Currently, our office has the privilege of taking care of hundreds of children each week. This is the greatest honor anyone could bestow on our doctors, including Dr. Debra Cirone, a Fellow of the International Chiropractic Pediatrics Association. This certification required another 2 years of coursework outside of her regular chiropractic curriculum. It focused on how to treat children and pregnant mothers.
“I was born into chiropractic care, and I personally have had the front row view of what an impact it has had on my health since I was a baby. Now, I have that privilege to share it and see how powerfully my work impacts other babies and children.
When a mother hands us her first newborn child and says ‘I trust you,’ there is no greater trust. I have tears just thinking about how important that child is to that family, and they allow me to use my gifts to help that child be healthier and stronger.” — Dr. Debra Cirone
WHY BABIES AND CHILDREN
Our world is toxic. From the food we eat to the chemicals around us, our bodies are under attack all the time. Unlike their adult counterparts, children do not have as much chemical, emotional, and neurological interference. Often, we see a child show amazing results because their bodies are able to react and heal faster than an adult’s body.
HOW DO YOU ADJUST AN INFANT OR CHILD?
This is a very common question for parents. Many people have this vision of a Kung Fu fighter twisting someone's neck and believe this is chiropractic. It is not even close. An infant adjustment is no more than steady pressure on a specific bone that may be preventing the child’s brain from communicating with the rest of his or her body. Often, children become so used to getting adjusted that they just climb onto the table themselves.
WHY ADJUST A CHILD?
Yes, children are not as toxic as mom and dad but that doesn’t mean they are not exposed. Here are some common reason parents seek chiropractic care for their children.
- Birth Trauma
- Projectile Vomiting
- Bed Wetting
- Ear Infections
- General Wellness
Sugar Hill Spine and Wellness is a very open, loving place. Our parents are always willing to allow other parents watch as their children undergo adjustments. After seeing how excited the kids get and hearing a short testimonial from one of the moms or dads, the fear often subsides.