Seaside Chiropractic offers Prenatal and Postnatal support through Chiropractic, Massage and Therapeutic Exercise.
The Massage and Chiropractic techniques provided by our team of specialists provides a range of benefits and addresses pregnancy related symptoms to ensure the well-being of both mother and developing baby. Our conservitive care approach helps to relieve pain and improve function during pregnancy and beyond.
Dr. Heather Ross is a GrowCo Ambassador, BIRTHFIT Professional and certified in Webster Technique.
It is optimal to receive chiropractic care throughout pregnancy so that pelvic balance can be achieved and optimal function can be restored. Dr. Ross uses a combination of manual therapy and rehabilitation to help reduce some of the common uncomfortable symptoms from the muscular, ligamentous and biomechanical stresses of the spinal and pelvic joints during pregnancy. This chiropractic technique balances the pelvis properly, while also reducing the stress to the ligaments that support the uterus, specifically the round ligaments. She will also help guide and educate you on pregnancy and postpartum related areas such as exercise and ergonomics.
Pregnancy is a time of rapid shifts and these changes may provide discomforts and considerations that additional understanding and compassion of a knowledgeable therapist can help with.
Amy Campbell has a special interest in treating prenatal patients. She can help to manage pelvic floor tone and function, improve pelvic girdle symmetry and muscle support to help alleviate pain with a tailored home care plan.
She makes sure to create a comfortable environment for treatment with a variety of options for positioning using pregnancy specific pillows and supports.
- Low back pain
- Pelvic pain
- Mid back and rib pain
- Neck pain
- Hip, knee and ankle pain
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
The Webster Technique has become a familiar term in the pregnancy and birth conversation. Families are seeking out chiropractors who are proficient in this technique as a way to support a more comfortable, safer, and easier birth.
This technique aims to reduce biomechanical stress to the ligaments and joints of the woman’s spine and pelvis during her pregnancy. It is a specific chiropractic examination and treatment which creates balance withing the pelvis, joints, muscles and ligaments in order to better support uterine function. The goal of the Webster Technique is to encourage optimal fetal positioning and allow for a safer, easier birth.
Dr. Heather Ross is a member of the International Chiropractic Paediatric Association and is a Certified Webster Technique Provider.
The postpartum period is one of the most challenging and also important times for new mothers to prioritize self-care. You are recovering physically and mentally while trying to adapt to your new life with your baby. Dr. Heather Ross has specialized training in helping postpartum women return to activties through individualized treatment and exercise programs. As part of a comprehensive plan of management, chiropractic treatment can help manage quicker recovery and address post-natal biomechanical complaints and rehabilitation.
- Evaulation and treatment of biomechanical or physical dysfunction arising from birth and/or pregnancy related changes
- Pain relief for common postnatal complaints (neck/back/hip/wrist pain, headaches and other musculoskeletal complaints)
- Physical testing and guidance through your transition to postpartum exercise
- Improve posture and movement mechanics (education on lifting techniques, baby-wearing, sleep habits, feeding posture, etc)
- Improve core strength, diastasis and pelvic floor dysfunction
- C-Section scar treatment