Tagged: children

Health and Balance in Babies and Children Through Chiropractic

As parents it is essential that we observe our children to see that they are integrating into their world in an age-appropriate way. Imbalances can be indicated in a variety of ways depending on age. Babies may have difficulty feeding, arch their back, have an uneven head shape, or dislike lying on their stomach. As … Continue Reading

Back to School: Backpack Safety in Children

While preparing for back to school it is important to pay close attention to your child’s backpack. Carrying overweight backpacks can cause serious damage to children’s spines. Heavy backpacks can cause a child to hyperextend, or arch, their back, or lean the head and trunk forward to compensate for the weight of the bag.  These … Continue Reading

Preparing Young Bodies for Sports

Sports are an excellent way to keep kids active and socially connected. It is important to remember a few things to help prepare young athlete’s bodies and protect them from sports-related injuries before they happen. Follow a warm-up routine. Maintain a healthy weight. Being overweight or underweight are both cause for concern. Make sure your … Continue Reading

Falls, Bumps, and Bruises

Fall, bumps and bruises…do they affect my child’s long-term health? Each day patients explain how their neck, knees or low back issues began as a child. Many patients even remember the exact incident…falling from a tree, being hit in football, jumping out of a swing, falling off a bicycle. Can falls, bumps and bruises affect … Continue Reading

Why should your children be checked by a Board Certified Pediatric Chiropractor?

A major concern for many parents is how to ensure each of your children have the opportunity to become their healthy best. Many studies now show that achieving our best as adults, on physical, mental, social, and occupational levels is in large shaped by the windows of opportunity opened during childhood. Until recently a child … Continue Reading