THE WEBSTER TECHNIQUE
A series of adjustments based on a specific analysis of the pelvis by a certified provider.
Chiropractic has been able to correct breech presentations in which the baby isn’t positioned properly for birth. Developed by the late Larry Webster, DC, the Webster Technique has been very successful in correcting breech presentations. In a survey of nurse-midwives, 93.9% recommended patients to alternative healthcare providers. Among those, 57.3% referred women to chiropractors.
FAQS REGARDING CHIROPRACTIC & PREGNANCY
Is chiropractic care safe in pregnancy?
Yes. Chiropractors are trained in adjusting pregnant women.
How late in a pregnancy is it possible to get an adjustment?
Patients have received adjustments even during labor.
Do I have to have a problem in pregnancy to see a chiropractor?
Not at all. Periodic chiropractic checkups during pregnancy should be as common as periodic weight checkups.
Can spinal care help postpartum depression?
Yes. For years chiropractic’s beneficial effects on emotional stress and personality have been noted. (19)
Can my baby receive chiropractic care?
Newborns have been given chiropractic checkups and adjustments (if needed).
Typical conditions we treat:
- Back pain and hip pain
- Neck Pain
- Round ligament pain
- Symphysis-pubis dysfunction
- Heartburn and nausea
- Sleep issues