In this section of our website our chiropractors share advice for pregnant women and new mums.
We are very lucky to have a pregnancy specialist working at Worcester Chiropractic Clinic. Chiropractor Beth Rawlings is a member of the Royal College of Chiropractors Pregnancy and Paediatric Faculty, as well as being endorsed by the Pelvic Partnership as an expert in the treatment of Pelvic Girdle Pain.
Articles in this part of our website are mostly written by Beth and range from how to relieve sciatica whilst pregnant to how to safely carry a new born.
Written by chiropractor Beth Rawlings, this article discusses the best ways to carry a newborn in a baby-sling. This is essential reading for anybody using a sling or carrier as mechanical strains on an infant’s body can impact on them for their entire lives. How to Safely Use a Baby-Sling Baby wearing has become increasingly… Read more
What is Pelvic Girdle Pain (PGP)? Pelvic Girdle Pain (PGP) is the term used to describe pain in the lower back, sacroiliac joints (the joints between the spine and the pelvis), buttocks and/or the front of the pelvis. PGP is a common occurrence during pregnancy, affecting approximately 50-70% of pregnant women to some degree. PGP… Read more
It’s fairly accepted that carrying a child places a great demand on a woman’s body. There are an enormous number of physiological changes that take place, but there are also a lot of mechanical changes. Fortunately, many of these mechanical effects can be prevented. Back pain is the most common mechanical problem experienced during pregnancy,… Read more
Because of the popularity of an earlier blog post, we have decided to explore in more detail the relationship of pregnancy and back pain, as well as how pregnancy can cause other problems like sciatica and pelvic girdle pain. To avoid being repetitive, here is a link to that earlier pregnancy and back pain article,… Read more