Bed-wettingI have had an influx of patients recently who have heard that Chiropractic can be beneficial for children who struggle with wetting the bed, and after exhausting other options are giving it a try. And there have been some amazing results! I want to share this with you as I am realising how prevalent a problem it is, and that if you know someone who struggles with this, then maybe we can help!
Chiropractic addresses the nervous system, so if someone is wetting through the night, then somewhere along the nerve pathway the message is being disrupted that they need to urinate, or perhaps they are in too deep a sleep to realise. This is where Chiropractic can help. We look for and remove the interference so that the brain gets the message. We are born with a primitive reflex called the Spinal Galant reflex. It is useful for a baby to 'wriggle' out the birth canal, and then after that we don't need it and it should integrate. If there is interference to this integration they may continue to use the reflex, which involves voiding the bladder. Now, this is a REFLEX. You have NO control over it, like when you tap your knee with the reflex hammer - it kicks out without you doing anything. Likewise they cannot control their bladder. We can help this integration with Chiropractic and home exercises. Lately, we have had so many dry nights for their first time ever!! If you know someone who is struggling with this, please pass on our details. This is so common, and can be helped, but not everyone knows that this is something that a Chiropractor can help with!
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