Dont Let Back Pain Spoil Your Pregnancy

Maternity and childbirth will be among the most amazing events in your life, but unfortunately, for many the experience is spoilt by chronic back pain.

“Approximately 70 percent of all women experience some degree of back pain during pregnancy. For some, it is merely an ache that comes and goes, but for others it can be really debilitating.”

If you are planning your pregnancy, it would make sense to minimize the risk of suffering lower back pain, sciatica or aching to your neck and shoulders. This can easily be achieved by getting yourself, especially your spine, in the best possible shape before you become pregnant.

A bulging pregnant belly shifts your centre of gravity out from your body. Often without realizing it, you let your lower back be pulled forward into a “swayback posture”, making back muscles short, tight, and painful. A supple spine allows you to stand up straight allowing your muscles to naturally lengthen and stretch, making good posture one of the easiest “exercises” for easing lower back pain.

However, when your spine is stiff then attempting to improve your posture will cause you to lean back further and exacerbate your “swayback posture” and increase the risk of lower back pain.

A course of treatment, before you become pregnant, including the use of Theraflex can increase your mobility helping you to improve your posture comfortably and effectively. By minimising the stresses placed on your low back and relaxing your neck and shoulders it can significantly decrease any symptoms and perhaps even prevent back pain altogether.

If you are in the unfortunate position of suffering low back pain, including sciatica, or neck and shoulder pain, as well as tension headaches, then The BackCare Clinic offers muscle energy treatment and cranial osteomyology to give gentle relief without the need for manipulation.

Tips to help your back during pregnancy:

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You should look at how you’re sitting or standing while working or at home, slouching while sitting or standing are big causes of problems with posture, and can be exacerbated while pregnant. Relieving back pain during pregnancy can be as simple as sitting up correctly, and doing simple stretches and exercises can help relieve back, neck and shoulder pain.

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Wearing sensible, low-heeled, comfortable shoes will help your posture and the alignment of your spine.

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Where ever possible, lift with your legs, not with the more vulnerable muscles in your back.

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Try not to sleep on your back as it can put stress on your lower back. Always try to sleep on your side. If sleeping on your back is unavoidable place two pillows under your knees to reduce the pressure on your spine.

What our Clients Say…

"Very simple and non invasive treatment and haven’t had a twinge since!"

– Alice S (Age 27)

"I have been to Osteopaths and Chiropractors since the age of 19"

“I have been to Osteopaths and Chiropractors since the age of 19 with very little success. If only I had come across Nic then it would have been a different story.

Flexibility and straightness are key to my job, Decorating and Sports Dressage.

He has improved both of these more than I ever thought possible.”

– Cheryl G (Age 47)

"Pain removed after 3 visits."

“I am a 39 year old male that is on his feet all day at work, and had resigned myself to the fact that my back had clearly had its day and I was in for pain and discomfort for the rest of my life! How wrong I was.

I visited Nic 3 times, he treated me, taught me how to look after my back and how it works, it’s the best thing I have done in ages! Since seeing Nic I have not had any pain or discomfort and I actually feel 10 years younger…Read More

John H (age 39)

"At 36 my Doctor told me there was nothing more the NHS could do"

“At 36 my Doctor told me there was nothing more the NHS could do for my mobility issues and that I would just have to manage as best I could with Pain killers. I had suffered a Herniated Disc in my lower Back some six months before and had received various NHS treatments, none of which had worked. Nic at the Back Clinic gave me my life back, after only a few sessions, I could walk, bend and show dogs again, something I had been told by various people wouldn’t be possible in the future. I was actually pain free again for the first time in a year and I could do all that I wished with my life. Without Nic’s expert treatment my life would be a fraction of what it is today. Thanks for fixing me once again.”

John H (age 39)

"Finally I have found something that works!"

“Finally I have found something that works! After suffering with chronic acute exasperated back pain since I was 16, nerve damage and having two major trauma’s to my back I was in complete despair. I found myself on a large dosage of pain medications, anti inflammatory and muscle relaxers. I had lost my job and spent 4 months in bed unable to move. My massage therapist recommended to me the Back Clinic. so I thought why not give it a try. After just one session I was totally stunned at the results I not only felt but could see with my back and my posture. I can still remember to this day my utter amazement when I walked for the first time after my back had been gently manipulated. This is a miracle and I still say that today. The pain has gone, I can move more freely and I can be active again…Read More

Belinda F (age 46)

I felt I had grown a couple of inches

I am a 24 year old female Soldier and currently deployed in Afghanistan. Due to my work responsibilities I have to carry a lot of weight on my back, as you can imagine this causes a lot of stress to it. After visiting Nic in Eye I felt I had grown a couple of inches and the relief i felt afterwards was amazing. Highly recommended to anyone with back problems. Thank you.

Holly A

"I have been to Osteopaths and Chiropractors since the age of 19"

“I have been to Osteopaths and Chiropractors since the age of 19 with very little success. If only I had come across Nic then it would have been a different story.

Flexibility and straightness are key to my job, Decorating and Sports Dressage.

He has improved both of these more than I ever thought possible.”

– Cheryl G (Age 47)

As the result of a road accident

I was fortunate enough to find Nic Aldous when I moved to Suffolk. Having suffered acute neck and back pain as a result of a road accident I was desperate to find treatment to make my life bearable. How lucky was I! After only 4 sessions my movement was so much better and my pain reduced by 80%… Read More

Jackie Mason

I suffered for some time

I suffered for some time with neck and back pain which was causing me constant headaches, I now go for treatment when I feel it is needed to keep pain free.

Emma R

Nic really got me straightened out – literally!!

“After years of struggling with a lop sided posture with one hip visibly higher than the other and regular bouts of low back pain, four visits to Nic had me standing straight and tall and my back has given me no further problems. I will definitely be attending Nic’s back pain clinic for check up sessions to keep me pain free from now on.”

Lesley V

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Diss: 01379 434101
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Diss (Open Tues, Wed & Fri, 8:30am - 7pm):

The BackCare Clinic, Chancery House, Victoria Road, Diss, IP22 4HZ

Norwich (Open Mon & Thurs, 9am - 7pm):

The Backcare Clinic @ Capitol House, 4-6 Heigham Street, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 4TE

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