Falling pregnant should be one of the most exciting times a couple can experience. But for some, it can also be a long and painful 9 months. Some aspects are uncontrollable – like morning sickness, frequent bathroom breaks and broken nights sleep. But help is available for the pain you may experience as you carry out your daily routine – albeit sleep deprived.
Common Complaints During Pregnancy:
Back and Hip Pain
Headaches and Shoulder Pain
Pelvic and Pubic Symphysis Pain
Neck and Shoulder pain caused by breastfeeding
Sciatica – Pain down the back of your legs.
are all very common and can be well managed with Osteopathic hands on treatment.
Osteopathic hands on treatment can help ease the discomfort as your body undergoes a variety of changes to accomodate your growing baby. Many pregnant women enjoy Osteopathic treatment sessions while they are pregnant as it generally reduces pain improves mobility and allows them to fully enjoy the wonders of building a family.
Whilst you are pregnant your body naturally undergoes major changes. Not to mention lugging prams around, reaching in and out of cots, and breastfeeding. Your Equilibrium Sports and Spinal Osteopath understands these changes and will guide you through each trimester, helping you along the way as your body makes the necessary adjustments.
We take a team approach working in collaboration with your other healthcare professionals to ensure you receive the best care possible. Located in Glen Iris we proudly service Malvern, Hawthorn, Caulfield, Ashburton, Toorak, Camberwell, Armadale, Prahran, Richmond, Mont Albert & Kew.