Nurturing Children’s Well-Being: The Role of Pediatric Chiropractic Care


Have you considered chiropractic care for your child? You may think, “My child seems fine. Why would they need it?”   Pediatric chiropractic care can significantly benefit a child's health, development, and overall quality of life. While children may not experience the accumulated stress of adulthood, childhood is a crucial period for neurological development. And let's face it: children are prone to getting hurt as they climb, run, and hurl themselves from all available surfaces!  Understanding Pediatric Chiropractic Adjustments Children’s bodies are usually more flexible than adults, and they often can be adjusted easily, experiencing minimal pressure without twisting, cracking, or popping. [...]

Nurturing Children’s Well-Being: The Role of Pediatric Chiropractic Care2024-01-04T10:58:36-05:00

4 Easy Ways To Boost Kids’ Immunity


I haven’t done a kids’ health topic for a while. And with most kids being back in school, I thought it timely to mention a few tips on immune system boosting in the younger generation. These tips will not only help protect kids against the present threat but are also great for preventing seasonal sniffles and coughs that would keep them out of school. Alright, enough build up. Here they are: 1. Vitamin D and C Fruits and veggies are kids’ easiest and best sources of the amazing immunity nutrient that is vitamin C. Making sure kids get C from healthy [...]

4 Easy Ways To Boost Kids’ Immunity2020-12-04T17:11:41-05:00

5 Rules For 100 Years of Quality Life


My title today sounds ambitious, it’s true. But I’ve never been more convinced that anyone can enjoy vibrant health and a high standard of life throughout a full 100-year lifespan.  We’re taught to think that we’re born, we live, then we get a disease and we die.  It doesn’t have to be that way!  I’m not saying you can live forever.  But you can live up to your potential throughout ALL your years. And it doesn’t have to be that hard. Here are 5 simple rules for 100-years of healthy life: Eat well. Kick the SAD (Standard American Diet) out of [...]

5 Rules For 100 Years of Quality Life2019-08-13T12:47:42-04:00

Facts You Need to Know About Your Children’s Health


Did you know that poor nutrition negatively impacts bone growth and overall physical development in children? Start young. That’s the secret to giving your children every possible advantage when it comes to their health. In honor of the imminent "back-to-school" wave just around the corner, here are three quick facts you should know: No soft drinks. Phosphorus in soft drinks (mostly the darker coloured ones; check the ingredients for phosphoric acid) can leech calcium out of kids’ bones and inhibit your child’s physical development.  I reference this when I talk to adults about getting older and posture influences over time (leeching [...]

Facts You Need to Know About Your Children’s Health2019-07-31T11:29:16-04:00

Chiropractic Care helps a 3 year old boy with Pervasive Developmental Disorder


Disorders that involve a delay in development of social and communication skills are typically grouped together into a category named Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD). Symptoms that arise from PDD can be evident during infancy and are most commonly identified before a child turns 3 years old. Difficulty using and understanding language, trouble relating to others, avoid changing their routine or going to unfamiliar environments as well as repetitive purposeless body movements are some of the various symptoms that are frequently cited in individuals with PDD. The condition of PDD is included within the autism spectrum. A cure for PDD has yet [...]

Chiropractic Care helps a 3 year old boy with Pervasive Developmental Disorder2018-07-12T17:58:18-04:00

Can Kids Benefit from a Chiropractor?


Even though you go to the chiropractor regularly, you may have never thought to take the kids in for their own appointment, did you? You may be surprised to learn that kids can actually benefit greatly from chiropractic care, just like adults do, and that starting them off early is a great way to keep them healthy and balanced. Not only can your chiropractor help relieve an injury or illness, but your kids can benefit by getting immune system support, taking advantage of preventative care, and help with problems like colic or recovering from birth trauma. Take a look at these [...]

Can Kids Benefit from a Chiropractor?2018-03-14T19:42:27-04:00

Chiropractic Care Helps Teeth Grinding At Night


Sleep bruxism (or grinding teeth at night)  is a movement disorder that is characterized by habitual, non-functional and forceful teeth contact (grinding and clenching of teeth) during sleep. Diagnosis of sleep bruxism is often done using four criteria: anterior teeth wear, posterior teeth occlusal wear, report of frequent noises of teeth grinding during sleep, and a white line at buccal mucosa. The causes of sleep bruxism is not well understood, however some possible factors lie in the central nervous system, psychosocial and genetic influences. The typical therapeutic approach to sleep bruxism is the use of dental appliances, however it has been [...]

Chiropractic Care Helps Teeth Grinding At Night2018-02-08T18:08:55-05:00

A Natural Way to Relieve Childhood Congestion


Do your kids suffer from childhood congestion that you just can’t seem to get control of? You may not have heard that the chiropractor can be a good source of relief for this issue. If you’re hesitant to take your kids to a chiropractor for adjustments while they have a growing body, keep in mind that it’s not only safe, but it’s recommended for great health. Not only will their body be functioning better, but things like childhood congestion won’t be as big of an issue for your household like it may be for others. Take a look at why children [...]

A Natural Way to Relieve Childhood Congestion2017-10-18T17:42:01-04:00

Improvements seen in a child with Pervasive Developmental Disorder undergoing Chiropractic care


If your child has been diagnosed with pervasive developmental disorder, Chiropractic care may help. A child is diagnosed with autistic disorder based on problems in social interaction skills, communication skills and repetitive or restrictive behavior and or interests. Other problems noted in autism is the lack of meaningful language skills, empathic abilities, motor incoordination, and problems with executive functioning. Children with autism never develop communicative speech therefore become easily distressed with normal everyday life occurrences and activities. In this case study, a 3 year old diagnosed with pervasive developmental disorder is presented to chiropractic care. The child had communication problems, apraxia and [...]

Improvements seen in a child with Pervasive Developmental Disorder undergoing Chiropractic care2017-06-09T20:36:31-04:00

Chiropractic Care Helps Infant Suffering From Ear Infections


If your child suffers from ear infections, Chiropractic care can help Otitis media is a very common condition affecting infants and young children. It occurs in the area between the tympanic membrane and the inner ear, which includes a duct known as the Eustachian tube. Children below the age of 7 are more prone to otitis because the Eustachian tube is much shorter and at a more horizontal angle than in the adult ear. It is also more prone in children because they have not developed the same resistance to viruses and bacteria as adults. In this case study, a 9 [...]

Chiropractic Care Helps Infant Suffering From Ear Infections2017-02-17T20:58:06-05:00
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