Typically, an expecting mother gains 25-30 pounds her pregnancy. This added weight can not only cause discomfort in the lower back but can cause pain throughout the entire lower body by putting pressure on the spine, specifically the sciatic nerve. This new weight can also cause the pelvis to be misaligned, which leaves less room for the baby to develop, and assume the correct position for birth.
Belltown Spine & Wellness Blog
The science of Chiropractic relies on the notion that the body can properly function only if the spine is unobstructed, and the nerve supply to the rest of the body remains constant. Of course, injuries from any kind of sport can cause subluxations which can create further issues, like chronic pain, with an athlete’s health later on. Even after medical treatment like surgery, a subluxation is not totally eliminated