In our last blog post, we talked about the safety of Chiropractic care for your baby. (If you missed it, click here.) Now, we’d like to discuss three ways your infant can benefit from Chiropractic care. Boost Recovery after Birth The birth process can be traumatic for both mom and baby and affects the nerves [...]
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Chiropractic care has incredible benefits for people of all ages, including infants. A Chiropractor is trained to work with the body. A Chiropractor uses gentle manipulations to help restore normal nervous system function, so the body can heal itself. It may seem that a baby’s body is so young that it couldn’t possibly have ailments [...]
A question we often hear is “Are Chiropractors doctors?” and the answer is YES! A Chiropractor is a doctor who keeps your natural health and healing as top priority. In an effort to clarify this, we put together a few things you might not know about Chiropractors and their training. A Chiropractor is a doctor [...]
As we head into the dreaded cold and flu season, it's time to start thinking about a boost to your immunity. A strong immune system can fight off colds and the flu all winter long, so it's important to make sure your immune system is in its best possible state! Here are 5 Ways to Boost Your [...]
Back pain is a common complaint we receive among first meeting our patients. Our daily lives are filled with things that induce or increase tension in the back, neck, and spine: extended periods of sitting, poor posture, injuries, overuse, and more. Whether your back pain is acute (short-term or sudden) or chronic, your first instinct [...]
Peptic ulcers are open sores or holes that develop on the inside lining of your stomach and the upper portion of your small intestine. Over 25 million Americans suffer from an ulcer at some point during their lifetime. Ulcers can occur at any age and equally affect women and men. Symptoms include burning stomach pain; [...]
As discussed in our last blog post, scoliosis is a neuro-muscular condition with a complex cause. It’s a chronic disease and the most common symptom is a spinal curve. Often affecting kids ages 10-14, scoliosis affects between 6 and 9 million children and adults in the United States. That’s 2-3% of the population. In many [...]
What is Scoliosis? Scoliosis is a neuro-muscular condition, of which the most common symptom is a three-dimensional change in the spine’s alignment. Its cause is complex and based on many factors, but the main symptom is easy to spot: a spinal curve. Scoliosis occurs most often in children aged 10-14. The condition is progressive in [...]
Trouble sleeping is a common complaint of American adults. In general, most people would agree they get less sleep than they need or desire. As a result, we suffer from fatigue, poor concentration, mood changes, higher susceptibility to getting sick, and many other negative side effects. Here are two common reasons for sleeplessness and two [...]
Subluxation is an important term to know in the Chiropractic field. It describes what happens when one of the vertebrae of your spine moves out of position. The word is derived from the Latin words meaning “slightly” (sub) and “to dislocate” (luxate). A subluxation creates pressure and stress on the spinal nerves and surrounding muscles, [...]