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  • Falls: Leading Cause of Childhood Injury

    The American Academy of Pediatrics' Committee on Injury and Poison Prevention has issued a research-based policy statement highlighting falls as the number one cause of childhood injuries. Because all of these injuries are preventable, the...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Research/falls-leading-cause-of-childhood-injury.html

  • Injuries Associated with Infant Walkers

    In 1999, an estimated 8800 children younger than 15 months were treated in hospital emergency departments in the United States for injuries associated with infant walkers. Thirty-four infant walker-related...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Research/injuries-associated-with-infant-walkers.html

  • Letter From the Editor, Issue #08

    There is a growing awareness that all health care falls into two paradigms or perspectives: vitalism and mechanism. Vitalism is based on the premise that an organized intelligence is present in matter. This energetic force is responsible for the...

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  • Identifying Causes for Spinal Stress in Children

    Physical trauma to the spine and the result of back pain caused by heavy backpacks has been receiving national attention. Parents are becoming aware of spinal stress in their children. In addition to the backpack dilemma, there are numerous...

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  • Mounting Research on Backpack Use

    For many students, "hitting the books" leads to academic achievement. Students who carry those books in overloaded backpacks may be unknowingly participating in the beginning of a health epidemic. Scientific research reveals an alarming danger...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Research/mounting-research-on-backpack-use.html

  • Chiropractic Care For My Daughters

    A mom’s testimonial to the I.C.P.A. website and chiropractic. Just wanted to let you know that your website helped me to learn a bit more about pediatric chiropractors and that a lot of kids do need it. I had my doubts about it, although I’ve...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/chiropractic-care-for-my-daughters.html

  • Early Bedtime Means Better Baby Sleep

    In their efforts to encourage their baby to sleep better, one approach that many parents use is to put their baby to bed later in the evening. They think, “If he’s “really tired” he’ll sleep better, right?” Wrong! This often backfires because Baby...

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  • What is Sensory Processing Disorder?

    Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder resulting from the brain’s inability to integrate everyday sensory information received from the five senses: touch, vision, sound, smell, and taste. In addition to the commonly...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/what-is-sensory-processing-disorder.html

  • The Best and Worst Foods

    People make fun of the ebb and flow of food advice. First a food is great for you, like whole wheat, then it falls out of favor with high protein diets. First hydrogenated fats are good, in the 1930s, then bad in the 80s, then fine again in the Atkins...

    http://icpa4kids.org/HPA-Articles/the-best-and-worst-foods.html

  • Newborn Care

    Care of the NewbornEye Care Your birth attendant will most likely advise you that antibiotic eye ointment, usually erythromycin, is to be applied to the newborn's eyes as a precaution against any bacteria which may have been transmitted from the...

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  • Wellness and the Practice of Chiropractic

    Introduction: Epidemiology indicates that the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the US and other industrialized countries are from chronic disease. Furthermore, studies on health risk indicators/factors indicate that the best means of...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Research/wellness-and-the-practice-of-chiropractic.html

  • Constitutional Prescribing for Children

    In this issue I would like to share some of my experience working with children and focus on a few areas that I have found are central in children's cases. These all involve constitutional prescribing and applies to the child who has been brought for...

    http://icpa4kids.org/HPA-Articles/constitutional-prescribing-for-children.html

  • Vaccine Conference Exclusive Report

    International Vaccine Conference Exclusive ReportShow Us the Science: An Exclusive Mothering Report on the Second International Public Conference of the National Vaccine Information Center First published in Mothering Magazine, Issuse 105,...

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  • Chiropractic for Chronic Ear Infections

    More and more parents are beginning to look to chiropractors to complement their children's health care. Chiropractic care involves diagnosing spinal misalignments and correcting them by adjusting the spine. A slight pressure is most commonly used...

    http://icpa4kids.org/HPA-Articles/chiropractic-for-chronic-ear-infections.html

  • Spinal Subluxation and Tonsillitis

    Brandy was eight-years-old when she presented with chronic tonsillitis. Her history was one of recurrent sore throats which would last for a week or more each time. The problem was recurring, almost every...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Chiropractic-Research/spinal-subluxation-and-tonsillitis.html

  • Spinal Reflex Attenuation Associated with Spinal Manipulation

    Researchers from New York Chiropractic College in Seneca Falls, New York have documented that chiropractic adjustments and spinal mobilization produce short-term inhibition of the human motor system. ...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Chiropractic-Research/spinal-reflex-attenuation-associated-with-spinal-manipulation.html

  • Chiropractic and Children

    What Can Chiropractic Do for Your Child?Why do millions of parents bring their children to Doctors of Chiropractic every year? Is it only for highly dramatic health conditions? Is it only for when my child is hurting? Not at all!! Chiropractic's...

    http://icpa4kids.org/HPA-Articles/chiropractic-and-children.html

  • Ear Infections - Alternative Solutions

    Symptoms of Ear InfectionOne of the most common problems pediatricians see is ear infection. Almost half of all children will have at least one middle ear infection during their first year, and by age three, over two-thirds of all children will have...

    http://icpa4kids.org/HPA-Articles/ear-infections-alternative-solutions.html

  • Attention Problems: ADD

    Children, Attention and HomeopathyThe Issue of Attention How does a child pay attention, focus, and concentrate persistently on tasks? What constitutes the norms of attention? What are the cultural expectations projected on children? How do these...

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  • Holistic Approach to Chronic Illness

    The Holistic Approach to Chronic Illness We all want our children to be vibrantly healthy and happy. Children will inevitably get sick at times, but some children are dealing with infections on a continual basis. Unfortunately, an increasing number...

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