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Backpack Safety

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http://www.wcax.com/story/29836912/take-back-pain-out-of-backpack-wearing Tips for School Backpack Safety When considering the right school bag for your child, we recommend the following considerations: Consider investing in a high quality, two-strap backpack from a store like LL Bean, EMS, or Burton, with a strong warranty/return policy. Get the proper size pack for your child: remember: high and tight, small […]

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Doulas and Birth

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At Rushford Family Chiropractic’s new pediatric and perinatal specialty satellite, we are pleased to be sharing space-and synergy- with one of Burlington’s best doula and childbirth education centers, Birth Journeys. For 20 years, I have been singing the praise of these wonderfully powerful birth assistants and encouraging our pregnant patients to enlist their support in […]

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Barefoot Running and Chiropractic

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The latest “craze” in running is the new barefoot movement, which seems to have been largely inspired by Christopher McDougall’s book Born to Run.  But to us chiropractors, the barefoot movement is nothing revolutionary, but simply the world beginning to catch up to the philosophy that chiropractors have been teaching their communities for over a […]

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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 […]