Category: Special Needs Children

  • Childhood Vaccination Outcomes

    Dr. Chappell, Chappell Chiropractic Wellness Center, Traverse City, MI discusses an article on /childhood vaccination outcomes. Research presented in this article from Health Freedom Alliance states that children who have been vaccinated are five times more prone to disease than unvaccinated children. For more health and wellness tips, visit

  • Autism and Ear infections

    A letter from one of our patients: DJ has had wonderful results from Chiropractic care. I think one of the most amazing one was his ear infections which he has had chronic ear infections since he was 6 weeks old. Something that I have found that is very common with children with autism. Chiropractic care […]

  • What Can Be Done To Prevent Autism Now?

    It’s a fact that more and more kids are showing signs of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) than ever before. What’s causing this epidemic is still a mystery, but we now have some strong clues about prevention and treatment, based on emerging science and parents reporting the specific treatments that have created improvement (and, in some […]

  • Traverse City Local Programs and Services:

    The Autism Advisory Group: Visit Website A local group offering advisory services to assist families with their autism related needs. Autism Resource Network: Visit Website Parent meetings from 6:30pm to 8:30pm on the 3rd Wednesday of every month at Munson Medical Center, Basement Conference Room 11 Children’s Therapy Corner: Visit Website Offering specialized programs, therapies, […]

  • Causes of ADHD-like symptoms (from S.A.N.T.A.- Stimulants Are Not The Answer)   Identifying the underlying problems triggering ADHD-like behavior. · emotional problems · educational problems · lifestyle problems · nutritional problems · prescription drugs · drugs taken recreationally (including prescription drugs) · medical problems   Emotional problems The range of emotional problems that can produce ADHD-like behavior is vast but often overlooked. For instance, infant […]

  • Children with ADHD vs. Chiropractic Perspective and Theory; Part 2

    (Reprinted from the August 2002 issue of the Journal of the American Chiropractic Association) By Nataliya V. Schetchikova, PhD ADHD and Diet While clinical evidence and small studies suggest that neurological and chiropractic treatment and optometric training may be effective in treating patients with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and learning disabilities by providing the […]

  • Children with ADHD Medical vs. Chiropractic Perspective and Theory; Part 1

    (Rreprinted from the July 2002 issue of the Journal of the American Chiropractic Association)   By Nataliya V. Schetchikova, PhD   Drug abuse is a horrifying subject for many American parents. But it has a special meaning for the parents of about 8 million children who are labeled with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD. […]

  • Nerves and Nutrition: Alternative Strategies for Dealing with ADD/ADHD

    Dr. Greg and Lyn Chappell   Concern is growing around the escalating use of psycho stimulant drugs for Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). This is particularly true in Michigan as it ranks as one of the highest in the nation in Ritalin usage. Doris Rapp,M.D., author of “Is This Your […]

  • Writing May be on Wall for Ritalin

    By Kelly Patricia O’Meara   A lawsuit challenging the validity of the science behind mental illness and psychotropic drugs will have repercussions for drug makers as well as for the mental-health establishment.   Hardly a mention was made in the national media concerning the class-action lawsuit filed in May by the Dallas law firm […]

  • Is Your Child Troubled or Gifted?

    IS YOUR CHILD TROUBLED OR GIFTED? Dr. Greg and Lyn Chappell Many of us are aware of the dangerous side effects and addictive qualities of Ritalin. Yet, every day, over a million and a half kids, labeled as A.D.D. or A.D.H.D. will line up for their midday dose. Why are 5-8% of our school age […]