Pilates Reformer Family Care Chiropractic

In the early 20th century, Joseph Pilates created a physical fitness system that he called “Contrology”. Utilizing three tables called the Chair, the Cadillac, and the Reformer to improve core and balance, this low impact, versatile and effective option for people wanting to improve their strength, posture, balance, flexibility, and muscle tone, has gained popularity…

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Paleo Diet Blog Family Care Chiropractic

What did cavemen ancestors eat? Children and parents encountering the blustery “Yabba Dabba Doo-ing” cartoon caveman and 70’s icon, Fred Flintstone, on grocery store cereal aisles might think human ancestors ate processed sugar, salt, hydrogenated vegetable oil, artificial flavors, and dyes all wrapped in an eye-popping cardboard box. Launched onto store shelves in 1969, Fred…

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Outdoor Play - Blog - Family Care Chiropractic

Thirty years ago the life of the average child was completely different. Many moms didn’t work, and spent their days cleaning the house and caring for their families. It wasn’t uncommon to hear “Go outside and play” echoing through the neighborhood as moms wanted to mop without footprints being left behind. There were no video…

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Family Care Chiropractic Poultices Compresses and Wraps

Before reaching for anti-inflammatory medication, a decongestant, or many of the other over-the-counter drugs available, consider first the chemicals used in these treatments and remember your wish for wellness. External Healing Applications Since the skin is the body’s largest organ and is able to respond to both internal and external stimulations, communicate sensations to the…

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Family Care Chiropractic School Smarts

It’s that time of year again: shopping for school clothes and school supplies, getting ready for after-school activities, and making sure to have everything necessary to prepare good, healthy lunches. It can get a little overwhelming. Here are just a few recommendations for a great school year. Food Smarts The first concern for a healthy…

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Power of Breathing

We take an average of 12 a minute, 720 per hour and over 17,000 per day. Yes, we take that many breaths and we take them for granted. Rarely do we consider just how important that involuntary process is, or that there are proper and improper breathing techniques that can make a big difference in…

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Anything that reflects the slightest thing wrong with a childwill cause concern in a parent. A fever, for example, is oneof the primary reasons that parents will call their child’spediatrician. Yet, the truth is, what many of us have beentold is a “low-grade fever” is a natural body temperaturefor some children. Much of what we’ve…

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Pre-Conception Wellness

Deciding to have a baby is one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make. Or is it? Truthfully, the most important decision you’ll ever make for that baby is to prepare your body in advance for the important job that it will do. Birth Control Studies have shown that roughly 30% of all women…

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The Webster Technique

Many years ago, if a mother was told that her unborn baby was in the wrong position (i.e. breech, transverse, face/brow) it was assumed that the safest course of action was a C-section. While there were other options such as “External Cephalic Version” by an obstetrician, there were risks involved that a C-section could avoid.…

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5 Lifestyle Mistakes for your Wellness

From a holistic point of view, one that understands your mind/body/spirit are interconnected and regulated by innateintelligence, you can pick any place to start changing your life for the better at any moment and that action will impact your whole being. Mistake #5 – Lacking a Positive Attitude Taking yourself to task for having a…

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