Chiropractic care for children offers your family a solid foundation for wellness. Throughout pregnancy, birth, and childhood, the chiropractic lifestyle offers choices and benefits for your greater health and well-being. The following articles will help you understand the importance of the chiropractic family wellness lifestyle.
Dr. McLarty is a member of the ICPA and is certified in the Webster Adjusting Technique.
Children’s Chiropractic Safety Research
The International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA) has initiated a ground breaking study on the safety and effectiveness of chiropractic care for children. The preliminary results are outstanding and show that chiropractic care is safe for children. Even more significant is that parents reported three unexpected improvements with their child’s care:
- Improved sleeping
- Improved behavior and attitude
- Improved immune system function
You can read the press release and abstracts here.
- Why Should Children Have Chiropractic Care?
- What Can Chiropractic Do For Your Child?
- The Webster Technique: A Technique for Pregnant Women
- Chiropractic Care for Easier, Safer Births
- Questions Parents Ask
- The Safety of Chiropractic for Children: A Researcher’s Perspective
- Chiropractic for Life
Chiropractic Family Wellness in the News
Author Katie Gilbert authored a great article, Immune Boost: This is a Spinal Zap covering how immune function is greatly improved with regular chiropractic care. it was published in Psychology Today.
Interesting to note was this paragraph on the flu:
Chiropractic care was first linked to improved immunity during the deadly flu epidemic of 1917 and 1918. The funny thing was: Chiropractic patients fared better than the general population. This observation spurred a study of the field. The data reported that flu victims under chiropractic care had an estimated .25 percent death rate, a lot less than the normal rate of 5 percent among flu victims who did not receive chiropractic care. Read the entire article