Relief for Growing Pains with Chiropractic Care
Has your child been complaining of aches and pains during the evening or at night, maybe even keeping them awake at night? These aches can likely be attributed to growing pains – your child’s doctor may have already said as much. Despite the name, there’s no definitive proof that growing pains are linked to growth spurts. It’s more much more likely these pains are attributed to stress on the body from increased activities during the day.
Children are often very active in their early stages of growth – between the ages of 3 and 12 – and are more likely to experience “growing pains”. The pressure they put on their spine from running, jumping and climbing can cause strain on the spinal joints leading to pain throughout the body. By addressing the stress on the spine, a chiropractor is able to help the spinal joints heal and thereby alleviate the pain it’s causing.
Rather than telling your child to “deal with it” or that it’s just “growing pains”, talk to your chiropractor about chiropractic care for growing pains.
How a Chiropractor Can Help with Growing Pains
The spinal column is the structural foundation of the body. The nervous system is housed in the spinal column and reaches out to every part of the body via the nerve roots. Often, through excessive strain or stress on the spine, your nervous system can become irritated, causing your body to send pain signals to the brain. This can cause pain in different areas throughout the body, disguising where the real problem lies.
This can also happen with children as they’re growing and developing and is the reason many chiropractors believe is the cause of “growing pains”. Injury or stress on the spinal column from increased activity throughout the day may likely be what is keeping your child up at night. By restoring motion to the spinal column through chiropractic adjustments, a chiropractor can help restore proper spinal function in your child’s body. This will help alleviate aches and pains caused by restricted motion of the spinal joints.
Chiropractic therapies for growing pains are also one of the safest and most effective treatment options. They are non-invasive, painless, and do not involve medications and drugs.
Help Your Child’s Growing Pains with Chiropractic Care in Wichita, KS
Are growing pains keeping your child up at night? Are they having difficulting going to sleep due to pain in their legs, knees, and other parts of the body? Find out if chiropractic care is right for your child by contacting Stanley Chiropractic, located in Wichita, Kansas. Give us a call today to schedule an appointment. 316-685-4965