Pamela Stone-McCoy, DC, DACCP & Baley White, DC
Journal of Pediatric, Maternal & Family Health, Chiropractic ~ June 1, 2020 ~ Pages 12-17
Objective: The purpose of this case study is to discuss the positive health outcomes and resolution of breech presentation in a pregnant female undergoing chiropractic care utilizing Webster Technique.
Clinical Features: A 28-year-old first time pregnant mother presented to the chiropractor at 33 weeks pregnant with breech presentation and hip pain.
Intervention and Outcomes: Over the course of one month the patient was managed utilizing Webster Technique to determine sacral subluxations. After 7 visits, her hip pain decreased and the fetus was found to be in the vertex position which was confirmed by ultrasound. The patient continued chiropractic care until the successful vaginal delivery of the baby.
Conclusions: This case discusses the result of the Webster Technique and chiropractic adjustments to relieve hip pain and sacral alignment. The patient was able to have a successful vaginal birth with no reported complications.
Key Words: Breech, Webster Technique, chiropractic, vertebral subluxation, adjustment, manipulation, pregnancy, fetal malposition