Ongoing Chiropractic care can provide a world of benefits for children heading back to school in the next few weeks. In the United States, close to 20 percent of all Chiropractic patients are under 18 years old. Of the 20 percent, almost 8 percent are under the age of five. Although it may not seem like children can benefit from Chiropractic Treatment, exposing children to preventative health care at a young age helps ensure a balanced, healthy system for years to come. Contact our Marietta Chiropractors today to kick-start your child’s health plan before heading back-to-school.
The nervous system comprises of the brain, spinal cord, and nerves. Its primary responsibility is to regulate the body’s systems, including those that support growth and development. When your child’s nervous system is disrupted by misalignments in their spine, complications arise that affect the function and performance of the affected area.
Subluxations are natural and can develop in children and adults alike. Many children or infants sustain subluxations as a result of birth trauma or developmental tension. Children produce more neural pathways during their first five years of life than any other point in their development. It’s imperative that this part of their development is nurtured through Chiropractic care to maximize their potential.
Chiropractic or spinal adjustments are safe for people of all ages, including infants and seniors. After following through with an examination, your Marietta Chiropractor will apply gentle adjustments to the infant or child’s spine using their hands or a small device. With this application, we can remove subluxations that may exist.
Evidence shows that children who are exposed to regular Chiropractic Treatment tend to experience improvements in their:
Chiropractic Treatment is also useful for supporting ADD/ADHD, colic, ear infections, asthma, and other common conditions. Contact or call AICA Marietta today to schedule a free consultation with our office. Learn more about the health benefits associated with Chiropractic care for children, get answers to questions you may have, and see why AICA Marietta is the community’s leading Chiropractic clinic. Dial (770) 383-1435.