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Increased Risks for Sitka Mothers to Spinal Issues Later in Life

Pregnancy delivers a most wonderful present to a woman, an often longed for child. Pregnancy sometimes produces an additional gift, back pain. Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka assists brand-new mothers and more veteran mothers alike manage post Sitka pregnancy-related back pain. Sitka chiropractic treatment at Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka is gentle and safe treatment for post-pregnancy-related back pain, letting mothers of all stages and ages to relish their mothering days.

Sitka BACK PAIN ISSUES RELATED TO PREGNANCY: Osteoporosis & Degenerative Spondylolisthesis

Women with pregnancy-related Sitka back pain are welcomed at Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka. 76% of pregnant women in a new study reported pregnancy-related back pain. Women who dealt with back pain prior to pregnancy experienced a higher risk of pain throughout pregnancy. (1) For post-menopausal women on the whole there is a better risk of osteoporosis due to the fast bone loss due to estrogen reduction. Factors like obesity, age at menarche, breastfeeding, and parity also contribute. In a recent study, the prevalence for osteoporosis was 35.24%. Particularly, the risk for post-menopausal osteoporosis rose with the number of children a woman had (higher at more than 4 children) and with the older age (highest at over 35 years) of the mother at the last childbirth. (2) Each full-term pregnancy increases the risk of acquiring degenerative spondylolisthesis by 22%. A hysterectomy doubles a woman’s chances. Why? It’s supposed that it is because of low back pain and decreased abdominal muscles during and after pregnancy that sets up the spine for this condition. (3) One study points out the fact that weak abdominal muscles influence the stability of the spine and likely contribute to the condition called degenerative spondylolisthesis. This condition is more common in women. (4) Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka gently treats and eases pain of spondylolisthesis much to the liking of our Sitka chiropractic patients!


Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka offers chiropractic treatment via the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management to ease pregnancy-related back pain in women while pregnant and later in life should they develop back pain related to pregnancy and all its consequences. Cox® Technic is gentle, safe and specific treatment to a sore spine level. One case report described how a woman with sciatica during pregnancy discovered relief of her pain in 8 visits and continued the pregnancy and delivered the baby normally. (5) Another paper reported on the effectiveness of Cox® Technic for alleviating pain due to stable degenerative spondylolisthesis in 75% of patients. (6) Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka knows degenerative spondylolisthesis to be a condition that gentle care is more relieving.

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Evaline Delson on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson about how well Cox® Technic helps alleviate sciatica for women’s pregnancy-related back pain.

Schedule a Sitka chiropractic appointment now. Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka takes care of Sitka pregnancy-related back pain issues for Sitka mothers of all ages and stages so that they may enjoy mothering their children at all ages and stages!

Sitka mothers are predisposed to develop spinal issues as they grow older. 
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