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The miracle of pregnancy and the privilege of growing a tiny human is often accompanied with lower back discomfort. During pregnancy the female body undergoes many changes. There is a shift in the bodies center of gravity affecting the way mechanical forces are experienced and endured in the spine. The hormone relaxin also causes the ligaments of the body to become more relaxed which may place extra strain on joints. 

Chiropractic care has been found to be complementary in pregnancy. Treatment during pregnancy is extra gentle and shown to be safe and may help the mother to be to be more comfortable during all three trimesters.  

Chiropractors are trained in providing suitable care during pregnancy. Dr Cawood has a special interest in prenatal care and personally understands the concern a mother to be might have while receiving treatment during this special time. Dr Cawood is gentle and takes her time while treating all pregnant patients. 

If you would like to know more about how chiropractic treatment may aid your journey in pregnancy feel free to contact us. Dr Cawood will gladly take the time to talk with you and answer your questions. 

Chiropractic offers a gentle and non-invasive, drug free form of care for babies. Babies too can benefit from chiropractic care. Birth can be a stressful event for babies whether by c-section of vaginally it may place stress and strain on their tiny bodies. This is accompanied by uncomfortable positions in car seats, strollers and carriers which additionally provide addition strain. 

When treatment is done on a baby the chiropractor uses techniques that are very gentle and differ from that that a adult may receive. The parent accompanies the minor at all times and very specific mobilizations and adjustments are applied only if needed. To someone observing the treatment it may look as if light pressure and massage is applied to certain areas of the babies body. The treatment is pain free and often babies even sleep during the treatment. Chiropractic for babies is aimed at simply supporting the babies nervous system to function optimally. 

If you have any questions regarding chiropractic care for your baby we invite you to reach out to Dr Cawood and she will gladly answer your questions.