5 Things I Don’t Worry About Because My Kids See a Chiropractor
Rethink Chiropractic Care ® With Dr. Gavin Carr
Before we became parents, we had no idea how much we would worry about them. Then we remember all the crazy stuff we survived as children. Save yourself some worry and let’s check a few of those things off your list. Here are 5 things I don’t worry about because my kids see a chiropractor.
1. Ear infections
Ear infections are not a bacterial problem. They are a drainage problem. The way a stagnant pond will attract and allow bacteria to thrive, fluid sitting in the ear is prime breeding grounds for bacteria to grow and populate. Tubes are a valiant idea, except that every child has a tube in their ear designed to drain fluids into the throat. All you have to do is get that tube to work as intended. Enter chiropractic.
The C1 nerve root supplies the muscle that allows the tube to open and close (like when you yawn and feel the pressure change in your ears, or on an airplane when your ears pop). Chiropractic is a method of assessing and correcting mal-alignment of the bones in your spine thereby allowing the nerves to flow more freely. (If you mess with an electrical cord, the light may flicker). In other words, get your kids adjusted to help the ears drain. I also recommend an ear drop like Wally’s Natural to create an unfavorable environment for infections. This also can help with ear pain so they can fight off an infection on their own, without repeated doses of anti-biotics. I don’t worry about ear infections, and my kids have never had one.
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