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Increased Risks for La Grande Mothers to Spinal Issues Later in Life

Pregnancy produces a very wonderful gift to a woman, an often longed for child. Pregnancy sometimes produces an additional gift, back pain. Paulette Hugulet, DC, LLC assists brand-new mothers and more veteran mothers alike manage post La Grande pregnancy-related back pain. La Grande chiropractic treatment at Paulette Hugulet, DC, LLC is gentle and safe treatment for post-pregnancy-related back pain, allowing mothers of all stages and ages to relish their mothering days.

La Grande BACK PAIN ISSUES RELATED TO PREGNANCY: Osteoporosis & Degenerative Spondylolisthesis

Women with pregnancy-related La Grande back pain are welcomed at Paulette Hugulet, DC, LLC. 76% of pregnant women in a new study reported pregnancy-related back pain. Women who had back pain before getting pregnant had a higher risk of pain during pregnancy. (1) For post-menopausal women on the whole there is a bigger risk of osteoporosis due to the rapid bone loss due to estrogen depletion. Issues like obesity, age at menarche, breastfeeding, and parity also contribute. In a recent study, the incidence of osteoporosis was 35.24%. Particularly, the risk for post-menopausal osteoporosis rose with the number of children a woman birthed (higher at more than 4 children) and with the older age (highest at over 35 years) of the mother at the last childbirth. (2) Each full-term pregnancy ups the risk of acquiring degenerative spondylolisthesis by 22%. A hysterectomy doubles a woman’s odds. Why? It’s proposed that it’s because of low back pain and diminished abdominal muscles during and after pregnancy that sets up the spine for this condition. (3) One study stresses the fact that weak abdominal muscles influence the stability of the spine and likely contribute to the condition known as degenerative spondylolisthesis. This condition is more usual in women. (4) Paulette Hugulet, DC, LLC gently treats and alleviates pain of spondylolisthesis much to the liking of our La Grande chiropractic patients!


Paulette Hugulet, DC, LLC utilizes chiropractic treatment via the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management to relieve pregnancy-related back pain in women during pregnancy and later in life should they develop back pain related to pregnancy and all its effects. Cox® Technic is gentle, safe and specific treatment to a painful spine level. One case report shared that a woman with sciatica during pregnancy discovered relief of her pain in 8 visits and continued the pregnancy and delivered the baby normally. (5) Another paper reported on the effectiveness of Cox® Technic for relieving pain due to stable degenerative spondylolisthesis in 75% of patients. (6) Paulette Hugulet, DC, LLC understands degenerative spondylolisthesis to be a condition that gentle care is more effective.

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Evaline Delson on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson about how well Cox® Technic helps alleviate sciatica for women’s pregnancy-related back pain.

Schedule a La Grande chiropractic appointment now. Paulette Hugulet, DC, LLC manages La Grande pregnancy-related back pain issues for La Grande mothers of all ages and stages so that they may appreciate mothering their children at all ages and stages!

La Grande mothers are predisposed to develop spinal issues as they grow older. 
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