Dr. Hancock is passionate about helping women throughout their reproductive years and is one of the few chiropractors in her area who is both Webster certified and experienced in pediatric chiropractic adjusting. Her training has been gained through the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association. The pregnancy journey can be both joyful and traumatic for mother and child; as a Prenatal Chiropractor, Dr. Hancock is here to support the process and birth experience by aiding in alleviating back pain and discomfort.
Conditions treated during pregnancy
Chiropractic care during pregnancy is a safe and effective way to manage symptoms and increase pelvic function and comfort. As a prenatal chiropractor, Dr. Hancock approach to chiropractic adjustments and treatment during pregnancy have proven to be effective in treating the low back, neck, and joint pain, headaches, nausea/morning sickness, and pelvic pain and pelvic function. With chiropractic are during pregnancy, patients typically experience reduced time in labor and delivery, a healthier pregnancy, and a decrease chance of caesarean delivery due to breech presentation.
Webster technique and pregnancy
The Webster technique is a specific prenatal chiropractic analysis and diversified adjustment. The goal of the adjustment is to reduce the effects of sacral subluxation or SI joint dysfunction. In so doing, neuro-biomechanical function in the pelvis is improved. Balancing pelvic function has been clinically proven to optimize fetal positioning during pregnancy, especially in the third trimester. Dr. Hancock is a prenatal chiropractor and is Webster certified. She uses this technique specifically in the third trimester to aid in pelvic function and comfortability of the baby in-utero. The specific technique has been shown to help improve breech presentation by balancing pelvic function and mechanics.