Experts Debate Infant Chiropractic Care on TikTok
Several chiropractors in the U.S. are posting TikTok videos of themselves working with newborns, babies, and toddlers, often promoting treatments that aren’t backed by science, according to The Washington Post. The videos include various devices and treatments, such as vibrating handheld massagers, spinal adjustments, and body movements, which are meant to address colic, constipation, reflux, musculoskeletal problems, and even trauma that babies experience during childbirth.
@samiran Generally, chiropractors are licensed health professionals who use stretching, pressure, and joint manipulation on the spine to treat patients. Although chiropractic care is typically seen as an "alternative therapy," some data in adults suggest that chiropractic treatments can help some conditions, such as low back pain