Pregnancy Care

At Atlas Family Chiropractic, we specialize in taking care of pregnant mothers for the number one complaint during pregnancy - low back pain. There are many structural changes and physiological changes during pregnancy and our moms find that being under our neurologically based chiropractic care before, during, and after pregnancy, helps them to be more comfortable. It allows the mother and the child to adapt and function the natural way it was intended to do during this beautiful process.

Chiropractic care during pregnancy complements the normal physiological function of both the mother and the baby in pregnancy and birth. In the mother, chiropractic care prepares the pelvis for pregnancy and birth by creating a state of balance in pelvic bony structures, muscles and ligaments. Chiropractic care removes torsion of the ligaments that support the uterus. Chiropractic adjustments reduce interference to the mother’s vital nervous system, which controls and co-ordinates all of her systems and functions.

To the infant, chiropractic care reduces interference to the mother’s nervous system, allowing for better baby development. Pelvic balance allows the baby greater room to develop without restrictions to the forming cranium, spine, and other skeletal structures.

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Knowledge. Experience. Trust.

Dr Glen Johanson has over 20 years of experience and extensive post-graduate training in pediatrics and pregnant women. Dr. Glen’s knowledge and experience working with pregnant women and children allows for the highest quality care for your entire family.

Benefits of chiropractic care during pregnancy include:

 
Maintaining a healthier pregnancy
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Controlling symptoms of nausea
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Relieving back, neck or joint pain
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Clinic Hours


  • M: 8:30 am - 12 pm; 2 pm - 6 pm
  • T: 2 pm - 6 pm
  • W: 8:30 am - 12 pm; 2 pm-6 pm
  • Th: 8:30 am - 11:30 am; 2 pm - 6 pm

  • FRI, SAT & SUN CLOSED

Atlas Family Chiropractic

  • Dr. Glen Johanson
  • Airdrie, Alberta
  • 403-945-9450
  • 5113, 403 Mackenzie Way SW

Patient Testimonials

 

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Chiropractic care seems to be a universal method of treatment used by all kinds of people. Since receiving frequent chiropractic care I have noticed an improvement in my posture, sleep, energy, and emotional balance. My advice to people I know is that chiropractic care is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle. Dr. Glen has been great and I would highly recommend him. Kyle D
Dr. Glen’s chiro care should be a requirement for prevention of conditions. Getting regular adjustments has made a world of difference. First the headaches went away, then my back has gotten much better and I continue with treatments to prevent these headaches and pain. It feels better to have an adjustment rather than to take pain medication to cover the symptom but never address the cause. You can gain better results with adjustments. Tina T
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