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August 3, 2020

Is Your Newborn Developing Properly?

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Is Your Newborn Developing Properly?

What’s there to know about a baby developing?  

They just sleep, cry and eat and lay around...right?  

Well, come to find out, there’s actually really important indicators and milestones that need to be met for your baby to develop properly - neurologically speaking.  This becomes imperative considering that your child’s brain grows to 80-90% of its adult size by just 2 years old.  In the first year of life, not only do your baby’s brain cells form hundreds of thousands of connections, but their cerebellum grows 240%!  

There are lots of things that clinicians look for to determine how your baby’s nerve system is developing but here are just a few things that you can check at home to see if your child needs to get checked for nerve interference by a NeuroStructural Chiropractor:

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July 20, 2020

5 Tips to Help Reduce Low Back Pain During Pregnancy

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5 Tips to Help Reduce Low Back Pain During Pregnancy

Pregnancy can be a whirlwind full of hormonal, biomechanical, neurological and musculoskeletal changes which can feel less than ideal…

One of the most common results of those changes is low back pain. 

This comes at no surprise considering that as a child is growing and developing inside the womb, you start to carry that added weight in front of you and this causes extra stress on your lower back as your spinal structure wanders away from ideal alignment. 

With that being said, here are 5 tips to help reduce discomfort during pregnancy so that you can start to focus more on how incredible your body is that created your baby and doing everything possible to nurture their development:

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June 2, 2020

7 Reasons Why Pregnant Women Choose Structural Chiropractic

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7 Reasons Why Pregnant Women Choose Structural Chiropractic

Navigating through pregnancy, especially as a first time mom, can seem like a daunting process. 

After all...you do have a baby growing inside you!

In the 1970s, the average age women had their first child was around 24. Today, that has jumped to 28 years old. 

There are a lot of reasons for this shift, and one likely explanation is for moms-to-be to learn more about the journey of pregnancy beforehand to allow for the best possible experience. Plus, with ever-rising prices, gaining financial stability also takes longer than it did 50 years ago!

With that being said, more mothers than ever are seeking natural solutions to the discomforts of pregnancy and all the other radical physiological changes that happen during the process.  

Here are 7 major reasons pregnant women seek structural chiropractic:

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