Ron R. Castellucci, BS, ACP, DC
Journal of Pediatric, Maternal & Family Health – Chiropractic ~ Volume 2012 ~ Issue 4 ~ Pages 109-112
many parents that inquire about colicky babies and if chiropractic can help out. Each case is different and needs to be examined before a diagnosis and certainty of outcome can be expressed. That being said, most colic babies that have come into my clinic have seen favourable results.
Colic not only effects the baby, but the parents as well. Symptoms of the parents may be fatigue, anxiety, depression, feeling frustrated and even anger. How can someone so small make so much noise for so long? I get it. I have kids too. I didn’t have colicky kids, but they did cry from time to time. It made me anxious when they cried for an extended period of time!
Adults get colic too! Ok, they may not cry, but when they are in pain, they complain, have a short fuse, are not motivated to do anything, are short with family members, are tired and cranky. Perhaps you have had some pain in the past? When chiropractic can remove the pain, the symptoms disappear. The same is true for the baby. If you start to notice
If I was a parent bringing my child to chiropractor, I might be concerned how they will handle my little one especially if I have never been to a chiropractor. We handle them very carefully and gently as if they were our own.
Below is a video of me adjusting my little Jasmine when she was 4 months old.