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PEDIATRICS & PREGNANCY CARE

Several of the providers at Baxter Village Health Center specialize in the care of the pregnant woman and young children. We offer prenatal chiropractic care, pediatric chiropractic care, prenatal massage therapy, pediatric massage therapy, pediatric physical therapy for orthopedic issues, and prenatal and pediatric acupuncture care.  We are excited to offer holistic and integrative alternative wellness options to a very special time in a woman's and child's life.

 

NEW PEDIATRIC CHIROPRACTIC CLIENT PAPERWORK

NEW ADULT CHIROPRACTIC CLIENT PAPERWORK

Experienced, Compassionate Chiropractic Care and Massage Therapy for the Pregnant Woman and Pediatrics

Several of the providers at Baxter Village Health Center specialize in the care of the pregnant woman and young children. We offer prenatal chiropractic care, pediatric chiropractic care, prenatal massage therapy, pediatric massage therapy, pediatric physical therapy for orthopedic issues, and prenatal and pediatric acupuncture care.  We are excited to offer holistic and integrative alternative wellness options to a very special time in a woman's and child's life.

Chiropractic

Pediatric:  

Chiropractic care for children offers your family a solid foundation for wellness. Throughout pregnancy, birth, and childhood, the chiropractic lifestyle offers choices and benefits for your greater health and well-being. The following video and articles will help you understand the importance of the chiropractic family wellness lifestyle.

Video Courtesy of International Chiropractic Pediatric Association

Children's Chiropractic Safety Research:

The ICPA has initiated a ground breaking study on the safety and effectiveness of chiropractic care for children. The preliminary results are outstanding and show that chiropractic care is safe for children. Even more significant is that parents reported three unexpected improvements with their child's care:

  1. Improved sleeping

  2. Improved behavior and attitude

  3. Improved immune system function

You can read the press release and abstracts here

Pregnancy

More and more women are discovering the many benefits associated with chiropractic care in pregnancy. The most common complaint where women seek chiropractic care in pregnancy is for low back pain. As more women utilize chiropractic care they are noticing additional benefits to chiropractic care in pregnancy. Additionally, Dr. Heidi is certified in the Webster Technique, allowing a safe and supportive method to flip a breach baby.

Massage Therapy

Pediatric: 

Research has shown that massage therapy can ease physical discomforts in the body. Studies conducted by the Touch Research Institute of Miami show that massage can alleviate pain, muscle aches and anxiety in pediatric clients. This therapy also provides relaxation, reduction of stress hormones, increased sleep and better focus.

Pregnancy:

The benefits of massage can improve overall prenatal health for many pregnant women. Along with the guidance and advice of a prenatal care provider, massage therapy can be incorporated into routine prenatal care as an emotional and physical health supplement shown to improve pregnancy outcome and maternal health. Consult with your midwife or obstetrician before beginning any new therapeutic practice.

Other potential benefits of prenatal massage:

  • Reduced back pain

  • Reduced joint pain

  • Improved circulation

  • Reduced edema

  • Reduced muscle tension and headaches

  • Reduced stress and anxiety

  • Improved oxygenation of soft tissues and muscles

  • Better sleep

What does Chiropractic Care treat?

Click on the link above to access an extensive list of ailments commonly and successfully treated with Chiropractic Care.