The number of children diagnosed with ADHD has increased a whopping 53% in the past 10 years.
What does ADHD, the neck and chiropractic have in common?
What do ADHD, the neck and chiropractic have in common? More than you may realize. ADHD stands for Attention-Deficit-Hyperactivity-Disorder. It is a neurobehavioral disorder (a brain-behavior disorder). When a person has ADHD they show symptoms of lack of focus, hyperactivity, inattentiveness, an inability to regulate their emotions. ‘It seems like their brain is revved up and they can’t do anything about it.’
ADHD effects motor abilities
About half of the children with ADHD also show some dysfunction in their motor abilities. Meaning, in how they walk or run. As well as in their balance and posture.
Symmetric Tonic Neck Reflex
We humans have a reflex in our neck. This reflex helps us work the upper and lower body independently. A child crawls for about 6 months. The crawling motion helps this reflex get strong.
More and more research is emerging. This research shows that a spinal nerve dysfunction may have a significant role (or be the primary cause) in ADHD.
The beauty of chiropractic
The beautiful part is that with a specially trained pediatric chiropractor, you’re set. The results of regular, focused and intentional chiropractic care show great results. Results show improved quality of sleep, better visual stimulated responses, and an overall better quality of life.
And that means…
First of all, when we help a child we help a family. Because it means improved quality of sleep and better quality of life for the whole family. Especially mom and dad. Which translates into better relationships, better performance in school, social interactions, homework focus, ease of doing chores, the list goes on.
Why do children come to our office?
Birth trauma teeth grinding head-banging torticollis abnormal head shape
ADHD motor delay asthma angry meltdowns speech delay
inattentiveness colic bed wetting anxiety clumsy weak immune system
hyperactivity toe walking breastfeeding issues to stay well sports injury
impulsiveness irritable sleep disorders cold/flu headaches
inability to focus stomach aches growing pains ear infections
poor posture trouble with friends autism orthopedic problems
acid reflux constipation car accidents allergies low muscle tone
We can help identify why your child struggles with lack of focus, hyperactivity, inattentiveness, an inability to regulate their emotions. Click here and tell us what’s going on. Helping kids like yours is exactly what we do best. Consequently, it helps not only your child but your whole family.