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Posted on May 12, 2011 at 10:35 AM

 So have you ever heard the words, " Your child is great but have you ever thought about medicating him for his behavior in class". Many parents are faced with this news every day. The truth of the matter is, is that there are thousands of children that are being medicated improperly in this country for behavioral issues. Some of these children have been diagnosed properly and some were not. If you have been faced with this decision you should definitely eliminate all alternatives to hel...

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Summer Safety Tips

Posted on July 5, 2010 at 9:23 AM

The lazy days of summer are here! Weekends include playing catch with the kids int he backyard, swimming in the pool and having family barbecues. It all sounds picturesque doesn't it? But just a few minor oversights can turn a leisurely afternoon into an evening spent in the emergency room.

Backyard safety: It doesn't matter if your kids are old or young there are a few things that should always be considered before letting them run unfettered and unmonitored through yo...

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Children and Chiropractic Care

Posted on May 24, 2010 at 2:37 PM

Here are a few articles that I came across that are supporting chiropractic care for children.  If you have ever wandered why on earth a child would need chiropractic care then you should read these articles.  Here is a little brief explanation of why children might need chiropractic care.  First off, children experience their first trauma the minute they are born.  Even the most natural of deliveries can cause trauma to a little infant's growing spine.  If ...

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What is the True function of my spine?

Posted on May 12, 2010 at 8:13 PM

Have you ever wandered what your spinal cord is for and how much it really does affect?  Well many of us know what happens if there is a major spinal cord injury.  We learned this from Christopher Reeves, when he had a major fall and was paralyzed from the neck down.   The actual function of the spine is to house and protect the nervous system, which is made up of the brain, spinal cord and nerves.  As chiropractors we call this the Master C...

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New Support Group

Posted on April 28, 2010 at 10:54 AM

This September there will be a new support group here in Albany.  This group is specifically designed for growing families trying get and stay healthy.  Parents for healthy families support group will meet once a month on the 2nd Tuesday night of the month.  We will meet for an hour and discuss numerous topics.  We will h...

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Wellness Tip of the Month-April- Allergies & Asthma

Posted on April 28, 2010 at 10:53 AM

Did you know that Chiropractic care can help with Allergies and Asthma for all ages? When the body's immune system is weakened it opens the body up to having more problems with allergies and infections. To strengthen your immune system there are many things you can do. You can eat healthy whole grains and fresh fruits and vegetables. You can decrease the amount of dairy products that you take in because these will increase mucous production and slow your immune system down. Another way t...

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Children and Chiropractic Care

Posted on April 6, 2010 at 9:11 AM

I have many parents ask me why their child would need chiropractic care.  The simple answer is that if you want a healthy immune system and a strong nervous system then you should get your children adjsuted.  The truth of the matter is, is that if you want your child to have the healthiest life possible they need to be adjusted. 

Some people as well children don't have back pain or neck pain like adults do, do they?  Well as a matter of fact they may hav...

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