Author Jeanne Ohm, DC Articles

A Message from our Editor, Issue #17 - The Eleventh Hour

The Eleventh HourWe are living in exciting Times. There is a constant buzz of activity in books, e-newsletters, documentaries and other forms of media reflecting a major transformation, a shift in consciousness. This shift is...

A Message from our Editor, Issue #16 - Healing from Within

Healing from WithinI grew up in the time when it was believed that healing came from outside in modalities. Drugs, surgery, and new procedures abounded and with them came the mentality that they healed us; they made us well....

A Message from our Editor, Issue #15 - "Experimental and Investigational"

“Experimental and Investigational” Proposed Myth: Around the country, “health” insurance companies are denying chiropractic care for children under the age of 12 years. Labeling chiropractic care for children as “experimental and...

Nerve System Function and Wellness

The term “wellness” is becoming common and being used by many holistic care groups to describe the type of care they are offering. In an effort to better understand its definition, I looked it up in various dictionaries. Merriam Webster defines...

A Message from our Editor, Issue #14 - Health Care Coverage

Health Care CoverageA current topic of concern with many parents is the exclusion of chiropractic and other vitalistic types of care under their insurance policies. It seems to make no sense when parents are choosing safe options for...

Adjusting Infants? Certainly!

I have heard that even babies should see a chiropractor to ensure they are aligned, especially after birth. My son is seven weeks old and was born via cesarean. I don’t know what you advocate in regards to infant chiropractic care or if you...

A Message from our Editor, Issue #13 - Vitalism

VitalismVitalism is the paradigm of healing that recognizes and respects an inner intelligence of the body to know what is needed at any given moment. Vitalistic care focuses on naturally supporting the body’s ability to be well....

A Message from our Editor, Issue #12 - Holistic Options

Holistic OptionsThe other day our office assistant informed us that a particular parent had decided to stop having her baby adjusted. When the mother and I discussed this, she told me she had brought her baby to the pediatrician and...

A Message from our Editor, Issue #11 - Emerging Wellness

Emerging WellnessThese days, you only need to be remotely tuned to the news media to realize that the use of prescriptions and over-the-counter drugs are frequently more hazardous to our health than helpful. When government agencies...

Breastfeeding Difficulties and Chiropractic

Modern birthing procedures, even those with seemingly minimal intervention, are known to cause trauma and stress to the infant’s cranium and spine. In a leading pediatric textbook on manual therapy for children, one author tells...

A Message from our Editor, Issue #10 - Fever: A Healing Retreat

Fever: A Healing RetreatI just spent the last several days in bed, with a flu and raging fever. The first day I sulked. Who needs this? The second day I fasted on fruit and water. Temperatures were elevating and there were moments of...

Questions About the Webster Technique

Hello! I have found your website very helpful. I am looking for a chiropractor in the Denver area than can assist in turning a breech baby around. Do you have a database of chiropractors by their skill? Thanks,

Baby Wearing - Suggestions for Carrying Your Baby: A Chiropractic Perspective

There has been much interest in the media about carrying our babies. Outside of the variety of car seats (being awkwardly used to carry the baby) and the traditional stroller, many parents are now opting to “wear” their babies. Numerous bab...

Midwives

As I attend and present at midwifery and birthing conferences on behalf of the ICPA, I am constantly reminded that midwives and doulas are aligned with chiropractors in numerous ways. Some of the common bonds we share...

Also labeled: Issue #10, Pregnancy & Birth

A Message from our Editor, Issue #09 - The Chiropractic Family Wellness Lifestyle

The Chiropractic Family Wellness LifestyleAs more parents are realizing the real benefits of chiropractic care, they are coming to our offices seeking wellness chiropractic care for their families. In other words, parents are looking...

Facts About Co-Sleeping and SIDS

In our Western societies, more and more parents are choosing to return to the natural practice of co-sleeping. Simply defined, this practice is consciously choosing to sleep with your infant to provide him or her with the essential...

When Baby Prefers Tummy Sleeping

What is your recommendation about infant sleep position? We have a two month old (our third) who is having a really hard time staying asleep on her back. She seems to be happier on her tummy and seems to have no trouble lifting and turning her...

Also labeled: Issue #09, The Outer Womb

Flu Season: Chance or Choice?

As we approach the “flu season” it is important for us to recognize some of the lifestyle dynamics that contribute to our increased susceptibility to the flu. Our bodies have an incredible ability to adapt to their environments and maintain a...

A Message from our Editor, Issue #08 - The Vitalistic Perspective

The Vitalistic PerspectiveThere is a growing awareness that all health care falls into two paradigms or perspectives: vitalism and mechanism. Vitalism is based on the premise that an organized intelligence is present in matter. This...

Introducing Solids to Help a Baby Sleep

I have a patient who is breast feeding her 3 month old baby. The baby is quite long for his age and doesn’t sleep through the night because he allegedly gets quite hungry. The nurse recommended supplementing the breast milk with Pablum to fill h...

Also labeled: Issue #08, The Outer Womb