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The Benefits of Chiropractic Care During Pregnancy

The Benefits of Chiropractic Care During Pregnancy
Chiropractic is a branch of medicine which supports a normally functioning nervous system, especially the spine and the nerves extending from the spine to the entire body. Chiropractic care is therefore important for good health, and is extremely important for the pregnant mother. Seeing a chiropractor during pregnancy should be as important as the prenatal visits throughout the pregnancy because of the immense amount of changes happening in the mother’s body, such as: Increased weight gain which increases stress on spinal and pelvic ligaments, increases fatigue on spinal and pelvic muscles, and increases joint stress and thus occurrence of vertebral and sacroiliac joint misalignment.Changes in weight distribution which increases the demand on spinal and pelvic muscles, increases stress on spinal and pelvic ligaments, and increases joint stress and the occurrence of vertebral and sacroiliac joint misalignments. These changes cause strain and sprain of pelvic and spinal structures, as well as alteration...
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Why do I feel groggy the day after a chiropractic visit?

Why do I feel groggy the day after a chiropractic visit?
Why are you groggy the day after a chiropractic visit? Because your body is returning to its proper function. As your spinal column becomes properly aligned, the stresses and impingements on your spinal nerves are released. Parts of your body, which in some cases haven’t been working properly in years, come back to life. (In technical, chiropractic terms, we healing process is called “retracing.”) Don’t be scared. Don’t be put off. You’re healing. You’re getting a healthy spine. Going to a chiropractor is not your typical one-and-done, prescription writing doctor visit. It’s a commitment to your overall health. It’s a time investment into your long-term wellbeing. If you’re groggy or you’re experiencing some of the pain from old injuries, this can be because the parts of your body which shut down are waking up. Those previously turned off areas, which trapped toxins in your body, are beginning to detoxify. When the...
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How Long Does it Take Chiropractic Care to Work?

How long does it take chiropractic care to work?
Chiropractic care results your long-term health and wellness. But how long does chiropractic care take to work? Here's the timeline in your journey back to health Chiropractic Care Timeline This is a question we hear often at Belltown Spine & Wellness.  No matter your circumstance, whether you’re a mom or dad, employer or employee, athlete begging to get back on the field or musician chomping at the bit to perform again, you probably want a timeline. While there may be a rare case of a patient being healed in one visit, this is not typical. Does chiropractic work? Yes. Does it immediately undo a lifetime of nerve impingement?  No. Chiropractic just doesn’t work like that. Your chiropractor may be able to estimate the number of visits before you see a marked improvement, but this is still an estimation. A chiropractor’s job is to return your spine to its natural alignment so...
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