Pregnancy & Pediatrics
Austin Chiropractic is a family practice. Dr. Austin cares for, treats and adjusts pregnant women, babies and children of all ages. Dr. Austin's own family, including wife and three children, benefit from chiropractic care. Having experienced first hand the many health benefits of chiropractic, Dr. Austin aims to provide the same wellness care to many other families.
Dr. Austin studied and is trained in the Webster technique. Additionally, Dr. Austin receives insight and training on pediatric chiropractic from top doctors around the nation. The Webster technique is used to assess and reposition the mother's hips and decrease excess tension on the round ligaments. This technique reduces the stress on the baby and the mother, thereby promoting health for both the mom and her child.
Benefits of chiropractic care during pregnancy include:
-less discomfort during pregnancy due to proper alignment of the spine and hips and proper tension and stress on ligaments
-keeping the pelvic floor open so baby has room to move and position appropriately, putting less stress on baby and mom
-average push time of 8 to 20 minutes for expectant mothers under chiropractic care.
What sets Dr. Austin apart from other chiropractors is his love for children and specialized gentle adjusting technique. Children can sense Dr. Austin's care for them and they really look forward to seeing him and getting their adjustments. Dr. Austin usually references the sound of popcorn to children during their first visit so they can know what to expect. Children then grow to love how good they feel after the "popcorn". Adjustments for newborns and small children are performed with extremely light touch. Parents are often amazed at how gentle Dr. Austin is and at how well little ones respond to chiropractic care. Dr. Austin is also a member of The International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA).