Colic

Colic ChildrenSeeing your child suffer and not knowing what is wrong with him because he can’t tell you what’s wrong is heart wrenching and painful. In infants most of the time, the gut-wrenching wails of your newborns are often connected to one problem: colic.

Indigestion?

Indigestion was thought to be the cause behind Infantile colic. However, colic nowadays is defined as, “unexplainable and uncontrollable crying in babies from 0 to 3 months old, more than 3 hours a day, more than 3 days a week for 3 weeks or more, usually in the afternoon and evening hours.”

Birth Trauma?

If a baby is unwilling to be consoled, it’s difficult to know the reason behind it. Let’s look at it from another perspective. When a child is examined, we often find spinal distortions in the baby’s upper cervical spine. These babies are probably suffering from head and neck pain. This is especially common if the birth was difficult.

A 67% Reduction in Crying : A Chiropractic Solution

The results of a randomized controlled trial published in the October 1999 issue of the Journal of Manipulative and Physiologic Therapeutics tracked a small group of 50 infants. Half received the drug dimethicone and the other spinal manipulation. At the conclusion of the two-week study, the babies who received chiropractic care saw a 67% reduction in crying and the drug therapy group saw a 38% reduction. Surprised? Call our Surrey chiropractic office today to discuss what we can do for you and your baby!

Little Research

Even though large scale research results are insufficient, and colic is considered a condition that goes away on its own with time, many case studies show improvement, sometimes dramatically, thanks to chiropractic care, among colicky babies with verte

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You are welcome to walk in for a no-obligation chiropractic consultation at our practice in Surrey. Act now and set up an appointment. Call or email us and end the frustration and helplessness many new parents feel.