What Is Otitis Media?
Otitis media, more commonly known as ear infections, are one of the top reasons for children’s visits to the doctor. Due to the overuse of antibiotics for this condition, however, the rate of antibiotic-resistant infections has increased in recent years. As a result, recommendations released recently by the American Academy of Pediatrics discourage the use of antibiotic medications for most ear infections in children.
These recommendations have led to a focus on alternative methods of treating ear infections, including spinal manipulative therapy (chiropractic adjustments). A new review of current research evaluated the use of spinal manipulations to treat ear infections in pediatric patients. Read more
Get Off The Computer!
Kids are spending more time now than ever before sitting in front of computer screens as they work on homework, check social media, surf the internet and watch videos on YouTube. However, all that computer usage is taking a toll on teens’ spines, as recent studies show that children and teenagers who spend too much time sitting are at increased risk of developing neck and back pain. What’s more, studies suggest that children who experience back pain often develop chronic problems. Read more
Pro-Active Pediatric Care
One of the greatest rewards of serving the Milwaukee, Greenfield and West Allis communities at Wellness Way Chiropractic is seeing our pediatric patients grow and develop into healthy, optimally-functioning kids. Wellness Way Chiropractic was opened with the goal of not only serving the sick and suffering, but to see to it that our patients have children that are allowed reach their maximized health potential. You see, while many people will wait until a crisis occurs before health becomes a priority, at Wellness Way Chiropractic in Milwaukee we have a BETTER WAY! Read more
Milwaukee Pediatric Chiropractic Care
It’s a common misconception that chiropractic care is only for adults with bad backs, but as many Milwaukee parents who bring their kids to Wellness Way Chiropractic know, pediatric chiropractic care can provide plenty of benefits for children as well. And it’s not just for major health problems! Parents bring their children in for a host of reasons including earaches, ear infections, back and neck pain, digestive disorders, tension headaches, upper respiratory infections, infantile colic, asthma, enuresis (bed wetting), constipation, allergies and general overall wellness.
Chiropractic care for children is becoming increasingly common as evidence supporting the safety and effectiveness of pediatric care grows. In fact, chiropractors will see more than 68 million pediatric visits this year alone. Read more