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Ear infections in Babies and Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic adjustments help children overcome ear infections – Proven Research

Middle ear infections, also known as otitis media, are among the most common illnesses of early childhood. When an ear infection first develops it is common for a GP to write a prescription for an antibiotic with the advice to use it only if the condition does not improve within 2-3 days. Prescribed medical treatment […]

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5 things I’ve learned to be true since becoming a Dad

A Dad – forever learning! Little did I think I’d ever need to know the difference between a moses basket, crib or cot or that choosing a car is much easier than choosing a push chair. (No joke, a degree is required before choosing the right push chair!) I am the proud Dad of a 16 […]

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Epilepsy interview on 96fm

Ben talks about heavy school bags on Cork’s 96FM

Last Friday 18th September I spoke to Deirdre O’Shaughnessy and PJ Coogan on Cork’s 96FM Opinion Line about the weight of children’s school bags. We discussed how to pack and carry the bag correctly to prevent future neck or back pain. I offered listeners the opportunity to have their kid’s bags checked in the office […]

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It's easy to get your kids to eat these healthy snacks

It’s easy to get your kids to eat these healthy snacks

“No, I’m not having that, it’s YUK” “But I don’t like it” “Why do I have to eat it?” Sound familiar? It’s a fact that 1 in 4 children in Ireland is overweight or obese. Childhood obesity is associated with premature death and disability in adulthood. I know you care deeply about that your kids […]

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There’s not one reason a healthy child needs Chiropratic Care

There’s not one reason a healthy child needs Chiropractic Care

That’s right, there’s not one reason but there are in fact 10 good reasons why a healthy child needs Chiropractic Care. Did you know that Chiropractic is gentle and safe? Only light force is needed when adjusting a child. Imagine the pressure needed to press your finger into a ripe tomato. But why would a healthy child need Chiropractic? […]

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Don’t let your child go back to school until you do this…

Your child’s school bag, if fitted poorly, may cause poor health

Did you know that 90% of school children wear their school bag incorrectly? Poor carrying posture can lead to: • Neck and back strain • Spinal stress and fractures • Scoliosis • Cartilage damage • Spinal disc degeneration/herniations • Nerve pinching How can I check it? If your child’s head is protruding forward, or their […]

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What I didn’t expect when I started to grow my own

Since Aisling was born we’ve become more aware of the food we eat and where it comes from. We always dabbled with growing our own fruit and veg but this year we took it to a whole new level. We turned our dining room table into a propagation area for seedlings and we invested in […]

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Why the Duchess of Cambridge and Baby Charlotte need a Chiropractor

Why the Duchess of Cambridge and Baby Charlotte need a Chiropractor

If you haven’t heard about the latest arrival to the Royal family over the last few days you must be living under a rock! This weekend my newsfeed was inundated about the event. Royal or otherwise, it’s truly lovely to hear news of the birth of a healthy baby. Lucky for Kate it seems they […]

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