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Dr. Bill's Blog
I’m Dr Bill Schumacher. Thanks for visiting. Read articles about healthy living choices and the many benefits of chiropractic care. Get tips and insights on spinal care, injury prevention, nutrition and much more.
For example, do you know what causes headaches, neck and arm pain? Do you know how many movable vertebrae you have? Do you know the most common misconceptions people have about over-the-counter pain killers? I offer a wealth of information, some of which may surprise you, and who knows…maybe even help you live healthier and happier.
This addition of my blog dovetails on the last blog involving the immune system. In this edition, I have included a PDF that talks about how the central nervous system influences the immune system and how science and research has redefined how we will address disease in the future.
This edition of my blog deals with strengthening your children's immune system.
I have a fun topic for this edition of my blog. Proprioception our sixth sense. About a year ago I was explaining some exercises to a retired college professor and used the term proprioception.
This week's edition of my blog is about infantile colic. Colic affects one out of every four infants. A recent study of newborns found that 99% of them hand a subluxation in the upper cervical spine. Subluxations can affect the function of the vagus nerve and lead to colic symptoms.
Today's blog deals with inflammation and the healing process. Inflammation is the initial phase of injury and the first phase of recovery. Inflammation gives off chemical irritants that irritate the nervous system and trigger pain responses.
I found this informative video on the American chiropractic Association's website regarding backpack safety. I like it and thought it would be a great topic for this week's blog. I hope it helps you get your little ones off to school safely. Enjoy!
Who Developed this technique?
Dr. Larry Webster a professor at Life Chiropractic University, developed the Webster Breech Turning Technique. He taught this safe, gentle, non-invasive method to hundreds of chiropractic students and the technique has been in use for decades.
Chiropractic care during pregnancy is not only safe but is recommended by most midwives, doulas and obstetricians. Chiropractic care can help with the ongoing discomfort that pregnant women deal with on a daily basis.