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Screen Time and Developing Spines

Author: Glebe’s Healthcare Team Date: September 4, 2018 Category: Children, Chiropractic, Lifestyle, Wellness
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How Screen Time Affects Young Spines With back-to-school season upon us, screen time is inevitably going to increase. Sitting time will also increase, as will being sedentary with a decrease in overall movement. Our kids may love their tablets and phones, but their growing spines don’t. All that screen time can have negative impacts on their…

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Scoliosis and Chiropractic

Author: Glebe’s Healthcare Team Date: March 27, 2018 Category: Children, Chiropractic, Wellness
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Scoliosis and your Spine Scoliosis is an abnormal curve of the spine causing a three-dimensional deformity that results in changes to the structure and function of the spine as well as the soft tissue surrounding it. The word itself comes from the Greek word for crookedness. Good Curves From a side view, the spine should…

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The Fourth Trimester: Being Home With Your Baby

Author: Glebe’s Healthcare Team Date: February 6, 2018 Category: Children, Lifestyle, Stress, Wellness
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Making the best of your first moments at home with your brand new baby. You probably thought you were finished with trimesters once your child was born.  Within the pregnancy world, health care providers are now looking at the “fourth” trimester; the first three months postpartum.     During the postpartum period,  there are a…

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Car Seats and Spinal Health

Author: Glebe’s Healthcare Team Date: January 23, 2018 Category: Children, Chiropractic, Lifestyle
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How to Keep Your Baby’s Spine Healthy When Using  Car Seats Your chiropractor may have talked to you about your curves. Spinal curves that is. Looking at ourselves from the side, we can see that our spines are not straight. Four slight curves are visible, forming an elongated “S” shape. These curves are essential for…

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Breastfeeding and Your Spine

Author: Glebe’s Healthcare Team Date: September 26, 2017 Category: Children, Chiropractic, Lifestyle, Massage
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Spine Saving Tips for You and Your Baby While Breastfeeding Breastfeeding (and bottle feeding) takes practice. Learning how to hold and support your baby in a comfortable position requires coordination and patience. Breastfeeding a newborn can take up to 10-12 hours (or more) of your day. You may find yourself sitting and lying down in…

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