Some of the most common questions that we hear at Schilsky Chiropractic Center pertain to children. Parents would like to know if chiropractic care is a safe and effective treatment option for their children. As with every single treatment option, there are inherent risks vs. benefits. First, finding the appropriate Jacksonville chiropractor is incredibly important. Parents need to do a little research to find out whether or not a chiropractor has any experience working with children. Once the appropriate chiropractor has been located, chiropractic care if safe for children.

Children that are physically active will inevitably hurt themselves, strain muscles, or find themselves with joint or back pain that needs professional treatment. Chiropractic care has proved to be a safe and efficient way of treating pain and immobility issues without the use of medications or invasive procedures. A Jacksonville chiropractor can help these issues within children as well as adults. Due to the fact that every chiropractic treatment is individualized, children will receive appropriate treatment methods to match their age and specific needs.

Chiropractors that treat adolescents usually have specialize training. In 1993 The Diplomate in Clinical Chiropractic Pediatrics was developed to help chiropractors train to treat children. In 2008 this postgraduate degree became officially recognized by the American Chiropractic Association. This postgraduate degree requires 3 additional years of specialized, pediatric training. It is important to understand that chiropractic care is safe for children if the treatment is undertaken by a skilled, knowledgeable, and educated chiropractor.

For more information call Schilsky Chiropractic Center. As your local Jacksonville chiropractor, we want to ensure that everyone in the area has a qualified chiropractor to turn to in times of need. When you or a loved one is suffering from pain, immobility, or injury, call today for an appointment.