Spinal misalignments are not limited to adults and can affect children and infants as well. The birthing process, with its twisting and pulling motions, can lead to misalignments in a child’s spine, particularly in the first bone of the neck called the atlas. These misalignments can cause neurological tension and various symptoms in children. Fortunately, gentle chiropractic techniques can address these misalignments and promote proper spinal alignment in children, supporting their overall well-being.
Addressing Neurological Tension and Symptoms
Chiropractic care for children focuses on applying gentle pressure in the right direction to realign the atlas bone, reducing tension on the nervous system and restoring proper function. This approach can help alleviate symptoms such as colic, reflux, fussiness, sleep difficulties, constipation, and diarrhea, which are often associated with neurological tension in infants and young children.
From Spinal Misalignments to Developmental Stages
As infants grow into young children, the process of crawling and learning to walk can introduce additional misalignments in the lower neck, low back, and pelvis. Falls during these developmental stages can further impact spinal alignment, leading to physical problems such as an unusual gait or a tendency to fall in a specific direction. Detecting and correcting these misalignments at an early stage is crucial for long-term well-being.
Effective Solutions: ABC™ Technique and Functional Nutrition
Pediatric chiropractic care utilizes the Advanced Biostructural Correction (ABC™) technique, a gentle and safe approach to realigning the spine and restoring proper function. Additionally, functional nutrition intervention may be recommended to address specific issues, such as digestive concerns, through dietary modifications and appropriate supplementation.
Early Evaluation and Long-Term Wellbeing
It is essential for parents to prioritize early evaluation of their infants and children to ensure optimal spinal health. Correcting misalignments early in life can lead to significant improvements in long-term well-being and prevent the development of multiple problems later on.
Learn More About Pediatric Chiropractic Care
At Spring Back Chiropractic, we are dedicated to promoting the health and well-being of children through chiropractic care. If you would like to learn more about how chiropractic care and treatment can benefit your child, contact us today at (623) 294-6564 or fill out our form for a free consultation. We are committed to helping children in our community live their best lives.