Why Do Children Need to be Checked?

The atlas and axis are the technical names of the upper two vertebra in the neck. The top vertebra is called the atlas. Just as the Greek God, Atlas, held up the world, the atlas of your spine holds up your head. The axis gets its name from the rotational axis of the Earth, since seventy-percent of the rotation of the head occurs at the axis vertebra. Consider the weight of the head, at eight to ten pounds, and that these two top vertebrae are held to the head by only ligaments—the result is a very vulnerable joint to injury. [...]


Are Chiropractic Children Healthier?

In the summer of 1989, Drs. Wendy and Juan van Breda conducted a fascinating research study. The results were published in the Journal of Chiropractic Research. The two chiropractors surveyed 200 pediatricians and 200 chiropractors about their children. They asked how often the children had certain illnesses, if they had ever taken antibiotics, and other questions. Which were healthier? In four of the most significant childhood health indicators the D.C. kids did much better. More than 95% of the chiropractic children were completely allergy free. Less than 91% of the medical children could make that boast. New research findings are [...]

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