Pediatric Chiropractic Care
Kids Have Stressful Environments, Too.
The International Chiropractic Pediatric Association has initiated a ground-breaking study on the safety and effectiveness of chiropractic care for children. The preliminary results are outstanding and show that chiropractic care is safe for children. Even more significant are the unexpected benefits parents reported with their children’s care:
- Improved sleeping
- Improved behavior and attitude
- Improved immune system function
Many spinal problems seen in adults began as early as birth. Even so-called ‘natural’ birthing methods can stress an infant’s spine and developing nerve system. The resulting irritation to the nerve system caused by spinal and cranial misalignment can be the cause of many newborn health complaints. Colic, breathing problems, nursing difficulties, sleep disturbances, allergic reactions and chronic infections can often be traced to nerve system stress.
As children begin to participate in regular childhood activities like skating or riding a bike, small yet significant subluxations may occur. If neglected, the injuries during this period of rapid growth may lead to more serious problems later in life.
Regular chiropractic checkups can identify potential spinal injury from these traumas, make the correction early in life and help avoid many of the health complaints seen later in adults. Proper spinal maintenance is an important key to better lifelong health.
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-Dr Lindsay M. Engl, D.C.