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.
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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.
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.
Many pediatricians, scientists, researchers and parents have disagreed about the concept of teething, but any mother of a little one over the age of 1 year will tell you that whether or not it’s just a coincidence their babies are miserable when their teeth start coming in.
I was at a seminar recently about treating childhood injuries. Some of the facts and statistics that they were providing was eye opening and I thought I would pass it along to my readers. Children from infants to teenagers are subjected to repetitive stress and strain on a daily basis.
I was reading this article today and I must be honest with you I was stunned to find out that there is really no concrete research evidence that artificial sweeteners are bad for your health.
I found this article about a research study that was done in Juneau, Alaska regarding fluoride in tapwater. There has been some health concerns about how fluoride may affect other health issues including sarcoma, which is a bone cancer so this town decided to stop putting fluoride in the water.