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Prenatal Chiropractic

At Untamed Wellness we believe pregnancy does not have to be painful. Your body undergoes many changes and challenges during pregnancy that can lead to pain but when addressed correctly this pain can be minimal or even non existent. Working with a chiropractor specializing in pregnancy can help improve balance in the low back and pelvis which can alleviate stress on the low back. Having proper pelvic alignment can also lead to improved positioning of baby. Rotation in the pelvis can lead to improper positioning of baby and increased pain for patient. Dr. Perkins evaluates and treats pregnant patients through the lens of the Webster Technique. Webster helps restore balance to the pelvis making the patient more comfortable and providing baby as much room as possible to be in an ideal position for both fetal development and labor.

Is it safe to see a chiropractor while pregnant?

Chiropractic care is a safe, non invasive and non pharmacological way to treat pain during pregnancy. However, there are some contraindications to chiropractic treatment for pregnancy. This is why it is important to seek treatment from a chiropractor who specializes in pregnancy who will be able to screen for such contraindications. Dr. Perkins, our chiropractor in Littleton Colorado at is trained in the Webster technique making her an expert in prenatal chiropractic care. 

When should I see a chiropractor during pregnancy?

You can start seeing a chiropractor as early as your first trimester.

7 Common reasons to see a chiropractor during pregnancy include:

  • Low Back Pain During Pregnancy

  • Sciatic Pain During Pregnancy

  • Upper Back Pain During Pregnancy

  • Wrist Pain During Pregnancy

  • Headaches During Pregnancy

  • Labor Prep

  • Baby Being in a Breech Position

What is the Webster technique for pregnancy?

The Webster technique is a chiropractic adjustment protocol  specifically designed for pregnancy. Our Webster trained chiropractor in Littleton assess pelvic balance as well as muscle tension in the muscles that assist the pelvis. The protocol aims to ensure proper pelvic balance as well as reduce muscle tension in the pelvis and low back. This allows the baby enough to grow and develop. In later stages of pregnancy it is important for the pelvis to maintain proper balance to allow for baby to get into a head down position to prepare for labor.

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