Kids & Chiropractic Care

Why should children have chiropractic care?

One of the common reasons parents seek care for their children is trauma from some sort of injury. These mis-alignments may or may not result in immediate pain or symptoms. Regular chiropractic visits can aid in identifying possible spinal injuries from various types of trauma. Making corrections early in life can help children avoid many of the health issues seen later in adulthood. Proper spinal hygiene is an important to key to better health.

Another sought out reason for care is the resolution of a particular symptom or condition. Parents seek care for conditions such as ear infections, colic, asthma, allergies and headaches.

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It is important to understand that the Doctor of Chiropractic does not treat conditions or diseases. The expertise of the chiropractor is checking the child's spine for misalignments that impair nervous systems function therefore affecting overall body function. The bones of the spine and the vertebrae house and protect the spinal cord. The spinal cord is an extension of the brain and carries information from the brain to the body parts and back to the brain again.
Subluxations interfere with the nerves' ability to transmit this vital information.

The nerve system controls and coordinates the function of all systems in the body: circulatory, respiratory, digestive, hormonal, and immune. Any aspect of health may be impaired by nerve interference. The chiropractic adjustments restores nerve system function giving the body the ability to express a greater state of health and well being.