Suffering With A Colicky Baby?
If you have a baby at home in Chapel Hill and you do not know what to do to help him or her stop crying, we can help. Babies are our specialty. Why is your baby crying? When you have a headache, neckache or backache you complain about it. Babies cannot use words to complain but complain all the same through crying. The doctors at Leigh Brain & Spine, through advanced assessments and specific care following, have particular expertise in helping very young babies feel better quicker.
What is Colic?
At one time infantile colic was thought to be a result of the child having indigestion. Today, infantile colic is described as “unexplainable and uncontrollable crying in babies from 0 to 3 months old, occurring more than 3 hours a day, 3 days a week for 3 weeks or more, generally occurring in the late afternoon or evening”.
A study published in the German medical journal “Manual Medicine” involved a group of 1258 babies who had their spines examined by two medical doctors within 5 days of birth. Of this group 211 suffered from vomiting, hyperactivity, or sleeplessness. Manual examination of the babies revealed spinal abnormalities in 95% of the group.
If a child’s spine has been misaligned, then there is a great chance that it is interfering with your child’s natural function, and causing discomfort or even pain. A light spinal adjustment, designed just for babies, is specifically used to clear up a misalignment of the spine to restore proper nervous system function. As a result, not only will your child cry less because they are more comfortable, they may eat more and be happier overall. They are also potentially at a decreased risk for allergies, ADD/ADHD, colds, flus, ear infections, asthma and delayed development if their nervous system is functioning fully. Spinal health for your child in Chapel Hill can make a world of difference in their life and yours.
If you have a baby at home, call Leigh Brain & Spine to discuss how you can get your baby feeling better faster and on the proper path for a life of health and wellness.