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Why Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine is Helpful During Pregnancy

By February 9, 2015Blog

Muscles that tighten during pregnancy:

  1. Iliopsoas

  2. Rectus femorus

  3. Quadratus Lumborum

  4. Pectorals

  5. Rhomboids

  6. Levator Scapulae

  7. Upper Trapezius

Muscles that are over stretched during pregnancy:

  1. Gluteals

  2. Hamstrings

  3. Abdominals

  4. Lower Trapezius

  5. Neck Flexors

  6. Pelvic Floor Muscles

Want to address with OMT:

  1. Gravitational Strains.

  2. Optimize pulmonary respiration.

  3. Facilitate drainage of venous and lymphatic systems.

  4. Optimize autonomic nervous system function.

  5. Reset or quiet myofascial strains.

  6. Decrease mom’s pain and optimize her function so she can enjoy her pregnancy and be as emotionally stable as possible.

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