Not only is chiropractic care safe for children, but the pediatric adjustment is MUCH different than one might expect. Parents mistakenly think their child will receive spinal corrections like ones adults receive. Not only are adjusting techniques modified for each person's size and unique spinal problem, but an infant's spine rarely has the long-standing muscle tightness seen in adults. This makes a child's chiropractic adjustments gentle. Newborns and infants are adjusted with no more pressure than you'd use to test the ripeness of a tomato. Many parents have commented that they see almost instant improvements in the well-being of their child. So the next time you make an appointment, make one for your child(ren) as well! It's never too early to have a properly functioning spine and nervous system.
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Most people are amazed that kids get chiropractic adjustments, too. The truth is, everybody with a spine can benefit from natural chiropractic care. Babies and children are no different!
The whole family benefits from regular chiropractic check ups. Dr. Gardner's experience with patients ranging from only hours old to octogenarians, makes her well adept at caring for the needs of your entire family.Enhancing your child's immune system
The Pennsylvania state law requires that you must have a record of vaccination OR a completed exemption form in order for your child to enter into the public school system.
The latest research shows that things like, reflux, nursing difficulties, ear infections, colic, and even ADD/ADHD have been linked to problems in the spine that most likely occurred during the birthing process. Restoring the spine to its normal function often helps with these problems.