Posts Tagged "chiropractic"


You’ve just delivered a beautiful child and may be running into some issues that you didn’t expect. Especially as a first time parent, sometimes we don’t know what we don’t know, and get to ask our friends and family for advice. They may refer you to a pediatric chiropractor. For those newborns who have colic, are latching more easily to one side than another, excessively spitting up, not sleeping well, or...

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Where do I go from here?


Posted By on Oct 5, 2017

So, you have a newborn who is colicky, not sleeping well, not pooping easily, having a hard time latching and you are at your wits end to help your little one through this….. What do you do? I suggest coming to a Pediatric Chiropractor. Yes, a chiropractor! Our job is to ensure that the communication between the brain and body is fully flowing so as to enable our body to function as it was meant to. We get to the cause of what...

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I’ve noticed the pregnancy with scoliosis cases are some of my best patients.  It’s a challenge for the mom for sure- baby is pushing unevenly on the ribs, the back hurts more because of the uneven loading.  My job is to help her body function the best it can during the pregnancy and labor, but the real opportunity is postpartum when the hormone relaxin is still in the system.  Relaxin allows the ligaments to be a little...

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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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Maybe I’m an elitist.  I think the worst thing that has happened to my profession is that it helped low back pain.  It was the low hanging fruit of research, the thing our profession could point to and ask third party payers to reimburse us because what we did worked.  The truth is that chiropractic has nothing to do with helping back pain; it’s almost a happy side effect of restoring balance in the body.  But if you pick...

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