Why is Chiropractic care important during pregnancy?

During pregnancy the body naturally undergo several physiological and hormonal changes, it is important to see a chiropractor during pregnancy as chiropractic care can help maintain and prepare the body for these changes. Chiropractor often help ease the discomfort during the gestation period and during pregnancy it self


Chiropractor will also ensure that the pelvic alignment is at it’s best providing optimal space for the developing baby, this will also help the baby to get into the best possible position for delivery. 

Am I able to bring a child or infant to a Chiropractor?

Yes, infant and children benefit from regular chiropractic care. During the developing process, being particularly active and curious about the world, often lead to all types of accidents and falls. Chiropractor will monitor the children’s’ spinal health and ensure the body and mind connection is at its full potential. This will benefit the developing brain in many ways.


How can Chiropractic benefit athletes?

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There are many benefits from receiving regular chiropractic care for athletes, most commonly chiropractic care is effective for both high and low impact injuries.

Often these sports place certain amount of strain on the body. These strains and stresses often accumulate; as a result causing changes in the biomechanical structure of the spine affecting the nervous system and thus interferes the communication pathways between the brain and the body.



The human body is intelligent, it does it's best to maintain harmony within our body. When the spinal structure is altered,

The muscles and ligaments around the vertebral bodies tries it's best to adapt and correct itself to maintain balance. These muscles will try to pull the vertebral structures back into its proper juxaposisiton, as a consequence increased muscle tension and muscle spasm occurs around the problematic areas. While our body compensate its structures for balance, these accumulated changes often lead to achy pain, reduced flexibility and range of motion.

Addressing these subluxations will allow the brain to communicate with the body more efficiently allowing the athlete to reach peak performance.


Chiropractic care can also help athletes in:


·       Alleviate pain

·       Injury Prevention

·       Healing and Recovery



"Bodybuilders and fitness people have been using, very extensively, chiropractors in order to stay healthy and fit. Whenever I had a little problem with my body, I always ran to one of my dear friends (Franco Columbo,D.C.). He was always right there with the adjustments. This is how I found out the best way of going is to use chiropractors, not only after injuries, but also before injury."


-Arnold Schwarzenegger - bodybuilder, former actor and governor of California



If you are a competitive athlete or just enjoy a active lifestyle, Albany Healthcare Centre, Chiropractic & acupuncture provide holistic care and advice for a variety of sport and exercise related issues. Give you're body the ability to reach peek performance today. 

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