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Increased Risks for Vancouver Mothers to Spinal Issues Later in Life

Pregnancy delivers a very beautiful present to a woman, an often longed for child. Pregnancy occasionally delivers an additional gift, back pain. Vancouver Disc Centers helps brand-new mothers and more experienced mothers alike cope with post Vancouver pregnancy-related back pain. Vancouver chiropractic treatment at Vancouver Disc Centers is gentle and safe treatment for post-pregnancy-related back pain, letting mothers of all stages and ages to enjoy their mothering days.

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

Women with pregnancy-related Vancouver back pain are welcomed at Vancouver Disc Centers. 76% of pregnant women in a recent study described pregnancy-related back pain. Women who had back pain before getting pregnant experienced an increased risk of pain throughout pregnancy. (1) For post-menopausal women on the whole there is a bigger risk of osteoporosis due to the rapid bone loss attributed to estrogen depletion. Factors like obesity, age at menarche, breastfeeding, and parity also play a role. In a new study, the incidence of osteoporosis was 35.24%. Specifically, the risk for post-menopausal osteoporosis increased with the number of children a woman birthed (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 developing degenerative spondylolisthesis by 22%. A hysterectomy doubles a woman’s odds. Why? It’s proposed that it’s because of low back pain and diminished abdominal muscles during and after pregnancy that sets up the spine for this condition. (3) One study stresses the fact that weak abdominal muscles influence the stability of the spine and likely contribute to the condition known as degenerative spondylolisthesis. This condition is more usual in women. (4) Vancouver Disc Centers gently treats and eases pain of spondylolisthesis much to the pleasure of our Vancouver chiropractic patients!


Vancouver Disc Centers utilizes chiropractic treatment via the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management to ease pregnancy-related back pain in women during pregnancy and later in life should they develop back pain related to pregnancy and all its effects. Cox® Technic is gentle, safe and specific treatment to a painful spine level. One case report described how a woman with sciatica during pregnancy found 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 reducing pain due to stable degenerative spondylolisthesis in 75% of patients. (6) Vancouver Disc Centers knows degenerative spondylolisthesis to be a condition that gentle care is more effective.

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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 Vancouver chiropractic appointment now. Vancouver Disc Centers takes care of Vancouver pregnancy-related back pain issues for Vancouver mothers of all ages and stages so that they may enjoy mothering their children at all ages and stages!

Vancouver mothers are prone to develop spinal issues as they grow older. 
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