Neurodevelopmental Disorders - Pediatric Chiropractic Help

Posted in Pediatrics on Aug 16, 2022

If you've been struggling to get your child help for neurodevelopmental disorders, pediatric chiropractic care may be a good solution for you. Chiropractors specialize in adjusting the spine and nervous system, which can help improve communication between the brain and the body. Many parents have seen great results with chiropractic care for neurodevelopmental disorders, and it's a treatment option that is often overlooked. If you're interested in learning more about this treatment, keep reading!

What are neurodevelopmental disorders?

Neurodevelopmental disorders are a group of conditions that affect the development of the nervous system. This can include problems with motor skills, cognition, social skills, and communication. Some common neurodevelopmental disorders include autism spectrum disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and cerebral palsy. These disorders can range from mild to severe, and they often require specialized treatment.

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Types of neurodevelopment disorders 

There are many different types of neurodevelopmental disorders (NDs), and below are a few of the most prevalent ones: 

  • Attention-deficit/hyperactive disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common NDs, characterized by problems with focus, hyperactivity, and impulsiveness.
  • Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is another common ND and is characterized by impaired social interaction, communication difficulties, and repetitive behaviors.
  • Cerebral palsy is an ND that affects movement and muscle coordination. It is caused by damage to the brain before or during birth.
  • Communication disorders involve difficulty with speaking, understanding language, or both. This can make it hard to communicate with others.
  • Conduct disorders are characterized by a pattern of disruptive and aggressive behavior. This can include fighting, stealing, and destroying property.
  • Intellectual disabilities (ID) involve problems with intellectual functioning and adaptive behaviors. This can make everyday activities difficult.
  • Learning disorders involve difficulties with certain academic skills, such as reading or math.
  • Neurodevelopmental motor disorders are characterized by problems with movement and coordination. This can make everyday activities difficult.
  • Schizophrenia is a mental disorder that affects how a person thinks, feels, and behaves. It can cause hallucinations, delusions, and disorganized thinking.

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How can I find support if my child is struggling with neurodevelopmental disorders? 

If your child is struggling with neurodevelopmental disorders, it's important to seek out support. There are many resources available to families, and there is no need to go through this journey alone. Here are some places you can start looking for support: Your child's school or daycare center may have resources or programs that can help.

Many organizations provide support and resources for families dealing with neurodevelopmental disorders. Some of these include the Autism Society, the National Down Syndrome Society, and Easterseals. Your local library may have books or other materials that can be helpful. There are also many online resources available, such as websites, blogs, and support groups. No matter where you start, the most important thing is to reach out for help. Many people understand what you're going through and can offer support and guidance. Don't hesitate to ask for help when you need it.

How can pediatric chiropractic care help?

Pediatric Chiropractic care is a drug-free, hands-on approach to health care that focuses on the nervous system. Chiropractors use adjustments to improve communication between the brain and the body. This can help reduce symptoms of neurodevelopmental disorders, and it can also help improve overall health and well-being. Many parents of children with neurodevelopmental disorders have seen great results with chiropractic care, and it's worth considering as a treatment option.

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If you're considering chiropractic care for your child, it's important to find a qualified practitioner. Once you've found a chiropractor that you're comfortable with, you'll schedule an initial consultation. During this visit, the chiropractor will take a medical history and perform a physical examination. They may also order X-rays or other diagnostic tests. Based on their findings, the chiropractor will develop a treatment plan. This may involve regular adjustments, lifestyle changes, and exercises.

Why is pediatric chiropractic care effective for neurodevelopmental disorders?

Pediatric Chiropractic care is effective for neurodevelopmental disorders because it can improve communication between the brain and the body. When the nervous system is functioning properly, it's able to send signals to the brain that help with things like learning, behavior, and movement. When there's a problem with the nervous system, it can cause problems with these functions. 

Dr. Brittney believes that every child deserves the best chance at life and works with them from birth to ensure any delays in development are detected as early as possible by investigating all possible areas of disruption within their nervous system, including neonatal health history or food-related toxins exposure during pregnancy which can lead not only impair motor function but also immune functioning later on down the line if left unchecked for too long.

Inflammation in the gut is one of many factors that can lead to brain and immune system dysfunction. The inflammation may be caused by a variety of toxins stored there from previous meals, drinks, or medications taken orally as well as environmental influences such as pesticides used on the produce you eat at home which have been shown to co-occur frequently with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). About 80%+ percent of infection goes onto your palette before making its way through either mouth. If you're interested in learning more about pediatric chiropractic care for neurodevelopmental disorders, please contact our office to schedule a consultation. Dr. Brittney would be happy to answer any questions.

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