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Chiropractic Health & Wellness Blog

Post Partum Boosters

20 Feb

Post Partum Boosters After having a baby, and especially in the winter, it can feel a tad overwhelming. Recently I had a patient share with me that at 8 weeks postpartum they moved their family along with a toddler, without any help due to Covid. That was a lot to swallow to say the least! There are many ways that post partum women can be supported, even in these times of self isolation. Here are…

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17 Feb

Naturopathic Snack Cookie

Naturopathic Snack Cookie This is an oldie but a goodie! Naturopathic cookies from my days as a student. They’re full of gems and a great after school or work snack. Let me know what you think! Naturopathic Cookies ½ cup butter (organic, unsalted) or substitute with coconut oil ½ cup…

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3 Feb

Superbowl Snacks

Superbowl Snacks Growing up in a house with 3 football playing brothers and parents who were football fans meant that the Superbowl was definitely on the tube every year, without question. It was fun to throw the pigskin around then watch the pre-game commentary. I could follow the game as…

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18 Jan

Ditch the Pad – Pelvic Floor Help

Ditch the Pads Can’t squeeze when you sneeze? Did these symptoms come up after having a baby or babies? Even if this was YEARS ago? You are not alone!! It is all too common for women to tell me that they’re experiencing pelvic floor issues after having kids (some even…

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6 Jan

Happy New Year Folks

Happy New Year Folks! Thanks to all our loyal readers and feedback! Love to hear what you are thinking and what you would like to learn more about. So far you have requested: More sleep tips–especially for little ones Information on the vagus nerve and how it relates to fertility…

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14 Dec

Kegels – Not just for women

Kegels – Not just for women Yes it’s true, kegels are not just for women! The perineum or pelvic floor are layers of muscles or can be considered the foundation that hold up your organs. Hormone changes, including postpartum, menopause and andropause (“male” menopause”) all influence the wellbeing of the perineum. In men over 45, if your having trouble with urinary incontinence, this can be related to testosterone levels dropping. I’ve talked about this before, but the importance of ‘kegels’ can greatly influence the strength of your muscles and help with bladder control and bowel control. It also helps with improving the tone and health of the…

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