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Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Your Kids Back Pain

When a kid complains about something, sometimes we simply brush it off thinking the kid is simply seeking attention/trying to ask for something/over reacting. However, when it’s backache, we shouldn't take it so lightly. Just think of the growing number of children suffering from scoliosis (a medical condition wherein there’s a curve from side to side in a person’s spine) until their teenage and adult years just because their condition wasn’t taken care of early on.
What happens then is that, the minor misalignment in the pliable spine of a child develops into a curvatures that leads to serious spinal problems in the future.
Scoliosis Development

First: The normal front to back arches in the spine fails to develop, that results to spinal disc carrying unusual weight.
Second: It develops into subluxation wherein the center of some disc leans to one side, and the vertebra to the other. As a reaction to this misalignment, the spine shifts to another side at another level resulting to sc…

Chiropractic Care: Does It Cure Hearing Loss Too?

When you hear chiropractic care, you immediately think of back pains right? But did it ever occur to you that it could also treat high blood pressure, digestion, and even hearing loss? Apparently, chiropractic doctors are saying that they can indeed help with these.  
After receiving spinal treatment, there was a patient who said that his hearing loss was cured. Releasing this statement has placed chiropractors into hot water, critics says that chiropractors do not have any solid evidence to prove these claims.
However, for a little contradiction, isn’t it science is not exactly based on theory or experiment alone? Chiropractors and other spine specialist who administer spinal manipulation, dedicated time to study what other condition can be treated by manual adjustments that is given by either chiropractors or osteopaths. But despite the extensive study, they wouldn’t have concluded that their treatment can actually help the likes of blood pressure, infantile colic or hearing loss if t…