Kid’s Health

Is your baby tongue tied by Elmira Family Chiropractic

Is Your Baby Tongue-Tied?

For a little backstory: we have two children, who both had tongue ties. When our first was born and nursing did not start off well, I quickly learned about tongue ties and found out my daughter had one. After the release by a doctor in Cambridge, nursing immediately got better. (you can read more about …

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Building Resilience in Kids by Elmira Family Chiropractic

Building Resilience in Kids

Prior to this pandemic, our children always ran errands with us. Then the world turned upside down and suddenly our children did not leave the house for months. Yes, we took them outside or walked around our neighborhood, but like many other families, they did not enter a store, business or recreation center for many, …

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Think Before You Slather - Why (Most) Sunscreen is Harmful by Elmira Family Chiropractic

Think Before You Slather – Why (Most) Sunscreen is Harmful

Sunscreen use has risen in past decades but the problem is that not all sunscreens are created equal and in some cases, it can be harmful. Here is why: There are two ways that sunscreen can protect the skin from sun damage – with a mineral barrier or a chemical one.

Should You Wake Your Child Every 20 Minutes After a Concussion? by Elmira Family Chiropractic

Should You Wake Your Child Every 20 Minutes After a Concussion?

Myth: Wake a concussed child every 20 minutes post concussion. Fact: There was a time when it was considered life threatening to let someone fall asleep after suffering from a concussion. But current research shows that sleep is actually the best thing following a concussion. Physical and mental rest is crucial for recovery and although …

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