4 Reasons Why an Infant Should See a Chiropractor
The birth process, whether a vaginal birth or cesarean, can be a traumatic experience for some babies. But even before labor begins, there are pressures on the baby’s cranium from the mother’s pelvis causing an immense amount of strain on the neck and cranium of the baby.
5 Reasons Parents Take Healthy Kids to a Chiropractor
The central nervous system, which includes the brain and spinal cord, controls everything from organs to muscles to glands. Children’s bodies grow so rapidly that if any part of the nervous system has interference, it can lead to a variety of problems in the future.
Spring Allergies & Acupuncture
Do you love the warmer weather this time of year, but dread the misery that spring allergies bring? You’re not alone. Millions of people suffer from hay fever - an allergy to pollen - each year, and often turn to antihistamines and decongestants to feel better. The problem is that these medications cause drowsiness and other undesirable side effects that only mask allergy symptoms rather than treat the cause of the allergy.
The Importance of Tummy Time for Your Baby’s Development
Here’s why tummy time is so important, and how a pediatric chiropractor can help your baby meet those milestones.
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Children & Type II Diabetes
There was a time when Diabetes was an “adult problem” that was rarely if ever seen in children; with the most common diagnoses of Type II Diabetes being “adult onset”. That has changed. In 2001, the increasing number of obese children and youth throughout the United States led policy makers to rank it as a critical…
A medical error is defined by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) as “the failure of a planned action to be completed as intended, or the use of a wrong plan to achieve an aim.” A rather benign definition for what is a leading cause of death in the United States; with numbers far greater than…
The message has been sent loud and clear with anti-bacterial hand soap, body wash and household cleaning products that bacteria are bad. Advertisers have taught the public to believe that any bacteria left alive are a threat to our health. So, the idea that it is beneficial to take a few billion a day in…
Eating Gluten Free
Along with making better health-care decisions and exercising regularly, an important part of living a wellness lifestyle is eating right and following a healthy diet. Many people have chosen to make gluten-free eating a key part of their wellness lifestyle and, as with any major lifestyle change, it’s important to have all of the facts…
We all want to raise healthy children, and one of the most important things we can do is feed them right; but cutting back on sugar, dairy and fast foods is only the first step. A vital part of feeding our family right is introducing healthier foods. We’ve been told for over a decade that…