Sensory processing disorders (SPD) are impairments in detecting, modulating, interpreting, or responding to sensory stimuli. One study estimates that 5 percent of elementary aged children met the criteria for SPD. These conditions are closely related to other neurodevelopmental disorders and often overlap with autism and ADHD. Recent studies have shown the benefits of chiropractic in enhancing the functionality of individuals with SPD and Autism.
In 2011, we have more children and young adults affected by neurodevelopmental disorders than ever before. There are many factors involved in this such as birth and/or early childhood trauma, environmental toxins, food allergens, the avoidance of breast feeding and heavy vaccination. These are all areas that show promise as causative factors in the formation of neuro-developmental disorders.
Birth trauma can come in the form of a forceps or vacuum extraction delivery. Even normal vaginal or cesarean birth processes can be traumatic. The most vulnerable area of the infant’s body is the upper cervical spine. This also happens to be the area where the brain stem ties into the top of the spinal cord. Birth trauma can significantly damage this region and create a neurological insult that is referred to as subluxation. Dr. Hall has provided conservative, effective care for children with issues like these for 30 years.
At Hall Chiropractic Center, our holistic approach to back pain and other common complaints begins with a whole body assessment to help identify the true underlying cause of certain pain syndromes and other problems. Our whole-body system of care includes joint mobilization, exercise, therapeutic massage, nutritional support and more. . If you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment, please call us today at 803.412.2240