I have spent many hours reflecting on what positives may come out of this situation for the world as well as what I can do personally to make a positive impact.
Human touch causes a release of oxytocin, increases parasympathetic activation, improves immune function, mood and brain function.
My understanding at the time was that a typically developing, healthy child should have a cervical lordosis. I almost fell off my chair when I learnt that the cervical curve commonly doesn’t form till the end of adolescence at 14-16 years old.
Planning ahead to help keep our families sane during this busy season and prioritise their health, including keeping their chiropractic care going.
It is important that mothers understand what happens at feeding time other than the transfer of nutrients, to facilitate informed decisions about when to use their devices.
I recently had the great honour of being interviewed by the awesome Monika Buerger from Intersect 4 Life. In this interview I share my secret weapon for managing the toddlers in your practice, and no, it does not involve sitting on them!
Handling difficult conversations when letting it go and not speaking up is not an option.
Children require specialised, age appropriate approaches. Are you ready to provide superb chiropractic care for the 18.8% of the Australian population who are kids?
It’s a well-known fact that reading aloud to children is good for them as it fosters early literacy skills and helps with cognitive development.
As chiropractors, we can inspire parents to actively slow down the manic speed of everyday life and encourage them to enjoy outdoor play with kids.