The birth process can be traumatic on a newborn spine. Babies with colic often respond very well to Chiropractic care. This gentle treatment helps to establish optimal motion in the spine and can allow the immune system and musculoskeletal system to develop without stress on the nervous system. Children are very active, they trip and fall regularly while learning to walk, ride, skate and ski. Contact sports, gymnastics, and skateboarding are just a few examples of sports that cause joints to lock. Regular Chiropractic care should be part of the child's preventative care to ensure the spine and joints are moving freely.
The birth process can also create an asymmetrical skull that may affect the baby's ability to suck properly or may cause discomfort. Cranio-sacral therapy has show to be very helpful. Dr. Snider is trained in cranio-sacral therapy for newborns and babies.
Scoliosis is a lateral curvature of the spine. Dr. Snider provides complimentary spinal scoliosis
screening for your children.