Many patients of chiropractic, after experiencing the remarkable results, contemplate what it could do for other members of their families, especially their children.
Dr. Bobik often gets asked, “When can my child start chiropractic care?” Her answer: As soon as possible! As a fetus, our nervous system is developing and our spine grows 50% longer during the first year of life. Even the birth process can put a great deal of pressure on a baby’s spine. Chiropractic care is important during this time of tremendous growth and development.
While it’s true that children are resilient, chiropractic examinations and check-ups are important. The average five year-old falls 2,000 times and 200 of those will be considered a “significant” fall. For children, chiropractic treatment is very gentle and they usually require less care. Just like the dentist, we teach kids about prevention and how to maintain a healthy spine. Did you know that chiropractic can help babies and children with things like colic, constipation, bed wetting, sleeping and ear aches?
Remember, your little angel relies on YOU to make proper health choices for them. Having your child’s spine checked to access their potential need for care can reduce their chance of health problems in the future. Together we can educate our youth and create aware and healthy individuals!