Chiropractors have been caring for children many years, and as many people seek out more natural remedies for their families, chiropractic care has seen an increase. Many common childhood ailments respond favorably to chiropractic care.
A child encounters many physical stresses during their growing years, growth spurts being one of these stresses. The results can differ, but include problems in children’s spines. While a child is growing, their bones will experience physical stress. It’s important that proper joint motion and care is practiced during this period. This is where chiropractors can help!
Just like their bones, your child’s nervous system is also developing at a rapid rate. It’s important that the nervous system experience proper motion. Chiropractic adjustments stimulate nervous system function, and in return contribute to overall health of your child.
So what are some common ailments that can be treated with chiropractic care?
- Ear infections
- Common Cold
- Growing pains
- Bed wetting
- Sports injuries
All Doctors of Chiropractic (DCs) receive basic pediatric training as part of their core curriculum, so it’s likely that your nearest chiropractor has experience that can help you and your child! Be sure to ask Dr. Kille or one of his staff at your next appointment about how chiropractic care can benefit your child.