Top 10 reasons parents take their children to see a Chiropractor!


  1. To promote the proper development and growth of the child’s body.
  2. Improve the overall posture and structure of the child to help with their structural development and growing pains.
  3. To be able to encourage brain and nerve development, which creates proper neural plasticity within the entire body.
  4. Strengthen the child’s immunity, which reduces earaches, frequency of colds, coughs, asthma, breathing problems, allergies, and more.
  5. Reduce any sleep disturbances or issues with sleeping patterns, and bedwetting.
  6. Help a child that is suffering from digestive problems, tummy aches, or
  7. To maximize your child’s capacity and ability to concentrate and learn.
  8. Help assist with the child’s behavioral disorders or potential conditions like ADD, ADHD, or
  9. To help resolve any issues related to a new child breastfeeding and colic.
  10. To be able to increase their child’s well being overall to a healthier functioning system and


One of the more common reasons that parents seek out chiropractic care for their children is due to some sort of trauma, injury, or sports related injuries. Also there are clues that you as a parent can look out for potential problems arising in your child’s development. Some of these clues are postural changes, being off balance, running with some sort of limp, breast feeding only from one side are just to name a few.


There are many other reasons that people seek out chiropractic care not only for adults but for children as well. Problems that arise from the spine that are seen in adults can begin at birth. When a child is born there can be significant trauma to the spinal cord, vertebrae (bones that make up your spine), and any alignment issues of the spine. Due to the birthing process, many parents get their newly born children’s spines checked by a chiropractor within the first couple of days after birth. When you look at an infant and how they grow, learn to hold their head up, sit up, roll over, crawl, and eventually walk, all of these activities can affect the alignment of the spine and could cause irritation to the nerve system that runs our bodies every activity. These irritations to the nerve system could cause your child to have health complaints and concerns over breathing problems, difficulty nursing, colic, allergic reactions, disturbances in sleep patterns, chronic infections, ear aches, and these can often be linked back to the nerve system.


When talking about why the nerve system is so important to your body, it coordinates and controls all of the functions in our bodies. There are multiple systems in our bodies that rely on the nerve system to function properly, the circulatory system of arteries and veins that regulate blood flow through the entire body, the respiratory system that helps get the correct air flow in and out of our lungs, the digestive system that helps regulate and digest the food and fluids that we eat and drink, the musculoskeletal system that allows your muscles to work appropriately with your bone structure, the hormonal system helps maintain your body’s overall homeostasis, and our immune system that helps up fight off those unwarranted germs that get us sick. When looking at the spine and the vertebrae bones that make up the structure of your spine, if any of these bones are out of alignment they are additional putting pressure onto the nerve system and causing an irritation to occur within this system, which creates health problems and other concerns.


A Doctor of Chiropractic will help check the child’s spine for any misalignments in the structure, that may be causing the nerve system to become irritated and affect the overall function to each of these systems in our bodies. The vertebrae bones in the spine create a canal that the spinal cord travels down from your brain to your body. If there is a misalignment of these vertebrae bones, this causes the irritation to the nerves and this misalignment in structure is what the Doctor of Chiropractic will look at and correct. The chiropractic adjustment or manipulation restores the function of the nerve system to not be irritated due to this pressure of the structural misalignment, and allow the body to function correctly in a healthier well-being overall.


Seeing a Chiropractor regularly throughout a child and adult’s life can maintain the bodies natural defense system at an optimal level. This chiropractic care also can give your body the ideal level of performance that you desire to help achieve the goals you set out in your life. Call us Now at (425) 590-9619 to setup an initial visit, and get you or your child checked by a Doctor of Chiropractic, to make sure the structure of the spine is growing the way its supposed to grow naturally. This will allow your child to be able to live the pain free life you always wanted for them.