Author Jeanne Ohm, DC Articles

Is Your Child’s Backpack a Source of Spinal Stress?

While backpacks are one of the most convenient and frequently used ways to carry books and school supplies, there are numerous precautions for selection and use. Doctors of Chiropractic have been offering constructive suggestions about this issue...

A Message from our Editor, Issue #07 - Chiropractic for Greater Life Expression

Chiropractic for Greater Life ExpressionOn September 18, 2005, the profession of chiropractic is celebrating its 110th birthday. Chiropractic was founded in 1895 by D.D. Palmer and then developed by his son, BJ Palmer into what is...

Family Wellness Forum: Physical Stresses of Caring for Young Ones

I am trying to provide parents of young children with some suggestions of how to take care of their own backs given the physical stresses of caring for young ones. What would you recommend as basic strategies to help parents, especially in...

A Message from our Editor, Issue #06 - "Chiropractic Today, for a Better World Tomorrow"

"Chiropractic Today, for a Better World Tomorrow"There is a saying in chiropractic: “Chiropractic Today, for a Better World Tomorrow.”

Identifying Causes for Spinal Stress in Children

Physical trauma to the spine and the result of back pain caused by heavy backpacks has been receiving national attention. Parents are becoming aware of spinal stress in their children. In addition to the backpack dilemma, there are numerous...

Why Should Children Have Chiropractic Care?

More and more parents are seeking chiropractic care for their children. Many spinal problems seen in adults began as early as birth. Even so called “natural” birthing methods can stress an infant’s spine and developing nerve system. The resulting...

A Message from our Editor, Issue #05 - Children and Chiropractic

Children and ChiropracticDoctors of Chiropractic have been working with children since the early days of chiropractic over 100 years ago. Their reliable services have offered parents a safe option for natural health care. The founder...

A Message from our Editor, Issue #04 - True Wellness

True WellnessHealth care today is going through a paradigm shift from a symptom, disease based system to a function performance based system. Emphasis for care is being placed on the individual’s ability to regain and maintain a s...

Mercury Rising: Warnings in Pregnancy and Infancy

Mercury: a Known Toxin It has been known for a long time, that mercury is a toxic and dangerous substance that effects the developing nerve system in an adverse way. Web MD offers this report: “Mercury is very dangerous to...

Also labeled: Issue #04, Pregnancy & Birth

A Winning Team

Athletic performance and chiropractic go hand and hand. Many professional athletes rely on chiropractic care to assist in the body’s natural healing processes and to optimize overall function. The nervous system is the master control system of the...

Also labeled: Chiropractic, Issue #03

A Message from our Editor, Issue #03 - Chiropractic for Family Health

Chiropractic for Family HealthDoctors of Chiropractic have become the second largest primary health care providers in the western world today. Although growing in popularity every day, many people still do not know the true essence...

Midwives Advocate Chiropractic Care

After a recent ICPA E-Newsletter went out discussing the Webster technique, I received an e-mail from Ann Sommers, a midwife in Southern California. Her comments were supportive and enthusiastic about her experiences with Doctors of Chiropractic in...

Also labeled: Chiropractic, Issue #02

A Message from our Editor, Issue #02 - Choosing Wisely

Choosing WiselyIn the western world, we pride ourselves on our freedom and ability to make choices in our lives. We can carefully evaluate many options and choose accordingly. Perhaps our greatest freedom (although not exercised by...

A Message from our Editor, Issue #01 - Let's Grow Together

Let's Grow TogetherWe hope you enjoy our new look for our ICPA magazine. We will be sending it out quarterly / seasonally. For future issues we will be offering you the opportunity to purchase additional copies for your patients....