Children do need chiropractic services as well. The central nervous system (brain and spinal cord) develops to be the primary controlling system for all bodily functions. It controls every system in our body via the spinal nerves. Spinal misalignments in children, also known as subluxations, can disrupt the normal communication between the brain and the body and become the cause of many forms of illness. The cause of many newborn health complaints such as colic, reflux, breastfeeding difficulties, sleep disturbances, allergic reactions, and chronic infections can often be traced to nervous system irritation caused by spinal and cranial misalignments.
A child is never too young to begin chiropractic services at our Monmouth county facility. Yes, infants are perfect manifestations of life. However, an infant or child will likely have to overcome many physical stresses in their early months and years. Birth trauma including difficult labors, forceps, excessive force in delivery, and c-sections can have traumatic undetected effects on a newborn. During the first year of life 50% of infants experience a significant fall from a bed, crib, or infant dressing table. Once again, undetected distress can occur from these traumas and affect the health of the infant.
The human body is amazingly resilient. It allows us to function for 10, 20 or even 30 years before we exhibit pain related to spinal subluxation. By keeping a child’s spine free of subluxations, a child’s body will function at a higher level.
At Monmouth Pain and Rehabilitation, we provide safe, gentle chiropractic adjustment services for infants and children. The treatment utilized in our office to correct spinal subluxations in infants and small children is based on a scientific analysis called CBP™ also called Chiropractic Biophysics. This technique is founded in the sciences of biomechanics and physics. Our chiropractors will use an instrument providing a gentle vibratory force to the spine correcting the misalignment.
In most instances the effects are immediate and include a generalized calming. Often times, cooing in infants is seen. This procedure is gentle, safe, and highly effective. Additionally, cranio-sacral therapy is used as a massage technique which facilitates the changes established with the spinal adjustment.
“A child encounters many physical stresses during their growing years. The resulting problems in children’s spines can occur at almost any point in their development and growth.”