The Webster technique is a specific chiropractic sacral analysis and adjustment. The goal of the adjustment is to reduce the effects of sacral subluxation/SI joint dysfunction. This restores neuro-biomechanical function in the pelvis.
In pregnancy, sacral subluxation may contribute to difficult labor for the mother, known as dystocia, which is caused by inadequate uterine function, pelvic contraction, and malposition of the baby. Correcting the sacral misalignment may have a positive effect on all of the causes of dystocia.
Chiropractic care provides additional benefits in pregnancy, including:
Dr. Lori received her certification in the Webster technique in 2011 from the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association.
Webster Certification InfoFind out more about the Webster and International Chiropractic Pediatric Association.
History of the Webster Technique
Dr. Larry Webster, founder of ICPA, Logan practitioner and Life College instructor, developed the Webster Technique in response to his daughter, Lucinda’s birth to her daughter, Shannon. Dr. Webster was present at her long and arduous birth and although he adjusted her during the birth, he felt that chiropractic could have a bigger impact in labor with a more specific approach to the pelvis.