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Chiropractic Adjustment Found to Improve Brain Function

Chiropractic Adjustment Found to Improve Brain Function 20% by Brian Bartholomew D.C. Ithaca Family Chiropractic Ithaca, Ny A recent study conducted in Denmark and published in the Journal of Neural Plasticity shows that adjusting mis-aligned bones of the spine has a large effect on brain function. Specifically, the study looked at how adjusting the spine changes the […]

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Chiropractic Care and Pregnancy

Chiropractic Care and Pregnancy by Brian Bartholomew D.C. and David Suro D.C. Perhaps the most amazing processes of life are the miracles of pregnancy and childbirth. One of the awe inspiring and defining characteristics of life is that life, itself, perpetuates. Without pregnancy and childbirth, there would be no human race. Therefore, it is impossible […]

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Do Children Need Chiropractic Care?

Do Children Need Chiropractic Care? Causes of Spinal Misalignments In Children? Over 80% of normal births result in moderate to severe neck stress and strain often causing misalignments in infants. -Gutmann G. Blocked Atlantal Nerve Syndrome.  Manuelle Medizin. 1987;25:5-10. Between the ages 2-5, it is estimated that children fall over 2,000-5,000 times. By age 10 […]

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New Study on Adjustments for Infants with Digestive Problems

I wanted to let you know about a recent study done utilizing osteopathic adjustments for preterm infants in the neonatal intensive care unit. Osteopathic adjustments, similar to chiropractic adjustments, were shown to be significantly beneficial in reducing digestive issues and reducing length of stay for babies. We saw this first hand when our son Cal […]

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Asthma, Colic, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Ear Infections: Children and Chiropractic

by Brian Bartholomew D.C., Chiropractor in Ithaca, NY If you’re a parent, it’s safe to assume that your children’s health and well-being are your top priority. Every year is filled with surprises, excitement and uncertainty. Some events are fun like new teeth, some challenging like potty training, some scary like your child’s first hard fall, […]

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