It is very hard for me to find kids today who haven't been told they need to tubes in their ears from chronic ear infections. Just like it is very hard for me to find a woman nowadays who still has her gallbladder or hasn't had a hysterectomy. It's like all of a sudden we just aren't developing properly, or we just don't need these organs anymore. Many of these surgeries are unnecessary and can be dangerous. Almost a notion that we are somehow flawed, but we can fix it through drugs or surgery. That philosophy goes completely against mine. I believe we were designed perfectly! That all we need is already inside us. That we heal from the inside out, not the outside in. All we need is no interference.
Ear infections have recently caused some controversy when the AMA themselves came out and said you should no longer be taking antibiotics for ear infections. That most of them are viral and clear up by themselves in a few days. So if your pediatrician is prescribing amoxicillin for your child's ear infection, ask him where they have been the last few years...
Let me tell you tubes can be avoided. I have seen in countless times in my office. Chiropractic adjustments help drain fluid from the middle ear and promotes better ventilation of the narrow passageway (eustachian tube) that connects the middle ear to the nose.
Even the Mayo Clinic mentions Chiropractic as an alternative therapy for ear infections...
You can what the American Chiropractic Association says about chiropractic and ear infections here...
And healthychild.com highly recommends seeing a chiropractor for ear pain and infections.
You always want to resort to surgery as your LAST option. Ear tubes have various side effects, some of which include a poor healing of the incision, which might increase the risk of infection, inflammation of the eardrum and formation of a mass in the middle ear. Chronic ear drainage may also occur as a side effect due to the opening that remains after the procedure. If you have a child with ear problems, call our office and schedule a consultation today. I will always exam children free of charge
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