The Vagus Nerve

The Vagus Nerve

We all have a vagus nerve that runs throughout our body from our brain to our gut. It is one nerve but it is so powerful when it comes to how we feel in our bodies and how our body works to regulate our nervous system. When I use the word anxiety, not as a diagnosis,...
Well Child Appointments

Well Child Appointments

“Building a generation of abundantly healthy & mind-body strong children is a strong commitment I make to you, the caregivers and guides of our next generation”. As a mother to two naturally wild and free children and a health care provider with 16...
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome… Huh??

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome… Huh??

What is it? Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS) is a term used to describe knee pain involving the kneecap (patella) and the thigh bone (femur). Normally, the kneecap will glide along in a groove in the middle of the thigh bone, however, the kneecap can be pulled to...
The Benefits of Maternal Singing

The Benefits of Maternal Singing

What is maternal singing? Maternal singing is a term used to describe the way parents sing more expressively, more slowly, and at a higher pitch level when singing to an infant. This mentoring is done to promote emotional regulation in early years and enhances memory...
Breastfeeding Troubles & The Chiropractic Connection

Breastfeeding Troubles & The Chiropractic Connection

One of the most common reasons why our paediatric chiropractors see infants is due to complaints of difficulties with breastfeeding. Although the birth process is a natural process, it is still a stressful process. The compression and pulling of the birth process can...
Homework Ergonomics

Homework Ergonomics

What should your child’s homework set-up look like to promote good posture and help prevent neck pain, back pain, and headaches? #1- Chair and Desk Your chair should have armrests and an adjustable seat height, seat angle, and back support. If your chair doesn’t have...