Family First Chiropractic and Wellness

cranio 2Bpict 2B2CranioSacral Therapy for Whiplash..

Date: September 18, 2018 | Time: 9:00am | Posted By: Family First Chiropractic and Wellness

Whiplash is classically defined as a sudden acceleration-deceleration force that causes unrestrained, rapid forward and backward movement of the head and neck. Symptoms can include a painful neck, headache, dizziness, pins and needles in the arms and hands, fatigue. These symptoms can appear immediately after the accident or even some days later. It often happens during motor vehicle accidents. Ever been rear-ended by someone or had an impact to the side or front? If your answer is 'yes' then you.... <view entire article>





massage 1487220272Recipe for Self Care..

Date: September 11, 2018 | Time: 9:00am | Posted By: Family First Chiropractic and Wellness

Self care includes getting your rest staying hydrated, nourishing your body with healthy foods and staying active, and as always slowing down the mind with simple breathing techniques. When anxiety or frusturation creeps up take a few moments to find a place where you can gather your thoughts and when you can quiet the mind and quiet the body and sit comfortably in a chair.... <view entire article>





kids 2BbackpackTips for Choosing the Right Backpack for Your Kids..

Date: September 4, 2018 | Time: 9:00am | Posted By: Family First Chiropractic and Wellness

Backpacks have an important role in impacting in the growing and developing bodies of children. Due to the amount of time our kids have them on. Saying this, heavy or poorly fitted backpack can affect a child's musculoskeletal health-both today and in the future. It's time to review a few guiding principles to prepare your child for school, keeping their health in mind.It's too common to see children trotting along to school, back hunched forward to balance a heavy or.... <view entire article>





joelleWays you can boost your child's immune system this fall..

Date: August 28, 2018 | Time: 9:00am | Posted By: Family First Chiropractic and Wellness

Back to school is in full swing and many parents are looking to enhance and boost their children's immune system. Parents often want to avoid 'flu season' so here are some ways you can keep your children healthy.Sleep: We all know when we do not get enough sleep that our immunity decreases School-age children ages 6-13 need 9-11 hours the least amount recommended is 7-8 hours, teens 14-17 require at least 8-10 hours . Reduce sugar:Sugar depresses the.... <view entire article>





cranio 2BbabyProblems with Sleeping..

Date: August 21, 2018 | Time: 9:00am | Posted By: Family First Chiropractic and Wellness

Infants need lots of sleep. When a baby rubs his eyes that is a sure sign that they are sleepy. Always finish feeding, burping and diaper change before settling baby to sleep. Swaddling your infant provides security and helps him/her fall to sleep but check that they are not too hot. Some infants like to stay close to mom for the first few weeks but it pays to establish a good routine of putting baby into the crib to sleep.... <view entire article>





massageFascia Release..

Date: August 14, 2018 | Time: 9:00am | Posted By: Family First Chiropractic and Wellness

Fascia Release doesn't have to be painful, it is a nice technique that goes quite deep. There is a Piezo-electric effect. MFR (myofascial release) applied properly will maximize the piezo-electric effect breaking down unwanted micro-adhesions, as well as free up and decompress joints.What exactly is Deep Fascia? There are layers of fascia that wraps around and makes up muscle in its continuous head to toe, front to back, side to side. The superficial fascia is a layer of adipose tissue.... <view entire article>





stresseedStress - How Chiropractic can help..

Date: August 7, 2018 | Time: 9:00am | Posted By: Family First Chiropractic and Wellness

Stress can cause problems for you physically and emotionally. The effects of stress can cause headaches, muscle aches and pain and stiffness in your body. There are typically three different causes of stress. The first cause is Environmental - This is what's around you and things that you usually have no control over. You may live in an area that has high levels of pollution or high crime rates. Secondly, Physical factors may affect you such as injuries that you.... <view entire article>





Craniosacral 2Bpregnancy 2B 2528003 2529CranioSacral Therapy for Moms and Babies..

Date: July 31, 2018 | Time: 9:00am | Posted By: Family First Chiropractic and Wellness

I see many women come to me for CranioSacral Therapy while they are pregnant. Some women come to me to relieve pain or discomfort they experience; while others come just to support their bonding with baby and for wellness. All are good reasons for treatment. CranioSacral therapy can help relieve or decrease your pain as your body is transitioning and preparing for the baby. It can also help you decrease stress and increase bonding with your baby. What do you.... <view entire article>