Keeping Kids Healthy With Chiropractic Care

Whether they are in the classroom, at the playground, or on a play date, kids are constantly exposed to germs. As a result, the sniffles can spread through a school or soccer team before parents have time to stock up on extra tissues. For kids, getting sick means being stuck in the house, away from school, friends, and activities — always a bummer. And for busy, working parents, having to take time off to take care of a ...

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Modifications of Chiropractic Care for Children

Chiropractors who take on children as patients make adjustments to accommodate them. For one, the treatment rooms are often coated in a layer of toys to entertain the kids. On a more technical level, chiropractors adjust the forces in the treatment. They also may adjust recommendations based on a child’s age and unique situation. In this article, we’ll list some of the ways that a chiropractor adjusts the protocol to accommodate a child.

More Gentle Spinal Manipulation Therapy (SMT)

Most chiropractors recommend ...

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Addressing the Opioid Crisis through Chiropractic Pain Management

The CDC reports that over 15,000 people in the U.S. died from prescription opioid overdoses in 2015. Opioids are commonly used to treat pain. However, some people can get addicted to them. Every day, 1,000 people are treated in emergency rooms across the U.S. for misusing prescription opioids. Opioids can be a dangerous way to treat pain. Chiropractic care and alternative medicine provide another option.

A recent study in New Hampshire looked at the relationship between opioid use and chiropractic ...

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Beyond Spinal Manipulation: How Chiropractic Care can Support a Child’s Wellness

Although most people think of chiropractic care as spinal manipulation, there are other services that chiropractic care can offer to achieve wellness. In particular, chiropractors can monitor and enhance a child’s musculoskeletal health. Few traditional health providers are devoted to this aspect of a child’s wellness. However, chiropractors are trained to analyze and assess musculoskeletal wellness. Child can benefit from this knowledge.

Regular screenings and exams by chiropractors can help parents monitor a child’s development, well-being and motor skills. This is ...

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Does my Healthcare Insurance Cover Chiropractic Care?

Before visiting a chiropractor, many people review their health insurance to certify that chiropractic care is covered. Thankfully, it is becoming more common for insurance providers to partially or fully cover both chiropractic care and acupuncture in addition to traditional medicine. The coverage varies between insurance providers. However, there are questions that people can ask their insurance provider to get a better idea of the chiropractic care coverage.

What aspects of chiropractic care are covered?

Many insurance providers only cover the cost ...

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