As we go through life, there are unique considerations that need to be made with regard to our health. While we’re still the same person from birth to old age, our needs as babies are vastly different from our needs as older adults.

Chiropractors must consider these changes in development when diagnosing and treating patients. In this article, we will review how chiropractic care can benefit patients who are navigating the world as an infant to those dealing with the needs of old age.


Infants and Chiropractic Care

Young infants go through many bodily changes very quickly. In fact, some big changes can even happen over the course of a single day.

But infants need to have the proper conditions surrounding them in order to develop in the most effective way possible. In this regard, chiropractors can play a huge role.

Chiropractic treatments for infants can help to reduce the chances of any musculoskeletal abnormalities or issues such as torticollis

Children and Chiropractic Care

When children start to get a little older, they often immediately want to test the limits of their world. There’s nothing wrong with this desire; it’s how they learn!

But during this time of exploration, significant levels of stress can be placed on the body. Your chiropractor can ensure that your child is developing normally as he or she goes through this period of life.


Adolescents and Chiropractic Care

If you thought the terrible twos were a tough time to get through, just wait for the terrible tweens! Adolescents face an incredible amount of pressure as they go through the extreme body changes associated with this time in life. Furthermore, teenagers often feel pressure to perform in sports and school. This extra stress only adds to the confusion during this developmental period.

Chiropractors can help adolescent patients manage stress and anxiety, as well as guide them in developing healthy, lifelong habits. Plus, the many injuries that teens sustain during sports and activities in this stage of life can be effectively rehabilitated through chiropractic care.


Adults and Chiropractic Care

Adults who have to balance the needs of their children, aging parents, work, and/or other concerns can benefit greatly from chiropractic care.

When the stresses of life get to you, processes within the body can start to break down. For example, let’s look at the hypothetical adult patient “Mary.” 

Mary frequently finds herself hunched over her computer, furiously typing away for eight to ten hours a day. Often, she’ll be assigned projects with impossible timelines, while also trying to schedule a parent-teacher conference for her kids, get her mother to her appointments, and generally take care of everyone in her life. Day after day of a schedule such as this can result in a headache, back pain, or any number of other ailments.

A chiropractor will take a detailed look at Mary’s life as well as her posture and physical features in order to determine the best course of care. From here, the chiropractor can make recommendations, perform appropriate treatments, and help Mary get her life back on track.


Seniors and Chiropractic Care

It’s no secret that aging is a tough process to endure. However, with the right tools and regular chiropractic care, one can age gracefully and live a long, happy life well into one’s later years.

The age-related changes in the spine are unavoidable in most cases. But chiropractic care can reduce the pain associated with these changes and get seniors living the best life possible.


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At Awaken Chiropractic, we are here to treat you through every stage of life. No matter what you are experiencing, we are here to help. Book your appointment with our trusted and friendly team today.

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