We are asked all the time, "Why would my child need chiropractic if he/ she has no back pain?" Chiropractors treat children for many different reasons. Because adjustments allow the body to function properly, there are many issues people do not realize that chiropractic can help.
Children and babies are often treated for ear infections, colic, ADD/ ADHD and other immune issues, even bed wetting. When the central nervous system is working properly, our immune system can better function to fight infections and control other systems. This is true for children and adults.
As far as safety is concerned, consider this: An average fo 40 to 70 pounds of force is exerted on a newborn's neck and head during delivery. As much as 120 pounds of force can be exerted during an assisted delivery such as suction of forceps. ONLY A FEW OUNCES ARE USED TO GIVE AND ADJUSTMENT
Just think as a child grows all of the stress they endure from crawling to walking and running. All of the bumps and bruises they receive and all the growing they do. Once they are school age they are carrying heavy backpacks and playing sports. Adjustments through childhood can prevent many of the issues we see in adulthood.