Core Health Pediatrics

As our children continue to grow, the daily stresses can have a negative impact on an ever growing body.

Core Health Pediatrics

As our children continue to grow, the daily stresses can have a negative impact on an ever growing body.

Spinal Cord and Brain Stem

traumas often occur during the process of birth but frequently escape diagnosis. Infants often experience lasting neurological defects.

The Birth Process…

even under normal conditions, is frequently the first cause of spinal stress. After the head of the child appears, the physician grabs the baby’s head and twists it around in a figure eight motion, lifting it up to receive the lower shoulder and then down to receive the upper shoulder. This creates significant stress on the spine of the baby.

“Spinal cord and brain stem traumas often occur during the process of birth but frequently escape diagnosis. Infants often experience lasting neurological defects. Spinal trauma at birth is essentially attributed to longitudinal traction, especially when this force is combined with flexion and torsion of the spinal axis during delivery.” ~Abraham Towbin, MD

Growth patterns suggest the potential for neurological disorders is most critical from birth to two years of age, as this time is the most dynamic and important phase of postnatal brain development.

Over sixty percent of all neurological development occurs after birth in the child’s first year of life. This is why it is important for your child to get adjusted during the first year of their life.

As our children continue to grow, the daily stresses can have a negative impact on an ever growing body. During the first few years of life, an infant often falls while learning to walk or can fall while tumbling off a bed or other piece of furniture. Even the seemingly innocent act of playfully tossing babies up in the air and catching them often results in a whiplash-like trauma to the spine, making it essential to get your baby checked by a chiropractor every stage of his/her development as minor injuries can present as major health concerns down the road if gone uncorrected.

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