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Increased Risks for Toronto Mothers to Spinal Issues Later in Life

Pregnancy delivers a most wonderful gift to a woman, a long-awaited child. Pregnancy sometimes produces an additional gift, back pain. Yorkville Chiropractic and Wellness Centre assists brand-new mothers and more experienced mothers alike cope with post Toronto pregnancy-related back pain. Toronto chiropractic treatment at Yorkville Chiropractic and Wellness Centre is gentle and safe treatment for post-pregnancy-related back pain, allowing mothers of all stages and ages to relish their mothering days.

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

Women with pregnancy-related Toronto back pain are welcomed at Yorkville Chiropractic and Wellness Centre. 76% of pregnant women in a new study reported pregnancy-related back pain. Women who had back pain prior to pregnancy experienced an increased risk of pain throughout pregnancy. (1) For post-menopausal women on the whole there is a bigger risk of osteoporosis because of the fast bone loss due to estrogen depletion. Factors like obesity, age at menarche, breastfeeding, and parity also contribute. In a recent report, the prevalence for osteoporosis was 35.24%. Specifically, the risk for post-menopausal osteoporosis increased with the number of children a woman had (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 acquiring degenerative spondylolisthesis by 22%. A hysterectomy increases twofold a woman’s odds. Why? It is proposed that it is due to low back pain and diminished abdominal muscles during and after pregnancy that establishes the spine for this condition. (3) One study stresses the fact that weak abdominal muscles influence the stability of the spine and likely promote the condition known as degenerative spondylolisthesis. This condition is more usual in women. (4) Yorkville Chiropractic and Wellness Centre gently treats and eases pain of spondylolisthesis much to the liking of our Toronto chiropractic patients!


Yorkville Chiropractic and Wellness Centre offers chiropractic treatment via the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management to relieve 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 sore spine level. One case report described how a woman with sciatica during pregnancy discovered relief of her pain in 8 visits and continued the pregnancy and delivered the baby just fine. (5) Another paper reported on the success of Cox® Technic for alleviating pain due to stable degenerative spondylolisthesis in 75% of patients. (6) Yorkville Chiropractic and Wellness Centre knows degenerative spondylolisthesis to be a condition that gentle care is more relieving.

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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 ease sciatica for women’s pregnancy-related back pain.

Schedule a Toronto chiropractic appointment now. Yorkville Chiropractic and Wellness Centre manages Toronto pregnancy-related back pain issues for Toronto mothers of all ages and stages so that they may appreciate mothering their children at all ages and stages!

Toronto mothers are predisposed to develop spinal issues as they grow older. 
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