Life Chiropractic North Royalton

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Life Chiropractic North Royalton is a family Chiropractic office.  We love helping families achieve their health goals.  We see infants, kids, teenagers, adults and the elderly.  Dr. Keith is a 4th generation Chiropractor.  

We also have a Licensed Massage Therapist available by appointment during business hours.  

Autism and Chiropractic

Here is the 3rd Autism and Chiropractic case study for the month.  Choose to be Amazing!!

Resolution of Autistic Symptoms in a Child Undergoing Chiropractic Care to Correct Vertebral Subluxations: A Case Study

Tai A. Scelfo D.C. & Patricia L. Chelenyak D.C.

Journal of Pediatric, Maternal & Family Health - Chiropractic ~ Volume 2011 ~ Issue 4 ~ Pages 106-110

Objective: To describe successful chiropractic care of a child with autism.

Clinical Features: A 9-year-old boy with chronic ear infections, difficulty with social interactions, and impairment of communication presented for chiropractic care. The child was first diagnosed with Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD), and later, diagnosed with Autism. 

Intervention and Outcomes: Diversified and toggle-recoil techniques were utilized in this case study. A nutritionist also administered digestive enzymes as part of care. Signs of improved social skills were apparent after the fourth visit, along with language development acknowledged on the seventh visit. The parent also reduced use of medication.

Conclusion: Through the correction of vertebral subluxation, significant improvements were noted by parent and doctor. Further studies need to be conducted to demonstrate that the correction of subluxation correlates with increased functioning of the autistic child.