Before having your child treated by a chiropractor, be sure and ask if they have a diplomat in pediatrics and have been properly trained to specialize in prenatal and pediatric care. Not all doctors are trained to work with expectant mothers and babies.
Do newborns really need to be adjusted?
According to the American Medical Association AMA – “90% of Births create upper neck
trauma” We can say that the birth process even under normal, natural circumstances can be
traumatic to the infant’s spine and cranium. This trauma may adversely affect the infant’s
nerve system function and therefore affect the infant’s future health potential.
Will the adjustment hurt my baby?
No, not at all! We use a very gentle technique that uses only finger pressure.
Is it true that chiropractic care during pregnancy helps reduce labor time?
You heard right! Helping the muscles stretch as the pelvic floor carries more weight can allow moms body to be ready for labor and in turn take less time than it would have without chiropractic care.
How often should my child be adjusted?
Children should be checked once a year to make sure they are developing correctly. Minor injuries
and trauma often go undetected in children. Little injuries can cause major problems latter on, such as
scoliosis and postural changes.
What symptoms can be treated by Pediatric Chiropractor?
Colic, arching of the back, Constipation, Difficulty Breastfeeding or latching issues, Head Tilting or
Head Shape Irregularity.
Are most chiropractors trained to adjust infants?
No! Some have minor training in infant care, but there is specific training for infant care. I have a
Diplomat in Chiropractic Pediatrics, specializing in diagnosing and treating infant illnesses, diseases and
How can Chiropractic care help my Kids and Antibiotics?
If your child has 3 sets of antibiotics in their first year of life, their immune system can be significantly
compromised creating chronic health issues. Getting your child adjusted can increase white blood
counts and strengthen their immunity..
Is Chiropractic safe for children?
According to the I.C.P.A. (International Chiropractic Pediatric Association), a ground breaking study on
the safety and effectiveness of chiropractic care for children showed that not only is chiropractic safe for
children, but parents reported 3 unexpected improvements with their children’s care:
1. Improved Sleeping
2. Improved behavior and attitude
3. Improved immune system function