Baby walkers have been around since as far back at 1851, but as technology has improved they have become more popular. Basically, the device is one that supports children, usually aged between four and 16 months, who cannot walk, to move from one place to another. Chances are, you've probably used one when you were young or have seen them around before. When an infant is growing and developing, its body is changing and strengthening at a rapid pace. Everything that a baby or
Have you ever used the excuse, “I must’ve slept wrong,” to explain your inconvenient neck pains in the morning? It may actually be true, as sleeping the wrong way often leaves us with muscle aches, cramps and tightness especially around the neck, back and shoulder areas. When a person sleeps the wrong way, it affects the vital body circuitry, which is housed in the neck. This circuitry connects your brain to your body, passing through the spine, nerves, arteries, veins and ai
We are fortunate to provide care for a lot of pregnant mothers in the Wellness Centre. A common question we’re asked is “what sort of baby carriers would you recommend?” There are many different types of baby carriers on the market and it's easy to get completely overwhelmed about which is the right one for your baby. As Chiropractors, we are primarily concerned with the development of the child's spine and joints. If any apparatus inhibits the babies ability to develop and f
You’ve probably heard the term “core” bandied about the place, particularly if you’ve had any sort of contact with pilates or yoga classes. But what’s the big deal? What is your core and why is it so important?
Most people tend to think of their abs when they hear the word core. That’s only part of the story. The term “core” covers a bunch of different muscles groups: Pelvic floor (provides support for organs such as the bladder, uterus and intestines), Pelvic girdle (genera