Kids Digestion

What is a digestive issue?

There are many things that contribute to digestive issues as there are 7 organs that make up the digestive system with other organs such as the pancreas, gall bladder and liver supporting it. When any of the organs are compromised it can lead to reflux, constipation, diarrhoea, peristaltic issues, malnutrition and many more. This is what we classify as a digestive issue and any of the parts mentioned could be involved.

What attributes to problems with digestion?

Like mentioned above a digestive issue can originate from many different organs.

However, some of the most common reasons as to why are:

  • Food intolerances
  • Immature digestive system
  • Blockages

Why does structural chiropractic work so well for digestive issues?

Chiropractic helps with kids digestion because it can help regulate the function of the nervous system. Children go through so much change as they are growing from a baby to an adult size and this can impact the spine’s movement and function.  As a result, this can overwhelm the function of the nervous which may affect the function of the digestive system. By adjusting the spine, proper spinal function and movement will be restored which will affect the ability of the nervous system.