With technology use on the rise, the smallest among us are being severely affected. In a January 2019 study released by the journal JAMA Pediatrics, researchers have found a direct association between the amount of screen time allowed at age 2 and 3 with delayed physical development by age 5. For the purposes of this study, development encompassed progression in communication, motor skills, problem-solving and personal social skills.
Ear infections are often a common and frustrating occurence that most parents have to deal with. As the frequency of ear infections increase, parents seek out the safest and quickest ways to treat ear infections, that do not require medication or tube insertions. When it comes to all natural remedies, chiropractic adjustments may be leading the way in curbing childhood ear infections. Understanding the medical science behind ear infections can shed light on why spinal adjustments may be able to help this childhood ailment.
With blood pressure medication recalls hitting the news every few months, the safety and effectiveness of these treatments are being questioned. But, with the rise of high blood pressure in the country, researchers are lowly setting their sights on discovering an all-natural way to treat hypertension. And, one innovative chiropractor suggests that chiropractic treatments can be the non-invasive, non-medication option for millions of Americans to lower their blood pressure.
With healthcare costs estimated to increase at a rate of approximately 5% each year well into the next decade, patients are left trying to find other alternatives for treatment. And, a multi-year study is pointing to the power of chiropractic care in terms of its ability to lower the cost of healthcare for millions of Americans.