Infant Chiropractic Care
Chiropractic is a gentle and natural way of providing you and your baby with treatment of certain health conditions through soft tissue manipulation: stretching, gentle pressure and movement.
Infant Chiropractic can help with:
- * Infant colic, torticollis and birth trauma
Sometimes, extra pressure is exerted onto a newborn baby during birth. Symptoms can be pinched nerves, torticollis, plagiocephaly (head shape) and more. Torticollis and infant colic can develop well after birth too. Often, gentle manual of the neuromusculoskeletal system can help treat these.
- *Breast feeding difficulties
When it comes to breast feeding, there are adjustments Mom can make to help encourage total comfort; there are also certain things that may help baby nurse more easily and with less fussiness. Things like gentle manipulation or craniosacral therapy can help babies with difficulty latching, and likewise babies who prefer nursing on one side only can benefit from care to their upper cervical spine.
How Chiropractic Care Helps Infants and Mothers
Infants and children respond extremely well to manual manipulations and soft tissue therapies, often obtaining full resolution of the infant’s torticollis, reduction of plagiocephaly, improved breast feeding, and improved development milestones within 4 to 6 treatments.