Proactive Choices for Expecting Moms

May 4, 2022

Hey expecting mamas! Want to make conscious & proactive choices to have a healthy pregnancy, prepare for birth and experience a strong postpartum recovery? Avoid excessive sitting. When you sit too much, your hip flexor muscle (psoas) can become very contracted. This muscle actually sits on backside of your uterus and can cause torsion and…

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Pregnancy and Chiropractic Care

April 27, 2022

If a mother’s pelvis is misaligned and her sacrum is rotated… how is that going to affect her baby? How is it going to impact birth? Biomechanical dysfunction in the spine, sacrum, and pelvis can lead to a more difficult and more painful labor. As prenatal chiropractors, the doctors at Pure Light have advanced training…

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Round Ligament Pain During Pregnancy

April 6, 2022

Round ligament pain during pregnancy — common but not normal. The round ligaments suspend the uterus and they become stretched, tight and often painful during pregnancy. When the round ligaments are painful, it is a sign that there may be tension and imbalance within the pelvis and the uterus. When the ligaments tighten, especially on…

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The Central Nervous System

February 18, 2022

“Woah…it’s really that simple!? ”When a parent has a moment about what we do and understands it on a scientific level! The caveat is that it is actually very complicated but we understand what we are doing so well that it’s easy for us explain. Interested? Here we go — We use the spine as…

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Stress in the Nervous System

February 12, 2022

Have you ever considered how the stress that a mother experiences pre-conceptively, while pregnant and birthing can directly impact her baby? ⁠⁠Have you ever considered how stress and trauma can be imprinted and passed from one generation to the next?⁠⁠ “Stress that affected one generation will be played out in the next generation to the…

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The Webster Technique

January 26, 2022

The Webster Technique is a gentle method of adjusting the pelvis. A balanced and well-adjusted pelvis allows for greater mobility and alignment of the foundation of the spine, which allows for greater function throughout the spine and central nervous system. In pregnancy, a balanced pelvis may allow for a more comfortable pregnancy and supports the…

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Taking Care of Mom!

January 21, 2022

So many mothers are so busy taking care of everyone else, they often do not take action or feel they have the support to take care of themselves. Depletion. Exhaustion. Fatigue. Depression. Shame. Guilt. Easily triggered. Overwhelmed. Heightened emotions. Low motivation. Increased anxiety. Resentful. Short Fuse. Irritable. Doing something for yourself feels impossible. It is…

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THE Webster Technique

November 18, 2021

THE Webster Technique – WHAT is it and WHY it matters: The Webster technique is a specific chiropractic analysis and adjustment that focuses on reducing the effects of sacral misalignment and SI (sacroiliac) joint dysfunction. This adjustment greatly improves the neurobiomechanical function of the pelvis. WHY should you utilize prenatal chiropractic care & the Webster…

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Thriving Nervous Systems

October 8, 2021

What if fatigue, irritability, allergies, sensory overwhelm, learning difficulty, and frequent illness aren’t the brain doing something wrong, but actually part of an intelligent and adaptive response? Nearly half of all children in the United States are reported to currently have at least one chronic health condition, including developmental delay, environmental and food allergies, learning…

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Nursing Challenges

October 8, 2021

Helping new moms and their babies overcome latching and nursing challenges is something we do every single day in our office. One common struggle for moms is maintaining the proper milk supply to support their little one.There are many variables at play when it comes to supply issues and every mother’s journey is unique.Here are…

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