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A few weeks ago I noticed a friend's daughter biting her nails.  Not just trying to get a hangnail off, but chewing at them constantly.  It was the week before school was due to start and my friend had…
Now that the kids have gone back to school, their backpacks are back on their backs.  At least, I hope it's a backpack.  Messenger backs, rolling bags, tote bags...all of these are even more stressful…
The ideal position for a baby to be born is head first.  In approximately 1 out of 25 births the baby is presenting feet or buttocks first.  This is a more challenging way to be born and it’s more likely…
Thinking back to high school biology class, one of the five signs of life is adaptation.  Your brain is like the hard drive of a computer. It runs everything...digestion, respiration, muscle function,…
So, how does health work? The Brain.  Possibly the most underestimated organ in the body.  When most people think of the brain, they think about thinking.  Often they think of the brain as something they…
In an ideal world there are no problems with fertility.  Reproduction is one of the five signs of life and we are all alive, so we should all be able to manage this part without any difficulty.  The multiple…
Back in the early days of my practice I had a couple come in for care.  They were in their late 30s, married for 12 years, no children. The woman had chronic migraines and had heard that my gentle, neurologically…
A healthy latch is the key for mom and baby both being happy with breastfeeding. Unfortunately, it can be elusive.  A newborn has just had her head squished against mom’s pelvis for weeks or months, then…
One of my favorite things that I see as a family chiropractor is how beneficial chiropractic is at any age. It is never too late to improve on and maintain your health.  From the newborn who has just been…
In a few days my daughter and I will begin our journey on foot over the Green Mountains, the spine of Vermont.  A lifelong dream of mine has been to hike the complete Long Trail all at once.  Last year…