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A Chiropractor's Role in Tongue and Lip Tie Revisions

As parents, we always strive to provide the best possible care for our little ones. When it comes to tongue and lip ties and their revisions, many parents focus solely on the procedure itself, overlooking an essential aspect of their baby's health: chiropractic care. At Sacred Spines Chiropractic, we firmly believe in a comprehensive approach to your child's well-being. In this blog post, we'll explore why pre and post-revision chiropractic care is integral to your baby's journey toward optimal health.

newborn receiving chiropractic care

Understanding Tongue and Lip Tie Revisions:

Tongue and lip ties occur when the frenulum, the tissue connecting the tongue or lip to the mouth, is tight or restrictive. These conditions can impede proper movement, affecting breastfeeding, swallowing, and even speech development. A specialized provider performs a revision procedure to release the frenulum, allowing your baby to move their tongue or lip more freely.

A newborn receiving chiropractic care with Dr. Hartwell at Sacred Spines Chiropractic

The Role of Chiropractic Care:

Pre-Revision Chiropractic Care: Before the revision procedure, our experienced chiropractors will assess your baby's spine, nervous system, and overall musculoskeletal alignment. Misalignments in these areas can have a profound impact on your baby's ability to breastfeed, swallow, and develop speech properly. By addressing these misalignments beforehand, we optimize your baby's overall function, setting the stage for the best possible outcome from the revision.

A newborn receiving chiropractic care with Dr. Hartwell at Sacred Spines Chiropractic

Post-Revision Chiropractic Care: After the revision, your baby's body undergoes an adjustment period. This is where post-revision chiropractic care plays a crucial role. Our gentle and safe chiropractic techniques facilitate the healing and recovery process. By addressing any discomfort or tension that may arise, we help your baby breastfeed comfortably and enhance their overall well-being.

The Benefits of Chiropractic Care:

A newborn receiving chiropractic care with Dr. Herink at Sacred Spines Chiropractic

1. Improved Feeding: Misalignments in the spine and nervous system can affect your baby's latch and feeding efficiency. By correcting these misalignments through chiropractic adjustments, we help improve their ability to breastfeed successfully.

2. Optimal Healing and Recovery: Chiropractic care promotes proper healing and recovery after the revision procedure. Our techniques help reduce inflammation, alleviate discomfort, and enhance the body's natural healing processes.

3. Overall Well-being: Chiropractic care is not limited to addressing specific issues. It also focuses on optimizing your baby's overall health and well-being. By ensuring proper spinal alignment and nervous system function, we support their development and help them thrive.

A newborn receiving chiropractic care with Dr. Hartwell at Sacred Spines Chiropractic

Trust in Our Expertise:

At Sacred Spines Chiropractic, we specialize in providing gentle and effective chiropractic care for infants with tongue and lip ties. Our chiropractors are extensively trained in specific pediatric adjustments, ensuring your baby receives safe and tailored care.


When it comes to your baby's health, taking a comprehensive approach is essential. Tongue and lip tie revisions are not limited to the procedure itself; pre and post-revision chiropractic care are integral parts of the process. By addressing spinal misalignments and promoting optimal healing, chiropractic care can significantly enhance your baby's overall well-being.

Schedule a consultation with our chiropractic team at Sacred Spines Chiropractic to create a comprehensive care plan that addresses all aspects of your little one's health. Give your baby the best possible start in life by incorporating pre and post-revision chiropractic care into their journey towards optimal health.

Remember, at Sacred Spines Chiropractic, your baby's health is our top priority, and we are here to support you every step of the way.

Contact us today at 317-991-5505 to learn more or schedule an appointment. Let us help your baby thrive!

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