Chiropractic treatment is a crucial aspect of maintaining positive health for your children. According to the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, close to 20 percent of all patients who seek Chiropractic care in the United States are minors or under the age of 18 years old. Of this pool, approximately 10 percent are under six years old. Although it may not seem like chiropractic care is necessary for children to remain healthy, exposing kids to preventative care as soon as possible helps position them for a lifetime of positive wellness.
Children’s Nervous System
The nervous system helps control everything in the entire body and has a direct influence on development. Subluxations or barriers in the spine develop naturally due to the impact of our everyday environment and prevent our nervous system from functioning properly.
Infants and adults alike sustain subluxations in the spine for multiple reasons. For young children, developmental stress and minor physical trauma can create subluxations. Considering the stage of development for children under six years old, it is critical to support and maintain a healthy system through Chiropractic treatment. Even healthy children benefit from regular Chiropractic care as minor bumps and bruises that occur now can easily cause health complications once they reach their teens.
Chiropractic Adjustments For Kids
Adjustments are entirely safe and void of adverse side-effects for people of all ages, including babies. After a Chiropractor conducts a complete examination of a child’s spine, they will follow through with a manual adjustment using their hands or a particular device. Such adjustments, when combined with other therapeutic techniques, helps eliminate subluxations and creates a healthy system.
Benefits of Chiropractic Adjustments For Kids
Although there are vast health benefits associated with regular care, children, in particular, tend to experience:
- More sleep/rest
- Better immune performance
- Improvements in mood and behavior
- Fewer ear infections
For some children, regular Chiropractic Treatment has helped improve ADD symptoms, colic, digestive disorders, allergies, and asthma.
Call AICA Atlanta To Learn How We Can Help Your Children Stay Healthy
Our Atlanta Chiropractors provide free consultations so you can learn more about our services and how we can help improve your child’s health. Just dial (404) 889-8828 to schedule an examination or same-day appointment. Our clinic is open Monday through Sunday and provides 24/7 communication for your convenience. See why so many families send their children to our team of medical experts, contact us today!