FOX 47 - Health News
Within minutes, Chiropractor Dr. Heather Olson discovered his hip was out of place.
"What were doing is were resetting that joint cause each joint has all these computer chips that attach to the brain and let the brain know exactly what the body's doing and what the tension is like and when you place and adjustment your resetting all those receptors. I see a lot of birth trauma, I see a lot of ear infections I've seen add kids autistic," said Dr. Heather Olson.
Henry's mom brings her little boy and 1-year-old daughter Sophie to the chiropractor once a month, as a preventative measure, to make sure their bones are strong and everything is growing in the right place.
"I did just making sure that the body is as healthy as it possibly can be so even dealing with little things like colds," said mother Carol Lebovic.
Dr. Heather says the spine plays a big role in our immune system.
"They love Dr. Heather I feel they're maintaining their health and their really great and I think chiropractic has really helped with that and since they've come in they haven't been diagnosed with any disorders," said Carol.
Dr. Heather says she's much more gentle when working with children, because their skeletal system is different than adults.
"They slowly build up to 18 years bone bone bone and that stops at 18 years so its a completely different process than an adult an adult takes pressure a lot of work a child is real specific and you have to know how to work with peads but its a completely different process," said Dr. Heather.
She says she applies light pressure, sometimes as little as the pressure of touching your eyelid.
"Like you saw with Henry, sometimes its just two thumbs it could be two fingers to be able to get that adjustment in place," said Dr. Heather.
Dr. Heather says starting young is never a bad thing.
"So when I see adults and I see they have spine defects and decay I know about 20 years ago that spinal stress created that so you'd be stopping that process in your child," said Dr. Heather.
"I just knew we could stay ahead of the game with some issues if we kept ourselves as healthy as they could be," said Carol.
Dr. Heather adds if you are interested in taking your child to a chiropractor - make sure they are certified in pediatric care.
Sun. - Fri. on FOX 47 News at 9!
Top Health Headlines (foxnews.com)
|Double mastectomy doesn't boost survival for most, study says|
Removing both breasts to treat cancer affecting only one side doesn't boost survival chances for most women, compared with surgery that removes just the tumor, a large study suggests.
|Brazilian man born with 'upside-down' head defies odds to become public speaker|
A Brazilian man born with several severe disabilities, including an upside-down head and limited use of his arms and legs, has beaten the odds to become an inspirational public speaker, the Daily Mirror reported.
|Ebola outbreak 'out of control,' says CDC director|
Just back from a week in the Ebola hot zone, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Dr. Tom Frieden had a dire assessment of the situation on the ground there.
|Liberia health care workers strike, complicating Ebola fight|
Scores of health care workers at Liberia's main hospital have gone on strike over unpaid wages, complicating the fight against the world's worst Ebola epidemic that the U.S. disease prevention chief said was spiraling out of control.
|American doctor in Liberia tests positive for Ebola, organization says|
An American missionary doctor in Liberia who was not treating Ebola patients has tested positive for the virus, SIM USA confirmed.
Tonight on FOX 47
5:00pm Two and a Half Men
5:30pm Big Bang Theory
6:00pm Modern Family
6:30pm Big Bang Theory
8:00pm New Girl
8:30pm The Mindy Project
9:00pm FOX 47 News at 9
9:35pm Modern Family
10:05pm Two and a Half Men
10:35pm Everybody Loves Raymond
11:05pm The Arsenio Hall Show