Chiropractic Care for Children
by a Paediatric Chiropractor

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Consultation + 1st Treatment

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  • Comprehensive History
  • Health Goal Setting
  • Orthopedic Exam
  • Neurological Exam
  • Biostructural Exam
  • 3D Posture Analysis
  • Range Of Motion Exam
  • Referral For Diagnostic Imaging
  • First Follow Up Treatment
Helena Annelise
Helena Annelise
2022-05-26
All the chiropractors have been so helpful and their reception is friendly and personable! As someone who works 8 hours a day at a desk I am grateful to have them. Truly recommend Ripple if you are in search for a chiro to help your road to recovery. Thanks again!
Trevor Wyhoon
Trevor Wyhoon
2022-04-29
Im normally not one to recommend, but this team is Fantastic!!!. They help you set goals for your care and lead you through them. Great results, cannot recommend them highly enough.
Laura Feddersen
Laura Feddersen
2022-03-25
Ripple chiropractic is like no other I have experienced. The care is 10/10, the investigative work done to understand my issues was thorough. They educated me to understand how I got to this point and how we were going to correct it. I couldn't be happier at Ripple.
Melissa Parkinson
Melissa Parkinson
2022-02-16
Highly recommend!! My family has been seeing Dr Aleks and the team at Ripple Chiropractic for many months now and we cannot be happier with the level of care and treatment we have received. We have all had amazing results and cannot thank Dr Aleks enough.

At Ripple Chiropractic, we understand the unique needs of growing children and provide gentle and effective children’s chiropractic care designed to support their development.

Our team of experienced chiropractors is dedicated to providing comprehensive care that aims to promote health and wellbeing from a young age.

How Can Chiropractic Care Help Children?

Chiropractic paediatric care focuses on maintaining healthy musculoskeletal and nervous systems to potentially aid in overall health.

For a paediatric patient seeking chiropractic care, the benefits can vary depending on the child’s age and individual health. Here is how chiropractic may assist in a child’s development:

  • May Enhance Posture and Spinal Alignment: Ensuring correct posture from an early age may significantly impact children’s health, promoting healthy growth and development.
  • May Improve Sleep Quality and Behaviour: In some instances, manual therapies might help alleviate discomfort, such as neck pain, that could disrupt sleep, promoting better rest and behavioural outcomes.
  • May Boost Immune System Function: By supporting the nervous system, chiropractic care can potentially enhance the body’s natural defences. A well-aligned spine is key to maintaining an optimal nervous system, which is integral to overall health and resilience against health conditions.
  • Can Potentially Aid in Recovery from Injuries: Chiropractic adjustments may be able to accelerate recovery from common childhood injuries, reducing pain and improving mobility.
  • Could Support Developmental Milestones: Regular chiropractic care may be able to aid in a child’s brain development and help manage conditions related to growing pains, especially in older children.

Please note that with all of the above, results and effectiveness can vary based on individual circumstances.

Also read our blog on 6 Effective Ways Parents Can Foster Healthy Habits for Their Child’s Spinal and Musculoskeletal Health

What About Chiropractic Care for Babies?

Chiropractic care may also be beneficial for infants, offering gentle interventions that support early development and address issues commonly faced by babies such as colic, feeding difficulties and sleep disturbances.

At Ripple Chiropractic, our paediatric chiropractors have the knowledge to handle the delicate needs of an infant.

  • Gentle Techniques for a Baby: Our chiropractors use very light, soft touches to make adjustments that are appropriate for the fragile body of an infant.
  • Focus on Developmental Benefits: Early chiropractic care may be able to play a vital role in a baby’s physical development and neuromuscular health. However, the specific outcomes can vary and are not guaranteed.
  • Family Education: We provide parents with guidance on how to support their baby’s health through chiropractic care, including tips on holding, feeding and laying their baby down in ways that may promote good posture and spinal health.

Is Chiropractic Paediatric Care Safe?

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We recognise that each child is unique and customise our chiropractic paediatrics care to meet individual needs.

Seeking care from a paediatric chiropractor involves some risks, although they are generally rare and minor. The most common side effects are temporary discomfort or soreness in the area of adjustment.

Patients considering chiropractic care for their children should discuss all potential risks and benefits with their paediatric chiropractors. This ensures they have a complete understanding of what to expect from the treatment and can make an informed decision.

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How is Chiropractic Care for Children Carried Out at Ripple Chiropractic?

At Ripple Chiropractic we recognise that each child is unique and so we customise our chiropractic paediatrics care to meet the individual needs of each young patient.

Here’s how we ensure our chiropractic treatment is conducted safely and comfortably for children, aligning with best practice approaches:

  1. Comprehensive Assessment
    Every treatment begins with a detailed assessment of the child’s health history and an evaluation of any current health issues. This thorough initial evaluation is a critical part of our informed consent process, ensuring that parents are fully aware and agree to each aspect of the planned care.
  2. Gentle Adjustments
    We use techniques suitable for children, focusing on gentle adjustments that apply minimal force. This aims to ensure the safety and comfort of the child throughout the treatment.
  3. Holistic Support
    In addition to spinal adjustments, we provide supportive care strategies aimed at enhancing the child’s overall wellbeing. This includes educating families on activities and practices that support a healthy lifestyle for growing children.
  4. Comfort and Reassurance
    We recognise that some children may feel anxious about receiving treatment. Our clinic is designed to be a comforting and reassuring space where children can feel safe and relaxed.

Why Choose Ripple Chiropractic for Paediatric Care?

Choosing Ripple Chiropractic means opting for a team that is:

Experienced

Our chiropractors have extensive training in paediatric chiropractic. They are skilled in delivering care that is both effective and sensitive to the needs of children at all ages of development, from babies to teenagers.

Individualised Care Plans

We provide customised treatment plans that are specifically designed for each child’s developmental needs and health goals.

Commitment to Safety

Our commitment to safety is paramount. We use evidence-based practices and continually update our methods to incorporate the latest in paediatric chiropractic research.

Practitioners Network

We will work closely with all the health practitioners involved in your child’s care to ensure comprehensive support.

This collaboration allows us to align our chiropractic treatment with the broader health strategies defined by other registered health practitioners, enhancing the overall health outcomes for your child.

How to schedule an appointment

If you’d like to book an initial consultation, call us on (03) 9864 1819 or fill out our online booking form.

FAQs

If you have any more questions about chiropractic care for kids, please don’t hesitate to contact us today. In the meantime, check out our most frequently asked questions below which may provide additional information you’re looking for.

Chiropractic care is versatile and may be beneficial for children of all ages from newborns to teenagers. For infants, gentle adjustments may help with colic or sleep disruptions and as children grow, chiropractic care can potentially aid in proper development and alignment, which is especially beneficial during growth spurts and physical changes.

The frequency of chiropractic visits depend on various factors, including the child’s age, overall health and specific chiropractic needs. After an initial comprehensive assessment, our chiropractors will craft a personalised treatment plan.

Yes, chiropractic care can potentially be effective in managing and sometimes alleviating symptoms of various paediatric conditions such as colic, asthma, sleep disturbances and behavioural issues in older children.

To ensure a smooth visit, it is recommended to bring any relevant medical records or information about your child’s health history. Dressing your child in comfortable clothing will facilitate ease of movement and comfort during the chiropractic examination and treatment.

General Information Disclaimer: The content provided here is for informational purposes only and is not intended as medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your health professional with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. The information on this site is general in nature and may not reflect current medical developments or research. Your reliance on any information provided by this site is solely at your own risk.

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  • Comprehensive history including chief complaint, trauma and medical history.
  • Health goal setting
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  • Biostructural Exam
  • 3D posture analysis
  • Range of motion exam
  • Referral for diagnostic imaging if clinically appropriate
  • First follow up treatment

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