March is Spring Break, and ALSO Scoliosis Detection Month, here at Alexander Chiropractic. We are here to check out your kids, ages 7-18 for scoliosis, or other problems that could save them from a lifetime of orthopedic problems. We typically first screen kids for scoliosis at the ages of 6 to 8. We have found scoliosis, treated it, and seen the results on XRay. Remember, … [Read more...] about Scoliosis Detection
It is important for kids to get regular physical activity and the best kind of activity or sport is one which your child really enjoys. This enjoyment will help create an enthusiastic attitude toward physical activity in the future. Young people often are tempted to "skip the warm-up" because.... well, because they CAN. Children and young adults may feel that they don't need to be careful or … [Read more...] about Helping Your Child stay Physically Active and Avoid Injuries
Check out our October newsletter. Articles included: "Is Sitting the New Smoking?", "The Right Fats", and "Children and Asthma". … [Read more...] about Our October Newsletter is Here!
Kids should be checked for curvature when they are 7 to 8 years old to intercept scoliosis before it manifests in a serious curve. The earlier they are treated, the less likely it is that they are going to get a life changing deformity. Doctors of chiropractic are qualified and trained to detect scoliosis. Scoliosis is detected through physical examination, medical history and Xrays. Other … [Read more...] about Kids and Scoliosis