Bodyworks Chiropractic Clinic
Not sure if your baby might benefit from Chiropractic Care?
Unless your baby has a very specific problem, it can be difficult to pick up other signs and symptoms that your baby may have spinal dysfunction.
- Intra-uterine constraint/abnormal positioning in-utero
- Traumatic/long labour
- Colic /reflux symptoms
- Irritability/disturbed sleeping patterns
- Difficulty latching/preferred feeding on one side/difficulty turning head to a side
- Asymmetrical head
- Delayed milestones
- Chronic ear infections
When treating paediatrics and children, your child’s Chiropractor will utilise extremely gentle adjustments to remove subluxations (nervous system interference). The pressure used to perform these adjustments, is the same pressure you would use to feel if an avocado is ripe, and is therefore not the same technique performed on adults.
Your child’s Chiropractor will discuss everything that they do and will answer any questions and concerns you may have.
You will also most likely be given a few at home ‘treatments/exercises’ to do on your baby to enhance their well-being.
During the examination, we will assess the postural and muscular tension, as well as the individual and global movement of the body, spine and neck.
We pay particular attention to spinal mobility and alignment. We will perform a neurological exam to make sure your child is developing correctly. The head shape and symmetry of the cranial bones will also be evaluated.
The examination may vary for babies and children due to their age and development.