Health Care Paradigms

Your Child’s First Spinal Exam

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In our community, it is common knowledge that prevention is the best cure.  But this is an evolving model: as we gain more information about health and disease, we must update our ideas about what should be included in an effective long term strategy for health and wellness. Prenatal testing, healthy lifestyles, good nutrition are […]

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Victoria’s Secret? Victorian values

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A woman was barred from breastfeeding in a store in Austin, Texas recently.  This should not come as an earth-shattering news flash; despite most of the country slowly beginning to join the 21st century, there are always pockets of resistance.  The interesting part of the story was the store that was involved.  Victoria’s Secret. How […]

Events

Snow Shovelling Safety

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With the latest winter storm leaving us with a fresh batch of white stuff, a lot of folks at the office have been asking about how to move that stuff around without hurting their backs. According to the Journal of Emergency Medicine, more than 11,000 adults and children report to the emergency room each year […]

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Slings and Things

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SLING BLOG By Dr. Matt Rushford   A lot of parents have been asking me lately for my recommendations regarding baby carriers and other apparatuses for small children.   Pediatric chiropractic has some very specific suggestions when it comes to these questions. The way in which a child is held or carried and the various gadgets […]

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A Happy Hospital Birth

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“I felt like I was air-dropped into the waiting arms of angels”¦” the new mom gushed as she described her unusual birth experience.  After over a day of prodromal labor at home, she had found herself exhausted, still not fully dilated, and in need of extra help.  Despite having fears of losing control and unnecessary […]