Latest research has shown that up to 95% of kids will have at least one ear infection before the age of 3. That in an of itself is a staggering number, but for a lot of kids it unfortunately doesn’t just stop after one, but turns into multiple bouts of them.
Ear infections are so incredibly common, half of visits to a pediatrician are typically ear infection and respiratory related. However, just because they are common, does not mean they are normal. If your kiddo is struggling with this, it's time we meet!
Instead of working backwards to just find better treatments for ear infections, pediatric chiropractors work on sorting out the underlying cause(s) and focus their care and attention there. With that approach, we start with two key questions:
First, why is the occurrence of ear infections so high? And second, why is the reoccurrence so high as well?
The explanation so many families get is that the Eustachian tubes that allow the ears to drain, are...