Children are just as susceptible to misaligned spines as adults are. The bones of the spine house and protect the spinal cord which is an extension of the brain and carries information from the brain to body parts and back. A misalignment can interfere with the nervous system’s ability to control and coordinate the function of all systems in the body. This interference with the nervous system may impair the overall health of the child. Pediatric chiropractic care has a variety of benefits that could improve or address concerns with the child’s overall health.

Can Help Support the Immune System and Digestive Health

Pediatric chiropractic care can help boost the child’s immune system and help them prevent colds or infections. A boosted immune system allows for the child’s body to fight off diseases and viruses as they grow older. Chiropractic procedures in children can also help improve the body’s ability to handle stomach issues and ultimately improves the child’s digestive health.

Helps with Improved Sleep

Good sleep is imperative to a child’s overall physical and emotional health. Making sure that your child gets enough sleep can help improve their behavior, learning abilities, mental wellbeing, and physical health. For children that have misaligned spines, good sleep may be hard to achieve due to the amount of discomfort that they may experience. Aside from discomfort, certain alignment issues can cause bedwetting, insomnia, or other issues. Chiropractic in pediatric patients can help relieve the body’s stress and help improve the child’s overall sleeping habits.

Can Improve the Child’s Brain Development

Pediatric chiropractic care helps release pressure on the child’s bones, joints and spine and can improve the neural brain development. The increase in bran development will help promote better concentration, focus, and reduce hyperactivity. Chiropractic care can also help with other neurodevelopmental disorders such as ADHD.

At Parker Wellness Centers in Plano, we have the knowledge and expertise needed to treat pediatric pains with chiropractic adjustments. This treatment can help restore a child’s nerve system, allowing the child’s body to express a greater state of health and well-being. Chiropractic adjustments are non-invasive and do not include shots. Younger children don’t have the ability to tell you how they feel and this often leads to consistent irritation and frustration. Don’t let your child continue to suffer. Call our office today to schedule an appointment for your child’s chiropractor care.