The purpose of this article is to review the literature on the topic of chiropractic care during pregnancy.
A PubMed search was performed using the terms pregnancy and chiropractic. Sources were cross-referenced to obtain further articles and research information after reviewing the articles obtained through the search.
Thirty-three references were used for this review. The current literature reports favorable results on the use of chiropractic care throughout pregnancy.
Chiropractic evaluation and treatment during pregnancy may be considered a safe and effective means of treating common musculoskeletal symptoms that affect pregnant patients. The scarcity of published literature warrants further research.