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Pediatric Chiropractic Care

Stress and trauma to a body and spine can start with the birthing process. It is hard to  imaging a child would need chiropractic care. Children barely complain about pain or chronic constant pain, un like adult who can label pain and specific troubles. Truth is that kids as they grow are under a lot of stress and pressure as they develop and grow, and it can be hard to keep them healthy, and keeping them health requires maintenance. 

When kids are infants their spines can become misaligned from the intense pressure of the birthing process. Kids cant talk, they can only cry and even at that young age then can not relay any communications that say ‘i am in pain”, all they can do is cry. As children grow, they sleep awkwardly, play hard, fall down a lot, they may even get bump from their toys… The more they grow the worse the strains, twists and impact will get. It is not uncommon to see these types of injuries and accidents in growing babies and toddler, then as they grow more over time these accidents turn in to bones and joints being pulled out of alignment, this can impact their development and movement.

Kids today in school are sitting all day at computers, hunched over at a desk, and playing all kinds of contact sports in gym and on breaks. We do know as adults sitting for long periods is hard, same goes for our kids. Kids and teenagers can be worse for using their bodies to take impact worse then working adults today. 

The situations at play throughout a child’s early development has plenty of opportunity for misalignments, spinal stresses and jarring body impacts which can impact their nervous system and overall function. 

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How can I tell if my child needs chiropractic care?

A growing spine can become quite misaligned and have no physical/visible effects with children. They may not even complain or mention anything about pain either. Kids most of the time dont even know how to explain pain, or  know how to communicate that they have discomforts or pains, they may just appear to be grumpy or tired instead. Spinal issues can also be a possible source for other issues and complications.

What does chiropractic care look like for kids?

Pediatric chiropractic care and treatment begins with an extensive examination to determine what is happening exactly and then determine the exact issue and the best treatment. Our chiropractors have families and are great with communicating with kids, verbally and non-verbally. Our treatments and adjustments are so gentle and effective that kids don’t notice and have even fallen asleep. If you have concerns and want to know about your childs spinal health get in touch with our office, Natural Way Chiropractic today, and set up a First Initial Discovery Check up appointment.

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