Patient Success Story: Ear Infections Many children experience reoccurring ear infections, starting as early as months old. Often, parents are guided toward a traditional medical route, using antibiotics to fight the infection and then, if needed, resorting to ear tube surgery. In recent years, more parents have been seeking out other options that don’t involve drugs or surgery—and chiropractic tops many parents’ lists. Today’s patient story comes from Jim, father to a two-year-old girl, who had experienced painful and chronic ear infections and found relief through chiropractic.

“My name is Jim, and this is my daughter, Julianne, and she's been seeking chiropractic care since she was about 2 weeks old. She’ll be 2 in about two weeks. My wife works for the chiropractic firm, and we’ve had a significant health improvement by seeking care in our entire family. During birth, Julianne got stuck at the last quarter turn and had a slight issue with her shoulder right off the bat. So, we wanted to get her adjusted and get her spine functioning as well as possible from as early an age as we could. At her first adjustment at two weeks old, she fussed a little bit, and within about two seconds of the adjustment, she immediately relaxed and was calm and peaceful.

Her ear infections started at about 8 or 9 months old. They were mild at first and got a little more severe to the point where we were scheduled for ear tube surgery. We then started getting her adjusted about three times a week, until we got through that phase. We ended up cancelling her ear tube surgery completely because the adjustments allowed her ear to drain and cleared the ear infections up completely. Dr. Jeremy focuses a lot on the atlas, which helps the drainage, and we haven’t had an ear infection in months. The adjustments have worked so well she’s even less congested than she’s been her whole life.

Patient Success Story: Ear Infections

Jim and his daughter, Julianne

I recommend chiropractic care to everyone. I’m not your one-sided person either. When my wife first started working for the company, I listened to all the information and it makes sense—but as a math teacher, I looked at it like, it makes sense on paper but does it really work? When I first started seeking treatment, within months, I ended up losing about 15 pounds just because my body was working better. Now, I’m down about 25 pounds and looking to keep going. The proof of chiropractic exists when you experience it, more than anything else.”

- Jim and his two-year-old daughter, Julianne, Flossmoor Patients

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