May 19

When should you check babies for subluxation?

‘As the twig is bent, so grows the tree’

The simple answer is as soon as possible before it is too late. Before weight bearing the child’s spine is most adaptable to correction. It is not denied that the process of adaptation occurs prior to weight bearing however as weight bearing ensues the bones, muscles and ligaments will respond to the stress of upright posture. In place of healthy spinal development, adaptation to the subluxation is the result.

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