As your baby develops from birth, crawling, walking and running, their spine is exposed to many bumps and stresses which can disturb the development of feet, knees, hips, back and neck.
“Chiropractic is the most popular form of practitioner-based Complementary Alternative Medicine for children as confirmed by the American Academy of Pediatrics U.S” Pediatrics 2008 Dec;122(6):1374-86)
Dr Maria Bernard (Chiropractor) has further studied in chiropractic paediatrics and has a particular interest in musculoskeletal issues in babies, children and adolescents. In fact she found the results to chiropractic care should be shared in peer reviewed journals and has some of her cases published in peer review journals.
Bernard M, Alcantara J; The chiropractic care of a 6-day old neonate with breast feeding difficulties and breastfeeding jaundice; CJA June 2012
Bernard M, Alcantara J; The Chiropractic care of an infant “Bottom Shuffler”. A case report and review of the literature; CJA Vol 42 No.1 March 2012
Infant colic is defined as excessive crying in otherwise healthy infants.
Colic has no established cause or cure.
Miller JE, Newell D et al. (2012) Efficacy of Chiropractic Manual Therapy on Infant Colic: A Pragmatic Single-Blind, Randomized Controlled Trial. JMPT (2012); 35:600-607.