The Effects Of Chiropractic Therapy On Children

860 Words Dec 10th, 2015 4 Pages
While traditional medicine has proven successful in helping patients, chiropractic therapy has also proven to help patients prevent problems from occurring, especially in children. Chiropractic care also helps patients who are sick and can cure a variety of diseases. Chiropractic care is safe, and there are many things people do not know about it. Chiropractic therapy has proven to help patients prevent problems from occurring especially in children. Often times, if children have no symptoms or external damage, they are not checked. Physical trauma is the number one reason why children should get checked regularly. Children should get checked regularly, due to the rate of physical trauma. With regular check-ups, health problems can be …show more content…
Better moods improve the body 's wellness and comfort level, allowing it to function at a high level. Structural problems are approached in a non-invasive manner, which reduces the possibility that the patient will need surgery. Over 250,000 people request back surgery that will remove wounded tissues. This surgery costs the average patient $25,000 when money could be saved with a natural non-invasive treatment. This also helps avoid a long, painful recovery along with any post-surgical complications. During adjustments and checkups, the patient 's whole body is evaluated. Chiropractors do not just focus on a single portion of the body or injury. Chances of having a side effect will reduce while receiving treatment because chiropractors prefer to reduce pain with a natural approach. They locate the problem directly and work over a longer period to reduce symptoms until the patient returns to their natural state of health. This also lessens the chance of addiction and dependence on other drugs such as painkillers. In a recent study from Bloomfield township a 12 year-old attended school approximately fifty-percent of the time while suffering from vertigo, migraines, and neck pains. The first step was to engage in chiropractic care 3-4 times weekly. When positive results began occurring, he transitioned into once a month treatment as needed. The child then returned to school increasing his
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