Chiropractic Care During Pregnancy
Chiropractor, Dr. Mark Halpern, talks about chiropractic care during pregnancy. The main issues to address the pain and discomfort the woman is in and the safety of the growing child. During pregnancy, the body releases Relaxin, a hormone that relaxes all the ligaments in the body which can affect the joints of women during pregnancy. There are safe and gentle techniques to treat women during pregnancy, for example, a pregnancy pillow, which is fitted according to trimester and is utilized to accommodate the size of the growing belly. The pregnancy pillow allows for safe and comfortable treatment by your chiropractor to help address the discomforts of pregnancy.
About Dr. Mark Halpern
Dr. Mark Halpern graduated from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in 1996. He ran The York Lanes Chiropractic clinic, at York University, from October 1996 to June 2010. The Midtown Family Chiropractic clinic was opened in the fall of 2005 on a part-time basis and became a full-time practice in June 2010.
Educating the community regarding Health & Wellness is a priority for Dr. Halpern and through his work at the University and in Toronto, has had the opportunity to write articles for the campus newspaper and local publications, do a monthly radio show, and many lectures for the corporate community, as well as the Kinesiology and Music departments.
His practice Midtown Family Chiropractic serves people looking to live a Wellness based lifestyle with passion, vitality, and a vision for the future.
Dr. Halpern’s expertise with spinal health, and foot and extremity mechanics, allowed him to develop a unique high performance Golf fitness assessment, as well as run corporate foot clinics.
Dr. Halpern has a broad range of interests in the health and wellness field and has become certified in Psych-k (Belief change) and Reconnective Healing, both concentrating on helping his practice members to live the life of their dreams by removing unwanted subconscious beliefs and stimulating the natural healing capabilities of the human body.