Family Chiropractic

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If the Shoe Fits….

 Align the Feet to Align the Body                                                                   

We take our first step about one year of age and by the time we are adults we take an average of five thousand steps a day. That’s thirty five thousand a week  and one million eight hundred twenty steps a year. Knowing how to choose shoes, how your shoes effect your feet and how your feet effect your entire body is monumental in your overall health. Continue reading

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

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

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

Young Athletes – Head and Neck Injuries

By Dr. Cynthia Horner

As a family health chiropractor I am often asked by parents if they should be concerned about head and neck injuries from hits to the head their young athletes receive in football, soccer, and some martial arts. Surprisingly high school and college football players receive as many as 1,600 blows to the head in a season that often result in head and neck injuries later in life. Continue reading

What Is Your Child’s Posture Telling You?

By Dr. Cynthia Horner

Your Child’s Posture can Tell you a Lot about Their Health.

Children are so elastic they seldom notice any restriction in motion or pain caused by muscles or joints. Unnatural or prolonged posture creates changes in how joints move no matter how old you are. Continue reading

The Hopes

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By Dr. Cynthia Horner

The hopes, dreams and ambitions of a different kind of chiropractor

I had always imagined there would be a place in this world for a health professional who wished to create a connection with those in her community. I pictured myself practicing in a small, casual office with my sleeves rolled up to my elbows and a big dog curled up asleep on the floor. I knew my credibility would not come from the title doctor or from a white lab jacket but from the personal relationships I built, and in knowing members of my community could trust and depend on me. In the last 21 years I have had the joy of  just that experience. Continue reading