Pediatric Chiropractic Services

healthy spine and structural system = A healthy life

Blockage of nerves in the spine, caused by misalignments, can lead to lowered resistance to disease, organ and brain malfunction, and other sicknesses. In addition to improved physical health, chiropractic care is known to improve a child’s behavior and emotional health. Health problems in childhood have been traced back to spinal damage. Many parents appreciate the importance of regular checkups for their children’s teeth, hearing, and vision, but not their spine and nervous system. The spine and structural system protect billions of nerve fibers that send messages and energy to every part of the human body. Regular chiropractic care could be one of the most important checkups your children will ever have.

Dr. Tim Zittle performs chiropractic work on a pediatric patient at Treehive Chiropractic in Parker Colorado

Warning Signs

All children (and their parents) need periodic chiropractic checkups, as it is possible to have nerve dysfunction and still be symptom free. There are, however, certain warning signs indicating that the spine and the structural system may be out of alignment:

  • Hyperactivity
  • Fatigue
  • Joint Aches
  • Shoulder blades flared out
  • One arm looks shorter
  • Neck tilt
  • Frequent falling
  • One leg looks shorter
  • “Noisy bones”
  • A foot turned in or out
  • One hip or shoulder higher than the other
Dr. Tim Zittle with a pediatric patient at Treehive Chiropractic in Parker Colorado

Common Symptoms

If your child is suffering from any of the following common conditions, it is essential to have their spine and body checked. Being free of dysfunction from decreased flow of energy and information over their nervous system can make a big difference in your child’s emotional and physical health.

  • Ear infections
  • Painful joints
  • Hip, leg or foot pain
  • Poor coordination
  • Numbness
  • Headaches
  • Bed wetting
  • ADD / ADHD
  • Nervousness
  • Poor posture
  • Asthma and wheezing
  • Bronchitis
  • Croup
  • Sore throat
  • Colic
  • Allergies
  • Scoliosis
  • Irritability
  • Backaches/ Neck aches
  • Vision problems
  • Skin conditions
  • Sinus Problems
  • Weakness or fatigue
  • Poor concentration
  • Stomach aches

Chiropractic for Kids of All Ages!

A young girl smiles


Toddlers are very busy! Careful first steps quickly lead to walking, running, and jumping with a steep learning curve Over stimulation from the environment, the introduction of new foods, and the development of new motor patterns can affect the physical development of a toddler Toddlers under regular chiropractic care often get sick less, take less antibiotics or other drugs and are less susceptible to ear infections.

A mother and daughter practice yoga in their living room


Pre-schoolers are potentially being introduced to many new stressors, such as processed foods, falls, exte

A mother is baking with her two school aged children

School-Aged Children

School aged children are faced with new physical stressors of sitting at school, new sports, activities, and being introduced to new technology devices They may also start to feel the stress from schoolwork, bullying, and peer pressure, all of which can have an effect on the nervous system.

Two teenage boys are in a classroom at school


One of the mechanical issues with teenagers today is the postural changes that occur from prolonged computer/cellphone/video game use Additionally, they may start to feel stress from schoolwork, bullying, and peer pressure, which can all have an effect on the nervous system. Sports cause significant stress and may lead to long term issues if not addressed as they occur.

Be sure to include chiropractic check ups as part of your family's healthcare routine.