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How heavy is your child’s backpack?

Trivia question…

What time of the year is it when parents are jumping for joy and kids are shaking their heads in sadness at the same time?

Answer…

Back to school time!

As kids are dragging their feet onto the school bus this week, keep an eye on your child’s backpack. Much like this little cutie in the picture, heavy backpacks can put a lot of stress on a child’s small frame. This extra weight can cause the child to hunch over, putting a lot of pressure on┬átheir developing spine, and most major joints in the body. This can lead to subluxations in the spine, causing back pain, numbness or weakness in the arms or legs, as well as other health issues.

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Insight Millennium Thermal Scans for Pregnant Women, Infants & Small Children

Pregnancy and Chiropractic

Hi!

If you have read the About Us section here, then you may have noticed a word thrown around that you may have never associated with chiropractic before: pregnancy.

Wait what!? Pregnant women can get adjusted?

Yes!

Chiropractic care during pregnancy can be very beneficial for the mom and the baby. One of the most common reasons a pregnant woman may be under chiropractic care is to help decrease low back pain.

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Stretching and Inspiration at Vermont race events

Stretching and Inspiration

Have you ever wanted to run a 5K? Half-marathon? How about a triathlon?

Dr. Tilyr and I have spent the summer volunteering to stretch participants at local races around Chittenden County and we always leave incredibly inspired by the competitors. Whether they are 25 or 75 years old, 90 or 250 pounds, have been training their entire life or have never trained before…they all have one admirable trait in common: mental toughness.

Here, at the Colchester Triathlon, hundreds of people gave it their all.

If there is one thing to learn from these competitors, it would be this:

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Summit Chiropractic Center is open for business!

Ribbons and Coffee

Well it is official… Dr. Tilyr and I are officially Vermonters that are open for business!

Besides the obvious way to becoming Vermonters via change of address and new driver’s licenses, Summit Chiropractic is now official as well, via the most popular and traditional ceremony known to mankind for new businesses…cutting the ribbon!Read More