ADHD is a common behavioral disorder that affects an estimated 8% to 10% of school-age children. Boys are about three times more likely than girls to be diagnosed with it. The AMA states there is no test that can determine the presence of ADHD, therefore a diagnosis depends on a complete evaluation.
The airways in asthmatics become over sensitive to stimuli – things that would not typically bother a healthy individual, will cause irritation to the airways of an asthmatic (i.e. cold air, perfume, dust, etc). When the lining of the airways become irritated, the body’s natural reaction is to set off an inflammatory response. Fluid will build up in the lining, the bronchiole tubes will spasm and tighten giving the classical symptoms of asthma…
Autism is a disorder in which children have an inability to develop relationships with people, delayed speech acquisition, non-communicative use of speech, repetitive mannerisms, and marked distress during changes of normal conditions that they are accustomed to. Generally, autistic people have a normal physical appearance.
The November/December 2003 issue of the magazine “Autism Digest” contained an interesting article on the subject of Autism and the effect of chiropractic care on those children. The article was authored by world known chiropractor for children, Dr. Joan Fallon. In her article she notes, “While it has regularly been associated with back pain or headache, increasing numbers of parents are seeking chiropractors for children and especially for children with developmental issues.”
In the October 1998 issue of the Ladies Home Journal appeared an article entitled, “Chiropractic Adjustments for Chronic Ear Infections.” This article reviewed several studies showing the effectiveness of chiropractic care for preventing re-occurring ear infections known as Otitis Media or OM.
Frequently Asked Questions
Chiropractic and natural healing services aren’t just great for adults, they also equally effective on children too! People often attribute a trip to the chiropractor with work related back pain or stress. Typically this is something we treat for in children, however, children are exposed to a number of other factors that can cause issues, especially due to their rapid growth. By caring for your child’s bone structure, and ensuring that everything is developing properly, you can protect them from much more serious issues down the road.
To learn more about some of the child specific services we offer, please visit the pages below.
If you have any questions, or are ready to book an appointment and get started, please contact us. You can book a free consultation by using the form on the right hand side of this page, or by calling us directly at (905) 319-6606. We look forward to hearing from you!