CHILDREN AND CHIROPRACTIC
|Don't forget... your children need chiropractic too!
During the early formative years, spinal problems have a way of
happening from a variety of reasons. These commonly include such things as mishaps while at
play as well as poor postural habits.
But it's important for a parent to know that any spinal condition left untreated may
eventually degenerate, causing more serious problems later in life.
Happily, if discovered early enough, a child's spinal condition recovers relatively quickly
An example of this is scoliosis, an abnormal curvature of the
spine. It can develop quickly during the periods of rapid growth. However, in many cases, early
detection and treatment can correct the problem.
So, just as it is important to have your children's teeth
checked, it is also important to have their spines regularly checked for healthy
|Why Do Children Need Chiropractic Care?
Learning to walk, ride a bicycle. and other childhood
activities can cause serious spinal problems. While a bandage and some comforting words can
help a skinned knee, the unseen damage to the child�s spine is the unique domain of a
Many childhood health complaints that are brushed off as"growing pains" can often be traced to the
spine. Regular chiropractic checkups can identify these problems and help avoid many of
the health complaints seen later in adults.
Naturally. chiropractic adjusting procedures are modified to a child's spine. Most parents
report that their children enjoy their chiropractic adjustments and seem healthier than other