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The Melbourne Chiropractor

Infants & Children

Children and Chiropractic

  • A Chiropractor may use adjusting techniques which are specific to each child
  • The aim is to stimulate the nervous system to create a change
  • Address other related symptoms which may be causes
  • Focus on correcting the balance of flow around body & spine
  • Aim to increase blood flow and decrease pain for musculoskeletal pain conditions

Treatment For

  • Pain
  • Sport Injuries
  • Growth
  • Co-ordination
  • Muscle Pain
  • Sleep Disturbance
  • Muscle Imbalances
  • Concentration
  • Circulation
  • Colic
  • Reflux
  • Bedwetting
  • Constipation

What We Do With Infants & Children

Our practitioners will assess children's alignment, movement, cranial bone alignment, musculoskeletal conditions, congenital conditions, sleep patterns, behaviour, assess how the neck and pelvis are positioned after birth, crawling and walking (major milestones).

What does Cranial Adjusting Involve?

We aim to stimulate the nervous system and increase blood flow around the cranial bones, to enable better communication between the mind and body.

The Melbourne Chiropractor provides care for children throughout all stages of growth and development. A number of our practitioners have a passion for treating varying paediatric symptoms.

Can Children Develop The Same Spinal Problems As Adults?

If there is a history of spinal problems in your family, your child's spine may not develop properly. Early detection is essential in preventing certain spinal problems developing.

Previously, Spinal Degeneration was viewed as a result of ageing and 'wear and tear'. However, research has recently revealed that there is also a substantial influence of heredity on spinal degeneration. (The Spine Journal, Vol 9, Issue 1, 2009)

How Do You Know Your Child Can Benefit?

Our Practitioners are always happy to go into further detail on how treatment may be able to help your child.

We are happy to offer you additional information about our treatment options regarding infants & children and explain what the different types of care options we have available, and what we recommend for your family.

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