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Webster Technique - Pregnancy Chiropractors

Chiropractic and Webster Technique during Pregnancy

Patients of Geebung Family Chiropractic often seek advice from us about management of back pain, sciatica and other musculoskeletal issues which can arise as a result of the changes during pregnancy. We also see pregnant mums seeking the Webster Technique which is a method of gently balancing the ligaments, muscles and other tissues around the pelvis to support a relaxed and optimally functioning lumbar and pelvic region in the later stages of pregnancy. 

Webster Technique has previously been wrongly described as a technique to ‘turn your baby from breech position’. This is understandable given that is sometimes a follow on effect from releasing tension in the pelvic tissues, however techniques performed by Chiropractors including the Webster Technique are solely focussed on improving function of the spine, nervous system and musculoskeletal system. When there is improved function, the body can more easily do what it needs and the results that follow are dependant on each individual person and their condition. Chiropractic focusses to maintain the structural alignment and balance of the pelvis, spine and surrounding structures to support the mother's comfort.  

Specifically, the Webster Technique is a series of gentle adjustments and ligament releases performed in a specific sequence with the intention of unwinding an identified  rotation or twist of the sacrum and pelvis. The Chiropractors at Geebung Family Chiropractic are all trained and experienced in pregnancy care and take a wholistic approach to caring for pregnant mothers. We know how important this time is for you and your family and want to be able to support you with the best chiropractic care we can.

Most pregnant women look forward to being able to rest on their bellies with the support of a pregnancy pillow that has a scoop cut out of it and can continually be adjusted as mom grows to make room for the baby and provide the most comfortable position for mums to rest and receive care. Our focus is always to make your needs and preferences a priority so if you are uncomfortable laying down, that is ok, we are able to treat you sitting or standing if necessary..

Chiropractic care during pregnancy is considered gentle safe for both mum and baby, and can be an important part of prenatal care.  Pregnancy is a time of incredible physical and postural change as the mother's body accommodates and nurtures the growing baby. If you have any questions or would like to book an appointment to speak with one of our experienced chiropractors, please contact us here

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Geebung Family Chiropractic clinic is well equipped to best accommodate pregnant mothers as patients:

- We have soft pregnancy-specific belly pillows to allow mothers to lay face down safely & comfortably 
- Our chiropractors are all qualified and experienced with pregnancy to provide the best experience possible 
- Our gentle techniques are ideal for supporting you during your pregnancy
- Techniques include Sacro-Occipital Technique (SOT), Webster Technique, Activator & Cranial Technique

We are here to help you at all stages of your pregnancy. If you have any questions that you would like to discuss or would like to book an appointment with one of our pregnancy qualified Chiropractors, please contact the clinic

All of our Chiropractors use a range of chiropractic techniques to make sure each patient's specific needs are met. Our aim is to provide the best chiropractic and health care, using the most proven chiropractic techniques, to help you heal, become healthy and stay that way. The Chiropractic techniques we use include Sacro Occipital Technique, Cranial Specific Work, Diversified Manual Adjustments and Activator Instrument Adjusting. These techniques allow us to care for people of all ages. This includes newborn babies, pregnant mothers, adolescents and adults.

We are proud to be in service of the Brisbane community and to be able to provide the best standards of Chiropractic care. Geebung Family Chiropractic is located on the north side of Brisbane near Chermside. Our address is 117 Copperfield Street, Geebung QLD 4034.

We are a registered Chiropractic provider for most health funds, including being a preferred provider for BUPA and Medibank Private. We also participate with DVA & Medicare EPC plans with GP referrals.

Meet our experienced Chiropractors by clicking here.