Are you or a loved one currently pregnant? Have you been experience certain pain due to your pregnancy such as back pain or pelvic pain? Wondering if acupuncture treatments may be able to help? Today, Dawn Potter Acupuncture in Clearwater, Florida is discussing recent analysis of research about various studies on acupuncture in relation to pain experienced during pregnancy. Have more questions? Wondering if our treatment options are right for you? Feel free to reach out! We even offer free 15 minute phone consultations and would be happy to get you on the schedule.
Is Acupuncture Safe During Pregnancy?
Many people often wonder whether acupuncture is even safe during pregnancy and the answer is yes, when performed properly. Dawn has vast experience working with pregnant patients and would be happy to discuss your needs to see if she can help.
Studies On Acupuncture For Pregnancy Pain
A recent analysis that was published in BMJ Open (an open access research journal) that looked at 10 different studies and over 1,000 patients that experienced back pain or pelvic pain during pregnancy (17-30 weeks). Participants in these studies were on average 35 years of age or younger and otherwise healthy individuals. Based upon the data from these various studies, the analysis authors concluded that acupuncture treatment can be effective for reducing back pain/pelvic pain associated with pregnancy. Acupuncture is also known to have little to no complications as well.
What About Acupuncture For Other Pregnancy Symptoms?
In other studies acupuncture has been found to be helpful for morning sickness (and even Hyperemesis gravidarum - an extremely severe form of pregnancy sickness), fatigue, stress/anxiety and even GI related issues.
Schedule Acupuncture For Pregnancy in Clearwater, FL Today
Interested in acupuncture during pregnancy in Clearwater, Florida? Visit our scheduling site, send us a message or give us a call today to get started. We’re always happy to help.