Chiropractic Care of Children with Colic

Written by Joel Alcantara, DC Monday, 01 June 2009 00:00 In December 2008, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released the National Health Statistics Report on the complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use by adults and children in the United States for 2007. The authors—Patricia Barnes and colleagues—found that when it comes to… Continue reading »

Chiropractic for Dystocia in Labor

A recent chiropractic study was published that gives hope to mothers wishing to give birth at home. At 23 hours into labor, chiropractic care was initiated on a 26-year-old woman who had a lack of cervical dilation, diminished contractions and decreased fetal heart sounds. With appropriate care, including shifting positions under midwife recommendations and gentle,… Continue reading »

Improvement in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis in a Patient Undergoing Upper Cervical Chiropractic Care: A Case Report

Great article and abstract about chiropractic and scoliosis. – Dr. Vevoda According to a recent case study reported in the Journal of Pediatric, Maternal & Family Health, a fifteen year old female suffering from Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis benefited from a reduction in the Cobb angle of her scoliosis by a number of degrees by adjustment… Continue reading »

Chiropractic for Infants and Children

More and more parents are adding chiropractic care to their family’s health and wellness routine. The importance for infants and kids to receive chiropractic care is paramount not only for their growing bodies but making sure their entire body is functioning at 100% through maintaining proper nervous system control. Many parents mistakenly think I use… Continue reading »

Chiropractic for Pregnancy

Many of us know that chiropractic is the best form of care for low back pain, including sciatica. What surprises many of my patients, is learning that those same nerve roots are responsible for the health of our internal organs as well—organs we can’t feel, like the uterus, bladder, small and large intestines, and ovaries.… Continue reading »