Chiropractic care for my child?
His back doesn’t bother him.
We have often encountered parents who appreciate the importance of regular check ups for their child’s teeth, eyes and ears but draw a blank when it comes to a spinal check up.
A spinal check up could be one of the most important check ups your child will ever have!
In addition to the stress of childbirth, the constant jumping, falling, running and bumping of a normal childhood can often cause spinal misalignments. Futhermore, here in Pemberton we have amazing skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking, BMX, and a multitude of other sports that can be tough on a growing body. Your Chiropractor has the ability to find these spinal misalignments and correct them before they become a problem.
Chiropractic is about more than just back pain.
Chiropractic care focuses on the joints in the spine and on the nervous system. Your child’s spine is his/her lifeline to the rest of the body. Running through the center of the spine column is the spinal cord, containing billions of nerve fibres that send messages and energy from the brain to every part of the body. If there is a blockage, interference or disturbance of any of the nerves along the spinal cord, it can have significant effects on many important systems and functions of your child’s life.
Blockages of the nerves in the spinal column are usually caused by tiny misalignments/fixations to the vertebrae. Often, you are unaware that these misalignments are present. Your chiropractor will locate the problem areas and by using a very gentle and safe chiropractic adjustment will release the stress on the joint and on the nervous system. These adjustments will help improve the motion of the joint and the function of the nerves in that area.
There are some warning signs to watch for that may indicate that your child’s spine is out of alignment:
One hip or shoulder is higher than the other, a foot turned in or out, neck tilt, one leg shorter than the other, joint pain or growing pains, scoliosis, and difficulty running or playing sports. Other common health conditions that may also respond to chiropractic care include colic, constipation, recurring ear infections, bed-wetting, growing pains, headaches, postural problems, poor concentration, and scoliosis.
How can a child’s spine lose its natural alignment?
Often the misalignment occurs first as a newborn, therefore it is important that your child be checked for proper spinal alignment. They are subject to abnormal stress as a result of a difficult birth, forceps delivery, vacuum delivery, breech presentation, belly birth, and abnormal in-utero position. Such spinal stresses can lead to developmental, mobility or health problems later in your baby’s life.
More and more families are finding that chiropractic care for their children makes a big difference in their overall health. No matter what health concerns your child may have, they can benefit from a healthy spine.
Why not include chiropractic spinal checkups as part of your overall health routine! It will be the best move for your family’s health you will ever make.
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