Family Health Corner

Chiropractic for Families

As adults, we can recognize when our bodies aren’t functioning as they should. Maybe we suffer from chronic pain from repetition at work or an accident from our childhood, headaches, stress, or poor posture. Our body keeps count, especially when we do not heal fully as it should. Starting from birth, which is also a trauma; though a momentous event, the distortion that takes place in order for the birthing to take place plays a vital role in the continuing development with the body. Taking care of our nervous system and its surrounding structures now at a younger age from day 1 can

Children and infants can also experience dysfunction within the body that can affect their ability to learn and grow.

Because children are always playing and discovering new things, they are usually more susceptive to trauma. A fall here and bump there can throw the spine’s alignment out of whack. Misalignments can affect children, causing issues like interrupted sleep, earaches, or asthma.

Wellness visits allow a chiropractor to identify and treat problematic subluxations quickly, which can improve a child’s overall health and wellness and offer welcome support for their immune system. The benefits of chiropractic care for children also extend to the treatment of specific conditions, including the following:

  • Ear infections

  • Digestive issues

  • Allergies

  • Colic

  • Asthma

  • Sleep issues

  • Sports injuries

  • Headaches

  • Concentration and focus issues

  • Irritable baby syndrome

  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

  • Asperger’s syndrome, autism, and autism spectrum disorders

Sometimes kids experience not only physical but emotional stress early in their lives. It is essential for parents to understand that pediatric chiropractic care has serious health benefits for their child. It can affect their well-being and development as a person in so many positive ways.