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  • Youth Sports: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

    Most Americans love sports. We watch, play and talk about sports, and this passion influences our parenting. We attend sporting events, tune in to ESPN, discuss teams and players, and play sports with our children. Kids take notice. They rank...

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  • Eye On the Ball: Why We Need to Fix Youth Sports

    Picture the typical youth sports game—a blur of motion and sound. Some parents are busy cheering or just chatting among themselves, enjoying the day. Others are prowling the sidelines. The prowlers mean business. These parents become field generals,...

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  • Chiropractic Care for the Child Athlete

    There are some negative opinions in chiropractic regarding contact sports like boxing and football. Some of our colleagues feel these sports should be avoided. Whatever your particular opinion, these sports (pee-wee football, boxing and the like)...

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  • Biomechanical Training Wards off Knee Injury

    Female high school athletes are 5 times more likely than males to suffer a debilitating knee injury - and female college athletes have 4-fold the risk of knee injury than males. The majority of these injuries occur during jumping and...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Research/biomechanical-training-wards-off-knee-injury.html

  • Injury and ADHD

    Early research has shown that very young children who sustained head trauma often meet the diagnostic criteria for ADHD within two years—even if they were not diagnosed with ADHD prior to the injury. Spurred by these findings, a study published in...

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  • First Aid with Homeopathic Medicines

    It is initially startling but ultimately logical to learn that homeopaths use stinging nettle (Urtica urens) to treat people with first or second degree burns. Of course, a homeopath would not recommend actually touching a stinging nettle plant to the...

    http://icpa4kids.org/HPA-Articles/first-aid-with-homeopathic-medicines.html

  • Chiropractic and Athletes

    Athletes have been benefiting from Chiropractic care for many years; however, it has only recently been receiving attention from the media. Athletes of all types, from the weekend warrior to the world-class athlete, utilize Chiropractic because it is...

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  • Jocks and Chiropractic Care

    There have been a number of recent high profile articles and references to world class athletes receiving chiropractic care.  On October 16, USA Today carried an extensive article about Emmitt Smith with the...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Chiropractic-Research/jocks-and-chiropractic-care.html

  • Risky Play

    Why Children Love It and Need It. To protect our children we must allow them to play and learn without adult supervision. Fear, you would think, is a negative experience, to be avoided whenever possible. Yet as everyone ...

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  • Keep Your Young Athlete Healthy and Fit

    It is March, the time of year when your children are starting to play little league baseball, softball, soccer, or some other spring sport. Playing outdoors brings a lot of enjoyment for children and parents, especially after a few months of indoor...

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  • The Use and Role of Sport Chiropractors in the National Football League: A Short Report

    There is significant chiropractic participation in US professional football. Certified athletic trainers see a role for the sport chiropractor in the NFL, primarily as a spinal specialist treating low back and...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Chiropractic-Research/the-use-and-role-of-sport-chiropractors-in-the-national-football-league-a-short-report.html

  • The Backpack Dilemma

    Chiropractors, pediatricians and or thopedic surgeons alike agree that backpacks are a problem for your child’s spine. While they may not cause major problems, overloading and improper carrying of a backpack can lead to neck and shoulder pain as...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/the-backpack-dilemma.html

  • Please, Hands-Off! - The Importance of Having a Non-Invasive Birth Process

    Most chiropractors encourage their pregnant patients to be well-informed and deal with the birth process with the least amount of interference possible. We do this because we care about the health of both the mother and the...

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  • “Growing Pains” and Chiropractic Care

    “Ouch! My legs hurt, Mommy!” Have you ever had your child wake up in the middle of the night complaining of leg pains? Do you remember having them as a child? These are commonly referred to as “growing pains” and can be defined as recurrent leg...

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  • Watch Out for Mild Head Trauma

    Mild head traumas, like those suffered in motor vehicle collisions and sports injuries, are often more serious than many doctors realize, say researchers. Investigators examined positron emission tomography (PET) scans...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Research/watch-out-for-mild-head-trauma.html

  • Subluxations, Homeostasis and Hormonal Imbalance

    The word "homeostasis" describes the body's ability to maintain relatively stable internal conditions even though the outside world is constantly changing. Homeostasis indicates a dynamic state of equilibrium or a balance in which internal conditions...

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  • Doing Dinner: Confessions of a Radical Mother

    I love slow living. It’s peaceful, meaningful and even downright radical in a go-go world. According to a recent article in, appropriately enough, Time magazine, groups of harried parents across the United States are joining a wave of slow-living...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/doing-dinner-confessions-of-a-radical-mother.html

  • Helping Athletes Succeed...Naturally!

    This quote is an inspirational and motivational mantra by which teenage athletes should live–not die. Unfortunately, everyday, teenage athletes across America are playing Russian roulette with their health, as well as their lives. They seem desperate...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/helping-athletes-succeednaturally.html

  • 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...

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  • The Vaccine Revolution for Truth

    We are gathered in our nation’s capital, representing many thousands of Americans and their families who cannot be here today because they are sick or caring for someone who is sick. We are here for families and physicians living in fear they will be...

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