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The Natural Solution to Ear Infection Relief

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Reoccurring ear infections, known as otitis media, account for a significant number of pediatrician visits. Aside from medical treatments, there is a natural solution to ear infection relief that involves chiropractic care.

Ear infection statistics

Ear infections are the most frequent primary diagnosis made during visits to U.S. physician offices for children younger than 15. Almost half of all children will have at least one middle ear infection before they are 1 year old, and two-thirds of those children will have had at least one infection by age 3.

Almost half of all of those children will suffer from repeated instances.

Ear infection treatment

Ear infections can not only be very painful, but they can also eventually result in permanent damage.  Traditionally, treatments for ear infections have included antibiotic therapy and/or the surgical implantation of artificial drainage tubes.

While antibiotics can be effective for acute bacterial infections, in many cases the cause is viral, rendering antibiotics useless.

The surgical method involves risky anesthesia, and often the tubes come out. Tubes in some children can also cause scar tissue formation on the ear drum, leading to future hearing loss.

The natural solution to ear infection relief

Chiropractic care offers a natural and more conservative approach to ear infection relief. It involves examining the patient to locate nerve disturbances that make the ears prone to infection and then making adjustments to those disturbances.

Removing these nerve disturbances can restore the body’s natural ability to fight infection.

Some of the nerves that control and monitor the ear begin in the brain stem, continue down the spinal cord and extend out from between the bones of the spinal column. That’s why adjustments to the bones in the upper neck can be effective in providing patients relief from ear infections.

Summary

Chiropractic care, the natural solution to ear infection relief, has been shown to have helped more than 80 percent of all children with ear infections. If your child is suffering from ear infections, chiropractic care could help. Contact us at Advantage Chiropractic Clinic in Auburn today to set up an appointment. Call us at 334-821-2552!

 

 

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