As members of the International Pediatric Chiropractic Association, our chiropractors are highly trained in the assessment and treament of pediatric patients. Pediatric patients can begin care from day 1 to address a variety of naturally occurring conditions, as well as limitations from intrauterine development or birthing procedure.
Chiropractic care for infants and children differents greatly from that of adults. We use gentle hands on techniques to address areas of restriction and or dysfunction and apply various modalities to achieve our therapeutic goal. Both Dr. Michelle & Dr. Sarah use the activator adjusting tool in practice for children and adults, who may prefer instrument assisted adjustments to manual therapy. Treatments include soft tissue therapy similar to massage therapy, joint mobilizations, stretching exercises, parental education and much more!
Chiropractors are highly trained in the bodily systems, Nervous, Skeleteal & Muscular. This allows for a complex understand of how the body functions, which begins at conception. Pediatric care is important to address dysfunction and ensure optimal nervous system function & development.
Many children are referred by pediatricians,OB/Gyn's, midwives, lactation consultants, pediatric physiotherapists, dentists and Speech Language Pathologists.
Check out our FAQ section for answers.
Why should I bring my child to the Chiropractor?
Is it safe for babies to be adjusted?
What is an Activator? (aka The Clicker)
What conditions do chiropractors commonly treat?