• Food Allergies and the Aware Parent

    Food Allergies and the Aware Parent

    Food allergies are quite common; in North America over 2 million children and an estimated 12 million adults are allergic to one food item or another. It could be that you or your children are among them. What are Food Allergies? Food allergies occur when the immune system over reacts to a food that the

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  • Get Moving!

    Get Moving!

    Children today face a struggle that our generation never considered – the battle to stay active. Our afternoons and weekends spent growing up were filled with things like meeting new kids in our neighborhood, building forts or some other outdoor activity. That’s a very different story from the average youth today who rarely steps outside

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  • The Backpack Dilemma Function VS Fashion

    The Backpack Dilemma Function VS Fashion

    Chiropractors, pediatricians and orthopedic surgeons alike agree that backpacks are a problem for your child’s spine. While alone they may not cause major problems, overloading and improper carrying of a backpack can lead to headaches, neck, shoulder, and lower back pain. An article published in Spine journal stated, “Of the 1,122 backpack users, 74% were

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  • Car Seats &Your Child’s Safety

    Car Seats &Your Child’s Safety

    Any parent with a newborn to preschooler knows about car seats; a necessary evil that comes with any automobile trip. Whether it’s a short jaunt to the grocery store or a three hour drive to visit relatives, the child restraint system is required by law for your child’s safety. But how safe is it NHTSA

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