ADHD

Columbia Chiropractors Can Help Kids and Adults with ADHD

Emerging research indicates promising results for both children and adults utilizing chiropractic care to address Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), a complex neurological condition affecting nearly 10 percent of children aged 4 to 17 (and at least 4 percent of adults) on a daily basis.

Symptoms include difficulties in concentration, impulsivity, and hyperactivity, posing challenges in academic or professional settings, and potentially impacting personal relationships, leading to associated issues like depression and anxiety.

Our chiropractors in Columbia, MO can effectively assist adults and children in managing these symptoms and regaining control over their lives through natural, drug-free, and non-invasive chiropractic treatments.

Chiropractic Care for ADHD: Exploring a Drug-Free Solution

While the precise causes of ADHD remain elusive, a combination of genetic, environmental, and neurological factors contribute to its development. Although medications are commonly prescribed for ADHD management, they often pose significant challenges, particularly for children. Finding the right dosage can be a lengthy and frustrating process, with children experiencing not only the symptoms of ADHD but also the side effects of the medications. Given these complexities, families with a member diagnosed with ADHD are encouraged to consider chiropractic care as an alternative approach. Our chiropractors in Columbia specialize in addressing the neurological aspects of the disorder and assisting families in implementing lifestyle adjustments to positively influence environmental factors.

With extensive experience in gentle chiropractic techniques tailored for children with ADHD, our chiropractors often identify subluxations as a key factor contributing to brain overstimulation and the manifestation of classic symptoms. By gently realigning the spine, they help soothe the nervous system, alleviating ADHD symptoms. Similar benefits can be observed in adults grappling with ADHD, as addressing underlying nervous system imbalances can naturally enhance focus, promote calmness, and support the pursuit of life goals.

In conjunction with chiropractic adjustments aimed at rebalancing the nervous system, our chiropractors may recommend therapeutic exercises and modifications to sleep and dietary habits to further alleviate symptoms and enhance overall well-being.

If you’re seeking a drug-free approach to managing ADHD in Columbia, we invite you to schedule an appointment today: (573) 445-4444.