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Wetting the bed is surely an unfortunate condition. Lack of bladder control may cause embarrassment, shame, and affect normal social development. The reasons for bed-wetting are certainly not fully comprehended. There are actually children whose bladders are underdeveloped for their age and who may have difficulty recognizing when their bladder is full. It is even more common in children under 4 years old.

If a child, who has been dry during the night for a period of time¬† “weeks or months” suddenly starts bed-wetting again, this could be a sign that something is wrong. Quite often this occurs when some kind of stress is within the child’s life such as, a new baby in your home, moving to a different neighborhood, or perhaps a divorce. Wetting the bed may also be an indication of physical or sexual abuse or some other disease process. If your kid wets the bed after having been dry at night in the past, it is important that they be seen by a doctor. The bed-wetting could be a sign that stress or even a disease causes the trouble.

A chiropractor can certainly help by removing any irritation that may be affecting the nerves that control bladder function. These nerves exit a place of the spine the Sacrum. In older adults, the sacrum is one large fused bone that is very resistant to injury. However, during childhood, the sacrum is separated into five individual segments. If these segments become misaligned, because of a fall or any other type of trauma, they could compromise the nerves that handles bladder function. While chiropractic is not typically a treatment for bedwetting, countless children are already helped by being adjusted. Indeed, numerous clinical research studies have revealed that chiropractic care can certainly help many children struggling with bedwetting.

Call your chiropractor at the Back Pain Relief Clinics.