Being born is hard work!

Not only can it be stressful for mother and child but it comes with a lot of twisting and turning. Helping infants and newborns realign can let their growing bodies focus on, well, growing!

Chiropractic also helps to alleviate some of the conditions that children often suffer within the natural growing process as certain areas of the body can grow faster than others.

For little ones, some conditions that respond well to treatment include:

  • Tortocollis
  • Ear infections
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Colic and Reflux
  • General Fussiness
  • “Growing pains” (Growing shouldn’t hurt!)
  • Difficulty Nursing
  • Constipation

Chiropractic Treatment

Children of all ages greatly benefit from chiropractic care and are usually very quick to respond. Many parents are unaware that chiropractic care can be a safe and effective alternative to drugs and surgery for their children. 

It can also simply just make their children “feel better,” which often translates into a whole host of other positive improvements (not to mention a good attitude - although we make no guarantees there!)

Dr. Gerson has advanced training in pre-natal and pediatric care.

She has completed training in CranioSacral Therapy from the Upledger Institute.  She incorporates a wide variety of techniques to meet the unique needs of each patient.  With kids and newborns, she is especially gentle.  She will always explain what she is doing so that both parent and child are comfortable and at ease.

Adolescent Care

As children grow and tend to get more involved in activities, or sometimes become more sedentary, chiropractic care can be beneficial to helping them adjust to the lifestyle changes of growing up.

Whether it’s the load of their heavy back-pack, participation in sports, or time spent in front of a screen, the muscle, tendon and joint structures of adolescents is under stress. Adjustments can help restore normal motion and help stop problems before they begin.

Adolescent concerns that respond well to treatment include:

  • Neck and Shoulder Pain
  • Back Pain
  • Sciatica
  • Headaches
  • Injuries from car accidents
  • Just feeling “stuck” or “out of whack”
  • Body Aches/ “Growing Pains”
  • Sports Injuries / Improved Sports Performance
  • Ankle Sprains
  • Knee and Hip injuries

"I absolutely love Dr. Jeff...

My daughter (15; competitive swimmer) and I absolutely love Dr. Jeff. He manages her sport related wear and tear and my very unhappy neck. He has a wonderful bedside manner and I always leave feeling so much better than when I arrived. He is an integral part of our care; I don’t know what we’d do without him."

- Beth Lyford

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