Birth Trauma and Chiropractic

Feb 01, 2021
Birth Trauma and Chiropractic

For the most part birth trauma largely goes unspoken of and consequently our little babies are largely under-treated for such.

This is no bueno, because left untreated birth trauma can lead to a sequela of complications both short and long-term.

Some of the contributing factors to birth trauma may include intrauterine constraint, drug use such as Pitocin to increase the intensity of contractions, forceps or vacuum extraction, and c-section delivery.

According to a study in the Journal of American Osteopathic Association called “The Effect of Osteopathic Medical Management on Neurologic Development in Children,” Dr. Frymann reported that out of 1,500 babies 90% had suffered birth trauma affecting their cervical spine and cranial bones and thus their nervous system.

With 65% of your child’s neurological development occurring within the first 12 months of life, it is important to get his or her spine checked right away.