Articles | Children’s Health

Our doctors have advanced training in Pediatric Chiropractic care including infant, toddler, preschool, school age and adolescence. Please don’t ignore your child’s symptoms or dismiss them as normal parts of growing up. We have natural and gentle solutions to many of those common childhood ailments.


Collaborative Care for Breastfeeding Issues

​​​​​When faced with breastfeeding or bottle feeding issues, many parents find themselves in Dr. Young’s office. Dr. Young does a thorough orthopedic, neurologic, and chiropractic examination to identify the problem. One of the sources that can create feeding issues is tethered oral tissues aka: tongue and lip ties. This is when the tissue under the […]

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Does your little one have a TMJ issue?

Does your little one have a TMJ issue?

Dr. Young sees TMJ issues as early as newborns. When a baby’s jaw doesn’t move properly, they have a more difficult time latching and sucking properly. Left alone these issues can create discomfort for mother and difficulty eating and gaining weight for baby. One of the first signs that there might be an issue with […]

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Chiropractic Care for Infants

Chiropractic Care for Infants

Birth is an extremely athletic event that can easily result in injuries to both mother and baby. Mom may have injuries that are often associated with childbirth such as complications from C-section, tearing, incontinence or muscle soreness. However, we rarely discuss the birth-related injuries that the baby may suffer and the treatments available for them. […]

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Allergy or Sensitivity? How to Tell the Difference

When any substance enters the body, it is recognized as either foreign or self. If the substance is tagged as foreign, the body’s immune system will shift into attack-mode to protect us. This becomes a problem when our immune system attacks something that is either not harmful or something we are often exposed to. Trees, […]

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Halloween Treat Alternatives

A few of us around the office are looking for a healthier, less sugar-filled way to celebrate Halloween with the kids: Keep a ‘treasure chest’ full of non-food items: glow sticks, bubbles, bouncy balls, creepy crawly things like plastic bugs, skeletons, and snakes…   Whole Foods and other grocery stores have nice small packaged snacks […]

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Is it Hypoglycemia? PMS? or Low Blood Sugar?

For a lot of young women, headaches or migraines start to become a problem in adolescence. Many of them are given various pain killers that are largely ineffective. The reason is because that medication doesn’t address the cause of the problem, it merely attempts to cover the symptom. Do you or your daughter get headaches […]

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Skin and Its Function

More than just a pretty face. We all know skin is a barrier to keep viruses and bacteria out and our moisture inside. The integrity of our skin is essential in this process. Cuts, scrapes, chapped lips all increase the likelihood of an infection entering our body. Most people take pretty good care of their […]

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Pediatric Concussions

Head injury in young children:Concussion is taking a spotlight in the media currently due to a number of tragic events both in professional football and high school sports. Better equipment, rule changes and prevention are all admirable goals. But more awareness needs to be given to the diagnosis and management of concussion and the misunderstandings […]

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Back to School Means New Routines! Tips for Success!

Transitions can be tough for kids, especially when they involve trading in endless summer pajama parties for the rigors of early-to-bed, early-to-rise Septembers. Here are some common sense tips to ease into that back-to-school routine. The week or two before school starts, gradually move the kids’ bedtimes back in 15-minute-increments. Likewise, if sleeping in until […]

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Introduction of Solid Foods

For the first 6 months of life, breast milk is the only food required for most infants. In addition to nutrition for growth, breast milk contains antibodies to protect them while they are developing their own immune system. Around 4-5 months old infants start to salivate. This is an indication that the infants digestive enzymes […]

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