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Colic: Insights and Solutions for Exhausted Parents

As a parent, nothing can prepare you for the distress of seeing your baby cry inconsolably for hours on end. If your little one is crying for more than three hours a day and seems impossible to comfort, there is a good chance they are experiencing colic – a diagnosis that affects about 25% of infants, leaving many families feeling overwhelmed and helpless. It’s important to understand that colic isn’t just regular fussiness or tummy troubles that babies outgrow. It’s not just gas pains, food sensitivities, or issues with tongue and lip ties. Instead, colic often stems from deeper neurological imbalances and disruptions in your baby’s nervous system…

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Recognizing and Addressing Teen Burnout

As you know, being a parent is quite a journey filled with joy and challenges. Unfortunately, the stress, burnout, and exhaustion we experience as parents are not exclusive to us. In today’s fast-paced world, our teens and young adults are also wrestling with mental, emotional, and physical health issues. The demands of school, sports, social media, and various relationships can take a toll on our teens, making it crucial for you parents to actively engage in supporting them. If your teen is struggling in any way and you’re not sure how to help them, this is the blog for you. Understanding the Perfect Storm It’s important to recognize…

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A Comprehensive Approach to Alleviating Fight or Flight Stress in Children

As parents and dedicated pediatric chiropractors at Impact Chiropractic, we have witnessed the struggles that countless children face – battles against unresolved anxiety, poor sleep, low immunity, and inflammation, despite the tireless efforts of you parents striving to support your child’s health. This struggle leaks into their behavior, marked by frequent meltdowns and an inability to self-calm or regulate. These persistent challenges may be indicative of a constant activated stress response causing struggles for their delicate nervous systems. The alarming truth is that over 77% of today’s youth suffer from chronic health conditions, with neurological and mental health disorders standing out as the most prevalent. The latest clinical…

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Empowering Parents: The Science Behind Alleviating Children’s Growing Pains

The journey of childhood is filled with daily challenges and adventures, and sometimes, there is a silent struggle that often goes unnoticed but causes considerable stress for kids and families alike – growing pains. Have you ever found yourself consoling your child through nights of throbbing discomfort in their little legs? It’s a common experience for many parents, especially when their child hits a growth spurt. The impact goes beyond physical discomfort, affecting mood, energy, emotions, and behavior. You’re not alone – nearly half of all school-aged children face growing pains. While considered a “normal” part of childhood, these pains can significantly impact daily life. Pediatricians may dismiss…

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Unlocking Torticollis: INSiGHT Scans and Chiropractic Care

As a parent, when you’re told your baby has something called torticollis, it can often leave you feeling helpless and unsure where to turn. As pediatric chiropractors specializing in infant care, we empathize with the challenges and uncertainties that come with a torticollis diagnosis. In this blog, we aim to empower parents with the knowledge and understanding they need to navigate this journey successfully. Nathan’s Story Let’s dive deep into the journey of Nathan, a resilient little guy whose early life was marked by the impact of torticollis. Traditional treatments fell short, leaving his mom, like many others, desperate for a solution. It was during a late-night research…

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