Author Jeanne Ohm, DC Articles

A Winning Team

Athletic performance and chiropractic go hand and hand. Many professional athletes rely on chiropractic care to assist in the body’s natural healing processes and to optimize overall function. The nervous system is the master control system of the...

Adjusting Infants? Certainly!

I have heard that even babies should see a chiropractor to ensure they are aligned, especially after birth. My son is seven weeks old and was born via cesarean. I don’t know what you advocate in regards to infant chiropractic care or if you...

Also labeled: Issue #14, The Outer Womb

Baby Wearing - Suggestions for Carrying Your Baby: A Chiropractic Perspective

There has been much interest in the media about carrying our babies. Outside of the variety of car seats (being awkwardly used to carry the baby) and the traditional stroller, many parents are now opting to “wear” their babies. Numerous bab...

Also labeled: Baby Wearing, Issue #10

Breast to Bowl: Introducing Baby's First Foods

The introduction of certain foods at certain times is relative to the maturity of the digestive system. Children less than six months need only breast milk, not solids, as the infant's digestive system is not developed to maturation. If you start...

Also labeled: The Outer Womb

Breastfeeding Difficulties and Chiropractic

Modern birthing procedures, even those with seemingly minimal intervention, are known to cause trauma and stress to the infant’s cranium and spine. In a leading pediatric textbook on manual therapy for children, one author tells...

Also labeled: Breastfeeding, Issue #11

Chiropractic and Ear Infections: What We Offer Makes a Difference

Many parents bring their children into our office asking us to treat their ear infections. My first response is that the purpose of chiropractic care is not the treatment of conditions or diseases; rather, it is the restoration of normal body...

Chiropractic and Pregnancy: Greater Comfort and Safer Births

How can chiropractic add comfort? Chiropractic care in pregnancy is an essential ingredient to your pre-natal care choices. A large percent of all pregnant women experience back discomfort/ pain during pregnancy. This...

Also labeled: Pregnancy

Chiropractic Care for an Easier Pregnancy and Safer Birth

You might have noticed that chiropractic care is becoming an important part of birth preparation for many pregnant women these days. These women are realizing the benefits of regular chiropractic adjustments as they prepare for safer, easier...

Also labeled: Issue #24, Pregnancy

Chiropractic Care in Pregnancy for Safer, Easier Births

Chiropractic care is essential for the pregnant mother. Her systems and organs are now providing for two and their optimal function is critical for the baby's healthy development. The mother's spine and pelvis undergoes many changes and adaptations...

Also labeled: Birth

Common Obstetrical Procedures and Their Link to Autism

Birth today has become a technological experience where a natural process has been replaced with artificial procedures and schedules. Without the necessary vitalistic support during pregnancy, women enter the birth process with fear and are led to...

Also labeled: Issue #21, Pregnancy

Facts About Co-Sleeping and SIDS

In our Western societies, more and more parents are choosing to return to the natural practice of co-sleeping. Simply defined, this practice is consciously choosing to sleep with your infant to provide him or her with the essential...

Family Wellness Forum

I am trying to provide parents of young children with some suggestions of how to take care of their own backs given the physical stresses of caring for young ones. What would you recommend as basic strategies to help parents, especially in...

Also labeled: Issue #07, Parenting

First the Chicken, Then the Egg

I love eggs. Always have, and I expect I always will. Eggs are an easy, quick and inexpensive source of protein, and with my busy professional and personal life, I need protein to stay grounded. I remember when there was hype about eggs having too...

Also labeled: Issue #27, Nutritional Nuggets

Flu Season: Chance or Choice?

As we approach the “flu season” it is important for us to recognize some of the lifestyle dynamics that contribute to our increased susceptibility to the flu. Our bodies have an incredible ability to adapt to their environments and maintain a...

Ground-Breaking Book, Attention Deficit Disorder: A Different Perception

I encourage all parents, teachers and practitioners interested in pursuing their understanding of ADHD to read the profound writings of Thom Hartmann. His refreshing perspective takes ADHD out of the realm of a psychiatric diagnosis and its common...

Also labeled: ADD/ADHD, Issue #11

Head Over Heels for Barefooting

With all the great advancements in health and wellness our society has made, it is ironic that NS3 signs (“No shirt, no shoes, no service”) still exist. Some establishments, regardless of whether they’ve posted a sign or not, will even eject a good,...

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...

Introducing Solids to Help a Baby Sleep

I have a patient who is breast feeding her 3 month old baby. The baby is quite long for his age and doesn’t sleep through the night because he allegedly gets quite hungry. The nurse recommended supplementing the breast milk with Pablum to fill h...

Also labeled: Issue #08, Co-sleeping

Is Your Child’s Backpack a Source of Spinal Stress?

While backpacks are one of the most convenient and frequently used ways to carry books and school supplies, there are numerous precautions for selection and use. Doctors of Chiropractic have been offering constructive suggestions about this issue...

Letter From the Editor, Issue #33

From Jeanne Ohm, D.C. In the spirit of Pathways, touching our hearts with inspiring words of wisdom, I share this passage with you…A Child’s Song By Alan CohenThere is a tribe in Africa where the birth...

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