Hi, I’m Dr. Troy Norris with Balance Chiropractic Clinic. Today I want to talk to you about kids and chiropractic. We often times get asked a question, “I see that you take care of kids in the office. Why do they need chiropractic care?”
There’s really 2 reasons why kids need a pediatric chiropractor. The first is the parents are most often times are already patients in the clinic, and they understand that you’re nervous system is what goes out and influences every cell tissue muscle and organ in your body.
They understand that the premise behind chiropractic is to reduce stress to your nervous system so that your body can function the way it was intended to.
We also have that group of people that bring their kids, safe for infants & 2 year old age for chiropractic services, because maybe they’ve heard that it can help with ear infections. Or It can help with colic. It can help with bed wetting. There’s different reasons that people bring their children in, but those are 3 that we often times see because they’ve tried different alternatives.
They’ve had a series of antibiotics over and over again, or they had trips to the urologist. They’re using different alarm type of systems to startle the child when they start to wet the bed.
Really, chiropractic, whether it be that you’re coming in for wellness care, whether it be that you’re coming in with a condition, our main focus is to decrease stress to the nervous system. On this chart, we are able to point out areas, the upper most portion of the neck, that’s an area that goes out and influences into your eyes, your ears, blood supply to the head.
When kids come in and they have ear infections, that’s an area to target. Do they have a misalignment? Is it from falling down as they’re starting to develop and walk? Is it from a traumatic birthing process?
There’s a multitude of reasons why it can occur as well when kids come in, and they have bed wetting issues. Do that have a misalignment down in the lowest portion of their back? That’s an area that goes out and affects the bowel, the bladder, reproductive organs.
Chiropractic, I’m not saying is a cure all. It’s really about maximizing nerve flow. If you’re into checking out an alternative for yourself, seeing if a pediatric chiropractor could maybe help your child or help you, just take a look at us on our website at www.balancechiro.net, or give our office a call and one of myteam members would love to get you scheduled to see if it’s a chiropractic issue that we can help you with.
Our office number is 208-344-4469. We have been in practice,
have been in business since 1995.
We’ve helped a ton of kids, and we look forward to helping your child if it’s something you want to try. I look forward to helping you, and we’ll see you soon
For extra information on this topic can contact Dr. Troy Norris at:
Balance Chiropractic Clinic
6013 W. Overland Rd., Ste. 101
Boise ID 83709
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The entire staff and Dr. Troy are amazing. Friendly and extremely helpful through the experience. Dr. Troy is very thorough, and is helping me alot. I highly recommend Balance Chiropractic Clinic!
Dr. Troy is absolutely amazing. I have had some pretty painful emergencies (degenerative discs), and he has been there to help every single time. Always happy to see me and GENTLE. I’ll never go anywhere else now.
I had some chronic back problems when I decided to give Balance Chiropractic Clinic a visit. Dr. Troy Norris performed an evaluation and determined I had two pinched nerves. I have been going to see him for the past couple months and feel 10 times better.
Holistic approach and gentle treatment for chronic back issues. Professional and welcoming. Excellent explanations of technical aspects of health problems. I am very hopeful to regain pain-free movement and grateful the office works with my out-of-network insurance. Definitely worth it!