Why Babies & Children Need Chiropractic… Study shows longer labor time leads to higher risks

The soft tissues of a baby’s spine exhibit more elasticity than that of an adult. The flexibility extends to the muscles, ligaments, and tissues covering the joints. The discs between the bones of the spine demonstrate more flexibility and movement allowing more distraction and a greater range of motion. Some of the bones and joints […]

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Back to School Spine & Nervous System Check-Up for the Entire Family

End of Summer Checklist It is the end of summer and children returning to school represents a time for check-ups and annual measurements. Children usually take an annual trip to a physician for baseline monitoring of blood pressure, heart, and physical wellness. Older student-athletes undergo mandatory physicals to participate in athletics and activities.  They also […]

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C-Sections lead to chronic disease…Chiropractic has the only Answer!

A recent study published in the Journal of Pediatrics shows clear correlation between babies born via C-section and an increased risk of chronic disease. This is CRAZY!! But nothing we didn’t already know. The study showed that children born by C-section have been more frequently hospitalized than those born vaginally; due to asthma, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, […]

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Ways to Help a New Mom

Much thought and attention is given to the expecting mother leading up to her labor and delivery, however, the attention often diverts to the newborn bundle of joy after he or she is born. While the baby needs much love, attention and care, so does the mother. If someone you love is expecting, be sure […]

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What Should My Child Eat for Breakfast?

With the decreasing ability of children to concentrate throughout the day, parents are searching for solutions. Many parents want to go the natural route and do what they can without the use of drugs to help their children. Children’s diets are critical to giving them sustained calm energy throughout the day.  So the question remains… […]

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What should I do about my child’s fever?

If you are a parent, you have been through this scenario…. Your child is hot, flushed, glassy-eyed and obviously not feeling well.  Your diagnosis is fever!!  You are very concerned and even a little panic sets in.  After all, you have been trained to think of fever as something to be treated and even feared. […]

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Why does my child have back pain?

I wish I didn’t have so much experience with kids and back pain.  My friends and family are always surprised to hear how many kids I adjust regularly in my clinic.  When I first started in chiropractic 6 years ago, it was rare that I could convince parents to bring their kids in to my […]

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Is there anything chiropractic can do for bed-wetting?

Doctor, is there anything chiropractic can do for bed-wetting? This is a question parents sometimes ask of the chiropractor. Usually, this question is asked when other methods of treatment have been tried and found ineffective. Bed-wetting (enuresis) is another of the many reasons why parents bring their children to see the chiropractor. What can the […]

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Are We Poisoning Our Kids?

How many of you have felt uneasy about the amount of diet soda and sugary drinks your children are consuming daily?  Has your intuition been giving you “internal warnings” that it isn’t safe to consume?  If so, you are correct!!  As a chiropractor that is heavily involved in pediatric care, I am very concerned with […]

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