Chiropractic Care for Children
"Medicine is about disease and what makes people die. Chiropractic is about life and what makes people live." - B.J. Palmer
One of the most common questions asked our physicians is "is chiropractic safe for children?" To answer that question we can go to The Chiropractic Research Journal and their recent study on the efficacy of Chiropractic with children. They compared the health and wellness of 200 children under chiropractic care to 200 children under conventional medical care. The study revealed that the chiropractic group had "fewer ear infections, fewer allergies, fewer cases of tonsillitis and asthma. The health of the children under chiropractic care was demonstrably superior to the children who had not received it." Children can be very responsive to chiropractic treatments. In addition regular adjustments may help children sleep better and concentrate more in school.
Another study found, "Ninety-five per cent of infants have subluxations after birth. Chiropractic is shown to relax muscular tension, improve sleep, can reduce colic symptoms and can improve breastfeeding outcomes in newborn." Your Four Peaks Chiropractor is trained on ways to adjust children of all ages. Utilizing low force adjusting combined with the Activator your doctor can safely adjust your child. Other treatments will include trigger point therapy, low level laser therapy, custom made orthotics and ultrasound. In addition your Physician may give you some stretches or home care exercises to help with your child's condition.
Chiropractic is a way of life. Our doctors will answer any and all questions you have about the safety and importance of chiropractic treatments for your children. Feel free to contact our office at any time prior to or during your child's appointment and we will answer any question you may have. Call our office today!