Blog Post Topic: Children’s Health

Alternative Treatment for Allergies

September 23, 2015

alternative treatment for allergies

  Recently, I visited with my son’s new preschool teacher. One of the first questions that she asked me was if my son had any allergies. I was pleasantly surprised. Honestly, my biggest fear in having my son begin school was that his food sensitivities would not be accommodated. When I mentioned that he had gluten sensitivity… view entire post

Battling the Child Obesity Epidemic!

September 15, 2015

  Click on the link below to read our article about child obesity. This article was recently published in Natural Nutmeg magazine. Article Link: Battling the Child Obesity Epidemic!   view entire post

Coconut Pancakes- yummmmm! (…and a little about Paleo)

March 25, 2015

  Morning Pancakes! On most Sunday mornings, I make gluten-free pancakes for my kids. If you have a basic pancake recipe, its pretty simple to change them up as far as filling, for example, my kids love apple/cinnamon pancakes or chocolate chip/banana. But first you need to find a versatile… view entire post

Natural Strategies for Lyme Disease

March 24, 2015

  As the weather in Connecticut and across New England gets warmer, we expect to see a return of ticks. What can be done naturally to support the immune system in someone with Lyme Disease symptoms? Read below to learn more about natural strategies, particularly manual therapy for Lyme. Lyme Disease… view entire post

Cranial Therapy for Concussions

October 29, 2014

Concussions are very prevalent in the news today. We are hearing about them related to the NFL, college sports, and all the way down to little league. The research has shown that optimal healing from a concussion is likely with time but healing from repetitive concussion injuries are more challenging.… view entire post

Cranial Therapy: A Manual Approach for Improved Health

October 1, 2014

Carol Gordon, PT, IMT,C

  Cranial Therapy is a gentle hands-on therapy that can augment the health and regeneration of the nervous system, specifically the brain and spinal cord. It corrects tension patterns in the head and strengthens the cranial rhythm, which can reduce many different symptoms, including headaches and learning challenges as well as behavioral disorders. It can… view entire post

Happy and Healthy Holloween!

September 26, 2014

  “Trick or treat, smell my feet, give me something good to eat!” We all know this poem. It is recited over and over again on the doorsteps of America, by eager costumed children on the eve of Halloween. For as long as we can remember, Halloween has been a… view entire post

Going Back to School and Staying Healthy

September 26, 2014

  September is ‘going back to school month’! There is a lot to think about. The family outings to the store to buy school supplies and new clothes are very likely completed by now. School has already begun for many of our children. The weather is still warm and the… view entire post

Healthy School Lunch Ideas

September 26, 2014

epigenetics and a healthy diet

  Back to School September is always a great month to think about how to introduce some healthier habits for our children’s school lunches. Most kids today start school before Labor Day, so very likely, you have had one to two weeks to get acclimated to the new schedule. For… view entire post

Healthy and Natural Ideas for Children’s Birthday Parties

September 26, 2014

  How can we maintain a fun atmosphere while still integrating healthy natural principles into our lifestyle? In today’s era, being natural is an up and coming trend. Everywhere we look, we find references to gluten free living, as well as other natural strategies for healthy living. Incorporating healthy and natural… view entire post

Raising Children Naturally

September 25, 2014

  Introduction What does it take to become a natural parent? Recently, my daughter came down with a very high fever. To be honest, I was petrified. In these acute situations, options can seem so limited. For as long as I can remember, I have been an advocate of natural… view entire post

Restore Normal Bladder Function Naturally–Holistic Physical Therapy, Integrative Manual Therapy, and Nutritional Wellness

September 25, 2014

Bladder control is a common issue with men, women, and children. Challenges can range from children bed wetting to mothers with post-childbirth stress incontinence. Older people may have urinary urgency and frequency or difficulty with urination and bladder emptying. Unfortunately, these issues are often kept secret, as many people feel … view entire post

Better Food, Better Behavior

September 25, 2014

Nutrition in Our Children’s Schools In a 2004 report on ‘Better Food, Better Behavior’, the Michael Fields Agricultural Institute published a case study on school nutrition. This case study focused on a high school in Appleton, Wisconsin that was failing academically and dealing with high disciplinary issues. Following a complete… view entire post