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Nicole Poirier, DC & Corinne Loranger, DC

Journal of Pediatric, Maternal & Family Health, Chiropractic ~ May 13, 2022 ~ Pages 51-56



Objective: The purpose of this case study is to discuss the positive health outcomes following the application of the chiropractic Webster Technique on a pregnant woman with a breech baby.

Clinical Features: A 30-year-old patient who was 39 weeks’ gravid presents to the chiropractic office for breech birth presentation that was confirmed by ultrasound.

Intervention and Outcomes: The Webster Technique was administered to the patient. She received a sacral adjustment and round ligament trigger point release each time. The mother noted significant movement from the baby after the second adjustment. The fetal presentation was confirmed to have changed from frank breech to vertex position via an ultrasound done by her OB/GYN.

Conclusion: The woman reported on in this study experienced a resolution of breech positioning following the administration of chiropractic and the Webster Technique.

Keywords: Breech, frank breech, Webster technique, subluxation, adjustment, vertebral subluxation, chiropractic, dystocia

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