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Natural Cerebral Palsy Approach in Dublin California

Cerebral Palsy and the Upper Neck Connection Cerebral Palsy (CP) is the most prevalent lifelong developmental disability in the United States. Upper cervical doctors have seen tremendous changes in patients with Cerebral Palsy. Dr. William Amalu of the International Upper Cervical Chiropractic Association has published an amazing case study of a 5-year-old boy confined to [...]

By |2017-08-22T17:42:11+00:00November 6th, 2014|Alternative Medicine|Comments Off on Natural Cerebral Palsy Approach in Dublin California

In memory of September 11th

Most of us remember exactly where we were when we heard the news about the events of September 11th, 2001.  We've made it another trip around the sun, and here we are again - 9/11. Dates make an impact on our emotions.  Some dates are happy; some are tragic.  Our bodies create hormones in response [...]

By |2017-08-22T17:42:35+00:00September 11th, 2014|Alternative Medicine, Andrea Pritchett D.C.|Comments Off on In memory of September 11th

Reduce Injuries and Pain

Most people are motivated by pain.  This may be headaches, shoulder pain, low back pain, menstrual cramps, sciatica or many other types of pain.  Upper cervical chiropractic can help reduce the pain that you may be suffering from. What's more? Upper cervical chiropractic can reduce your injuries.  Let's say you decide to work out at [...]

By |2017-08-22T17:42:35+00:00May 22nd, 2014|Alternative Medicine, Chiropractic Education|Comments Off on Reduce Injuries and Pain

Keys to Health

Every day I get to learn! My three-year-old son always asks questions about how the world works, so I am re-learning things so that I can teach him.  I almost want to go back to school.  Almost. Not only do I learn in my job as a mom, I also learn in my job as [...]

By |2017-08-22T17:42:35+00:00May 8th, 2014|Alternative Medicine, Health Tips|Comments Off on Keys to Health

High Blood Sugar Responds Dramatically to Diet and Chiropractic

A friend of mine has been on a journey of keeping herself and her family healthy.  She's been an inspiration to me on so many levels.  She homeschools her four kids.  She bakes a lot of things, including keeping a gluten-free and a non-gluten-free diet for members of her family.  She sees a chiropractor and [...]

By |2017-08-22T17:42:35+00:00July 8th, 2013|Alternative Medicine, Andrea Pritchett D.C., Chiropractic Education|Comments Off on High Blood Sugar Responds Dramatically to Diet and Chiropractic

Upper Cervical Adjustments Change Brainstem Function

Do you know someone who has trouble with swallowing, dry mouth, irregular heart rate, sense of taste, memory or emotions? The neurology of the upper cervical spine is remarkable.  The brainstem consists of mesencephalon, pons and medulla.  The medulla contains the intermedius nucleus (InM), which has receptors for head and neck posture.  Changes in head [...]

By |2017-08-22T17:42:36+00:00February 13th, 2013|Alternative Medicine, Chiropractic Education|Comments Off on Upper Cervical Adjustments Change Brainstem Function

Are You Sowing Health?

Harvest season is here. My grandfather was a farmer.  He would work extremely hard to grow his crops all season.  He didn't just plant them and then leave them alone.  He took care of the soil before planting, then chose the crops wisely, watered them, fertilized them, got rid of the weeds that would destroy [...]

By |2017-08-22T17:42:36+00:00October 16th, 2012|Alternative Medicine, Andrea Pritchett D.C.|Comments Off on Are You Sowing Health?

Fall: Out with the Toxins and Chronic Pain

According to the calendar, fall started a week and a half ago, but the weather thinks it's still summer. Nevertheless, autumn has arrived and with it the leaves on the trees have begun to change color.  Soon the leaves will fall. Sometimes I think about the seasons relating more to our bodies than simply the [...]

By |2017-08-22T17:42:36+00:00October 2nd, 2012|Alternative Medicine, Andrea Pritchett D.C., Chiropractic Education|Comments Off on Fall: Out with the Toxins and Chronic Pain

Stress Can Affect Menopause Symptoms

Here in the United States, menopause is not something that most women look forward to.  However, in other cultures, including the Mayans, it is welcomed with open arms! There is no one answer to why menopause symptoms differ from one culture and one woman to another.  However, there are studies on the chemistry changes during [...]

By |2017-08-22T17:42:36+00:00June 28th, 2012|Alternative Medicine, Chiropractic Education, Health Tips|Comments Off on Stress Can Affect Menopause Symptoms