Upper respiratory infections account for approximately 50 percent of all illnesses in children younger than five years of age. Young children normally have four or five illnesses each year. With this information it should be no surprise that pediatric patients with manifestations of upper respiratory infections frequently end up at the chiropractor seeking answers.
Upper respiratory infection is a general description of a group of conditions which includes symptoms like the common cold, earaches, sinusitis, influenza, and bronchitis. Case reports frequently describe fast and extreme improvement in upper respiratory symptoms following adjustment of minor vertebral subluxations, especially in the cervical spine.
The relief through chiropractic spinal adjustments, which has been given to many children who have been suffering with chronic upper respiratory infections, earaches, and sore throats has proven over and over that it works when other medical interventions don't give you the results you are looking for. When children are sick there is no time to sit around and wait for them to get better. You want them to recuperate quickly, and with as few side effects as possible. Chiropractic care provides the relief that your child needs from an upper respiratory infection without pharmaceuticals. It is an all natural way to treat your child and get the best and quickest results possible.