Are Chiropractic Adjustments Safe For Children?
The answer is a resounding “YES”!
Pediatric chiropractic care can help your child or infant in many ways. Contact OneLife Chiropractic today to schedule a visit to our convenient Fry Road location in Katy, Texas.
Chiropractic Adjustments for Children (Pediatric Adjustments) Katy, Texas
Pediatric chiropractic care is as essential to your child’s overall wellness as any other form of medical care and preventative medicine. According to the NBCE (National Board of Chiropractic Examiners) a substantial number (17%) of all chiropractic patients in the United States are under the age of 18 (8% of patients being 5 years old and under).
Subluxations or misalignments of the spine are not limited to adults. In fact, when left unattended in children it can actually cause problems over the life of the child on into adulthood. Since the formative years of a child begin during the first 5 years of life, neural pathways are created child chiropractic care is important. These subluxations which occur from any kind of trauma, including the child birthing process, can exacerbate the optimal development of these neural pathways.
Pediatric chiropractic adjustments are safe for all patients of all ages, yes even for newborns. At OneLife Chiropractic, our specialized chiropractic team can perform these procedures with a bedside manner that will leave you and your child feeling confident and comfortable.
Here is an interesting study on the safety and effectiveness of Pediatric Chiropractic from the American Chiropractic Association… View Article.