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ADHD and Chiropractic

ADHD is characterized by the inability to pay attention to the present moment, attention-related demands, or attention to educational environments. ​​​​​​​​


Some common signs of ADHD in children are: ​​​​​​​​

  • impulsivity​​​​​​​​

  • inattentiveness​​​​​​​​

  • lack of control​​​​​​​​

  • hyperactivity​​​​​​​​


A study at Duke University Medical Center found that children who were treated by chiropractors during the school year showed significantly fewer ADHD symptoms compared to those who were not under chiropractic care. ​​​​​​​​


Some benefits of chiropractic care for children with ADHD are: ​​​​​​​​

  • reduced falls​​​​​​​​

  • increased language skills​​​​​​​​

  • reduced hospitalizations for behavioral problems​​​​​​​​

  • reduced self-harm behaviors​​​​​​​​

  • reduced behavioral issues in school​​​​​​​​

  • improved communication skills​​​​​​​​


If you know a child who is experiencing ADHD please send them our way!

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