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What Is the Webster Technique and Why Is It Good for Pregnancy?

What Is the Webster Technique and Why Is It Good for Pregnancy?

Wondering whether your baby is in the right position for birth? Babies typically start to drop into the pelvis and get to position for delivery two to four weeks before birth. The best position for birth is the headfirst position. This is when a baby’s head turns down in the uterus and is ready to come out. But sometimes the baby can be in a feet-first or a bottom-first position. This is termed a breech baby, a breech position, or breech birth.


Benefits of Prenatal Chiropractic Care

Benefits of Prenatal Chiropractic Care

A woman’s body, during pregnancy, undergoes many changes. The purpose is to grow a fetus and prepare for the delivery of a tiny bundle of joy. These are natural changes that can lead to misalignments, such as postural changes, changes in pelvic orientation, and increased curvature of the back due to the weight distribution in the belly.


How Long Should You Stand – Rather Than Sit – at Your Workstation?

How Long Should You Stand – Rather Than Sit – at Your Workstation?

A growing body of research shows that prolonged sitting is hazardous to your health. It's not really clear why sitting for hours on end could be harmful. But researchers believe that habitual inactivity relaxes the largest muscles in your body. When these muscles relax, they tend to consume very little amount of sugar from your blood. This increases your risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Other health problems you may be prone to include obesity, heart problems, and metabolic syndrome, among others. 


Top Exercises That Improve Posture and Reduce Back Pain

Top Exercises That Improve Posture and Reduce Back Pain

Human beings work and play much differently now than they did thousands of years ago. As people have changed how they do activities, posture has become an ever-increasing issue. This tendency to have poor posture leads to chronic back pain for many.


Chiropractic Care for Growing Pains in Children

Chiropractic Care for Growing Pains in Children

According to studies, a large number of pediatrician visits are due to limb pain. Almost 40 percent of children between the ages of four and six experience growing pains. Most times, parents dismiss leg pain as normal and attribute it to physical activities. There are few options for treatment, and many parents give children analgesics and massage the limbs. However, the condition can be uncomfortable for the kids in pain.


When to See a Chiropractor During Pregnancy?

When to See a Chiropractor During Pregnancy?

Have you ever been pregnant? Perhaps your partner or someone you know has. If so, you must already be familiar with the symptoms associated with pregnancy. These include morning sickness, fatigue, and frequent urination. Your body undergoes many physical and physiological changes during pregnancy. This is to create the healthiest possible environment for your growing baby.


5 Conditions Chiropractic Care Can Improve During Pregnancy

5 Conditions Chiropractic Care Can Improve During Pregnancy

Aches and pains in the hips and lower back are natural for many pregnant women. At some point before delivery, about 50 percent of them will experience back pain. The female body goes through many physiological and physical changes during pregnancy. This is necessary to create a safe and healthy environment for the growing fetus.


Chiropractic Care During Pregnancy – What to Expect

Chiropractic Care During Pregnancy – What to Expect

Pregnancy brings about all sorts of changes in the body; some are obvious, others less so. As your baby develops and your center of gravity shifts, your spine moves too. This causes a ripple effect, causing stress on your musculoskeletal and nervous systems. Do you want to avoid the discomfort associated with pregnancy? Chiropractic care can definitely help.


Chiropractic Tips to Make Working from Home Less of a Pain

Chiropractic Tips to Make Working from Home Less of a Pain

Working from home has become steadily more popular over the last decade, but the events of 2020 has forced more of us to temporarily relocate our offices to our own homes than ever before.


Top Benefits of Chiropractic Care for Children

Top Benefits of Chiropractic Care for Children

As a parent, all you want is to make sure that your growing child is healthy and happy. One way to ensure this is by giving your child chiropractic care. According to the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association, chiropractic care can benefit children in many ways.


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