Begin well.

Chiropractic care in pregnancy is vital to the normal function of mother and baby throughout pregnancy. During pregnancy, your body’s main focus is to create a healthy and happy baby. At Active Care, we can help you during pregnancy through the Webster Technique.

Our Webster Certificated physicians can help your body function the way it was intended, allowing your pregnancy and childbirth to be easier.

Pregnancy Chiropractic
Wellness Care

The Webster Technique

We will analyze your pelvis and make the gentle and effective corrections to the pelvis and surrounding structures to make sure there is no asymmetry. This helps promote a healthy pregnancy, alleviating many common aches and pains, and can make a significant difference in labor and delivery. By evening the hips and pelvis through Webster Technique, the baby has more room to get into the optimal position for birth.

We will also review stretching and exercises to be performed outside of the office to facilitate the optimal positioning of the pelvis. We will also discuss diet and nutrition will be discussed with each patient as diet is an important component to health during pregnancy, breastfeeding, and motherhood.

A few weeks before delivery, we will teach and review different birthing positions and maneuvers you can perform to allow an easier delivery for the you and your baby. For additional information about Webster Technique, to search evidenced-based research, please visit the ICPA Research Site.

BE PREPARED

No exercises are required prior to your visit. Wearing loose-fitting or gym clothes will help you to perform rehab exercises comfortably.

HOW EARLY CAN I START?

The Webster Technique works best if administered as soon as possible.

Postpartum Chiropractic Care

Helping you recover.

As chiropractic care during pregnancy helps your body adapt to the many changes up until birth, postpartum care helps you recover from those changes. During pregnancy, your body has produced relaxin, a hormone that softens ligaments and joins.

This hormone allows your joints to become misaligned more easily and it can take months for those ligaments to tightening back up and bring your body back together.

In addition, core and pelvic floor muscles are compromised during pregnancy and delivery, which can lead to other issues such as back pain, incontinence, pelvic pain, and others if not properly rehabbed. Further, the stressors of motherhood- carrying a new baby, nursing, sitting longer periods of timeand simply less time to take care of yourself will take a toll on your recovery. We help your body re-align and adapt to the new changes of motherhood.

BE PREPARED

Chiropractic care can be performed any time post-partum.  All treatments and exercises are performed at your ability. Comfortable clothing is encouraged, as exercises will be taught and performed.

IS IT TOO LATE TO START POST-PARTUM CARE?

It’s never too late! Weaknesses associated with pregnancy, delivery, and c-sections can create abnormal movements. These compensatory patterns can create problems years later.

Pediatric Chiropractic wellness care

Building a foundation of wellness.

Chiropractic and wellness care has shown incredible benefits for developments and improvements. These benefits can include improved sleeping, improved behavior and attitude, and improved immune system function.

In addition, if you are looking for a safer alternative to prescription medication for your child, chiropractic care is an option to explore. We can help give your child the maximum potential for well-being.

I SEE A CHIROPRACTOR. WILL MY BABY BE ADJUSTED LIKE I AM?

Babies and children benefit from chiropractic adjustments. It is different than an adjustment for an adult. The amount of pressure used by our doctors to a baby is what you would use to feel for the ripeness of a tomato.

IF MY CHILD DOESN'T HAVE SYMPTOMS, WOULD IT STILL BE BENEFICIAL TO SEE A CHIROPRACTOR?

The birth process can be taxing on a mom and baby. It is always beneficial to have your baby checked by a chiropractor to make sure the body’s potential will be released ensuring optimal function.

Come on in!

Scheduling an appointment with Active Care only takes minutes. We accept many kinds of insurance and can discuss the details of your financial responsibility prior to your appointment.

We are located on Northwest Highway (US 14) in between the Arlington Heights and Arlington Park Metra stations.

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