Chiropractic Care is safe and effective for
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Under the hormonal influence of pregnancy, your blood will clot faster, and the veins will dilate. This can impede proper venous return of the blood and increase the risk of vein damage such as development of varicose veins. Also, blood clots may form in your leg veins.

By wearing compression stockings, you can effectively do something for your leg health!

Medical compression is the standard for prevention of venous insufficiency and wearing compression is recommended for the entire pregnancy. Medical compression promotes blood circulation and alleviates the discomfort in the legs. Your legs will feel lighter, more energized, and less swollen.

Pregnancy: Protect Your Legs!

As your baby grows, your center of gravity shifts and your spine shifts too. This initiates a ripple effect, stressing your muscules, joints and nervous systems, and enacting changes you may not even realize is an effect of pregnancy.

Dr. Michelle uses very gentle chiropractic technique and pregnancy pillows to help you lie comfortably on the adjusting table as your belly expands.

When the muscles and ligaments of the pelvis are tight, it can affect the uterus and the space your baby has to grow and to get into the optimal position for birth. Dr. Michelle will regularly evaluate and apply gentle adjustments to help position of the pelvis, she will also apply gentle compression techiques to reduce the tightening and torsion of the uterine ligaments. 

When daily discomfort affects your mobility and ability to enjoy your pregnancy, chiropractic care can help.  chiropractic care is noninvasive form of whole-body care that can make motherhood a less stressful, more enjoyable experience.


Postnatal Care

The period after you’ve given birth—sometimes called the fourth trimester—is often ignored by the medical field. But this time is crucial for helping your body heal and transition to taking care of your newborn. Dr. Michelle encourage her patients to continue with care after delivery. Postnatal care can help your body recover from child birth and give you the support you need to enjoy this time with your baby.

Pre & Post Pregnancy Care

During pregnancy, the body not only bears the weight of an additional child, but undergoes many changes hormonally and physically, and the bodies of both mother and child begin to communicate as one. 

Heartland Mississauga Chiropractor, Dr. Michelle loves helping prenatal patients achieve their happiest and healthiest pregnancy! Pregnancy is an exciting time that can be filled with scary new sensations.