Family First Chiropractic and Wellness

computerImportance of Your Cervical Curve..

Date: July 17, 2018 | Time: 9:00am | Posted By: Family First Chiropractic and Wellness

How many times have you been told to sit up straight? It turns out your parents were right. Sitting up straight is good advice indeed. Hunching your shoulders and keeping your head down while working, studying, or texting isn't just bad for posture, it can actually reduce the healthy curve in your cervical spine. Here is some information you need to get in the loop about why the body has, and needs this important curve.What is the Cervical Curve?The cervical.... <view entire article>

good 2BoneTonsillectomy May Worsen Long-term Health Outcomes..

Date: July 10, 2018 | Time: 9:00am | Posted By: Family First Chiropractic and Wellness

People who have their tonsils or adenoids removed before age 9 years are at higher risk for respiratory, infectious, and allergic diseases up to the age of 30 years, a population-based study of almost 1.2 million patients suggests. "We found that tonsillectomy was associated with a nearly tripled risk of upper respiratory tract diseases, and that adenoidectomy was associated with doubled risk of [chronic obstructive pulmonary disease] and upper respiratory tract diseases and nearly doubled risk of conjunctivitis," Sean.... <view entire article>

cranio 2BpicHow many Craniosacral sessions do I need?..

Date: July 3, 2018 | Time: 9:00am | Posted By: Family First Chiropractic and Wellness

This is a question most people are wondering, even if they do not ask it, as they consider the time and financial commitment required by them to work on their condition through CranioSacral Therapy.So, firstly, the most important step is to come in for an initial appointment. From that point it becomes evident how many sessions are likely depending on your condition and how well you respond to the treatment.Some people may need just two sessions to relieve the main.... <view entire article>

children 2BfunHow to have fun with your Child's Physical and Emotional development..

Date: June 26, 2018 | Time: 9:00am | Posted By: Family First Chiropractic and Wellness

Parenting is hard and so much fun. Learning and exploring with your child at any age is rewarding and exciting as you see and feel new experiences with your children. Here are a few ideas from a chiropractor to enhance spinal health, emotional health, and physical health and development.1. REDUCE SCREEN TIME- we are all over 'screened' and we all need to take a break, unplug and explore the world. 2. .... <view entire article>

cranio 2BbabyConstipation in Infants..

Date: June 19, 2018 | Time: 9:00am | Posted By: Family First Chiropractic and Wellness

Before we look at constipation in infants, let's remind ourselves just what constipation is:A simple definition is the inability to have a comfortable and regular bowel movement. A normal range is having a bowel movement between 3 times a day to 3 times a week. We all suffer from constipation from time to time but sometimes it becomes persistent and uncomfortable. While the most common causes of constipation are poor diet and lack of exercise (with adults), for some groups.... <view entire article>

primitive spring2016 matts journal widePrimitive Reflexes Remediation..

Date: June 12, 2018 | Time: 9:00am | Posted By: Family First Chiropractic and Wellness

Primitive reflexes are automatic, involuntary movements necessary to a baby's survival in the first few weeks of life. These involuntary reflexes develop in utero and are quickly inhibited as higher centers of the brain form. Primitive reflexes persisting beyond 6-12 months of life are considered abnormal. When these reflexes do not morph into postural reflexes by six months to one year of age, then this demonstrates an immaturity of the central nervous system (CNS). Generally, when the child reaches the.... <view entire article>

prenatal massagePrenatal Massage..

Date: June 5, 2018 | Time: 10:03am | Posted By: Family First Chiropractic and Wellness

While prenatal massage does share many of the goals of regular massage, such as relaxing tense muscles, easing sore spots and improving circulation and mobility, studies continue to show that being massaged during pregnancy can also reduce stress and anxiety and decrease symptoms of depression. It can also have a positive effect on labour and your baby's health. Recent studies also reveal that hormone levels improve significantly when massage is used as part of prenatal care, especially those hormones associated.... <view entire article>

dr 2BkellyIs Chiropratic Safe?..

Date: May 29, 2018 | Time: 9:00am | Posted By: Family First Chiropractic and Wellness

There's a reason people who have seen chiropractors swear by them and continue to go back: because chiropractic care is just as safe as it is effective.Your spine is an extremely important feature of your anatomy. Aside from obvious reasons, it's also the home to your central nervous system and, thus, is surrounded by nerves. On top of that, you have large and important muscle groups all around it, as well.Chiropractors are trained specialists who spend their entire careers learning.... <view entire article>

reikiAn Introduction to Reiki..

Date: May 22, 2018 | Time: 9:00am | Posted By: Family First Chiropractic and Wellness

Everything is energy. Your thoughts, your body, the chair you are sitting in, the air you are breathing, the food you ate today, everything is energy, it is just vibrating at different levels of creation. Reiki pronounced Ray-Key is spiritually guided life force energy or universal life energy. Reiki represens the oneness of all. It is a holistic, natural, hands-on energy healing system. Once.... <view entire article>