Chiropractic care focuses on treating spinal injuries or conditions, as well as other musculoskeletal traumas or disorders, through the use of spinal adjustments, manual manipulation, and occasionally, a set of recommended exercises and stretches.Â Chiropractic treatment can benefit people with a variety of complications as well as children. Spine Health is essential for all ages.Â Infants, for example, can often experience trauma on the head and neck during birth through the normal procedures of labor.
Chiropractic adjustments in a growing child can help align their spine in the case of early subluxations, or spinal misalignments. Properly aligning a childâ€™s developing spine can help prevent the development of various ailments as well as maintain a normal formation of the bones in the spine.Â Regular adjustments can also be especially useful for both younger and older children because of the increased number of falls and/or accidents that may occur through their normal physical activities on the playground or in the sports arena.Â
Chiropractic care can be especially useful for correcting abnormal spinal development disorders such as scoliosis in children.Â Through early diagnosis and treatment of a child with scoliosis, a chiropractor can use regular spinal adjustments along with an appropriate follow up of exercises to properly align the spine of a child and allow the spine to develop appropriately, improving their overall spinal health in the future.Â
Chiropractors are also specifically trained to implement adjustments especially designed for babies and young adults. Chiropractic care provides a safe and natural way that is effective towards children to prevent and treat many different injuries and conditions.
Chiropractic treatment can benefit people with a variety of complications and, just the same as itâ€™s recommended for many adults, chiropractic can also be used with children. Children can benefit from chiropractic care just as much as adults can, after all, spine health is essential for people of all ages to function to their fullest capabilities. For more information, please feel free to ask Dr. Jimenez or contact us at (915) 850-0900.
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