Pregnancy should be a time of joy for the expectant mother. However, it’s also a virtually unparalleled period of rapid change in one’s morphology. The stresses placed on a human’s anatomy and physiology result in compensatory altered biomechanics and gait to perform even the most basic activities of daily living. These changes to an individual often result in the onset of a myriad of musculoskeletal issues that can develop during pregnancy. This article details the current explanations of these changes as well as the potential role of chiropractic therapy for the pregnant woman. Read more…. Chiropractic Evaluation and Management of the Pregnant Patient: An Update from Recent Literature
Steven R. Passmore
Steven R. Passmore, DC, MS, is a kinesiology PhD candidate at McMaster University and Veterans Affairs WNY Healthcare System chiropractor. Dr. Passmore is supported by fellowships from the Foundation for Chiropractic Education and Research (FCER), and New York Chiropractic College.