In the U.S., ADHD affects around 10 percent of children between the ages of 5 and 17, and is often treated with medication. However, these drugs can often have side-effects that are downright scary. Fortunately, chiropractic care in Fayetteville can have positive effects for children living with ADHD, without the need for prescription drugs.
Pediatric spinal manipulations are gentle, and align the nervous system and keep everything running smoothly.
Gentle massage and manipulation of soft tissues, like muscles, tendons, and ligaments, can help keep your child's body structures to function at optimum levels.
Simple stretches and low impact exercise can help your child relax and feel more focused overall.
ADHD doesn't have just one telltale symptom, nor does it present itself in the same way for everyone. If your child has a hard time sitting still or focusing on a single task for an extended period of time, and it is affecting their school or social wellbeing, they may have ADHD. If you, like many parents, are hesitant to treat their symptoms with medications, chiropractic treatment has been shown to be effective in lessening the effects of ADHD, including those related to: