The benefits of chiropractic care for adults are pretty well documented, but few people know that children also greatly benefit from this type of care. At Parrish Family Chiropractic, serving LaBelle, FL, we provide chiropractic services to every member of the family, regardless of age. If you are new to chiropractic care for children, keep reading to find out how our services can help your children.
Why Choose a Pediatric Chiropractor?
There is a great misconception that chiropractic care is only for adults who have back issues. Although in the past this may have been the case, today we know that chiropractic care can benefit several areas of your life. Since that is true, it only makes sense that this type of care can also benefit children. Let's look at a few ways pediatric chiropractic care can help your child.
Improve Immune System Function
One of the most helpful ways chiropractic care can affect your children is by boosting their immune systems. When the spine is in proper alignment, blood, oxygen, and nutrients can make their way through the body more easily. This in turn helps all systems of the body run more smoothly, including the immune system. Children are often missing days from school because of sickness. This can translate into parents missing days from work as well. Healthy immune systems benefit everyone in the family.
Many children experience sleep disturbances, which affects parents as well. When the family is not getting proper sleep, it can quite literally affect every other aspect of daily life. School can suffer when children are not well rested. Work can suffer for mom and dad if they are up with a child at night. Spinal adjustments have been shown to have a tremendous effect on sleep. When the spine is properly aligned, the entire body operates better. This can include the natural sleep schedule.
Parents and teachers are constantly trying to figure out ways to help children behave. What we sometimes see as misbehavior, though, is often simply a child reacting to stress. Finding ways to help children deal with stress can, in the long run, help them to behave better at home and at school.
To learn more about our services and family practice, contact our office at Parrish Family Chiropractic, serving LaBelle, FL. Our number is (863) 675-0421.