Jun 4
The (not so) New Posture Problem
4 Jun, 2015. 0 Comments. Uncategorized. Posted By: Heather Perkins
Human posture has seen varying issues as the decades have come and gone.  I'm sure we've all seen the exaggerated mid back curve referred to as "granny hump" and heard of  how a big fall or rear-end collision results in whiplash, but with the advancement of technology we now have a postural hashtag for the early 2000's and it's being called "Text Neck". But how serious could it be, really?  As shown in the graphic below, the amount of strain put on the neck increases as your gaze lowers to meet the device.  An average head weighs between 10-12 pounds, but this amount is…
May 22
Guest Blog: Dr. Tony Ebel – Part 4
22 May, 2015. 0 Comments. Uncategorized. Posted By: Heather Perkins
But Where is the Fluid Going? But alas, a few months or so later, the parents go walking by the kiddo’s room at night and hear him or her snoring and breathing really loudly. It sounds concerning and so who do they call? Yep, call the pediatrician again. This time the pediatrician isn’t as concerned with the ears, but now says that the tonsils and adenoids are “swollen” and the kiddo has a strep infection. But hey, don’t worry! This one is actually bacterial a lot of the time, so you guessed it! MORE ANTIBIOTICS! Well, as time progresses the…
May 20
Guest Blog: Dr. Tony Ebel – Part 3
20 May, 2015. 0 Comments. Uncategorized. Posted By: Heather Perkins
The Role of Antibiotics But alas, that’s why we have a Walgreen’s and CVS on every corner filled with antibiotics of all shapes, colors, and sizes right!? All a parent needs to do is go their local pediatrician, urgent or immediate care, ER, or minute-clinic and talk for a few minutes, grab the prescription, and head out. And all is good then, right? Wrong. We’ve had plenty of research since about the 1980s that first off, antibiotics don’t work very well for ear, sinus and respiratory infections. And second, they don’t come without side effects. Not only are there short-term…
May 19
Guest Blog: Dr. Tony Ebel – Part 2
19 May, 2015. 0 Comments. Uncategorized. Posted By: Heather Perkins
How Childbirth Relates to Ear Infections As we move forward, those three components of the subluxation lead to two main problems that cause and contribute to ear infections: Poor “plumbing” or drainage Lowered (weakened) neuro-immune function When there is physical trauma to the neck in-utero, during birth, or from a fall early in life it creates that “kink” in close proximity to the “drain pipes” coming from the ears, sinuses, and head. Specifically, the top two vertebra share a lot of nerve supply, muscles, and structures with the inner ear and sinuses. If you “kink” those vertebrae you start to…
May 18
Guest Blog: Dr. Tony Ebel – Part 1
18 May, 2015. 0 Comments. Uncategorized. Posted By: Heather Perkins
It’s still just plain crazy to me that I even have to write about this. The understanding and facts behind this topic are so clear, and have been for so long, that I just can’t believe everyone doesn’t know this yet. It’s appalling parents aren’t given the facts because the research is clear. What am I talking about? I’m talking about the clear, and all too commonly seen path from childhood ear infections to lifelong asthma and immune challenges. It starts with the way we birth and deliver babies This should be, and will be, a whole paper on it’s…