Family First Chiropractic and Wellness

pacifierLicking your child's pacifier?..

Date: January 15, 2019 | Time: 10:00am | Posted By: Family First Chiropractic and Wellness

Licking a pacifier to clean it before giving it to your child might help prevent allergies, according to research presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting.Parental sucking of the pacifier might transfer health-promoting microbes from parent to child. 128 mothers enrolled in the Microbes, Allergy, Asthma, and Pets (MAAP) birth cohort in the Detroit area. At recruitment, other than some indoor dogs, the allergy risk in participating families matched that of the.... <view entire article>





pillow 2B4Pillows- what kind of cervical pillow do you need? ..

Date: January 8, 2019 | Time: 10:00am | Posted By: Family First Chiropractic and Wellness

Many patients ask us what type of pillow do we recommend for sleeping. Optimally a back sleeping is best with the cervical or neck curve supported. The second best position for sleep is side lying with the neck in a neutral position and a pillow between the knees to keep the spine in a neutral position. The least optimal sleeping position is on the stomach, this position hyperextends the low back causing sacroiliac and back pain as well as causing.... <view entire article>





cranio 2BbabyCranioSacral Therapy and Infant Feeding..

Date: December 18, 2018 | Time: 10:00am | Posted By: Family First Chiropractic and Wellness

As your infant learns to suck, swallow and breathe - their feeding pattern becomes established. Problems arise when there is a difficulty with any one of these steps. You may notice that your infant is not latching on correctly and is just using the lips to suck. This may cause sore nipples for mum and is not helping with milk flow. In a Craniosacral treatment I would check that the bones in the mouth are free moving and this then.... <view entire article>





trigger point therapy 881x441Trigger point therapy..

Date: December 11, 2018 | Time: 10:00am | Posted By: Family First Chiropractic and Wellness

Trigger point therapy is an area of high-nerve facilitation that is hyperirritable and painful when compressed, which may result in muscle dysfunction and/ or chronic condition.There are trigger points all over the body. Every muscle has trigger points, whether inactive, active or latent, and most muscles have more than two trigger points. The location of a trigger point varies depending on an individual's routine, exercise habits, or profession. I work on a lot of clients who sit at a.... <view entire article>





headacheDo you have headaches coming from your neck? ..

Date: December 4, 2018 | Time: 10:00am | Posted By: Family First Chiropractic and Wellness

People search out chiropractic care for headaches as a viable treatment. There can be many types of headaches including cervicogenic, suboccipital, tension, and lesion headaches to name a few. To determine what type of headache a person may have a thorough history and examination is needed, imaging may also be needed to help determine the origin of the headache. Cervicogenic headache is referred type of pain perceived in the head from a source in the neck. In the case of.... <view entire article>





pilatesWhy Pilates is One of the Best Exercise Out There..

Date: November 27, 2018 | Time: 10:00am | Posted By: Family First Chiropractic and Wellness

Have you ever looked at the timetable of classes at the gym and wondered what on earth it all means? It feels like there are about a million different forms of exercise to choose from. Entire gyms are dedicated to Crossfit, countless running groups, team sports you have never even heard of, classes with names you only vaguely recognise. So much to offer choosing can feel pretty overwhelming, and difficult to figure out which one is right for you. In.... <view entire article>