The benefit of chiropractic care and physical medicine have been fairly well documented, both in previous posts to this blog and in the literature. While we have discussed in detail the ways in which chiropractic care can alleviate the aches and pains that result form the physical and hormonal changes of pregnancy, we have not yet fully delved into the positive effects chiropractic care has on the labour and delivery as well as the postnatal phase.
Anatomy of the Pelvic Floor
In order to appreciate how chiropractic care is beneficial to labour and delivery, it is advantageous to review the anatomy of the pelvic floor and how it relates to pregnancy, labour, and the postnatal period. ...Read more.