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PRENATAL OSTEOPATHY

Support during pregnancy

Pregnancy is truly an incredible & special time. Osteopathic treatment during pregnancy can provide many benefits, including relief from common aches and pains while applying safe & gentle manual therapy techniques. 

As your body grows and adapts to the many changes that happen throughout pregnancy, it is common to experience aches and pains, but that doesn't mean that you need to wait until baby is born to experience relief. 

Common indications for osteopathy during pregnancy include:

  • Pelvic girdle pain

  • Round ligament pain

  • Low back pain

  • Foot pain

  • Swelling of the extremities

  • Pelvic floor assessment & treatment (external approach)

  • Pelvic floor muscle strengthening (preparing for labour and birth)

  • Digestive issues (heartburn, reflux, constipation)

  • Urinary urge & leakage/incontinence

  • Support with exercise

  • Stress & anxiety

  • Education on birth preparation 

  • C-section awareness & preparation