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Chiropractic and Children

Diana Williams of WABC-TV of New York, NY and Channel 9: wftv.com of Orlando, Florida reports about a chiropractor that uses the ProAdjuster system. Click here to view the video segment titled "Space Age Back Healing". Chiropractors claims regarding the benefits for chiropractic and children range from ear infections, cholicky infants, ADHD and scoliosis. While I do not promote non-musculoskeletal conditions with chiropractic, I have heard from collegues with many success stories. In 2007, one study found that chiropractic can help reduce high blood pressure. Therefore, it is important to keep an open mind and watch for more research before jumping to conclusions. Children have the same pains and aches as any adults so I treat children for musculoskeletal disorders like a sprain or strain. It is always best to address a problem early so I would endorse chiropractic for children. It is important to educate children with good habits such as good posture or computer use ergonomics. Chiropractic has also been shown to be safe in a recent study by ICPA.

The chiropractor in the video uses the ProAdjuster system which is a technique using a gentler chiropractic. While I personally do not use any technique system believing that everyone is different, I use many of the same components found in the ProAdjuster system such as an Activator instrument.


ChiroWorks Care Center
Anthony Tsai, D.C.
Chiropractor in San Jose, CA
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Graston Technique Certified

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References:
http://www.wftv.com/health/21159294/detail.html
http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/story?section=news/health&id=7036994
http://www.pro-adjuster.us/
http://www.webmd.com/hypertension-high-blood-pressure/news/20070316/chiropractic-cuts-blood-pressure
http://icpa4kids.com/index.php
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=ArticleURL&_udi=B7MF9-4X55H2X-9&_user=10&_rdoc=1&_fmt=&_orig=search&_sort=d&_docanchor=&view=c&_acct=C000050221&_version=1&_urlVersion=0&_userid=10&md5=36d602cecdf993d782d377379af134af

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