Family First Chiropractic and Wellness

cranio 2BbabyConstipation in Infants..

Date: June 19, 2018 | Time: 9:00am | Posted By: Family First Chiropractic and Wellness

Before we look at constipation in infants, let's remind ourselves just what constipation is:A simple definition is the inability to have a comfortable and regular bowel movement. A normal range is having a bowel movement between 3 times a day to 3 times a week. We all suffer from constipation from time to time but sometimes it becomes persistent and uncomfortable. While the most common causes of constipation are poor diet and lack of exercise (with adults), for some groups.... <view entire article>

primitive spring2016 matts journal widePrimitive Reflexes Remediation..

Date: June 12, 2018 | Time: 9:00am | Posted By: Family First Chiropractic and Wellness

Primitive reflexes are automatic, involuntary movements necessary to a baby's survival in the first few weeks of life. These involuntary reflexes develop in utero and are quickly inhibited as higher centers of the brain form. Primitive reflexes persisting beyond 6-12 months of life are considered abnormal. When these reflexes do not morph into postural reflexes by six months to one year of age, then this demonstrates an immaturity of the central nervous system (CNS). Generally, when the child reaches the.... <view entire article>

prenatal massagePrenatal Massage..

Date: June 5, 2018 | Time: 10:03am | Posted By: Family First Chiropractic and Wellness

While prenatal massage does share many of the goals of regular massage, such as relaxing tense muscles, easing sore spots and improving circulation and mobility, studies continue to show that being massaged during pregnancy can also reduce stress and anxiety and decrease symptoms of depression. It can also have a positive effect on labour and your baby's health. Recent studies also reveal that hormone levels improve significantly when massage is used as part of prenatal care, especially those hormones associated.... <view entire article>

dr 2BkellyIs Chiropratic Safe?..

Date: May 29, 2018 | Time: 9:00am | Posted By: Family First Chiropractic and Wellness

There's a reason people who have seen chiropractors swear by them and continue to go back: because chiropractic care is just as safe as it is effective.Your spine is an extremely important feature of your anatomy. Aside from obvious reasons, it's also the home to your central nervous system and, thus, is surrounded by nerves. On top of that, you have large and important muscle groups all around it, as well.Chiropractors are trained specialists who spend their entire careers learning.... <view entire article>

reikiAn Introduction to Reiki..

Date: May 22, 2018 | Time: 9:00am | Posted By: Family First Chiropractic and Wellness

Everything is energy. Your thoughts, your body, the chair you are sitting in, the air you are breathing, the food you ate today, everything is energy, it is just vibrating at different levels of creation. Reiki pronounced Ray-Key is spiritually guided life force energy or universal life energy. Reiki represens the oneness of all. It is a holistic, natural, hands-on energy healing system. Once.... <view entire article>

mattressIs it time for a New Mattress?..

Date: May 15, 2018 | Time: 9:00am | Posted By: Family First Chiropractic and Wellness

The value of a good night sleep goes far beyond the price of a new mattress. Here are some things to consider when purchasing a mattress. Your back will thank you!How well did you sleep last night or throughout the week?Quality of sleep has definite impact on quality of life, interactions socially or with family, and most importantly your general mood. Sleep deprivation is not only lack of sleep. It is also the quality of sleep throughout the night. Waking.... <view entire article>

medical massage for pain managementMassage Therapy & Pain Management ..

Date: May 8, 2018 | Time: 2:32pm | Posted By: Family First Chiropractic and Wellness

The purpose of massage therapy is to target the source of the body's pain via eliminating tense muscles, increasing flexibility, and providing relaxation to the affected muscles as well as the body as a whole. Massage also promotes circulation to the affected or injured muscles, which increases nutrients and oxygen to the damaged tissues. In turn, this increased activity to the affected sites reduces stiffness and edema (swelling) in the muscles and joints, as well as increases flexibility to help.... <view entire article>

yogaYoga and Wellness..

Date: May 1, 2018 | Time: 9:00am | Posted By: Family First Chiropractic and Wellness

What is Yoga? Yoga is a way of life, an integrated system of education for the body, mind and inner spirit. This art of right living was perfected and practiced in India thousands of years ago but, since yoga deals with universal truths, its teachings are as valid today as they were in ancient times.Yoga can be practiced by anyone regardless of age,gender, or physical ability. It will enhance your studies and reduce stress, and help you to.... <view entire article>

dog 2BcranioCraniosacral Therapy for the whole Family!..

Date: April 24, 2018 | Time: 9:00am | Posted By: Family First Chiropractic and Wellness

We usually think of CranioSacral Therapy for ourselves or our children but it can be helpful for many others as well. I have worked on dogs and cats and know others who work on horses as well. Any animal with vertebrae can be helped with CranioSacral Therapy. One of my clients offered to write a testimonial about how she thinks CranioSacral helped her dog. I would like to share it with you. Several years ago, to relief stress and aches.... <view entire article>