The International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to advance chiropractic by establishing evidence-informed practice, supporting excellence in professional skills and delivering educational resources to the public. It fulfills this mission by engaging and serving family chiropractors worldwide through Research, Training and Public Education. Founded in 1986, the ICPA is the profession’s oldest, largest and most sought out chiropractic pediatric association. For more information about the ICPA and chiropractic research, visit discoverkidshealth.com.
The birth process is often when the first injury to the nervous system occurs and it is so important to have children evaluated so they form healthy nerve system patterns and have the greatest potential to express abundant health and vitality. Chiropractic care has been effective in helping babies with colic, torticollis, reflux, breastfeeding difficulties, and sleep issues.
One of the most challenging experiences of early motherhood is establishing a successful breastfeeding relationship. Dr. Lacey, works with both mom and baby to ensure this relationship gets off to the right start.
Chiropractic care is equally important for children as they grow. Falls are a common part of being a child and, when repeated frequently can lay down dysfunctional patterns in the nervous system, actually beginning the process of early vertebral subluxation degeneration. These early subluxations, when left untreated, can act to weaken the child’s health and manifest over time as pain, symptoms, conditions, or a general lack of vitality.
Children have many physical, mental, and chemical stresses today from long hours at school, demanding sports participation, lack of sleep, improper diet, and highly scheduled lives that it’s important to have their spine and nerve system checked on a regular basis to be sure it’s keeping up with the child’s busy life. Dr. Lacey is equipped to help children who experience ADHD, Sensory Processing Disorder, learning and behavioral difficulties and Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Ultimately, a parent should feel comfortable that the person who they are handing their child over to is trained, experienced and competent in adjusting children of all ages. Dr. Lacey has specialized training and experience in pediatric chiropractic, and is able to provide expert care to moms and babies alike.
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