A study published in the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, says that out of 1250 infants chosen at random, 211 of them suffered from nervousness, vomiting, muscular abnormalities, tremors and insomnia. 95% (200) of those children had abnormal cervical (neck) muscle strain indicating vertebral misalignments. When the misalignments were adjusted and the muscle strain removed, an immediate calming often resulted; the children's crying stopped, the muscles relaxed and the children fell asleep. The authors noted that an unhealthy spine causes "many clinical features from central motor impairment to lower resistance to infections -- especially ear, nose and throat infections."
It makes sense to have your infant’s spine evaluated by a Doctor of Chiropractic following the birth process. Even an “easy” or “natural” birth can put stretching and twisting forces upon your infant’s neck, causing subtle vertebral misalignments called subluxations. Subluxations left uncorrected can result in problems like colic, difficulty nursing, reflux, torticollis and more.
Chiropractic adjustments are gentle, safe and effective. For more information, visit the Crossroads Chiropractic website at www.CrossroadsChiropractic.com