Great health comes from starting at a young age!
Unless a child has an obvious problem, it can be difficult for a parent to recognize when a child’s spine is not working correctly. There are some signs which can indicate spinal problems. These include:
- Disturbed sleeping patterns
- Breastfeeding difficulties in the very young
- Restricted head or neck movement to one side
- One shoulder higher than the other
Common childhood disorders can also be linked with spinal dysfunction, these include:
- Recurrent ear infections
- Persistent sore throats and colds
- Bedwetting and/or constipation
- Growing pains
Chiropractic has been regarded for centuries as a vital aspect of a healthy life. Touch is among the first of the senses to develop in newborns, and babies respond positively to human touch both physically and emotionally. Chiropractors understand the special needs of small children and provide soothing services that is nurturing and enjoyable to babies.
Children of all ages can benefit from chiropractic as a stress reducer. Stress has been linked to immune system functionality, and chiropractic has proven benefits in combating illness from asthma to eczema by boosting immunity and reducing stress. In addition, chiropractic provides much-needed human touch that helps to promote healthy emotional development.
Children with special needs can benefit greatly from chiropractic. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, can be regulated with chiropractic by a trained therapist, and many clients report increased ability to focus and maintain better self-control in school with the help of chiropractic. Chiropractic can also help children fall asleep more easily, sleep more soundly and enjoy feelings of alertness all day long.