Children & Chiropractic

Colic

Having a colicky baby can be very straining on parents. At times it can seem that the crying will never end and nothing seems to help your baby. Chiropractic is a safe and natural approach to helping colic. Many times, after just a few visits, parents will notice their baby cry 50% less. The link below will take you to an article based on a 2012 study on how Chiropractic can help with colic.

Click here to read article

Baby carriers

Having a new baby is one of the most exciting, yet terrifying events of your life. You want nothing but the best for your baby and will do almost anything to keep your baby safe. All too often parents may think they are doing the right thing for their baby, but it may have some long lasting affects. When you purchase a baby carrier, make sure it supports the baby’s upper thighs and the baby does not hang with their legs dangling. I highly recommend an ErgoBaby or a Tula baby carrier. Below is a diagram that shows the affects of improper ergonomics for babies in a carrier.

baby carriers

Backpacks

Over the years backpacks have been becoming increasingly heavier by the year. It is important to know how your child, or you, should be wearing your backpack. Make sure the heaviest items are placed closest to the spine and get increasingly lighter toward the front. The backpack should have wide straps, hit at the top of your hips and lay close to the spine. Read More from the American Chiropractic Association

backpack tips how to wear a backpack - chiropractor tips