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Why should my child get adjusted? 

A great deal of research has been done on the benefits of chiropractic care for children.  Spinal dysfunction or nerve irritation at any age can cause pain, decrease motion or change movement patterns.  This becomes more important during developmental years because of the spinal problems seen in adults. Many of these problems start in children.  Chiropractic improves spinal function, thereby optimizing the body's ability to heal.  Each stage of our life subjects us to a variety of situations which may create spinal problems.

Infants:  In addition to the birth process, infants are stressed due to the simple strain of holding their head up.  They also have a number of bumps and falls from learning to crawl, stand and walk. Often, parents seek chiropractic care for their infants due to chronic ear infections, colic, asthma, add/adhd or other childhood ailments.

Children:  They can suffer from various injuries while playing, and from contact sports, as they often start at a very young age.  They may also have poor posture from sitting improperly at school, watching television or playing video games.

Teenagers:  They are more than likely going through many challenges and the resulting stresses of puberty, advanced educational and athletic demands and an ever changing social structure.  Many are also experiencing rapid growth with strain on the muscles and joints. 

Why should I bring my child to Balderston Chiropractic?

There are many chiropractors that treat pediatric cases with great results.  Dr. Gabel has been able to correct spinal dysfunction resulting in improved function and expression of health in many children.  Often, once the body begins to function better, they also notice improvement of other health conditions, such as ear infections or other childhood ailments.  With the results that he has seen, Dr. Gabel wants to provide care for more children and do more to provide even better care to pediatric cases in the Kansas City area.  Dr. Gabel is currently enrolled in the Diplomate in Clinical Chiropractic Pediatric program, a post doctorate board-certified, specialty program of the ICA Council, on Chiropractic Pediatrics. This specialty, is also recognized by the ACA.  Dr. Gabel sets the bar high, in his training, to provide the best care possible to your children.  He appreciates the opportunity to aid in the health and lives of children from around Shawnee and the surrounding Kansas City area. Trust that he will treat you and your children as if they were part of his own family.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Gabel call (913) 631-8888.

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