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In their first year of life, a normal infant’s spine grows and develops nearly an astonishing 50 percent. This formative year can mean the difference between optimal health in your child or one who tends to suffer from chronic illnesses and discomfort from infancy to adulthood. Spinal misalignments can play a role in the occurrence a number of childhood conditions ranging from colic and sleeping problems to ear infections and ADD/ADHD. However, by taking proactive steps by seeking out a Boca Raton chiropractor for kids, you can help your offspring thrive and have a healthier childhood experience through our gentle holistic chiropractic care.
If you have ever had neck or back pain, you understand how debilitating it can be on a personal level, and children often suffer from spinal issues without even knowing it. By taking the time to see a Boca Raton chiropractor in their formative years, we can help keep their spine in tip-top condition. Just as in adults, spinal adjustments help promote proper growth and alleviate blockages that impede the functions of the nervous system. These blockages are often what sources many of the childhood issues below.
Sleeping problems, colic and nursing issues are common concerns parents face with a child in early infancy. While it’s still debated among medical practitioners, many patients seek out a chiropractor for kids and often report seeing improvements in these areas. Some chiropractors believe that while in the womb and during their birth that infants can develop spinal issues. Using chiropractic care to restore spinal alignment, our Boca Raton pediatric chiropractor is ready to help your child with the gentlest of care.
Ear infections are painful for adults but especially so for children, especially those with chronic recurrences. Traditional doctors can provide antibiotics to kill the infection in the ear, however, this doesn't resolve the issue of fluid buildup in the middle ear canal where bacteria breeds. With a simple adjustment of the neck and back, our chiropractor for kids in Boca Raton can help alleviate spasms in the Eustachian tubes which are the typical culprits for trapped ear fluid.
Over activity within the central nervous system can send ‘mixed messages’ to the brain that can source over activity and inattentiveness in both children and adults. Chiropractic adjustments can restore spinal alignment to alleviate this over-activeness by restoring proper communication between spinal nerves and brain receptors. Many studies are coming to light concerning the efficacy of chiropractic care for ADHD symptoms.
Here at Shadowood Chiropractic Center in Boca Raton, we offer a variety of natural, non-invasive techniques that are safe and painless for your child. Give us a call today at 561-488-4000 to learn more about how our Boca Raton chiropractor can help alleviate several common childhood ailments.