Chiropractic for Children

Dr. Heppe will look at the child as a whole unit and perform a full evaluation, looking for areas in the body that are not moving or functioning properly. She will then treat these areas to promote healthy growth. Dr. Heppe uses gentle, safe, and effective techniques for kids and has spent hundreds of hours in pediatric training. 

Dr. Heppe performing cox® technique on a 7 month old baby.

Dr. Heppe performing cox® technique on a 7 month old baby.

AS kids grow older they get into sports and other activities causing bumps, bruises, and pain; if neglected these minor injuries can lead to serious conditions later in life.

AS kids grow older they get into sports and other activities causing bumps, bruises, and pain; if neglected these minor injuries can lead to serious conditions later in life.

First adjustment in the office while it was still under construction. 

First adjustment in the office while it was still under construction. 

Dr. Scott evaluating the hips and pelvic of a 14 week baby. 

Dr. Scott evaluating the hips and pelvic of a 14 week baby. 

Top Reasons To Take Your Child To A Chiropractor

1Chiropractic helps children from birth to young adult develop with a greater sense of health and well being.

2. From birth even natural birthing, is traumatic for to the bodies of both mom and baby. Chiropractic has shown to help infants & young children suffering from: 

  • Colic
  • Breathing Problems
  • Nursing Difficulties
  • Sleep Disturbances
  • Ear Infections
  • Constipation
  • Bed Wetting

3.Your child will grow and go through stages from learning to hold up his/her head, sit, crawl, walk, climb, etc. All these movements affect body alignment and can hinder proper function and development.  Dr. Heppe will make sure your child is developing properly.

4. One of the most common reasons parents seek care for their child is trauma from an injury. These misalignments may or may not result in immediate pain or symptoms, but if neglected can lead to more serious problems later in life. Regular chiropractic checkups can identify potential spinal injury from these traumas, make the correction early in life and help avoid many of the health complaints seen later in adults. 

5.Learn about nutrition and supplements which help with healthy growth and well-being:

  • Probiotics
  • Vitamin D
  • Fish Oil
  • Types of multi-vitamins  

6. Being proactive about your child’s overall health and wellbeing support them through colds and infections and allow them to lead a healthy life.