carrying and having a baby requires a lot of your body.
a thoughtful combination of our services can help your body and your baby undergo the change.
Our practitioners work together to build individual programs combining pilates, chiropractic care, and/or massage, to suit your individual needs. Our goal is to help women transition into motherhood smoothly and with confidence in their bodies. Beginning a pre-natal care program while trying to get pregnant or in your first trimester of pregnancy improves your core strength and provides relief from pain, which significantly eases the delivery and healing process. We offer one-on-one pre-natal care, as well as individual or group sessions for post-partum women and infant care.
Chiropractic Care prior to conception promotes a more regular menstrual cycle and optimal uterine function. During pregnancy, the use of gentle chiropractic adjustments, mothers stay more comfortable, pain free, and active. A special table and cushion are used to accommodate pregnant and nursing mothers. Adjustments are very safe for both mother and baby. It is Dr. Gerbi's goal to help mothers enjoy their pregnancies and remain relaxed as their bodies go through the process of bringing another life into this world.
The gentle techniques of Infant Care take stress and tension off the baby's nervous system, which has a calming and balancing effect on the baby's body and mental state. No matter how a baby comes into this world, the trip can be a little rough. Some infants have a difficult time adjusting to their new surroundings. All infants benefit from chiropractic and craniosacral therapy and those with particular issues are often helped with this gentle work. Dr. Gerbi is available for free consultation with parents to decide if chiropractic and craniosacral therapy can help their child.
provides relief from:
- Coccyx and pelvic floor pain
- Stress incontinence
- Upper & lower back pain
- Back & shoulder tightness
- Brestfeeding problems
- Diastasis Recti
- SI joint instability and pain
- Pubic Bone Pain
- Abdominal Disconnect
Benefits of Pre-natal and
- Increase core strength
- Pelvic floor strengthening
- Pelvic alignment
- Learn "new" neutral posture
- Proper muscle activation
- Increase flexibility
- Lower stress level
Your infant could benefit from craniosacral therapy if he/she is having trouble with:
- Turning his/her head evenly in both directions
Hood River Chiropractic is a certified Mamalates affiliate.
“The mamalates method is a pilates-based exercise method that focuses on alignment, stability and safely reclaiming your core: all while working out with baby!”