Care for Your Back During Pregnancy

Care for Before, During and After Pregnancy

Back care during pregnancyAdvice for pregnant women:

  • Remain active.
  • Rest is important.
  • Avoid lifting heavy objects.
  • Move you feet when turning round to avoid your spine twisting.
  • Wear flat shoes so you allow the right weight distribution.
  • Don’t site cross legged.
  • Try not to lift toddlers or groceries on one hip this can put a strain on your hip.
  • Balance the weight between two bags of shopping.

Why treat pregnant women?

  • Minimise musculoskeletal pain.
  • Optomise neurological function.
  • Keep stability and alignment of pelvis.
  • Improve posture and strength.
  • Help prepare for labour and post partum.
  • Treatment for late pregnancy pain and helping baby.
  • We do not turn babies -but help to get the pelvis in a balanced position by positively affecting the bones,muscles and ligaments.
  • Chiropractic may be able to help in getting the baby into a better position prior to birth.
  • This may give the baby a better start with less postural , muscular and neurological strain on their body.


Back Pain Centre

Bramhope Medical Centre
Tredgold Crescent
LS16 9BR

Telephone: 0113 2303 205

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Back Pain Centre

The Lawrence Clinic
4 - 6 Greenside
LS28 8PU

Telephone: 0113 2900 310

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