Summer is drawing to a close—all parents know what this means: it’s time to get ready for back-to-school madness.
The weeks before the first bell are filled with shopping for clothes
and supplies, coordinating after-school babysitters or drop-off/pickup schedules and prepping
kids for the next step of their education. Sounds overwhelming, right?
ADHD is a condition that can affect children and adults alike—and many
who are diagnosed truly need treatment or relief from the symptoms.
But in recent years, there has been a huge surge in the amount of ADHD diagnoses,
and this has people questioning if the ability to test for this particular
health issue has improved or if people are being over diagnosed.
Today’s Be Well post is the third and final part of Dr. Mike’s “What is an Adjustment?” series! With his help, we’ve taken a look deep into what’s happening in the body when you get a chiropractic adjustment. So far, we’ve explored mechanical and neurological effects, but today we round out the series with a look into what the chiropractic adjustment does to your body biochemically!
Welcome to part two of Dr. Mike’s “What is an Adjustment?” series! With his help, we’re taking
a look deep into what’s happening in the body when you get a chiropractic adjustment.
Yesterday, he told us all about the mechanics behind the chiropractic adjustment, but today,
let’s dive into how it can affect you neurologically.
As a chiropractic blog, we find ourselves explaining the basics of the chiropractic adjustment
pretty regularly—that it helps remove misalignments in the spine, making it easier for your
brain to communicate with the rest of the body. This helps to fight disease, injury and discomfort
(in a lot of unexpected ways!).
As summer winds down, a new season of sports begins—and
many kids head back to their school teams, practices and games.
Over the past 22 consecutive years, participation in high school
sports has been on the rise. And it’s estimated that three out of four
American families with school-aged kiddos have at least one playing an organized sport! Undoubtedly,
it’s great that kids are more active out on the court and on the field,
but with all that activity, there comes, of course, the risk of injury.
For many folks, a hot (or cold!) cup of coffee is the perfect way to jump start their morning.
In fact, 80 percent of American adults drink caffeine daily, but it’s not only adults these days.
Caffeine has found its way into the candy, snacks and desserts favored by kids and young adults, too.
What are the ramifications of this stimulant on growing bodies? Should parents be concerned? We have the answers!
For most school-aged kids, August is a mixed bag. It’s time to play as hard as possible before summer ends, but the threat of school still lingers in the distance, right? We want them happy and functioning their best by the time that school bell rings! That’s why, this August, we’re all about the little ones on the Be Well blog. Let’s kick off our special kids month by taking a look at the ways chiropractic can help your child (of any age!) reap some serious health benefits.