FAQs for Chiropractic Care for Kids | Pediatric Chiropractor in Oxnard, CA
Hello, everyone. I’m Dr. Tom Johnson from Kalani Total Health Center. Today we’re continuing our discussion on chiropractic care for school aged, active kids, teenagers and off student athletes. We’re going to focus today on the most frequently asked questions. So let’s get started.
Most Frequently Asked Questions about Chiropractic Care for Kids
First question we received.
Is chiropractic safe for school aged children, teenagers and student athletes?
Yes, yes, and yes! Studies have shown that chiropractic care is the most safe and the most effective care because there are no side effects. There are no medications, or no drugs, no injections, there’s no side effects. It’s all natural, holistic, natural medicine. Chiropractic goal is to restore natural posture, approve motion of a spine and extremities improve the soft tissue flexibility and elasticity and proven ability of the human body. Again, one phrase that I love this tell patients is that when a patient moves better, they’ll feel better naturally without the use of medications. And if they move better and feel better, they’ll perform better. That’s the key movement and posture are essential to staying healthy. Your posture and our health are directly related. Movement and health is directly related, and movement in sports performance is directly related. Those are the central goals, getting patients out of pain naturally improving their movement, their posture and their performance.
Next most common question.
What is the minimum age a child or teenager can see chiropractor?
We typically see all ages, but essentially mostly school age active kids, teenagers, and sport specific injuries or sports performance.
What are the health benefits of children and teenagers and active kids and student athletes seeing a chiropractor?
Well, I’ve named a bunch of them. You know, first and foremost, our treatments are safe and effective. They are natural. There are no side effects from medications. We address the primary root causes of the patient’s pain, which typically are pain in the bones and joint arthralgia, the muscle miasma or the nerves, neuralgia, movement disorders, posture disorders, slips and falls, sprains, strains, we first identify the key pain generators as we call them. Then we can identify the key treatments that are specific for this pain generators.
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