipond and Dr. Eddy Luke of Health First Chiropractic Altoona, have maintained a trusted relationship with many generations of families in the Blair County and surrounding areas. During the various stages of child development, children are exposed to stress on their spine and joints. These conditions can occur during child birth, minor to major falls, sports injuries, and more.
Our doctors are trained to safely evaluate and properly treat children.
Chiropractic treatment has had a positive outcome on the following conditions:
Health First Chiropractic has Massage Therapists on Staff who are trained in Prenatal Massage. The most common benefits for Massage for newly expecting mothers are:
- Reduce Anxiety
- Improved Mood
- Improved Blood Circulation and Lymphatic
- Relief of muscle tension and joint pain
- Promotes Hormonal Regulation
- Increased levels of serotonin and dopamine
- Decreased levels of cortisol, an indicator of stress