Chiropractic care for children concentrate on the relationship between your body’s functioning and its structure, and this care often focuses on the spine. Chiropractors specialize in performing body adjustments with the intent of correcting alignment issues, easing pain, improving the body’s natural functioning, and boosting the body’s natural ability to heal itself. These are health benefits that anyone can enjoy, including children – who commonly experience back pain, headaches, and a variety of other physical stresses.
Is Chiropractic Care Safe for Children?
Chiropractic care is non-invasive and drug free, so all of those risks associated with invasive treatments or medications are eliminated. In fact, Chiropractic treatment is recognized as one of the safest and most-effective methods for treating back and neck pain. All medical treatment, however, carries some inherent risk, and you should therefore always consult with a reputable and experienced chiropractic provider who will take the time and care to truly understand your child’s healthcare needs.
Chiropractic treatment for children may involve a series of visits, and many health insurance policies cover this care. Initially, your chiropractor will get to know both your child and your child’s health history. Often, a chiropractor will incorporate additional treatments into the child’s chiropractic care. These include treatments such as:
· Applying heat and/or ice
· Massaging the area
· Stretching the area
· Applying electrical stimulation
· Suggesting healthy exercises
· Teaching relaxation techniques
· Counseling regarding a healthy diet and other healthy lifestyle choices
Chiropractic care can boost your children’s health, ease their discomfort, and strengthen their alignment. Chiropractic treatment offers your entire family a path to heightened well-being and greater health. If you have general or specific concerns about your child’s health, consulting an experienced chiropractor is a great place to start.
We Offer Chiropractic Care for Children!
If you want to guide your child on the path to a healthy lifestyle, do not hesitate to contact Tampa Bay Spine & Injury for an appointment today. Because we provide truly integrated physical medicine, your child will receive an individualized treatment plan that aims to promote optimal holistic health. Our goal is to help your children feel and do their best. We have two offices that are conveniently located in Brandon (813-381-3852) and St. Petersburg (727-898-3852), so please call and allow us to help you on your journey to a happier and healthier family.