Posted on Mar 25, 2009 | Comments 0
Chiropractic care has created a sensation in the media recently, thanks to the apparent and potential damage it has caused to the spinal cord.
This has created a doubt in people’s minds about whether chiropractic care is even necessary for their delicate infants and young children.
On the other hand, however, chiropractic care can help in correcting subluxation through back pain therapies which is very necessary to maintain a healthy position and have all body functions working fine and healthily.
In colic children, research has shown that chiropractic care can help counter certain diseases and even prevent them at the onset like scoliosis [Help infant colic].
Leading gynecologists say that according to their studies, in a natural birth, the mother exerts pressure up to 60-90 pounds, which can result in a severe effect on subluxation.
This makes it all the more necessary for the newborn’s vertical subluxations to be checked by a chiropractor. This goes a long way in ensuring a healthy life for your child by greatly reducing the chances of the child having nervous disorders in later life.
Although it may seem that a child is seemingly healthy, he may be suffering from traumatic birth syndrome. This is why it is always best to have the child being checked by a chiropractor.
Having a child checked by a chiropractor is a simple and a painless procedure which assures the parent of mental peace and the child a sure fire way to lessen the chances of nervous system problems, because left untreated, problems in the nervous system can, in later life lead to headaches, learning disabilities, and various other problems.
It is the logical connection between the spinal chord’s anatomical structure and its specific relation with physical fitness and well being that provides the basis for the chiropractor’s approach.
Since chiropractors are highly skilled and educated in the understanding of the physiological and the biomechanical functioning of the children, they help a lot in the healthy growth and the natural development of the child, plus in the proper regulation of the homeostasis.
In the early growing stages of bone formation in the child’s body, it is much easier to correct the joint alignment problems. This is because in the early stages, the joints are still soft and that makes it easy to have them adjusted.
Also, a chiropractor’s work is virtually painless, so you do not have to worry about your child crying as happens with a visit to the doctors. Make sure, however, that you check out the chiropractors’ credentials and select those with maximum experience in childcare.
Take care to see that the child enjoys being with the chiropractor rather than having to be forced into it. If a chiropractor is comfortable with the child, then it is better and much easier for the chiropractor to understand and solve the child’s problems.
Do not worry about the child’s whines and frets because since chiropractic care is fun, your child would be giggling and laughing every time his joints are adjusted.
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