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Concussions in Dance

So my three girls participate in dance at a local studio. This past weekend, June 9, they had their dance recital and all three of them did great. It was the 3.5 year old’s first time on stage like that

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Mini-Concussions, No Impact on Brain Function?

I read this article and expected more in reality this study found something which may or may not be of any significance. There has been a lot of talk about how damaging hits to the head may be to an

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Posted in Exercise and Fitness, Pediatrics, Wellness

Childhood Concussions Also Occur Outside of Contact Sports

In my diving into the world of concussion I found early on, we don’t know what we think we know. It is obvious that there are many causes of concussions that do not involve playing sports. The following statement might

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Banning Youth Football In Illinois is Bad Policy

For the past year I have been digging into the literature regarding concussions and sports.  I believe that I have a firm grasp on the topic of concussions, I’ve read the research and I know the neuroanatomy and neurophysiology involved. 

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Posted in Healthcare Policy and Politics, Pediatrics

Concussion Injuries

When you think about concussion injuries what comes to mind? Is it the crack of a pro football player getting tackled? It might be a major league catcher getting rammed into at home plate. How about a soccer player heading

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Concussion Workshop

Date Change Date on the flyer is wrong Join us on April 6 at 6:30 for about a 45 minute workshop on this important topic of Concussion. We ask you call and tell us who you are bringing so we

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Chiropractic Management of Scoliosis

If you read my first post this month, June 10, 2016, you read a little about managing scoliosis including chiropractic management. This post is an expansion on that previous post, specifically chiropractic management of scoliosis. Somethings here might surprise you,

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Posted in Back Pain, Exercise and Fitness, Healthcare Policy and Politics, Pediatrics

Diagnosing Scoliosis

There are many people who do not have a good grasp on what scoliosis, I see it all the time, a patient who was once told they have a scoliosis but upon examination I find none. Understanding the process of diagnosing

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Posted in Back Pain, Exercise and Fitness, Pediatrics, Wellness

June is National Scoliosis Awareness Month

So here we are, it’s June already and June is National Scoliosis Awareness Month. I am a little bit late, 10 days to be exact, in posting this but that is the way it goes sometimes. Here are a few

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Preparing for a Trip to Walt Disney World

Whoa! You must be wondering why there is a post about preparing for a trip to Walt Disney World in a chiropractic blog. I decided to create this post after my families previous visit to Walt Disney World and thought

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Posted in Back Pain, BStrong4Life, Exercise and Fitness, Injury Prevention, Neck Pain, Pediatrics

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