If you haven't heard of Pediatric Chiropractic, you’re probably wondering two things.
First can this type of care help my child? And secondly, how does it even work? Well you are not alone! Lots of moms, dads, and caregivers are looking for hope and answers, backed by science that will help them with all the stress and struggle our kids and families are confronted with.
Let’s look at why our kids are struggling in the first place.
Childhood Trauma Can Affect the Nervous System
Although, bumps, falls and wrestling matches are often what comes to mind with our kids when we think of physical stress. Actual physical stressors start much earlier, most commonly researched as starting during the prenatal or birth process.
In addition to physical stressors, our kids live in a busier, more complex generation than we did. Schedules are packed, social media is everywhere, and food quality isn’t what it used to be. Simply put, we have more coming from every direction, and all combined, it can be overwhelming!
The more ‘stressors’ that build up, the harder it is for our bodies to adapt and overcome, leaving our kids’ nervous system to get stuck on the gas pedal.
It is important for adults to have a nervous system that is functioning optimally since we literally live our lives through our nervous systems, but children are a little different. Not only are they living life through their nervous system but they have genetic windows that are still open, while an adult's genetic window are closed. Children are in full development mode. Therefore, it is extremely important that they have a fully functioning nervous system, free of disturbance, to live the best life possible and develop to their full human potential. Pediatric chiropractic is perfectly safe and gentle, especially the techniques used in our office