Gilmore Chiropractic & Health Services Services
P E D I A T R I C C A R E
Children and infants are always discovering new things through play, as a result they are more likely to experience traumas from falls and bumps. Unlike adults, children have a harder time understanding and expressing their pain or discomfort. Chiropractic can help to relive tension form everyday stressors and increase a child’s body awareness. Meaning it is not only helpful after an injury but can help to prevent the injury from occurring.
What can chiropractic help
Chiropractic care of children has been shown to assist in treatment of colic, viral ear infections, head shape, learning disorders, digestive issues, growing pains torticollis, bed wetting, and general discomfort.
How does it work
By stimulating different systems, promoting movement and healthy function. Chiropractic care for children looks very different than for adults. We take careful assessment of joints of the the spine, movement of food thorough the digestive tract, and even movement through the lymph system. Chiropractic care is a modality to help the body be healthy.
Some signs your child may need to see a chiropractor.
General fussiness, or signs of discomfort in certain positions.
Such as during tummy time, lying on their back, or sitting in the car seat.
In ability to turn their head to both directions.
Misshapen head or asymmetries in the face.
Difficulty latching or painful feedings
Discomfort pooping or passing gas
Tugging on their ears
Avoiding putting their knees or feet down when crawling or walking.