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What are the benefits of chiropractic care for my children?
Posted on: 06/02/2013 @ 5:08pm
Regular chiropractic care can be beneficial for every member of your family. However, this article focuses on the benefits for children. It can ease all sorts of concerns, as well as improve sleep, behaviors and immune function. What is chiropractic care? In very simple terms, chiropractors make sure that our spine is stacked the way it should be to allow the nerves to communicate effectively between our brains and the rest of our body. Sounds pretty important, don’t you think?
There are many people who question the safety of manipulating the spine, especially a child’s. Like any specialised profession, doctors of chiropractic are taught how to adjust people of all ages, shapes and/or health conditions.
We teach our children at an early age about taking care of their teeth and personal hygiene, while many, if not most of us neglect to teach them about the importance of caring for their spine and nervous system. Our bodies are always striving for a state of optimal health, sometimes a gentle nudge in that direction can make all the difference in the world for a quick recovery or simple shift in health.
So what kinds of issues is a chiropractor able to help your child(ren) with? Here are just a few:
- Ear infections– chronic or otherwise
- Behavioural issues
- Bed wetting
- Respiratory and breathing concerns, such as asthma.
The unfortunate truth is that while medications are sometimes necessary, they are often used to cover up symptoms rather than getting to the root cause of your ailments or issues. Chiropractic care is just one of the ways to discovering the root cause and naturally manage your symptoms, if not eliminate them. As mentioned, medications can be life-saving however don’t we owe it to ourselves and our child(ren) to see if there is another way? During your initial examination, any reputable chiropractor will be very honest with how they feel they can help and what treatment plan will be most effective.
Thomas Edison put it very eloquently with this quote. “The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.”
Why not find out how chiropractic care can help your family?