Chiropractic Care Healing Ear Infections in Children

One condition with kids we see frequently in our office is Otitis media or ear infections. One 2 year old who was brought in by his grandma was a dramatic case. He had already been put on 8 courses of antibiotics and had 2 surgeries with tubes inserted into his ears. When I examined him, he had [...]

Chiropractic Care for Infants and Children

Last month we talked about older adults and chiropractic care but often patients are shocked to see so many infants and children in our office. We have cared for children from 3 hours old (yes, 3 hours old), to age 18. For infants one trauma most people don’t think about in our culture is the stress on [...]

Chiropractic Miracle – Avoided Tubes in Child’s Ears

My 1st Chiropractic Miracle - No Tubes in Ears Necessary! - Submitted by patient, Kathy Rausch I was introduced to chiropractic care completely by accident 34 years ago. At that time, I had a 3 year old son and I was working at a hospital full time nights as a nurses aide in Labor and Delivery and [...]

The iHunch. This is Not Cool.

How old do you look? How about your spouse? How about your kids? We spend billions on skin care, Botox (yes even 20 year olds), surgery to look younger but how about that “hunch”? The hunch that is actually called the iHunch!  In an article written for the New York Times, called "Your iPhone Is Ruining Your [...]

The Benefits of Being Outside are Tremendous!

When I was in sixth grade, my father’s company did interest, aptitude and IQ testing for all of the employees children. My test showed that I had three separate interests: Physician, Social Work and Forest Ranger. Well, I have done 2 out of the three and frequently tease my husband that Forest Ranger is next. I love [...]

Scoliosis Testing in School

Has the school nurse done a scoliosis check on the kids recently? If they find a problem, they will refer you to an orthopedist for x-rays If the doctor finds a curvature in the spine (called scoliosis), they will measure the angles and if it is under 40 degrees, you will be told to wait until it [...]

Kids’ Posture Problems Caused by Technology (and Adults!)

Have you looked at your kids' posture (or your spouse, friends, co-workers) lately? My guess is they are hunching forward. I never used to see that forward head posture in children or young adults. Now every child or teenager we see has that posture, yikes!! So why is that? Look at their devices. Look at how they [...]

3 Easy Health Tips for Kids in School

The kids are back in school! Help them have a great year by taking care of their backs and keeping them active! This month at WOW we are focusing on healthy kids. Here are 3 important tips that will make a big difference. 1. Check Backpacks and Book Bags Backpacks and book bags should not be over 10% [...]

Columbus Ohio, Air Quality Alert

Last week there was an article in the paper stating there was an air quality alert because it was hot and humid. The truth is, there was an air quality alert because Columbus air is horrible. Every year the American Lung Association gives out air quality grades and Columbus gets an “F”. It is not only our air [...]

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