Pediatric Chiropractic Care

At Islandwide Chiropractic, Dr. Stan Velkovich leads the way in providing gentle, effective pediatric chiropractic care that supports children’s development and wellness. This specialized care offers a non-invasive, drug-free option for addressing a variety of health concerns, making it a choice many parents are increasingly exploring.

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Understanding Pediatric Chiropractic Care

Pediatric chiropractic care is a specialized field focusing on the unique needs of children’s musculoskeletal and nervous systems from birth through adolescence. This approach is based on the premise that a child’s body undergoes rapid growth and changes, which can sometimes lead to misalignments or subluxations in the spine. These misalignments can impede the normal functioning of the nervous system, potentially affecting a child’s overall health and development. By applying gentle, child-specific adjustments, a pediatric chiropractor aims to restore proper alignment and enhance the body’s natural healing processes.

This form of care is proactive and preventative, addressing not just current symptoms but also aiming to prevent future issues. For instance, regular chiropractic adjustments can help mitigate common childhood conditions such as ear infections, asthma, allergies, and attention difficulties by optimizing nervous system function. Moreover, it supports the body’s physical development, helping to ensure that milestones like crawling, walking, and other motor functions occur smoothly.

A pediatric chiropractor is trained to use minimal force, making adjustments that are gentle yet effective, and tailored to the delicate structures of a child’s body. This ensures a safe and comfortable experience for the child, fostering an environment where their health and wellbeing can thrive from an early stage.

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Offer co-management of patients

Based on the comprehensive data gathered we recommend treatment only if we can provide you with the best possible outcome, otherwise we make a referral to another healthcare professional.  In fact we work closely with many of New York areas top physicians and offer co-management of patients.