Thriving Nervous Systems

October 8, 2021

What if fatigue, irritability, allergies, sensory overwhelm, learning difficulty, and frequent illness aren’t the brain doing something wrong, but actually part of an intelligent and adaptive response? Nearly half of all children in the United States are reported to currently have at least one chronic health condition, including developmental delay, environmental and food allergies, learning…

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Nursing Challenges

October 8, 2021

Helping new moms and their babies overcome latching and nursing challenges is something we do every single day in our office. One common struggle for moms is maintaining the proper milk supply to support their little one.There are many variables at play when it comes to supply issues and every mother’s journey is unique.Here are…

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Tummy Time

October 8, 2021

Tummy time simply involves laying your baby on their tummies while they are awake. This exercise promotes strength and healthy development. Babies that do not spend enough time on their tummies will often skip or delay steps involved in brain development, which can then lead to poor coordination, delayed language development, an abnormal immune response,…

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Barefoot

October 8, 2021

We often recommend ‘earthing’ or grounding’ to families – which is simply walking outside barefoot. This practice is best done on grassy fields or woodland dirt trails, and while we love exploring the beautiful outdoors, there is a deeper reason for our recommendation. The earth provides electrons and oscillations that support rhythms in sleep, and…

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Home Visits

October 8, 2021

Home visits – such an honor to be welcomed into the sacred birth and postpartum space. The doctors at Pure Light offer home visits during home births and postpartum for their mothers who have been under care throughout pregnancy. Adjustments during labor can ease the intensity by calming the nervous system, help baby descend, relieve…

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“Limbic Lock”

October 8, 2021

When emotions & fear go up, IQ goes down. When you are feeling emotions, anxiety and fear in your mind and body – your brain is firing your limbic system. When we experience loads of physical traumas, emotional triggers, and chemical toxins throughout our lives, our brains literally turn down/off our rational higher brain center.…

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Autism, ADHD & Sensory Processing

August 31, 2021

Autism, ADHD & Sensory Processing…why chiropractic IS NOT another therapy.  We work with the foundation of function – the autonomic nervous system, which is also called the “automatic” nervous system. It controls everything in the background in regard to health, growth and development.  When someone is experiencing autism, ADHD, & Sensory Processing, the autonomic nervous…

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Healthy Sleep

August 31, 2021

We love being able to dig a little deeper to optimize your nervous system. A huge factor in adapting to stress is quality (and duration) of sleep! Here are a few tips to help your sleep: Turn off electronics 1-2 hours before bedtime Support your gut- it produces nearly 90% of our Serotonin (ask us…

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Clear, Connected, and Healthy Kiddos

August 31, 2021

Clear, connected, and healthy kiddos. A rare occurrence in 2021. Why is this true? Our mainstream culture promotes unhealthy amounts of stress on so many levels – physical, mental, emotional, and chemical. The reality is that if you choose to live a mainstream lifestyle, you’re more likely to have unhealthy, delayed, disconnected kiddos. If you’re…

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Crocodile Breathing

August 18, 2021

Crocodile Breathing. Have you heard of this technique? If you are a part of our tribe, you know we love focusing on breath! Different types of breath work can be a great way to bring ease to your nervous system and mind.If you haven’t trained yourself how to breathe properly, your neck and shoulder muscles…

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