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More and more people are looking into chiropractic adjustments for themselves because of the immense benefits it offers. But not only can adults take advantage of what chiropractic care offers, but children as well.

And yes, chiropractic adjustments for kids are safe and offer just as many benefits as it would for adults. But how?

Learn more about how kids can benefit from chiropractic care with Mobile Wellness Care here!

How Kids Can Benefit from Chiropractic Adjustments

How Kids Can Benefit from Chiropractic Adjustments

Just like us adults, children have spines and a nervous system. During their crucial developmental years, parents must help their children take great care of them to grow properly and improve the support and posture.

Unfortunately today, children are usually slumped in front of a screen, usually holding a posture that doesn’t support their spines properly. Modern lives may negatively affect the way children’s healthy spines grow, which ends up being problematic as they turn into adolescents and adults. From the way they use their computer, the heavy backpacks they use, down to the beds they sleep in, all these can increase their risk for spinal misalignment.

To help keep children’s spine and muscles controlled, they need to be mindful of their posture, which they usually don’t do. That is where regular chiropractic adjustments and long-term care come along. Here are the ways kids can benefit from chiropractic adjustments:

 

Helps Promote Healthier Living

Children who have a properly aligned spine and neck would most likely have better posture and overall health in the long run. Chiropractic care won’t only help with spinal and neck alignment, but it can help clear neural pathways.

Doing so helps with the nervous system, which is crucial to live healthily. Furthermore, since chiropractic care focuses on a full-body approach, it’s a great foundation for better eating, exercise, and an overall healthy lifestyle.

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Can Treat Childhood Health Conditions

When treating various childhood health conditions, studies have shown the efficacy chiropractic care provides. Chiropractic adjustments have been effective in treating earaches, sinus congestions, and colic in babies. This is because the adjustment helps in draining fluid from their ears.

Furthermore, children with asthma can benefit from chiropractic adjustments as well. It may reduce the misaligned or pinched nerves that may be affecting their diaphragm, lungs, or bronchial tubes. This is also helpful for children who suffer from colds or infections.

Chiropractic care can also help reduce stomach problems like acid reflux and constipation.

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Helps with Breastfeeding

A lot of new moms and their little ones find it hard to latch when breastfeeding. The process of childbirth is difficult for the little ones, taking toll on their tiny bodies. Even at a young age, chiropractors can help in realigning babies’ necks, spines, and shoulders.

As a result, babies will have a more comfortable breastfeeding session, reducing the stress associated with it. That will benefit both baby and mother!

 

Aids in Sleeping

Parents know how difficult it is to get their children to sleep once bedtime comes. Many children end up staying up all night, along with their parents who try winding them down for bed!

Some children can find help with sleep training, but it won’t work for everyone, especially babies. Many children may find it hard to sleep because of a misaligned vertebra, which causes disruption or discomfort to their nervous system. Other tensions around the body can negatively affect sleep, causing insomnia.

Chiropractic adjustments may help with that, which possibly improves on sleep drastically. It may also address bed wetting issues!

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Reduces Risks of Injuries

Babies and toddlers have more flexible bones than adults. However, this doesn’t make them invincible against injuries. Regular chiropractic adjustments can help prevent injuries, as this helps maintain supple joints and ligaments.

When your little one starts to learn how to crawl, sit up, turn over, walk, pull up, and start moving more, chiropractic care is beneficial. During every growing phase, chiropractic adjustments will help make things smoother and easier, leading to less risk of injuries.

 

Helps in Recover from Falls or Injuries

We understand that falls and injuries happen. It happens and it’s very common for children who are still exploring the world around them!

While it’s easy to identify if your children has  experienced a major injury, it’s almost impossible to know if he has suffered from micro trauma. This can come from falling or experiencing accidents that formed an injury. Over time, the micro traumas can result in subluxations, leading to heightened risks of long-term issues.

Chiropractic adjustments can help treat misalignments and subluxations. Chiropractors can locate subluxations and misalignments, correcting them before hey turn into anything serious.

 

May Help with ADD or ADHD

Studies have shown that children with ADD or ADHD react positively with regular chiropractic care. While this still has to be proven, there are a few studies suggesting that chiropractic care might be more effective compared to medication!

Surveys of their kid’s hyperactivity levels showed that they believe their child’s ADHD improved with chiropractic treatments. This may be because chiropractors will release pressure on one’s bones, joints, and around the spine, which contributes to neural brain development. It can promote better concentration, focus, and even reduce hyperactivity in children, with or without ADHD or ADD.

Besides this, the tension released after chiropractic adjustments can help improve children’s moods and attitudes, just like adults. With improved sleep, more comfortable body, and less stress, children will be on their best behavior with fewer tantrums!

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Wrapping It Up

Chiropractic adjustments are extremely beneficial for adults and children. With children, it can aid in their overall mental and physical growth, lessening the risk of health issues in the long run. As long as you work with a reputable chiropractor, the procedures are completely safe!

So what are you waiting for? Contact us now and book a chiropractor for you and your child now. When you book an appointment, an expert chiropractor will provide an initial check-up and tests to ensure that clients receive personalized treatment based on what they need.

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