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Pediatric Chiropractic May Help Rid Painful Ear Infections
Pediatric Chiropractic May Help Rid Painful Ear Infections

Ear infections are common in many children and can be extremely painful for many children.  Antibiotics are the conventional treatment for ear infections.  However, research now shows antibiotic treatment is often times no more effective than the child’s own immune system.  Gentle pediatric chiropractic adjustments may help many, many kids get relief from ear infections without the use of medications or surgery.  Since no parent wants to see their child suffer, we suggest you check out this video clip with a parental testimonial.

 

 

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Exercise For Pregnant Women To Help Prevent Breech Baby Position
Exercise For Pregnant Women To Help Prevent Breech Baby Position

 

Here is the full transcript of our new YouTube video demonstrating an exercise to help pregnant women prevent and avoid breech positioning of their babies.

 

 

 

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Prenatal Chiropractic Care for a Safer Birth
Prenatal Chiropractic Care for a Safer Birth

In preparation for birth, the baby should turn to the vertex or head down position a few weeks prior to delivery.  If the baby remains in the head up position, it is termed breech.  Breech positioning may increase the risks of complications during delivery.  There are also abnormal stressors on the baby’s body while in the uterus when the baby is not in the vertex position after then.  There are many options, both invasive and non-invasive, available for moms to help achieve the head down position for her baby. 

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Wellness Chiropractors in Arlington Heights, IL Offer Free Weight Loss Presentation
Wellness Chiropractors in Arlington Heights, IL Offer Free Weight Loss Presentation

HAVE YOU FAILED TO GET THE RESULTS YOU WANT WITH OTHER WEIGHT LOSS AND DIET PROGRAMS?

 

As wellness chiropractors, Drs. Quintin and Katie Sleigh focus on creating a healthy lifestyle.  In addition to chiropractic care, they offer nutritional consulting and a very successful weight loss program to help their patients achieve their health goals.  They know that being overweight leads to many health problems and also puts a lot of extra stress on the joints of the entire body including the spine and pelvis.  This commonly leads to back and joint pain.

 
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The 12 Days of Health and Wellness: Day 12 - Take Care of Yourself and Enjoy the Holidays
The 12 Days of Health and Wellness: Day 12 - Take Care of Yourself and Enjoy the Holidays

The best way to keep your mind and body able to deal with the stress and tension of the holidays is to take care of yourself.  By being proactive and making healthy choices, your body will be able to withstand the unavoidable stress of the holidays.  When we don’t take care of ourselves, stress will affect us more.  High levels of stress can lead to tension, a weakened immune system and illness.  While stress may not be avoidable during the holidays, taking care of yourself will decrease the likelihood that you will experience negative stress symptoms.

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The 12 Days of Health and Wellness: Day 11 - Wrap the Right Way
The 12 Days of Health and Wellness: Day 11 - Wrap the Right Way

The shopping is finally all done and now it’s time to get the gifts wrapped.  This can be a very time consuming project that can lead to back and neck pain.  By the time everything has been wrapped, a couple hours have passed.  And when we try to get up, what often times happens? We feel pain and stiffness in the neck and back.  However, this neck and back pain can be avoided by following some easy tips and suggestions.  And if you are experiencing back and neck pain, don’t let it ruin your holidays!  Visit your chiropractor who can alleviate the pain naturally.

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The 12 Days of Health and Wellness: Day 10 - Consider Safety When Decorating
The 12 Days of Health and Wellness: Day 10 - Consider Safety When Decorating

Holiday decorating can be stressful for the body.  Climbing ladders, bending, twisting, reaching, and lifting can aggravate back problems and lead to falls.  No one wants to spend their holiday season with back pain.  Follow the tips below to help avoid and relieve back pain from decorating.  And if you do experience back pain from decorating, visit your chiropractor.  Chiropractic adjustments and therapies are very effective at relieving back pain quickly so you can get back to enjoying the holidays!

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The 12 Days of Health and Wellness: Day 9 - Enjoy Winter Activities
The 12 Days of Health and Wellness: Day 9 - Enjoy Winter Activities

Winter time brings lots of snow related activities for both adults and kids.  These include sledding, skiing, ice skating, and shoveling.  While most of them are a lot of fun, they can also cause muscle spasms, strains, and back and body pain.  Chiropractors specialize in relieving these back and body spasms, strains and pains.  In addition, there some important steps to help avoid some of these winter activity related aches and pains.

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The 12 Days of Health and Wellness: Day 8 - Get a Good Night’s Sleep
The 12 Days of Health and Wellness: Day 8 - Get a Good Night’s Sleep

 Fatigue from loss of sleep is a common cause of many health problems during the holiday season.  As wellness experts, chiropractors help patients take a different, natural approach to sleep problems.  Sleep is the body’s time to re-energize and recharge to get ready for the activities of the next day.  Sleep loss leads to illness, poor mood, decreased productivity, and tension.  With a hectic schedule of the holiday activities, sleep is often sacrificed.  Below are some easy tips to help you sleep better without the use of medications.  

 
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The 12 Days of Health and Wellness: Day 7 - Travel Right
The 12 Days of Health and Wellness: Day 7 - Travel Right

The holidays are one of the most popular travel times of the year.  Traveling can lead to back pain, neck pain, headaches, hip pain, and many other aches and pains.  Sitting improperly, in uncomfortable seats, cramped in small spaces for hours upon hours puts a lot of stress and strain on the body.  But there are ways to avoid and reduce these aches and pains so that you can enjoy the holidays.

 
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