Chiropractic Care and Kids
Chiropractic care for kids is gentle, safe, and essential for their growing nervous system. Many parents report that their children enjoy their chiropractic adjustment and experience a greater level of health under regular chiropractic care.
The nervous system (brain, spinal cord, and nerves) controls and coordinates the functions of the entire body. Chiropractic care specializes in checking the spine for subluxations (misalignments of the spine) which interfere with the flow of information from the brain to the body. Correction of these subluxations is essential for your child's nervous system function and development properly.
The first spinal stress to your child's spine is the birth process. The birthing process, especially traumatic birth, caesarean, forceps, and vacuum delivery, can put considerable stress on your baby’s spinal cord and cranium. Problems such as colic, breathing difficulties, chronic colds and infections, asthma, ear infections, and nursing difficulties can be traced back to nervous system stress.
As your child grows older, simple acts of crawling, walking, running, jumping, tumbling, and falling can cause spinal misalignments as well. Children are active and energetic while learning to ride a bike, play sports, and just be a kid. Since their bodies are extremely flexible and resilient, they often will show nothing more than a bruise or scrape after life's minor accidents. But that's on the outside. On the inside, the body has been jarred with considerable force. Prolonged and repetitive motions of bad posture while texting, watching TV, and playing video games are other causes of spinal subluxations. Subluxations that are neglected during this rapid growth period may have an impact on your child's spinal development.
The greatest gift we can give our children is the opportunity to express optimal health. Chiropractic care for you child can give them the ability to express life to his/her fullest potential and enable them to have a strong foundation for life!
Chiropractic does not treat a specific condition or disease but has shown to help with many childhood issues when the nervous system is functioning optimally.
- Acid Reflux
- Autism Spectrum Disorders
- Birth Trauma
- Breastfeeding Difficulties: Nursing/Latching Issue
- Ear Infection
- Neurobehavioral & Neurodevlopmental Issues