Why do my children need chiropractic care?
The birth process is often the cause of your child's first subluxation. A very soft and undeveloped spine of an infant can suffer trauma during delivery. It is estimated that as much as 80lbs of pulling pressure can be exerted to remove a baby from the birth canal. Some signs your baby might need to see one of our Pediatric Chiropractors is uncontrollable crying, colic, latching issues, reflux, and constipation. Then, as children grow up and become more adventurous, the number of injuries to their spines become countless. The repeated falls as children learn to walk, the running, jumping, twisting, bumping and falling all over the place while playing in the yard or on an athletic field will often cause your child to become subluxated. However, often children do not show any signs or symptoms of being subluxated until later on in life. Chiropractic care offers your child a more responsive body, a more balanced flow of energy and overall increased performance as she/he passes through their windows of development. A subluxation free child also minimizes the risk of future health challenges.
Dr. Arah McLaughlin specializes in Pediatrics and is certified from the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association.
For more information on pediatric conditions treated by our certified doctor go to the I.C.P.A website below.
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