Pediatric Chiropractic for Autism, ADHD, Sensory Processing Disorder and Developmental Delays

by Warren Bruhl, DC, DICCP “Get knowledge of the spine, for this is the requisite for many diseases.” -Hippocrates, 460-377 BC You might visit a chiropractor for problems as diverse as backache, ear infections, or learning disorders. Regardless of your symptoms, my objective as a chiropractor is always to correct nerve interference, safely and effectively. Another term to describe nerve interference is vertebral subluxation. This is a complex of physiological factors frequently seen in children with developmental delays. The nervous system is sensitive to the movement and position of the spine. Vertebral subluxation can either increase or decrease the rate at which nerve messages travel from brain to body and back again. The result is that the child’s brain cannot communicate with his body. This miscommunication is comparable to what happens when you use a walkie-talkie with the headsets on different channels. What does this complex mean for the child with developmental delays? If he has vertebral subluxation, he will never…