Can A Chiropractor Help With Growing Children’s Pains?

Chiropractor Children Growing Pains

Can A Chiropractor Help With Children’s Growing Pains? The short answer is yes! Growing pains typically occur in children between the ages of 2-12 years, and may be caused by muscle overuse, joint misalignment, or postural issues. Such pain usually manifests in the calf, thigh, and behind the knee, and usually worsens during the night. …

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Is My Child’s Unusual Walking Normal?

Is My Child's Unusual Walking Normal?

Is My Child’s Unusual Walking Normal? Will They Grow Out of It? Does your child lack balance when they walk? Or perhaps, you’ve noticed they’re toes point unusually? Recognising these signs as a parent can be worrying. Although most kids grow out of gait abnormalities, it is always important to be well-informed, and even have a …

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How to pick the right pillow for your child?

Picking a pillow for your child can be a challenge with many questions including what density, height, and design to choose from. Another important factor to consider is the age of your child as some pillows are catered for children 3-4 and others from 8 and over. Observe how your child sleeps, do they sleep …

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My Child Is Complaining of Headaches. What Should I Do?

Your child has been complaining of headaches and it’s been going on for a while. Headaches can be a a symptom of pain in the area of the head or neck and are common in children and adolescents. There are many reasons as to why your kid is suffering from headaches. Some reasons include; colds, …

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The Power of the Omega 3. Helping Your Kids Stay on Top of Their Brain Game.

Omega 3s Fatty Acids are a crucial part of a healthy diet. These essential fats are especially important for children and can play a key role in the growth and development of their brains and body and are also linked to numerous health benefits. Some Might Ask, What Are Omega 3s? Omega 3s are fatty …

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Healthy Backs for Kids- Back to school with Back to Basics

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 …

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Growing Pains, is it normal?

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 …

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Scoliosis Screenings with Back to Basics Chiropractic

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, …

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Kid’s Spinal Health-Don’t Weigh Your Child Down

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 …

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Injury & Dance – What young dancers need to know!

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 …

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Children and Chiropractic Care

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 …

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