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Uncovering and Treating the Causes of Female Low Back Pain

Low back pain is among the most common conditions for which patients seek medical care1. Low back pain is defined as pain, muscle tension, or stiffness localized below the costal margin and above the inferior gluteal folds, with or without leg pain. Low back pain can begin in childhood and continue to plague the patient throughout their life. It is a disorder with many possible causes and many explanations, occurring in many groups of populations.

Research indicates that more than 80% of people experience low back pain during their lifetime with its prevalence being slightly more common in females than males across all age groups. Women have increased lower back pain during their menstrual cycle or at the time of ovulation. The resultant inflammation and uterine cramping can increase the intra-abdominal pressure and flare up a preexisting lower back condition. read more

Ultimate Comfort for Expectant Moms: a Guide to Maternity Insoles

Ultimate Comfort for Expectant Moms

Pregnancy is a beautiful journey, but it can also be a challenging time for expectant moms, particularly regarding foot and leg comfort. Your body’s changes during pregnancy can lead to painful, swollen, and tired feet. Fortunately, relief is available with proper pregnancy foot care. Maternity insoles that address your body’s unique stabilization needs can help you stay comfortable throughout your pregnancy.

Here’s a guide to finding the best maternity shoe inserts for you.

Foot Pain and Discomfort During Pregnancy—What To Expect

Pregnancy is a miraculous time of growth and transformation. However, the changes your body experiences during this time can tax your body and place added stress on your feet. Here are some of the most common problems pregnant women deal with: read more

How Insoles Can Help Alleviate Pregnancy Pain and Discomfort

Pregnancy can be a special and magical time in a woman’s life. However, it’s also a time of many changes in the body and significant challenges, such as back pain, swollen feet and ankles, and changes in posture.

Fortunately, insoles for pregnancy and maternity shoes can address and alleviate many sources of pain and discomfort. Choosing the right arch support insoles for pregnancy, in particular, can keep you comfortable and healthy when expecting a baby.

Understanding Pregnancy Pain and Discomfort

Why is it so common to feel back pain and discomfort during pregnancy? Your body is working overtime and undergoing many changes during pregnancy, which can put pressure on your feet and cause discomfort in your ankles, legs, hips, and back. Additionally, hormonal changes in your body may cause fluid retention, leading to foot and ankle swelling. read more

Laying the Foundation for a Healthy Pregnancy

Chiropractic Care and Pregnancy – A Conversation with Caitlin Haley Corona, DC

Dr. Caitlin Haley Corona became especially interested in addressing the unique Chiropractic benefits of pregnancy in 2019, when she was expecting herself. Now a mother of two, she has continued her education in pregnancy and pediatrics and is certified in the Webster Technique.

As a busy doctor at Bledsoe Chiropractic in Conway, AR, Dr. Corona treats women throughout all stages of pregnancy. In this blog, she shares her insights about the importance of Chiropractic care during pregnancy and after baby’s arrival.  read more

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