A child’s nervous system is the control center for all of the organ systems in their growing body. It plays a central role in keeping the body functioning and healthy, including regulating blood flow, bone growth and brain activity. Any stress placed on the spine or misalignment that occur will have serious impacts on a child’s physical and behavioral development. Sawyer Chiropractic group offers non invasive and gentle therapy that corrects any underlying issues before they become permanent.
Pediatric Chiropractic in Santa Cruz
There are endless factors that can affect a child’s spine health over the course of their development. Some examples include sitting in the front of a computer or TV, laying contact sports, wearing heavy backpacks or even sitting at desks may can all contribute to spinal problems. Even throughout infancy, children may be affected from sleeping in awkward positions or taking a tumble. Children’s bodies are in a constant state of growth and keeping them healthy requires careful attention and maintenance.
How Can I Tell If My Child Needs Chiropractic Treatment?
A child’s spine can become misaligned without them being aware. They do not always have awareness of their own bodies to recognize when a subtle chronic issue is developing. Even if they are aware, they might not be able to communicate it directly. Instead their discomfort may manifest as grumpiness, acting out, or frequent crying.
What is Chiropractic Treatment for Kids?
Treatment beings with an extensive examination. We will determine what the issue is and the best route for treatment. Even if your child is too young to communicate or too shy, we have the skills to communicate with them an identify the source of their discomfort before we proceed with any possible need for treatment. If it is determine that treatment is required, any spinal adjustments that are made will be gentle and non invasive. If you are concerned about your child’s spinal health then contact our team at Sawyer Chiropractic today to set up a consultation.