During pregnancy there is rapid development, hormonal changes, laxity of connective ligaments, and shifting of weight bearing structures that may cause women to experience lower back pain. Dr. Douglas Krift of Ft Thomas, KY regularly treats pregnant women with lower pain during all stages of pregnancy. The patients that receive regular checkups usually benefit the most. The benefits of chiropractic may also be noticed during labor and delivery. Dr. Krift’s patients have reported faster and more comfortable deliveries that than previous experiences before chiropractic care. Modifications to the table and use of gentle adjusting techniques allow for changes comfortable spinal and pelvic adjustments during each stage of pregnancy. Keeping the hips, pelvis and lower back in alignment during pregnancy, as the body adapts to weight gain and shifts of the center of gravity, is the key to minimizing lower back pain and stress. Pregnant with lower back pain? Call for an appointment (859) 781-8700.