Assist in treating ear infections
The eustachian tube drains the middle ear from excess fluids, but it can become blocked due to allergies, colds or recurrent sinus infections, says Douween.
Help at hand: In certain cases, gentle manipulations to the vertebrae of the upper neck help to dilate the Eustachian tube, which assists drainage of the middle ear. However, it’s important to take your baby for a medical check-up too, as ear infections often need to be treated with antibiotics.
Childhood can be a physically traumatic time. Most children will take plenty of tumbles as they learn to crawl, walk, run, and engage in games, sports, and other physical activities. While small stumbles may not seem to cause extensive discomfort, they can cause shifts in the child’s musculoskeletal system that set the stage for subluxations. These misalignments can press on spinal nerves and interfere with the efficient function of the child’s nervous system, harming their body’s ability to function optimally. Correcting these misalignments can improve a child’s wellness and help to head off future problems.