chiropractic for kids

Start The School Year Strong With Chiropractic.

Posted by on Aug 2, 2016 in Chiropractic Care, chiropractic for kids, Chiropractor Woodstock | 0 comments

Start the school year off right with your Woodstock Chiropractor. Every year it seems to pass by in the blink of an eye and it’s that time again summer is over and its time for back to school.   Carrying heavy backpacks and getting injured while playing sporting activities can put children at an increased risk for spinal and musculoskeletal injuries.  Dr. Matthew Cleary, your Woodstock Chiropractor, can provide specific treatments for children to address the stresses that are put on children as they begin the school year. Woodstock Pediatric Chiropractic Care Benefits It is easier to keep a spine healthy than it is to correct an injured spine.  Chiropractic...

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How Safe Is Chiropractic?

Posted by on Mar 22, 2016 in Chiropractic Care, chiropractic for kids, Chiropractic research, Chiropractor Woodstock | 0 comments

Safety of Chiropractic Care.   In seeing many patients over the years in our Woodstock, Ga office we have been very fortunate to help these patients with a wide variety of health issues.   Despite this a concern we often here from potential patients is a concern as to whether chiropractic care is safe.   To alleviate some of these concerns we have pulled out some recent research that unequivocally says yes, chiropractic is safe. What The Current Literature Says In a study(1) published in the peer reviewed journal Spine an attempt to establish the the safety of cervical (neck) adjustments was performed.  The study group was quite large with 20,000...

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Childhood Obesity Leading to More Back Pain.

Posted by on Jan 11, 2016 in Back Pain, chiropractic for kids, Chiropractic research | 0 comments

Link Between Back Pain and Childhood Obesity Found. Childhood obesity is a growing problem in our country and around the globe.  Diabetes, heart disease, metabolic syndrome and now back pain are linked to childhood obesity. A study presented in November 2009 at the Radiological Society of North America shows that researchers have been able to to demonstrate a link between an increased body mass index (BMI) for children and disc changes in the lower back.  According to Dr. Judah Burns, the study’s primary author, “We observed a trend toward increased spine abnormality with higher BMI.  These results demonstrate a strong relationship between increased BMI in...

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Back to school Back Pack safety checklist

Posted by on Jul 24, 2015 in Back Pain, Chiropractic Advice, chiropractic for kids | 0 comments

It’s that time of year again that children and teachers dread and parents anxiously await, yes it’s time to go back to school.   Many we be out taking advantage of the back to school sales at your local malls and box chains.   When out grabbing new clothes and supplies it’s important to be mindful of the back pack you will be sending your child off to school with.   The American Chiropractic Association has put together a backpack safety checklist to fallow to assure that your child’s backpack is not setting them up for spinal conditions in the future.   Backpack Safety Checklist: Is the backpack the correct weight?  A child’s...

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