Why You Should Take Your Child to the Chiropractor

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Chiropractic care is a common practice among adults, but did you know children could also benefit from a monthly trip to the chiropractor? These treatments are gentle and could prevent potentially painful issues later on in life. You encourage your kids to be active and physical, and it’s important to realize how that affects their bodies.

 

They are Always Growing

Your kids are constantly growing. At a young age, a child’s spine and nervous system is developing rapidly. This is one of the most important times to seek attention from a chiropractor. The doctor checks for proper alignment of the spine and ensures that everything is moving properly as your child is growing. The adjustments that are made remove vertebral fixations, which will help with any inflammation that could interfere with the nervous system. Your child’s nervous system enables their entire body to function properly, so getting them in to see a chiropractor at a young age will benefit them for life.

 

They are Often Falling

Most kids are always on the move. Exercise is great for kids, but can lead to frequent bumps and bruises, and could throw their bodies out of alignment. Regular chiropractor adjustments can ensure that any misalignments or injuries are addressed and any potential spinal damage or back pain is prevented. Not all injuries result in immediate pain, so it is important for your child to visit the chiropractor regularly to prevent any long-term damage. If you have an older child who is constantly on their phone, they could be throwing their neck and spine out by hunching forward. Chiropractic care can help correct it.

 

Our team of wellness doctors, Vasili Gatsinaris, DC, QME, James Kim, DC, Adam Abulghualya, DC, BS, ART and Caprice Leonard, MA, ATC specialize in chiropractic and wellness care. Our Irvine chiropractic office is located near John Wayne Airport, convenient for people living in Newport Beach, Costa Mesa, Tustin, Santa Ana and other surrounding Orange County communities.

 

Let our Orange County chiropractic team make a plan to treat your injury so that you are not restricted from your active lifestyle. To learn more about our variety of services or to schedule an appointment, take advantage of our new patient special and contact us or call 949-263-9003 today.

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