If your child has any of these conditions make sure his or her spine is healthy:
Weakness or fatigue
Loss of hearing
Scoliosis or curvature
Arm and hand pain
Hip, leg and foot pain
A foot turned in our out
One leg shorter
“Chiropractic care for my child? Why? His back doesn’t hurt.” Parents who often appreciate the importance of checkups for their child’s teeth, hearing, eyes, ears, nose and throat draw a blank when it comes to the spine.
A spinal checkup could be one of the most important of your child’s life! Why? The jumping, falling, running, and bumping of a normal childhood often cause vertebral subluxations, with serious health consequences if uncorrected. In addition, the birth process puts tremendous stress on the newborn’s spine that could lead to many health problems.
For over a century doctors of chiropractic have reported dramatic responses of infants and children to chiropractic care, often after drugs and surgery had no effect.
Today we find more parents bringing their children to doctors of chiropractic for spinal checkups. Without chiropractic care some children will live in continued sickness, condemned to a life of medications and perhaps even surgery. With a healthy spinal column, a child’s body can better deal with the sore throats, ear infections, stomachaches, fevers, measles, mumps and the hundred-and-one other problems that often make up young life.
Emotionally Healthy Children
Clinicians and parents have observed often dramatic improvements in the physical, neurological and emotional health of children following chiropractic spinal care. This includes children with learning disabilities, anxiety, concentration and attention problems, hyperactivity, attention deficit disorder (ADD), dyslexia, discipline problems, low IQ and low grades.
For many of the millions of school children in the United States alone who suffer from a learning impairment, chiropractic holds promise as a non-drug alternative. All children with learning disabilities and similar problems need a chiropractic spinal checkup.
Children with ear infections need chiropractic adjustments. In many cases ear infections are observed to disappear after spinal care, saving children from ear-tube surgery and antibiotics.
A common example if that of 2 and 4-year old sisters with chronic ear infections who had received numerous courses of antibiotics over at least two years with no improvement. After adjustments the mother reported that both children were “doing much better” and the children had no more ear infections.  Other case studies include: a baby boy 6-months-old who was scheduled for ear tubes. His ear infection completely cleared after one adjustment and tubes were never inserted. Also, two girls ages 3 and 4 with chronic ear infections and upper respiratory dysfunction received adjustments and no more ear infections occurred since their first visit. 
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