How Neck Injuries Can Affect Children

Some interesting studies have been conducted by Dr. Erin Elster, an upper cervical chiropractor, and avid researcher, focusing on children that have suffered a traumatic neck injury and how they were helped to recover. Dangers on the Playground An 8-year-old boy who was playing with friends on the playground fell and hit the pavement very hard. He complained of tingling…

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Autism Spectrum Disorder, Pervasive Developmental Disorder and Neck Injuries

Pervasive Developmental Disorder  A recent article in the Journal of Pediatric, Maternal & Family Health reported on a three-year old boy diagnosed with Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD) who underwent upper cervical chiropractic care over the course of 5 months. Following the introduction of upper cervical chiropractic care and lifestyle changes, this child experienced an improvement in his quality of life.…

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How Are Migraines and Seizures Related to Neck Injuries?

Migraines and Seizures When the upper neck is misaligned it affects the way the brain is working. These brain changes can mimic a variety of different conditions. Recently the Journal of Upper Cervical Chiropractic Research had a very interesting case study that discussed the impact of an upper neck misalignment on the brain and discussed how migraines and seizures related…

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5 Ways to Improve the Health of Your Neck

Neck Health For an ailment that’s as common as neck pain (affecting around 70% of Americans), there are several ways to improve the health of your neck naturally including the following 5 recommendations. 1. Good Posture We’ve all heard this one and it involves avoiding slouching whether you’re walking or sitting in a chair. Also, avoid sitting for long periods…

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