Natural Solutions for Pregnancy Issues
During pregnancy many women suffer from low back pain as a woman’s center of gravity shifts forward to the front of her pelvis as the belly expands. This may cause stress or impingement to the pelvis and lower back. As the baby grows in size, the added weight causes the curvature of her lower back facet joints. In turn this places added stress and then pain. Any prior spinal weaknesses or problems tend to come back early on in pregnancy, often leading to pain and difficulty performing normal daily activities.
More than 50% of all expectant mothers will develop low-back
pain during their pregnancies. Obstetricians usually choose not to give medications as they may interfere with fetal growth. For this reason, the simplist solution is Chiropractic care, exercises, massage given throughout pregnancy which may relieve and preferably prevent
pain and discomfort.
Bradley Natural Husband Coached Childbirth
Dr Fruithandler is experienced in pregnancy care and we create an
environment for an easier, safer delivery. He is trained in Bradley Natural Childbirth which he and his wife utilized for their second and third children. The Bradley method also called Husband coached Childbirth is a program of education that should be started in the first trimester or as early as possible. It is a holistic program that can dramatically reduce the stress of pregnancy, while improving clinical outcome for child and mother. Bradley births tend to have lower C Section rates, and healthier full term babies. Exercise, relaxation meditation, proper nutrition and education does make a difference.
Chiropractic creates a It is one safe and effective way to help the spine and pelvis cope with the rapid increase in physical stress by restoring a state of balance. In fact, most women have found that chiropractic care helped them avoid the use of pain medications during their pregnancy, and studies have shown that chiropractic adjustments help to reduce time in labor. Chiropractors should be your partner for a healthy pregnancy. They can provide adjustments, as well as offer nutritional, ergonomic and exercise advice to help address your special needs.
Massage and Reflexology
As we prefer not to use typical electrical physical therapy modalities during pregnancy, the best alternative for muscle relaxation is soothing, gentle massage therapy. We offer specialized cushions for comfort. Tension? Not after your massage.
With over 30 years nutritional experience we can help optimize your diet or add supplements when needed to prevent moms issues from ocuring, and improve baby's growth. Our emphasis is on proper diet and maintaining normal bowel function.
Having a wonderful pregnancy is possible when all of the above are done and proper exercises are maintained. Having a baby is like training for a marathon. If you train, you make it to the finish line. If you don't, there is an increase risk of C Section and exhaustion ocuring.
Dr. Fruithandler has safely adjusted women throughout their pregnancy for over 30 years. Obstetricians refer to our office. Feel free to call our office with your question at 954-979-2333 or you may call Dr Cliff directly on his cell at 954-336-0776.
We are located at Northwest Medical Center Plaza at the intersection of Margate Coconut Creek and Coral Springs also near Parkland Florida