As January rears to the end and we enter February it’s time for the rush of getting the kids back to school. We understand as chiropractors the importance of healthy backs for kids. It is a fact that one in three kids experience back pain at one time. Lots of spinal problems with children besides … Read more Healthy Backs for Kids- Back to school with Back to Basics
As our children develop there are often issues and pains such as growing pains that can come with it. When children are as early as 3-4 they can begin to start. However, growing pains are predominantly most common in our children’s adolescent years. These pains feel like an achy or cramping in the body. Most … Read more Growing Pains, is it normal?
This week we headed to one of the local schools in the St George area to conduct free scoliosis screenings. Dr Natalie Legge, one of our chiropractor headed to Danebank a school for girls to conduct scoliosis screenings. Scoliosis is found in 3-5% of the adolescent population, it is a curvature in the spine. Which, … Read more Scoliosis Screenings with Back to Basics Chiropractic
With school back in full swing, don’t let your kid’s spinal health suffer. School bags have a tendency to place excess weight on young, developing spines. Incorrectly fitted bags with an excess weight are potentially creating issues for your child’s spinal health. This effects a child’s development as their body frame has not transformed enough to carry … Read more Kid’s Spinal Health-Don’t Weigh Your Child Down
Due to the nature of the sport, dancers need to have characteristics of an elite athlete such as correct oxygen uptake, technique, muscular strength, flexibility and endurance. Dancers are predisposed to an increased exposure to repetitive, extreme movements and increased force that is mainly applied to the lower extremities and the spine. Unfortunately, dancers also … Read more Injury & Dance – What young dancers need to know!
Chiropractors are being asked to assess newborn babies to ease birth trauma. As well as checking children of all ages to help keep their bodies in balance and function as well as possible. Chiropractic care for newborns and children differs significantly from the treatment performed on adults. Infant adjustments are very gentle and typically a … Read more Children and Chiropractic Care