Many people ask, can chiropractic care help my children if they experience neck, back or joint pain, the answer is, it’s possible, depending on what is causing your child(ren) neck, back or joint pain.
Chiropractors are neuromusculoskeletal specialists. In other words, they deal with the relationship between the nervous, muscular, and skeletal systems, and how they work together to maintain posture during static (stationary) and dynamic movements. Some children may experience neck or back pain due to poor posture from playing video games, texting on the cell phone, using laptop computers, etc.
If you are child is experiencing neck, back, and/or joint pain, you can take your child to see a chiropractor. The chiropractor will perform a medical history and physical examination to determine how she/he can help your child(ren). Chiropractors take a holistic approach to treating muscle and joint pain (such a
s neck and back pain).
Dr. Butler has experience treating children who suffered an injury as a result of a motor vehicle collision injury or sports injury. In addition, she has educated children on how they can improve their posture, protect their necks and back from injury while at play, and the importance of having a healthy spine.
In her book, The Adventures of Joshua: Spencer Spine and the Back Attack to teaches children through storytelling what to do if they experience a back injury and how a chiropractor can help their recovery from a back injury. Dr. Butler is an advocate and promotor of healthy moms (and dads), healthy children, healthy families, and healthy communities. She is a proud member of the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association and continues to take courses to advance her skills in treating a diverse population.
To schedule a consultation for your child(ren) with Dr. Butler, call the office at (240) 264 – 6372 or request an appointment online.