Some babies can develop a condition called torticollis that makes it difficult for them to turn their heads. Other childhood spinal disorders like scoliosis and kyphosis can cause health complications for children at a young age. During a child’s development, the body cannot correct a misaligned spine. Instead, muscles and tissues will develop around the misaligned spine causing major health problems later in life. That is why it is important to bring your child in for a proper spinal assessment.
Dr. Damon West and his team at Acme Chiropractic in Sacramento are here to provide your child with quality spinal care. Our treatment can help children who are suffering from colic, bedwetting, asthma, allergies, ear infections, back pain, and sports injuries. Chiropractic care can improve sleep, boost the immune system, improve behavior, and the nervous system. We often receive referrals from pediatricians to treat children and infants. Our team strives to bring the best quality pediatric chiropractic service for your baby or child.
Treatment for Pediatric Illness
Our team provides several chiropractic treatments for children that are suffering from a variety of chronic illnesses and pains. We use chiropractic manual adjustments for aligning the spine to manage pain and increase movement in the body. We use special tables and devices that provide thrusts and adjustments to the spine, neck, arms, and legs. When performing chiropractic adjustments on children, we use gentler techniques to heed the best results.
Our chiropractor will create corrective exercises and stretches designed to treat specific injuries or conditions. These exercises improve coordination, stretch muscles and tendons, improve injuries, and reduce pain. We will also give training on exercises the patient can do at home. We often recommend exercise for sports injuries unique to each child. Our chiropractor may suggest walking, running, biking, swimming, working outside, or hiking as part of treatment. We can also use heat packs or ice therapy after chiropractic treatment to reduce pain and swelling.
Nutritional Counseling and Exercise for Children
Diet and nutrition are an important part of our pediatric treatment. We will design a special diet with supplements to meet your child's needs. We run tests to eliminate foods that cause allergies and design diets with fresh fruits and vegetables, grains, lean meats, fish, poultry, and healthy fats. We cater to diabetics, gluten allergies, and others that require specialized diets. We will recommend supplements that help your child with wellness and healthy development.
Contact Us for An Appoint in Sacramento
Contact us at Acme Chiropractic to make an appointment for your child by filling out our online form or calling our office at (916) 440-8700. We will get a detailed medical history, do a physical exam, and run tests to make a diagnosis. Our team will design a customized pediatric chiropractic program that is right for your child. Contact us today to see how we can improve your child’s life.