If you're like most parents, you're always looking for ways to ensure the health and wellbeing of your children. But many parents don't realize that chiropractic care can be just as helpful for kids as it can for adults. Maintaining proper spinal alignment and normal nerve function can play a critical role in helping your little ones grow and develop into strong, healthy grownups. That's why our chiropractor in Columbus NE, Dr. Randy Hinze, provides pediatric care for infants, toddlers and school-age kids here at Hinze Chiropractic-Acupuncture.
The human musculoskeletal system faces some pretty severe challenges even at birth. The trauma of delivery can be sufficient to push spinal joints out of alignment, potentially setting the stage for a lifetime of nerve dysfunction, muscle strain and postural imbalance. Administering gentle, safe chiropractic adjustments at this stage can help give your baby the healthiest possible start in life. This is why our Columbus chiropractor has adjusted infants as young as one day old.
As babies grow and develop their ability to crawl, walk, run and play, they inevitably experience their share of bumps and falls along the way. These seemingly insignificant spills and jolts can have a cumulative effect on spinal alignment. A misaligned spine can impair nerve function and communications throughout the body, making your child more prone to such common childhood ailments as allergies, asthma, colic and bedwetting. Chiropractic care can help normalize nerve function to relieve or prevent these problems.
School-age children can continue to benefit from our Columbus chiropractic services. Keeping your child's nervous system in good operating condition may help minimize problems associated with learning and mental focus, such as hyperactivity and ADHD. This can have an enormous positive impact on children's academic performance, socialization and school citizenship. Lugging around backpacks weighted down with heavy books and other school supplies represents another unhealthy challenge to young spines, making chiropractic care and counseling that much more important. Last but not least, the spinal curvature disorder known as scoliosis begins to appear during the school years -- and the earlier it's diagnosed and evaluated, the earlier any necessary treatment can be administered.
Our Columbus chiropractor can provide regular spinal screenings and checkups to make sure your child's spinal alignment, posture, nerve response and physical development are on track. Incremental small adjustments are the easiest way to correct any little problems, instead of waiting for them to turn into bigger issues later. If your child is suffering from a particular pediatric disorder, chiropractic care may bring the problem under control. We can also provide back-to-school spinal screenings, check for scoliosis, and teach your kids how to load and wear their backpacks safely.
Let our Columbus chiropractic center enhance your children's health, now and for life. Call (402) 564-9447 to schedule a pediatric wellness evaluation at Hinze Chiropractic-Acupuncture!