Why I Adjust Infants, Babies and Children

When people hear that I see newborns, babies and children in my practice, I sometimes get a weird look from them. If they don’t really understand what chiropractic is (and isn’t) and how it works, then they might have the following questions:

  • Why would anyone bring a child, let alone a newborn, to a chiropractor?
  • Isn’t chiropractic just for back pain?
  • Wouldn’t cracking their spine be dangerous?
  • And many more…

So to learn more about why I love seeing little ones in my practice AND why I think it’s so important for every child to get their spine and nervous system checked, watch this video:

About the Author

Dr. Jay Warren has been a prenatal and pediatric chiropractor for 17 years. He is also the Wellness Care Coordinator at the CAP Wellness Center in San Diego, CA where 90% of his practice is pregnant or postpartum women and babies under one year old. Dr. Jay is a proud member of the ICPA and APPPAH (the Association or Pre and Perinatal Psychology and Health) and the host of the podcast “Healthy Births, Happy Babies” in iTunes. His online program, “Connecting with Baby” guides pregnant women through processes to strengthen maternal bonding for a happier pregnancy, gentler birth and easier post-partum experience. Dr. Jay is also the proud father of his 3 year old son, Niko who keeps him very busy (and happy) outside of the office.