Early care prevents adulthood spinal problems and improves and/or maintains overall health and wellness during development. The spine is developing rapidly in the first 10 years of life. ars (backpacks, increased computer usage and poor posture).

Older children experience many types of bumps and falls from activities of daily living as well as from participating in sports. Sitting in the classroom, poor posture and carrying backpacks that are too heavy can overload the spine.  These injuries may cause many symptoms including back and neck pain, stiffness, soreness or discomfort.

Having your child checked for posture changes, muscle imbalances, and spinal issues can relieve early stresses to the spine so that they do not become an issue later on.

Like dentistry, many parents see the benefits of providing preventative care for their children and see this as an important role in their child’s overall health and wellness.