Are you searching for a pediatric chiropractor in Lakewood Ranch? Is your child in need of pain relief, or other chiropractic care? Advanced Chiropractic and Physiotherapy can help. We provide a full range of appropriately administered chiropractic care for children. Performing chiropractic alignments on children take special skill and must be done by a Chiropractor who is trained in methods specifically designed for children.
Chiropractic Care of Children
Children's joints are much more cartilaginous than adult joints. Because of this, manipulation of a child's joints must be quick, but with a greatly reduced amount of force when making adjustments.
Common Reasons for Childhood Chiropractic Intervention
There are several reasons that bring children into the realm of the Chiropractor. These issues can begin as early as the neonatal period and can consist of colic, difficulty sleeping, and issues with nursing. Other more serious issues that infants present to the Chiropractor with are conditions such as torticollis, or twisting and drawing of the neck to one side, this condition is often caused by positioning in the womb. Chiropractic treatment can help release the tension in the neck, in the case of torticollis, which greatly relieves discomfort for the child, and restores more natural movement in the neck.
Older children may come into the Chiropractor due to growing pains, pain induced from sports, and discomfort after accidents. Surprisingly, one of the most often seen complaints at the Chiropractor for older children is ear infections. In many cases, Chiropractic manipulation can relax the muscles around the Eustachian tubes and stop them from shaking and collecting fluid, which, in many cases alleviates chronic ear infections. Chiropractic manipulation of children's spines doesn't typically cause pain. The cases that can be uncomfortable during treatment usually involve trauma of some kind.
Common childhood complaints addressed by Chiropractic care:
1. Limited movement of head and neck, with neck drawn to one side
2. Difficulties latching on for breastfeeding
3. Abnormal sleeping patterns
4. Uneven shoulders
5. Colic, gastric reflux
Schedule an Appointment Today!
Advanced Chiropractic and Physiotherapy, serving the Lakewood Ranch area, has Chiropractors who are well-trained in delivering treatment to the smallest among us. If you are looking for Chiropractic treatment for your child, whether it be for pain relief, or other issues reach out to us by calling 941-907-9663. We're always available to answer your questions and treat your child's conditions in a safe, comfortable, and compassionate environment.