Our Unique Approach: Chiropractic, Functional Neurology, and Functional Medicine in Rocklin CA

Chiropractic Rocklin CA Childhood Neurological Disorders

At Better Health in Rocklin CA , we combine chiropractic care with functional neurology and functional medicine, creating a comprehensive approach to support your child's development. Functional medicine focuses on identifying and addressing the root causes of health issues, taking into account the trajectory of their brain development affected by unique genetic, environmental, and lifestyle factors that contribute to each individual's health.

We stay up-to-date with the latest research and strategies in developmental psychology, neurology, and rehabilitation to provide cutting-edge care for your child.

How We Can Help Your Child in Rocklin CA

Whether your child is struggling with developmental delays, learning disabilities, behavioral issues, tongue tie, or traumatic brain injuries, we're here to help. Our comprehensive approach addresses the root causes of your child's challenges, including primitive reflexes, balance coordination, vestibular problems, motor deficits, and learning delays. Empowering your child to reach their full potential is our priority.

We also help children with conditions such as club foot ( talipes equinovarus ), toe walking ( ITW Idiopathic toe walking ) , bowed legs (genu varum ), and hip dysplasia (DDH Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip). Contracture from tightened or shortened tissues due to Brain Injury or Cerebral Palsy are also cared for.

Functional Testing

Certain individuals may experience underlying issues that are not immediately apparent, such as inflammation from food sensitivities, blood glucose dysregulation, or metabolic challenges impacting energy production for the brain or body. Functional testing, including the options listed below, can help identify these potential causes:

  • Assessment for food sensitivities
  • Evaluation of blood glucose levels
  • Metabolic testing

Treatments Utilized

In most cases, we use a mixture of the following treatments to support your child's development:

  • Dietary Changes
  • Supplementation
  • Eye-tracking exercises
  • Balance exercises
  • Primitive reflexes exercises
  • Chiropractic including Cranial and spinal manipulative therapy
  • Neuro motor rehabilitation
  • Dynamic flex casting
  • Functional Bowen (pediatric specific)
  • Soft tissue mobilization/Fascial techniques
  • Cranial Sacral Therapy

Pediatric Consultation

At Better Health, we understand that every child is unique and deserves personalized care to support their development. That's why we start every pediatric patient journey with a phone consultation with Dr. Marianne Abate, DC, our experienced functional neurologist, certified pediatric chiropractor, and expert in holistic pediatric care.

Why a Phone Consultation?

We believe in taking a holistic approach to pediatric care, addressing not just symptoms but underlying neurological factors that may be affecting your child's development. Our phone consultation allows us to gather essential information about your child's health history, developmental milestones, and any concerns you may have. This initial conversation helps us understand your child's needs better and tailor our approach to their specific situation. It also allows us to determine if we can help.

Schedule Your Consultation Today

Ready to take the first step towards supporting your child's development? Schedule your phone consultation with Dr. Marianne Abate today. To reserve a Consultation time the fee is $150. Together, we'll create a personalized plan to help your child thrive.


9:00am - 5:00pm

9:00am - 5:00pm

9:00am - 5:00pm

9:00am - 5:00pm


Saturday & Sunday

Better Health Chiropractic

4700 Rocklin Rd
Rocklin, CA 95677

(916) 632-2676