Pregnancy Chiropractic Specialist

Hausman Chiropractic

Chiropractor located in Austin, TX

It’s no secret that when you’re pregnant, the growth of your belly can lead to other problems. From back pain to sciatica, Dr. Robert Hausman can help. He can not only reduce the pain you’re experiencing, but he may also be able to delay premature delivery and ensure that your baby’s in the best position possible for delivery using the Webster technique. Located in Austin, Texas, Hausman Chiropractic offers a variety of methods to keep you safe and comfortable throughout your pregnancy. Book your appointment online or call to schedule.

Pregnancy Chiropractor Q & A

Is chiropractic care safe during pregnancy?

In most cases, chiropractic care is safe and effective during pregnancy. When you’re pregnant, your body releases specific hormones that soften your ligaments. Because of this, Dr. Hausman can gently manipulate your body without the more aggressive techniques commonly associated with chiropractic alignments.

He uses hands-on manipulation techniques and gentle stretches to improve your spinal alignment. He may also prescribe regular at-home exercises to help stabilize your spine and reinforce the manipulations he does in the office.

How does a chiropractor help with pregnancy?

Dr. Hausman can reduce, and sometimes eliminate, the unwanted symptoms caused by pregnancy. He can safely and efficiently reduce pain in your:

  • Back
  • Legs
  • Hips
  • Pelvis

Because of pregnancy weight gain, the imbalance it creates, and hormonal changes that make your joints soften, your spine is often pulled out of alignment.

By gently manipulating the spine back into place, Dr. Hausman not only reduces your pain; he decreases the frequency and severity of headaches and eliminates sciatica symptoms.

What is the Webster technique?

The Webster technique uses gentle hand manipulations to optimize your baby’s birth position in the womb. In many cases, Dr. Hausman, an expert in the Webster technique, can turn a breech baby into the natural delivery position, significantly lowering a mother’s risk of needing a cesarean section.

Developed by chiropractor Larry Webster, this method has up to a 90% success rate. By using body positioning, Dr. Hausman encourages the fetus to flip either forward or backward into the correct orientation for birth.

When should you see a chiropractor during pregnancy?

If you see Dr. Hausman for back, hip, or leg pain during your pregnancy, he recommends appointments once a month during the first trimester, then every 2-3 weeks until the end of your pregnancy.

If you’re at risk for a breech delivery, Dr. Hausman recommends scheduling an appointment during your eighth month to ensure the baby is in the correct position. If not, he can assist in turning the fetus with the Webster technique.

If you’re pregnant and suffering from lower back pain, don’t spend the next few months in discomfort. Find a solution with a doctor who’s certified by the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association: Schedule your appointment with Dr. Hausman today by calling the office or booking online.