Chiropractic care is safe for children and a natural way to help children develop properly. From birth until puberty, our bones are continuously growing and adapting to stresses placed on them as we develop. Many of the spinal problems adults have are due to how our body's developed as children. Chiropractic care is a great way to facilitate proper development of the child's spine and nervous system. Common newborn health complaints like colic, reflux, and difficulty breastfeeding can be linked to irritation of the nervous system. It is never too early to be checked by a chiropractor. As children grow and reach new milestones, new stressors affecting spinal misalignment occur.
The doctors at Albert Lea Chiropractic utilize varies techniques to adjust children. Techniques used to adjust children are much different than those used on adults. Techniques on children involve light touch or pressure that is gentle and effective.