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5 BIG Ways Kids Can Benefit from Chiropractic

August 21, 2017
Children Health

  How old do you need to be to start chiropractic care? Minutes! From newborns to teens, children of all ages can reap serious benefits from regular chiropractic care—setting them up for a lifetime of health and well-being. While there are hundreds of reasons a chiropractor should be a prominent member of your child’s healthcare […]

How We Help: Ear Infections

August 16, 2017
Children Health

If you have kids, it’s likely you know a thing or two about ear infections. In the United States, five out of six children experience an ear infection by three years old. Children are more prone to ear infections due to their immature Eustachian tube (part of the middle ear), which in infancy and early […]

Is That Backpack Hurting Your Child’s Health?

August 4, 2017
Children Health

September—the real most wonderful time of the year, right? Parents, you know what we’re talking about. Class is almost in session and it’s time for your beautiful babies to get up out of your house. But first, you’ve got to get all those school supplies in order, starting with the backpack. The kids may already have the […]

Produce 101: Farmers Markets and Beyond

August 2, 2017
Health News

How many times as a child did you hear, “eat your vegetables!”? While that’s still something you should be doing (at least seven servings a day), it’s important to understand what happens in between planting those seeds and getting to your dinner table. What are pesticides? Pesticides are chemicals, typically man-made, that are used to […]

5 BIG Ways Kids Can Benefit from Chiropractic

August 2, 2017
Children Health

How old do you need to be to start chiropractic care? Minutes! From newborns to teens, children of all ages can reap serious benefits from regular chiropractic care—setting them up for a lifetime of health and well-being. While there are hundreds of reasons a chiropractor should be a prominent member of your child’s healthcare team, […]

Kids and Chiropractic

July 31, 2017
Uncategorized

Chiropractic care is an essential part of your child’s overall wellness. In the United States, more than 17 percent of all chiropractic patients are under the age of 18, according to the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Of that 17 percent, nearly 8 percent are five years or younger. While it may seem that children […]

Ice Vs. Heat: When to Use What

July 26, 2017
Health News

Did you get hurt during your workout? It’s time to grab the heating pad… or the ice pack… or both—who even knows! There’s a lot of confusion when it comes to using heat or cold to help treat common exercise injuries like strains, sprains, pulled muscles, shin splits, knee injuries and tenderness. Let’s put an […]

Chiropractic and Concussions

July 21, 2017
Concussion, SPORTS

Stories of former athletes suffering with brain problems directly attributed to head trauma and multiple concussions arise every month. Documentaries and movies paint the vivid picture of exactly how these brain injuries occur and how they affect athletes, their families, and even their quality of life. Researchers who studied the brains of former athletes shared […]

Reduce Back-to-School Stress Starting Now

July 19, 2017
Children Health

When summer is drawing to a close—all parents know what this means: it’s time to get ready for back-to-school madness. The weeks before the first bell are filled with shopping for clothes and supplies, coordinating after-school babysitters or drop-off/pickup schedules and prepping kids for the next step of their education. Sounds overwhelming, right? Stress is […]

Best Recovery Foods to Eat Post Workout

July 17, 2017
SPORTS

Exercise strengthens the body and builds muscle, right? Not exactly! While exercise’s end result is increased strength and muscle mass, this actually occurs during the rest and recovery phase. During a workout, you’re breaking down your body. After a workout, you enter rest and recovery and your body begins repairing the broken-down tissue, which results […]