Kids Health

Infants and Acid Reflux

A new mother once called me after a conversation with her sister, who was a patient in my office. Her sister had seen me adjusting an infant and had mentioned this to her. Her baby was not eating and the doctors were considering putting her daughter on Prilosec for acid reflux. While I am fairly confident that killing the stomach acid of an infant will be effective in removing the symptoms, the question still remains: “Is it healthy to do so?” Stomach acid is required to absorb important nutrients.

Chiropractic Care For Young Athletes? Absolutely!

As a father of 3 competitive young gymnasts, I know something about this. I am not just their dad, I am their doctor too. Seeing your kids perform in athletics can be exciting and it’s fantastic for their development. However, it is also important to make sure they are performing in a way that is creating more health and not damaging it.

Here are 5 reasons why you should consider chiropractic for your young athlete.

  1. Performance – Chiropractic has been shown to increase performance. This is a great thing! This means it requires less brain activity to perform the same task. It also means fewer injuries. Injury prevention is the most significant factor in whether you child will be able to continue in their preferred sport.

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