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Chronic Headache Child Help Chiropractic

Posted By On 16 Feb 2016
Chiropractic Care For Kids

Research Review of paper on the Resolution Of Chronic Headache In A Child With The Help Of Chiropractic Care

Headaches happen in children more often that we realize as adults, apparently it happens in a third of children who are above 7 years old and half of children over 15 years old.  These headaches can greatly impact a child’s ability to think, connect to friends, and learn.  At such an important part of a child’s life – suffering with headaches is not acceptable.

Chiropractic care can be very helpful for a child suffering with headaches.  This is because Chiropractic care addresses the neck, spinal, jaw, and nerve component of the headaches – without the use of drugs or surgery.

Here is a case study that found improvement in an 8 year old girl who was suffering with neck pain and cervicogenic (neck pain creates the headache) headaches.  The girl also had poor postures and reduced movement of her neck.  After a chiropractic examination it was found that she had subluxations along her spine right up to the first vertebrae in her neck.  Not surprisingly, subluxations in this area of the spine can directly create headaches and tension in the neck.

Resolution of Chronic Cervicogenic Headache & Cervicalgia in a Child Following Chiropractic Care – Journal of Pediatric, Maternal & Family Health – 2016

The headaches that this girl was experiencing were worsening over 4 months, even after being checked by her family doctors and trying Tylenol.  Fortunately, she received Chiropractic care and improved in 3 weeks to the point where she wasn’t suffering from headaches anymore!

If your child is suffering with headaches in Mississauga, a Chiropractic checkup is a great place to start!

Here is another case report to further your curiosity about headaches helped in a younger adult:

Resolution of Chronic Migraines & Neck Pain in a 23-Year-Old Female Following Chiropractic Care for Vertebral Subluxations: A Case Study & Review of the Literature

This information and linked articles should be taken for informational purposes only and should not be relied upon for health care advice. Enjoy these testimonials. However, a result for one patient may not be typical of all patients. Our aim is to help you have an excellent experience at our Mississauga office and to help you reach your health goals.

Dr. Callum Peever

Dr. Callum Peever is a Chiropractor in Mississauga at Erin Mills Optimum Health. He is a registered Chiropractor in Ontario and a member of College of Chiropractors of Ontario. He is also the Co-President and treasurer of the Halton Peel Chiropractic Society, Regional Director in Toronto for Activator Methods International, the past Director of the Hamilton Urban Core Community Health Centre Chiropractic Clinic, and a Clinical Instructor teaching the Activator Methods Chiropractic Technique to fellow Chiropractors.

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