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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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Posted in Injury Prevention, Pediatrics

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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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

June is Scoliosis Awareness Month

Sponsored by the Scoliosis Research Society, June is scoliosis awareness month. The purpose of scoliosis awareness month is to highlight the growing need for education, early detection and awareness to the public about scoliosis and its prevalence within the community.

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

Strength Training In Childhood

Our society typically doesn’t value strength training the way is should and it definitely doesn’t value strength training in childhood. For many Americans strength training is something for athletes and body builders. In reality we all need to have strength

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Posted in Exercise and Fitness, Pediatrics

Chiropractic care for premature newborns

  My oldest son, Zachary, was born three months early at 28 weeks. He weighed 2 pounds 7 ounces and had a lot of difficulty getting off of the ventilator due to infections that were not controlled well. At three

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