Think of chiropractic care as you would good nutritional care for your child's health.
Parents who often appreciate the importance of checkups for their child's teeth, hearing, eyes, ears, nose and throat draw a blank when it comes to the spine. A spinal checkup at our office could be one of the most important of your child's life! In addition to the stress of childbirth, the constant jumping, falling, running and bumping of a normal childhood often cause vertebral subluxations, with serious health consequences if uncorrected.
A newborn's spine may be subject to abnormal stress as a result of a difficult birth, a breech presentation, caesarean birth, obstetrical error or abnormal in-utero position during the last trimester. Such spinal stress can lead to many health problems.
For over a hundred years doctors of chiropractic have observed often dramatic responses from some infants after a chiropractic spinal adjustment with conditions as varied as Erb's Palsy (in which an arm is limp and undeveloped), unbalanced facial and skull symmetry, foot inversion, colic, torticollis (twisted neck), "nervousness," and ear, nose and throat infections. Today we find more parents bringing their children in for spinal checkups. With a healthy spine, a child's body can better deal with the sore throats, ear infections, stomachaches, fevers, measles, mumps and the hundred other problems that often make up young life. Without chiropractic care some children will live in continued sickness, condemned to a life of taking medicines and perhaps even surgery.
Physical and Psycological Benefits
Correction of vertebral subluxations in children's spines can have a powerful effect on many aspects of their lives. For decades many parents have noticed positive changes in the physical health, behavior and emotional states of their children following a chiropractic adjustment. chiropractic spinal checkup.
Among the observed effects of regular chiropracic care have been improvements in emotional, behavioral and neurological problems such as asthma, anxiety, low mental stamina, inability to concentrate, hyperactivity, dyslexia, learning disabilities, attention deficit disorders, discipline problems and even low grades.
For many of the millions of school children in the United States alone who suffer from a learning impairment, chiropractic holds promise as a non-drug alternative. All children with learning disabilities and similar problems should have regular chiropractic care.
Keeping your child's spine free from vertebral subluxations will help your child's natural defenses against disease.
This will help you avoid drugs with all their side effects. Why not give your child the great advantage of this safer, more natural, non-drug form of health care?
If your child has any of the following conditions, schedule an appointment with our office today to make sure his or her spine is healthy:
Weakness or fatigue
Loss of hearing
Scoliosis or curvature
Arm, wrist or hand pain
Hip, leg and foot pain
A foot turned in or out
One leg shorter
Shoes wear out unevenly