Posts by Dr. John Edwards


Affordable HEALTH care


Posted By on Dec 15, 2016

I received a good comment on our Mama’s Chiropractic Facebook page yesterday. So sad you don’t accept any insurance. I get it. It’s a business, but it sucks still. This was in response to our Chiropractic for Babies video, and I wanted to share my response in a place where everyone can see it because the reasons why we do what we do at Mama’s to deliver affordable health care are as important as anything. I...

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As our office has grown successful and our reputation is spreading to the medical birth community, I’ve received quite a few “I don’t know what to do here, maybe the chiropractor can help,” referrals from obstetricians.  I’ve had more than my share of “Oh crap, how is this going to work?” moments when an expecting mother is assisted by a family member into my office.  But I trust the process,...

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It usually starts out like this:  An expecting mother walks into our office, referred by her friends, her searches online, or her birth provider, to help with a symptom she’s developed during the pregnancy.  She develops a relationship with our office and understands the benefit of chiropractic so well that she wants her baby under care.  We’re now about six months to a year into working with one another, and Dad usually...

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One of the biggest honors I have is when an expecting mom brings her baby in for care, then brings the rest of the family in.  What she doesn’t talk about in this testimonial is the level of trust this family had with me to adjust their youngest son with special needs, or give a second opinion when their eldest was hit in the head by a pitch and suffered a concussion. Doc and the chiropractic care that he has provided myself and...

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I think about my role in birth a lot. I daydream of the day when chiropractors are not only part of the regular prenatal care, but also there on the Labor & Delivery floor to assist the midwives and birth providers.  I’ve gotten that call a few times from the midwives, the last-ditch effort before she transfers to the hospital for the birth that team wanted to avoid.  I even went through that with the birth of our son.  I...

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