According to an article from The Daily Star, pregnancy can be one of the most exciting and trying times of a woman’s life:
Pregnancy is one of the most wonderful events in a couple’s life. Conceiving a child brings utmost joy in the life of women making her [feel] complete
Pregnancy can have a great impact on women’s ability to function [and do] everyday work. Many physical and hormonal changes are responsible for making women feel at times quite uncomfortable during the pregnancy process.
However, women do not have to accept that these feelings of discomfort are unmanageable. Physiotherapy can improve [women's] health during pregnancy by reducing discomfort, preparing the body for delivery and [accelerating] the recovery process after the birth of the baby.
Although aches and pains in the shoulders, legs, and back are common during pregnancy, many Oshawa physiotherapy experts and chiropractic experts state that pregnant women can use physiotherapy and chiropractic techniques to their advantage. With this in mind, here are a few ways that physiotherapy and chiropractic can help ease the “hardships” of pregnancy:
Physiotherapy and chiropractic techniques were designed to help people with health-related conditions and injuries regain their strength and mobility. Proper physiotherapy and chiropractic care can reduce many of the discomforts associated with pregnancy, such as back aches and pelvic girdle pains, and help women perform everyday tasks with minimum discomfort. This is a great benefit for women who have young children to take care of during their pregnancy while they run their households and work.
Improved Blood Flow
During gestation, many women may fail to get the exercise their bodies need. This can lead to poor blood circulation. Through chiropractic care and physiotherapy, pregnant women are able to get pain relief, improve functional ability, and overall feel healthy enough to get the daily recommended amount of exercise. This exercise leads to improved blood circulation and improved energy levels. Not only does this benefit the pregnant woman, it also makes the exchange of oxygen and nutrients between the woman and her baby more efficient.
These are only some of the benefits of chiropractic care and effective physiotherapy in Oshawa, Ontario. By consulting chiropractors, physiotherapist, and registered massage therapists from clinics like Chiropractic Wellness and Rehabilitation, patients can learn valuable at-home stretches and exercises.
(Article Excerpt and Image from Physiotherapy can help pregnant women; The Daily Star)