Navigating Developmental Delays with Confidencebirth trauma developmental delays developmental milestones perfect storm subluxation Sep 25, 2023
Navigating Developmental Delays with Confidence
We've experienced the heartache of witnessing our child struggle through developmental delays. It's a journey that's torn us apart, with moments of hope followed by crushing disappointments. But please, know this: you're not alone in this pain. We're here to share insights, offer understanding, and guide you toward a path that could genuinely change your child's development.
This blog is a safe space for parents grappling with their child's developmental hurdles, especially those who've exhausted every avenue of therapy without seeing the progress they hoped for. If you've been through rounds of PT, OT, and Speech Therapy, yet your child's development seems to have hit a roadblock, this message is for you.
Understanding Developmental Delays
Developmental delays cover a spectrum of challenges, impacting cognitive, social, emotional, speech and language, and motor skills. Among the most common concerns are issues with walking or speech and communication.
However, it's crucial to zoom in on the connection between Neurological and Motor Function, as these lay the groundwork for overall brain and neurological development. As advocates for Neurologically-Focused Pediatric Chiropractic, we specialize in uncovering the true underlying causes of motor tone, coordination, and developmental delays.
The Overlooked Connection: Central Nervous System and Birth Interventions
At the heart of the matter lies the Central or Autonomic Nervous System—a system often overlooked in discussions about developmental delays. Surprisingly, the primary cause of issues with Neuro-Motor connection, coordination, and development is often related to an issue that's rarely talked about—birth interventions and trauma.
When interventions like forceps, vacuum, induction, and c-sections are part of the birthing process, the delicate areas of the brainstem, cerebellum, and upper neck can endure strain, trauma, or injury. These areas govern motor function and coordination, and any disruption here can lead to developmental delays.
The Perfect Storm and Subluxation
Such injuries, or subluxations, can trigger a chain reaction of developmental challenges, creating what we call "The Perfect Storm." This storm can impact your child’s sleep, digestion, head and neck control, crawling, walking, and other aspects of neurological development over time.
Identifying whether this subluxation and dysfunction exist in your child’s brainstem and upper neck region is a crucial step often overlooked by traditional pediatricians and therapists. Only specialized Pediatric Chiropractors can assess and examine this area's health and function using advanced technology called INSiGHT Scans.
Restoring balance to the Central and Autonomic Nervous System is the crucial step you and all parents need to know about. It's time to equip you with this knowledge, as millions deserve access to these insights.
If you suspect your child may have tension, subluxation, or dysfunction in their brainstem controlling neurological development, dive into the provided links to understand more about Developmental Delay and the role Pediatric Chiropractic can play in their journey.
Please reach out with questions or send us a message—we're here to help. If you're ready to make a positive change in your child's life, reach out to Proactive Health & Wellness to schedule Neurological INSiGHT Scans—a crucial step toward helping your child reach their full potential. If you’re not local to us, please check out our PX Docs directory to find a local doc near you.
Parents, you're not alone in this. We're here to empower you with knowledge, support, and a pathway toward unlocking your child's developmental potential. Let's work together to make a lasting impact on their future.
With warmth and understanding,
Dr Luke Reinhart & Dr Lydia Weiss of Proactive Health & Wellness
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