Handouts By Midwest Family Wellness

Exercise Smarter in Dardenne Prairie

Exercise Smarter in Dardenne Prairie

Exercise Smarter in Dardenne Prairie Who in Dardenne Prairie doesn’t take pride in working hard and reaching their goals?  Regardless of the situation, it is human nature to enjoy the accolades that come with seeing results. In this day and age however, it is almost as though just reaching goals is not enough.  We have…

Back Pain Tips from a Dardenne Prairie Chiropractor

Back Pain Tips from a Dardenne Prairie Chiropractor

Back Pain Tips from a Dardenne Prairie Chiropractor If there is one body part that most people seem to have problems with at some point in life, it must be the back. Back pain is such a common part of modern life that many people just accept it as normal and try to get by…

Backpack Safety

Backpack Safety

Backpack Safety Neck/Upper Back– Heavy backpacks create a forward trunk lean which causes a forward head posture creating neck and shoulder pain and making it difficult for muscles and ligaments to hold the body up. Shoulders– Shoulders aren’t made to hang things on. When a heavy load is put on kids’ shoulders, joints get tight,…

Tips For Picky Eaters

Tips For Picky Eaters

Tips For Picky Eaters Midwest Family Wellness provides some tips for picky eaters: Focus on overall diet rather than specific foods.  Kids should be eating more whole, minimally processed food-food that is as close to its natural form as possible-and less packaged and processed food. Be a role model.  The childhood impulse to imitate is…

Managing Stress

Managing Stress

Managing Stress in Dardenne Prairie Midwest Family Wellness provides some tips on how you can better manage your stress: Control what you can, and let go of the rest. Stretch and Deep Breaths Schedule your day Identify self-imposed stress Communication Recharge – not the same for everyone Eat Better, Sleep Better, Move Better

Children Of The Horn

Children Of The Horn

Children Of The Horn No, children are not growing horns on the back of their heads from the use of technology in today’s world. While we’re on the subject though, let’s talk about some things that can be done to minimize the effects technology can have on our children’s posture.  Tips to reduce the chance…