BALANCING EXERCISES 30 second stands: This is the easiest to perform and one of the first things we recommend after an ankle sprain. Barefoot, stand on one leg for 30 seconds without wobbling/excessive movement of the foot/ankle. Then switch sides. Repeat 3 times. I recommend bending the opposite knee (like a stork) to make it [...]
The Backpack Dilemma: Function vs Fashion Chiropractors, pediatricians and orthopedic surgeons alike agree that backpacks are a problem for your child’s spine. While alone they may not cause major problems, overloading and improper carrying of a backpack can lead to headaches, neck, shoulder, and lower back pain. For more information on backpack safety check out [...]
Chiropractic Care as an alternative treatment instead of medication for ADHD Family turns to alternative therapy for son’s ADHD when medicine proves helpless.. A million more American kids are taking medicine for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, compared to a decade ago. But many parents are jittery over the side effects. One family ditched medicine [...]
Natural pain-relief for pregnancy and raising healthy children! If you are suffering from pregnancy aches and pains don't reach for that bottle of pain-reliever just yet. Dr. Meagan Leahy details how you can get real relief naturally and how chiropractic practices can help in raising healthy children. Check out the link below from KCTV Live [...]
The Paleo Diet is pretty basic in its recommendations, eat natural and don’t eat processed. Packaged is typically processed. The less the packaging the more natural the foods. A great rule of thumb is to only purchase around the outside of your general market (fresh produce and fresh meat). Wellness Family Newsletter: Paleo
Wellness Family Newsletter: Lists It’s that time of year again and it can either be family-friendly and fun or stress-filled and insane. Make your lists and check them twice, because the holiday season should be joyous and nice. Check out our family newsletter, or ask Dr. Leahy for more information.