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Friday, March 27, 2015
You may not really think of associating children and chiropractic care. However, the fact is that taking your kids to see a chiropractor is a growing trend, and one that is beneficial. Of course, as a parent, the decision on whether or not to take your children to the chiropractor is completely up to you, but it is worth noting the positive effects that chiropractic care can have on young ones. 
For preventative reasons: In the same way a chiropractor can keep an adult in tip-top shape, they can do the same for your child. This includes treating them even when there is not a noticeable lingering condition to hopefully thwart off potential future health problems.
Through seeing a chiropractor regularly, you can keep your child emotionally light-hearted and happy, as well as physically happy. This is because chiropractic care encourages good neural plasticity, or positive brain and nerve development. Seeing a chiropractor also strengthens your child's immune system, which can prevent minor to damaging health risks in the future. Why wait for something bad to happen? Be proactive with your child's health.
For modern reasons: In this day and age everything is on a screen or tablet, and children now spend their days looking down at them or slouched over a desk. By seeing a chiropractor your child will fix and also learn about the right type of body health and balance, including correcting poor posture and learning what should and should not be done with body joints. 
For development reasons: This can span to a wide range of issues, but most notably includes problems such as asthma, breastfeeding, constipation, allergies, and colic. Chiropractic care is known to promote proper growth and development in all patients, especially in children. This will in turn help them to resolve issues with nursing, reflux, bed-wetting, and more.
If your child or infant is having trouble sleeping through the night, an aggravated nervous system could be to blame, which is exactly an area treated by chiropractors. This includes a colicky baby, an infant suffering from an ear infection, and even all day crying, which has been improved with  mild and gentle back and neck subluxations.
Additionally, chiropractic also can help another problem keeping you and your child up at night—bed-wetting. Talk to your chiropractor or take your child to see them in order to get their nerves, bladder, spine, and digestive system in order or to find out if there is an underlying cause for this issue, such as stress or trauma.  
For learning reasons: Many children today have trouble learning, concentrating, or following through with a task. Nerve interference could be the issue that is causing this diminished capacity to learn in your child, which is exactly why you should take them to see a chiropractor.
If you believe your child is suffering from ADHD or a related issue, a chiropractor can treat symptoms, give nutrition advice, educational guidance, stop any strains on the nervous system, and get to the root of what is causing this learning stunt.
Yucha Chiropractic & Massage located in Pottstown, PA provides chiropractic treatment, including including physical therapy and massage therapy, to treat a plethora of ailments. Conditions treated include sports injuries, headaches and migraines, and back pain. 
Posted by: Caitlin Rickard
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