Tongue ties occur when the thin tissue under baby's tongue restricts movement of the tongue.The small membrane on the bottom of the tongue connects all the way down to the big toe! This is why babies struggling with oral restrictions often present with tension
If you suspect your child has a tongue tie - we recommend contacting a lactation consultant first to asses whether there is a true tongue tie that could need a revision by a pediatric dentist. Infants with tongue ties are not able to latch as deeply, could have problems creating negative pressure to draw milk out, or are not using tongue correctly to breast feed.
Pediatric chiropractic care cannot make tongue ties disappear but it can help decrease restriction and tension throughout the body. Getting pediatric chiropractic care after tongue tie revisions is essential to support healing, remove body tension, and promote proper biomechanics