Posture Matters For the Whole Family

We all remember being told at some point during our lives to “stand up straight!” Whether it be a nagging parent or a friend who is trying to help you “look good” what does posture actually have to do with anything?

Posture is the position of the parts of the body in relation to the spine. It is not simply a matter of standing up straight. It is actually about the proper alignment of your spine to your body.

Tummy Time is Important

Each parent visits with their pediatrician to know the milestones that their child should be hitting. Whether it be following a sound, holding their head up, or rolling over. Tummy time is an important tool to use to help the proper development of their child’s brain and body.

Neck Pain Caused by Technology

As the Technological Revolution continues we are surrounded by more and more electronics in all aspects of our life. We use our cell phones as our alarm clocks, followed by watching TV while getting ready to go work on a computer. As more and more technology is available we are getting more and more focused on screens. Tech neck is the new name given to neck soreness from endlessly sitting in front of a computer, tablet, phone, etc. This pain is usually in the neck but can also be in the mid-back or even low back.

Toxins: The Hidden Chemicals Disrupting Your Families Health

We don’t often think about all the chemicals we interact with every day. The chemicals we inhale, that we clean our homes with, and that we lather our bodies with. More and more information is coming out on what these chemicals are doing to our health, families, and children. Did you know that there are 100s of environmental toxins that we are exposed to each and every day? It would take awhile to go through 100s of toxins, so today I’m going to focus on the big 2: BPA and Phthalates.

Neuro-Chiropractic Care 01: What are chiropractors adjusting?

It is pretty common knowledge that you go to a chiropractor to get your joints adjusted. What most people don’t know is how their chiropractor decides what joints to adjust and the effects it has on your body when you don’t adjust them at all!

Trouble with Breastfeeding?

Congratulations on your new baby! Each mom has certain expectations they have for what being a mom is, including their expectations with breastfeeding. Each family’s breastfeeding journey is different-some easy, some hard.

Waiting in Expectation

As Spring approaches, we wait in patient expectation for the flowers we planted in the Fall to push through and signal the warmer weather.

Is that nagging headache making your day a challenge?

In this crazy paced world, our bodies are often out of balance and nagging headaches have become common ailments that some of us, sadly more than others, suffer from. However, all of us at some point “feel the pain”. Head pain can range from a bothersome annoyance to a crippling debilitation depending on the degree of severity. Read on to learn about the different kinds of headaches and how chiropractic care can help to alleviate the pain and discomfort caused by them. What’s causing your headache pain? It’s important to identify what triggers the varying kinds of headaches you could be … Read More

The same pressure as squeezing a tomato! Amazing benefits of chiropractic care for babies

Why would I take my baby to a chiropractor? Each day in practice I am constantly asked “Wait a minute, you can adjust babies?” “I would never want a chiropractor to crack my baby.” “Won’t that hurt my infant?” Pediatric chiropractic care is a wonderful natural solution to many of the problems babies present with such as colic, latching difficulties, acid reflux, sleeping issues, and more! As a new parent, you are the voice of your baby and it is your job to interpret what each and every noise, movement and look means to support your child as they grow … Read More