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Natural Help with ADD / ADHD

Learning, attention and focusing difficulties can have a significant impact on a child’s quality of life, both in school and at home.

These challenges are often aggressively treated with medication, but at Hoffman Chiropractic & Wellness Centre, we believe that these symptoms need not lead toward pharmacological treatments only.

Instead, brain-based therapies can help improve the patient’s control over their ADD/ADHD symptoms and enable more positive, productive engagement in school and family activities.

We help maximize your child's success

She had delayed speech, sleeping problems, concentration problems, and constant constipation.

In three weeks she showed improvement in all areas, noticeable to her playschool teachers.
Illesa

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Personalizing Care to Your Child

Our functional neurological approach provides an individualized care plan specific to maximizing your child’s success. Neuroscience shows connections between areas of the brain that are not functioning well and symptoms attributed to ADD/ADHD.

There are two separate areas of the brain that may affect your child’s symptoms:

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Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex

  • Fails to give close attention to details, careless mistakes
  • Difficulty sustaining attention in tasks or fun activities
  • Does not seem to listen when spoken to directly
  • Does not follow through on instructions
  • Fails to finish work
  • Difficulty organizing tasks and activities
  • Avoids tasks that require sustained mental effort
  • Loses things
  • Easily distracted
  • Forgetful in daily activities

Orbital Frontal Prefrontal Cortex

  • Fidgety or squirms in seat
  • Leaves seat when sitting is expected
  • Feels restless
  • Difficulty in doing fun things quietly
  • Always on the go or acts as if “driven by a motor”
  • Talks excessively
  • Blurts answers before questions have been completed
  • Difficulty awaiting turn
  • Interrupting or intruding on others

Our comprehensive neurologic examination focuses on finding which areas of the brain are underactive and may be improved using neuroplasticity principles. We will then devise strategies to target those areas for maximum functional improvement.

Discover how our functional neurological approach may help to manage your child’s ADD/ADHD and maximize their success. Contact us today for more information!

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Jacob was hyper and unable to concentrate. I noticed an improvement in 2 weeks. And in only 6 weeks he became a different boy. He is a much more happy and contented child. And he can now play quietly by himself.

Diane

What Parents Say

Testimonial videos from parents who have had success in removing the roadblocks to learning through chiropractic care. See how we’ve ben able to help reduce the symptoms and challenges of learning disabilities and improve the quality of life for these children and their families.

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Hoffman Chiropractic & Wellness Centre in Red Deer | (403) 346-2297