Entries by Momentum Chiropractic

Turn Turn Turn: Options for Turning and Birthing Breech Babies

Turn Turn Turn:  Options for Turning and Birthing Breech Babies Yost, H. (2010, December 1).  Turn Turn Turn:  Options for Turning and Birthing Breech Babies.  Retrieved from http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/turn-turn-turn-options-for-turning-and-birthing-breech-babies.html A breech presentation refers to the position of the baby in the uterus. It is normal, up to the seventh month of pregnancy, for the baby to […]

Back Care Boot Camp Part I: Motherhood and Back Pain

I would like to take this opportunity to provide answers to common questions that I’ve encountered in chiropractic practice while working with our moms and moms-to-be.   So, what’s with the “boot camp” portion of the title?   In attempts to combine two of my greatest passions – health care and fitness, I also plan to provide […]

An Expectant Mother’s Guide to Chiropractic

A great article (compliments of the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association) about the changes that your body goes through during pregnancy and how chiropractic addresses these structural adaptations to allow for a more comfortable term and smoother delivery.

Increasing Number of Children Receive Pediatric Chiropractic Care

In a recent press release by the American Chiropractic Association, this article highlights how chiropractors can complement pediatricians. “It’s very important that a child have both a pediatrician and a pediatric chiropractor. A pediatric chiropractor is not there to replace the role of the pediatrician,” says Dr. Hewitt. “The pediatrician provides medications when necessary and […]

The Shoulder Explained

The shoulder complex is by far one of the most fascinating structures in the body because it has an amazing range of motion, but this all comes at the expense of stability.   Many of us have probably experienced some degree of shoulder pain during exercise, and wrote it off as simply being exercise-related.  However, that […]

Motherhood And Back Pain

I’ve been very fortunate to be able to work with my patients throughout all stages of their motherhood – starting from the pre-natal period (providing pain-relief in a safe and gentle manner) to post-natal period (ensuring that their optimal level of function is restored after delivery).  As moms enter the exciting stage of expecting a […]