Roots Family Chiropractic - Pregnancy Care

2744 North Lincoln Ave
Chicago, Illinois 60614

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Dr. Tom is Webster Technique certified chiropractor and an expert in working with women during all stages of their pregnancy journey. He believes that every woman should be supported in achieving the birth they desire, and knows that chiropractic care plays an important role in preparing mentally and physically for birth.

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Chiropractic care is most commonly known for aiding in reduction of pregnancy-associated lower back pain. However, chiropractic care is a safe and non-invasive intervention that can assist with fertility challenges, optimal pelvic alignment, overall health throughout pregnancy, and post-birth care. 

At Roots Family Chiropractic, Dr. Tom is Webster Technique certified and is an expert in working with women during all stages of their pregnancy journey. He believes that every woman should be supported in achieving the birth they desire, and knows that he can do so by providing quality chiropractic care through the Webster Technique, education, and empowerment!


Chiropractic BENEFITS during pregnancy include:

  • Improved posture
  • Reduction in tension + pain
  • Less perceived stress
  • Greater energy levels
  • Improved immune function
  • Improved digestion
  • Increased confidence towards a healthy pregnancy + birth

With consistent care during pregnancy, research has also shown:

  • Shorter labor times
  • Less need for intervention during birth
  • Improved recovery for mom postpartum
  • Greater likelihood of successful milk production + breastfeeding relationship
  • Healthy pregnancies + deliveries leading to healthy babies!

What is the Webster Technique?

The Webster Technique is a specific technique used by chiropractors, primarily prenatal chiropractors, to help facilitate correct pelvic and sacral alignment for mother. By ensuring proper alignment, balance in the pelvic muscles, ligaments, and nervous system function are also restored. This allows for decreased tension on the uterus, providing a greater likelihood of optimal fetal position for baby. Although many pregnant women are aware of this technique for breech babies, it is beneficial for all pregnancies and baby presentations.


Our team

Dr. Tom Williams

Hey, I’m Dr. Tom. Most days you can find me with a cold brew in my hand while enjoying the outdoors, and exploring the unique neighborhoods of Chicago with my family. I am most known for being Oliver’s dad and the chiropractor behind Roots Family Chiropractic.

My mission is to inspire the families of Chicago to experience health differently. My practice is 50% pediatrics, and I wouldn’t have it any other way! I truly believe that children are resilient rockstars who deserve to live a healthy, happy life. As a chiropractor and fellow parent, I am your family’s biggest advocate and strive to educate, encourage, and support you through your journey into true health.

Lauren Williams

Hi there, I’m Lauren! I am Dr. Tom’s wife and mama to our little explorer, Oliver. I am a lover of oat milk lattes, outdoor hikes, and relaxing with a good book. I am mostly known for being the boss lady behind the front desk, and “the sticker holder” at Roots Family Chiropractic- which is seriously the BEST job there is.

I have a huge heart for holistic living and sharing all things motherhood. My journey into motherhood has been one I will never take for granted- from the lows of miscarriage, to the highs of a beautiful home-birth, and everything in-between- I would love to walk along side of you! Empathy is my #1 strength and I will be your listening ear and biggest cheerleader all wrapped into one.

If you didn’t know, I am also the writer behind our blog and social media extraordinaire at Roots Family Chiropractic. If you wish to know more about a specific topic, I would LOVE to know. Let’s walk through the journey into health together! You can reach me at .

Dr. Ashley Speller, Office Coordinator/Chiropractic Assistant

Greetings, I’m Dr. Ashley! I am so excited to be joining the Roots Family Chiropractic family as a chiropractic assistant. I obtained my doctorate in chiropractic from Life University in Georgia. Chiropractic is a proactive and natural form of healthcare that allows the body to heal itself from the inside out. My goal is to be an advocate for this very message of chiropractic and educate families in the Chicago area about the many benefits of chiropractic care.

Outside of serving in the office you can find me caring for my 2 young babies. They keep this momma busy! When I have time, I enjoy a good movie or a good book. I love spending quality time with family and friends. I’m always looking for fun, new activities and events for me and my little ones!

As a family chiropractor that loves baby-wearing, I have also been featured on ABC news, CBS, Popsugar, Upworthy, Morning Dose, and more. Dying to know why? Check it out:


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