Seeing your children grow up is a cherished time. More families in the surrounding New York City area are visiting Ageonics Medical to support their children’s growth and healthy raising. Dr. Jeffrey Jamieson is an NYC chiropractic specialist with extensive caring experience in working with children and toddlers.


Baby lying indoors crying

A baby can not tell you why they are in pain.

Spinal issues can start immediately from birth bringing large amounts of stress to your babies’ spine and nervous system. Dr. Jamieson has the experience and knowledge of performing chiropractic treatments on toddlers only a few weeks old. Click to view this spinal and nervous system chart. Any undone pressure to a child can cause long-term issues throughout the body. Irritation to the nerve system caused by spinal and cranial misalignment can be the cause of many newborn health complaints. Since a child is not always able to convey their pain, many families have the spine of a newborn assess immediately. It is extremely important to understand that not all spinal misalignments and issue surface as immediate pain and discomfort. It can take several months to years for symptoms to surface. It is highly recommended and important to maintain constant check-ups with your chiropractor.

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Normal infant activities such as walking and crawling affect their spinal alignment, which should be checked on a regular basis. Dr. Jeffrey Jamieson is highly trained in treating infant spines and knows that chiropractic adjusting procedures must be modified to accommodate a child’s size, weight, and unique spinal condition. Many families see results that cause the child to enjoy and return for further treatment.
Even as children grow and become physically active, running, climbing and other sports activities, can result in small yet significant spinal misalignments that, if neglected during periods of rapid growth, may lead to more serious problems later in life. Periodic adjustments for even the youngest family members can help maintain life-long health.

Early Detection, Early Correction

Avoid health complaints experienced later in childhood and adulthood. Proper spinal care is a key element to better health. Chiropractic adjustments facilitate the perfection and health innate in every child by keeping the nervous system cleared of stored stress and tension.

Alternative Treatment to Drugs

Often, parents seeking natural remedies for common childhood complaints, including colic, chronic ear infections, sleep disturbances, allergies, colds, sore throats, asthma, tonsillitis, bedwetting, stomachaches, or injuries, will turn to a pediatric chiropractor. Chiropractic care can have great results in a targeted treatment or a generalized approached to total body improvement.

Dr. Jamiesons’ work allows the natural healing power of the body to flourish through the release of deep musculoskeletal and nervous systems tension. Even without a specific issue treated the gentle, easy methods, target development and common misalignment in a child’s spine.

These misalignments may irritate the nerve roots and blood vessels that branch off from the spinal cord between each vertebrae, causing pain and dysfunction in muscle, lymphatic, and organ tissue, as well as neurological imbalances in normal body processes.

My baby was given a clean bill of health.

It is no surprise that child birth is extremely stressful for the mother, but as well for the baby. Physical stresses, such as pulling, torsion, and squeezing are all common to the birth process, even in the most natural and easy births. Add chemical input from pain medications, labor inducing drugs such as Pitocin, and physical trauma due to forceps, vacuum extraction or Cesarean section, and that is a lot of extra stress for a baby’s still developing immune and nervous systems. The chiropractic adjustment of a child aids in the release of any tension that was built up accidentally. Your baby is adjusting to the outside world and can be given safe and simple help.

Children do not have nervous system tension at their age.

Children are subject to many different forms of physical and emotional stress. We are sitting more than ever today! Sitting for lengths of time puts a tremendous amount of pressure on the base of the spine and on the lower vertebrae. Being active is key to a healthy body but even these activities put extra pressure on a developing spine. Chiropractic adjustments will help your child relieve the extra pressure especially since they have no measure of when too much activity occurs.

Does chiropractic care coincidence with our pediatrician’s checkups and treatment?

Chiropractic care is not intended to replace regular and standard medical care, however, as your child becomes healthier as a result of our work together, you and your doctor may find less need for all types of intervention. Early action is key to catching and adjusting minor problems now before they become bigger problems in the future.

Chiropractic Treatment of Children experiencing:

• Colic
• Failure to thrive
• Difficulty with ‘latching on’
Digestive disruption
• Difficulty sleeping

Infants who are expressing any of these symptoms should see a chiropractor to help facilitate their body’s natural ability to heal. As a father Dr. Jamieson knows the difficulty a crying baby can cause on himself and the family. Chiropractic adjustments may greatly aid the baby and may also eliminate the need for medical intervention.

Can a healthy toddler receive chiropractic care?

Yes. Toddlers are not is control of their physical movement! A toddler falls on many occasions and hits their head trying to crawl and walk. The repeated trauma from these incidents can build of tension that can turn into illness or hamper their health.


Cute Baby Girl Touching Her Teeth

Even the happiest of babies can have spinal misalignment


Are there specific situations in which chiropractic care can help my child?

Yes. While chiropractic care is not a specific treatment for any type of condition or disease, because we are releasing tension held in the nervous system, which coordinates every function of our body, chiropractic adjustments can create dramatic results for your child’s health and well being.

Children experiencing any of the following should be checked by a chiropractor:

• Chronic asthma
• Allergies
• Chronic colds
• Ear infections
• ADD &/or ADHD
• Chronic bedwetting

What are the side effects of chiropractic care?

Chiropractic care in general, is a safe and gentle approach to one’s body and health. Receiving treatment from a properly trained and experience doctor will not only be safe but very effective. Learn more about a top nyc chiropractor or contact Ageonics Medical to speak further about your pediatric chiropractic care.