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My 1st Chiropractic patient?

As a Chiropractor, I often get asked questions from parents of special needs children on how a chiropractor can help? During my time at Chiropractic school, I had the opportunity to intern at the Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa. My 1st patient at chiropractic school was a 7 year old boy with Spina Bifida Myelomeningocele. His name was Johnny. His condition is where his spinal cord was not protected by his spinal vertebra and exposed which required extensive surgery. He had a heart of gold and was in a wheel chair. Johnny had many bathroom and health sickness problems. I was able to adjust him for my entire internship (1 year) and was able to improve his overall health. I know adjusting Johnny allowed me to appreciate and see what chiropractic can do for children’s health and well being. At Palmer College, the staff understood the importance and could see the benefits that chiropractic care had on many children. After treatment, his mom would report improvement in mood, less colds and ear infections, and improvement in his constipation. In fact, chiropractic re-assessments showed improvements in physical strength, balance, posture and mobility. Read More

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