Going to the chiropractor doesn’t mean having your back contorted and jolted. Gentle family chiropractic care can be used to treat expecting mothers, children, and seniors. Dr. Felicity Keough-Bligh and Dr. Michelle Mashinter of Keough Chiropractic, serving the St. Charles, Missouri, area, can help no matter how tough or gentle your needs may be.
Pregnancy Chiropractic Care
The additional weight growing within the human body results in the spine being forced into extra curvature. Additionally, pregnant bodies produce hormones that weaken ligaments. This can create some imbalance in the pelvic area as well as misalignment of the vertebrae along the spinal column, which can make pregnancy and birth more difficult. The extra load the back muscles are carrying must also accommodate for the lack of support in the spine.
Our doctors can help alleviate the discomfort that is experienced by these changes in the body. Chiropractic visits after delivery have also resulted in quicker recovery and pain relief.
Pediatric Chiropractic Care
Children are often active enough to put their backs through a lot of trauma. Falling off of bikes, beds, and trees can lead to a child’s vertebrae becoming misaligned. The tension this can cause to the back can not only result in pain or difficulty moving, but difficulty focusing and paying attention in class.
Regular adjustments beginning at infancy help ensure the proper alignment of a child’s spinal development, which in turn helps ensure that the child’s nervous system runs optimally during the most important times of development.
Senior/Fragile Chiropractic Care
Spinal care is important no matter the circumstances. Our doctors have experience treating bones that have been weakened by age or disease. Our goal is to ensure that joints are functioning properly and located where they should be. Regular chiropractic visits can help alleviate arthritic pain, improve mobility, and function of extremities, and improve the posture of spines that have begun to develop a slumped over position.
If you are seeking gentle family chiropractic treatment for yourself or a loved one in or near St. Charles, Missouri, contact our office to schedule a consultation with Dr. Felicity Keough-Bligh and Dr. Michelle Mashinter of Keough Chiropractic, today!