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Chiropractic care is highly recommended for anyone looking for a more holistic option for healthcare, but if your body is under constant stress then it is strongly recommended. Children, for example, are constantly growing, changing, and falling, and so their bodies are in a state of constant stress. People who incorporate regular visits into their health care are on average healthier than people who do not. Not only can chiropractic care be used to treat chronic conditions, but it can be very valuable as preventative care If you have a curious toddler or an energetic child, then contact Total Wellness Solutions, Sandy Springs, GA, and Dr. Melissa Arnold can help you address any concerns regarding your child’s growth. 

What is a Pediatric Chiropractor

A pediatric chiropractor is a chiropractor specially trained and certified in infant chiropractic care to treat spinal issues and health conditions. Childbirth, for example, can be a very stressful experience for newborns, not just mothers, that could result in the development of spinal issues. The stress that was placed on the infant’s spine may result in various discomforting conditions, but working with a chiropractor can help to heal any trauma that might have been caused by the birthing process. 

As kids grow older and explore the world their bodies will change and grow, so working with a pediatric chiropractor can help set them up for a healthier lifestyle. Having their spine monitored and adjusted regularly is not only beneficial but can act as an important part of preventative care. 

What can a Pediatric Chiropractor Treat? 

Depending on the type of complications or condition, a chiropractor may be able to help improve symptoms. For example, if tension develops in certain areas, it can result in sleep problems or insomnia. Working with a pediatric chiropractor to alleviate the tension can improve sleep quality. So, if you have a child that is having trouble falling asleep or staying asleep, then receiving a spinal adjustment from Dr. Melissa Arnold may be the best way for them to improve their sleep. So, if your child is suffering from any of the following conditions, then Total Wellness Solutions may be able to help. 

  • Otitis Media (inflammation of the inner ear)  
  • Insomnia 
  • Asthma
  • Allergies
  • Infantile colic (excessive crying in an otherwise healthy child) 
  • Enuresis (involuntary urination or bedwetting) 

Who Can see a Pediatric Chiropractor

A pediatric chiropractor is a chiropractor that specializes in treating children. Most pediatric chiropractors will treat: 

  • Infants 
  • Toddlers 
  • Children 

Chiropractic offices typically provide family care and are usually able to treat the entire family. 

At Total Wellness Solutions, Dr. Arnold is qualified to treat mom, dad, grandparents, and all the kids. 

Long Term Benefits of working with a Pediatric Chiropractor

Chiropractic care is different from typical medical care because it focuses on health care, as opposed to sick care. Meaning the goal of your chiropractor is to keep your body at its optimal performance level, so you experience better overall health. Some of the benefits of pediatric chiropractic care are: 

  • Improvement of the immune system 
  • Linked to improving conditions of ADHD 
  • Help reduce Headaches 
  • Improve conditions of Scoliosis
  • Breastfeeding difficulties in infants 
  • Ease Constipation 

It is best to begin bringing your child to a chiropractor as soon as possible. They are never too young to receive the benefits of chiropractic care. If your child plays sports, especially extremely rigorous sports like gymnastics or karate, then they could benefit from a visit to a pediatric chiropractor. 

Pediatric Chiropractic care and Dr. Melissa Arnold

Dr. Melissa Arnold is a licensed, board-certified Chiropractor with over 20 years of experience. Her practice focuses on holistic healthcare, which means treating the patients while considering all facets of their health. For example, in addition to chiropractic care, Dr. Arnold might also collect patient nutritional information and provide nutritional suggestions for improving overall health. This can be especially beneficial for first-time parents who might be unaware of the complete types of nutrition their child should be receiving. 

Dr. Arnold is also extremely committed to natural care. This means she does not use prescription medication to dull her patients’ symptoms, instead she attempts to understand the presented list of symptoms in tandem with information obtained from an examination, and then recommends the best course of treatment. So if you are looking for a treatment that does not rely on medication and pain management then chiropractic care would be ideal for you and your children. 

Contact Us 

It is important to set your child up for success with every possible advantage you can provide. Early chiropractic care is a positive step in the right direction for better overall health. At Total Wellness Solutions, Sandy Springs, GA, we provide a holistic approach to care and strive to educate all our patients on the best ways to achieve long-term wellness.  If you have any questions please give us a call at 770-936-9707 or make an appointment online. We are located at 5252 Roswell Rd NE Suite 103, Atlanta, GA 30342. 

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