Stratton Chiropractic Waterloo, Illinois - Tummy Time

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.
Everything Acupunture

Everything to Know About Acupuncture Treatments

Due to physical distancing requirements in place, the 'Everything Acupuncture' presentation video will be available on the Stratton Chiropractic Facebook page. Click for link!

Diet and Exercise – Addressing 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…

Be Proactive to Protect Yourself from Medical Errors

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…

Probiotics – How Do They Help the Body?

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…

Tips on Eating a Gluten-Free Diet

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…

Support Your Family’s Health by Eating Greens

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…

Address Youth Sports-Related Injuries with Prevention, Chiropractic Care

Almost 75% of families with children between the ages of 5 and 18 have at least one child who plays organized sports, either at school or on a community team. This may seem like a good thing; there’s the benefit of learning to work together as a team, building camaraderie and the physical activity. However…

Packing a Healthy School Lunch

Parents today recognize the importance of feeding their children healthy nutritious foods. The problem is that the cafeteria has become just another franchise; foods aren’t healthy and well-balanced. Vending machines offer chips, cookies, sodas and a myriad of other junk foods that children shouldn’t be eating. This creates a challenge to parents that many have…

Preparing for a Healthy Pregnancy – Eating the Right Prenatal Diet

Since our western lifestyle typically leads to unhealthy and out of balance choices it is rare for great nutritional advice to be provided to women considering becoming pregnant. Your chiropractors at Turning Point Wellness Center in Waterloo and Red Bud, IL can often provide nutritional and healthy lifestyle information. If you’re considering becoming pregnant, you’re…