Upper cervical chiropractic care for children is essential in supporting your child’s early development and overall health.

Upper Cervical Care: An Introduction

As a chiropractor, I focus on the upper cervical spine, a region consisting of the top two vertebrae in the neck. This area safeguards the brainstem and ensures unrestricted blood flow to the brain. By aligning these vertebrae, I aim to facilitate better overall health.

Why is Upper Cervical Care Important for Children?

Children are often thought to be resilient and flexible, but their bodies are still developing and are susceptible to misalignments.Upper Cervical Care for Children Any subtle misalignment in the upper cervical spine can lead to a host of problems, from sleep issues to impaired motor skills.

A case study published in the Journal of Clinical Chiropractic Pediatrics in 2016 highlighted a 5-year-old boy suffering from sleep disturbances and behavioral issues. After six weeks of upper cervical care, the boy experienced significant improvement in sleep and behavior.

Another case, reported in the Journal of Upper Cervical Chiropractic Research in 2012, involved an 8-year-old girl with chronic ear infections. After receiving upper cervical care, her ear infections ceased, suggesting an improvement in her immune function.

A Healthy Foundation for Life

Introducing upper cervical care early on can create a healthy foundation for a child’s life. By ensuring proper alignment of the spine, we can promote optimal nerve function, which influences many aspects of health. It can aid in overall wellness, boost immunity, improve focus, and even help with behavioral issues.

Let me Help!

At Keystone Specific Chiropractic Center, our goal is to help your child grow into a healthy adult. If your child struggles with any health issues, or if you want to give your child the benefits of a balanced nervous system, I encourage you to schedule a consultation with me today.