Pregnancy Back Pain Treatment
Back pain during pregnancy
Pregnancy is a painful process. As your body grows a new life, there are many phases of changes that occur, and many different types of pain that can be associated. This page provides information about how Chiropractic Care During Pregnancy.
Symptoms of back pain during pregnancy
Pregnancy symptoms vary widely from woman to woman, but some common symptoms are nausea, fatigue, low back pain, neck pain, foot pain, irritability, headache, extreme hunger and lack of appetite.
Long term problems due to ignoring back pain during pregnancy
When pain experienced during pregnancy does not self resolve, it is commonly due to underlying structural issues that occur in order to grow a baby, but that need to be rehabilitated. If ignored, these structural changes can result in osteoarthritis.
Causes of back pain during pregnancy
During the process of pregnancy, pain can occur due to all 3 types of stresses induced on the body. The physical stress of stretching ligaments and repositioning bones to allow room for a baby can cause many pains of pregnancy. The mental stress of worry, anxiety, and concern over the baby’s well being can be the cause of pain. Lastly, the taxing nature of hormone fluctuation can exacerbate conditions and cause pain of a chemical stress.