Kids Need Chiropractic Too!
Dr. Shapiro has advance training in chiropractic for children through The International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA). He welcomes children of all ages, including newborns.
Chiropractic care for children offers your family a solid foundation for wellness. Our focus is ensuring that the nervous system has every opportunity to communicate without interference and work effectively, enabling your child's body to function at its best. For a child, poor communication between the brain and body may result in developmental delays, an inability to concentrate, behavioral problems, digestive issues, asthma, headaches – the list is endless.
Stress and trauma can begin during the birthing process or even before, when improper fetal positioning occurs. An enormous amount of stress and tension is placed on muscles and forming bones. Children grow and develop at such a rapid rate—it is vital that we facilitate healthy development by keeping their nervous system free from interference. Regular events such as falls, tumbles, sports, poor posture can contribute to imbalances in a child's body.
Babies can be checked very soon after birth and special techniques have been developed to carefully correct any affected areas. When we appreciate how the nervous system may be hindered and impaired, it makes sense why more parents are having their child’s spine assessed.
Many parents find regular chiropractic care
for their children:
• Improves sleeping
• Improves behavior and attitude
• Improves immune system function
• Improves digestion and bowel function.
• Leads to greater breastfeeding success
Chiropractic is a health care option which supports a child’s own natural ability to be active, health and happy!
Chiropractic Care in Pregnancy
Chiropractic care is essential for the pregnant mother. Her systems and organs are now providing for two and their optimal function is critical for the baby’s healthy development. The mother’s spine and pelvis undergo many changes and adaptations to compensate for the growing baby and the risk of interference to her nervous system is increased. Specific chiropractic care throughout pregnancy works with enhancing nervous system function providing greater health potential for both the mother and baby.