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Stop Backpack Injury

It’s Time to Ease the Burden for Our Children

By Dr Cynthia Horner

As a family and pediatric chiropractor I have been adjusting children in my office for 15 years. In the last few years I am seeing children and teens with serious spinal conditions from carrying heavy loads resulting in backpack injury.  Parents had been bringing their kids to me for wellness spinal analysis  having their spines checked before problems were bad enough for pain or symptoms to be present. Now many young people are complaining to their parents about pain in their legs, back, and shoulders and constant achy muscles. Continue reading

Exercise Is More Than Strong Muscles

Exercise is About More Than Strong Muscles; It’s About Balanced MovementBalanced exercise is important

By Dr. Cynthia Horner

Misunderstood Joint and Muscle Problems

Recently a patient came to my office with shoulder pain afte  she began an exercise program. She said, “Well doc I guess it’s just old age.” I asked “How old is that shoulder?” She laughed and said “forty-eight”. My reply was, “Your other shoulder is also forty-eight years old and it is working just fine so we know it’s not old age causing your problem”.  What is often the problem in muscle and joint pain syndromes is asymmetry, one side of the body is out of balance as compared to the other side. Continue reading

Chiropractic Care During Pregnancy

By Dr. Cynthia Horner

Chiropractic care during pregnancy:

  • dispels fears
  • stabilizes structure
  • removes nerve interference

There are many decisions expecting parents must make , one of them should be to find a chiropractor to provide chiropractic care during pregnancy. A chiropractor trained in the management and care for pregnant women provides information, care and support to encourage a drugless delivery, reduced intervention and prevent needless discomfort throughout pregnancy. Continue reading

Your Computer Posture Could Be Hurting You

Improving Your Computer Posture

By Dr. Cynthia Horner

I have noticed many more of my wellness patients are experiencing repeated bouts of neck, shoulder and low back pain, from what seems like no apparent cause.  The one common denominator among these patients is prolonged computer use, creating what I call computer posture. Continue reading

An Actual Chiropractic Pregnancy Adjustment

Dr Horner Adjusting a Pregnant Woman in Her 37th Week

What is a Family Chiropractor?

Whole Family Chiropractic Care

by Dr. Cynthia Horner

What makes a chiropractor a family chiropractor? A family chiropractor is experienced and confident in adjusting  infants, children, adults and seniors. The intent of a family chiropractor is to work with all the members of families to promote  health.  A family chiropractor  focuses on educating, motivating and supporting those in their practice in making decisions about everyday habits in eating, posture, sleeping,  stress and exercising. 

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Healing Children without Antibiotics

Respiratory Infections:

by Dr. Cynthia Horner

Your little one is sick with another infection. You have been up most of the night holding a cranky, crying baby. The list of things you have to do tomorrow won’t stop whirling through your head. Your little one clings to you for comfort with a snotty nose and a slight fever. Every few minutes you hear a whimper as you stroke your precious child’s moist hair. Is it another ear infection? Is it a sinus infection, or is it a bad cold or the flu? Continue reading

Chiropractic for Healthy Pregnancy and Optimal Delivery

By Dr. Cynthia Horner

Chiropractic has an irrefutable role in the management of pregnancy. Expecting parents tend to read books about what to expect once the baby arrives, but few truly prepare themselves about the birth. Continue reading

Video – Chiropractor – Pregnancy

Chiropractic Benefits to Pregnancy

New video with Dr Horner discussing how a chiropractor can benefit your pregnancy.