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

Omega 3’s For a Healthy Pregnancy and Fetal Brain Development (Video)


Dr. Greg Chappell, Chappell Chiropractic Wellness Center in Traverse City, MI, discusses the importance of Omega 3 fatty acids, especially DHA, for a healthy pregnancy and development of the fetal and early childhood brain. Emphasis is on reducing the potential of postpartum depression, premature birth, low birth weight, and providing nutrition for healthy brain development.

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 […]

Research Documents Both Need and Effectiveness of Chiropractic Care in Infants


  RESEARCH DOCUMENTS BOTH NEED AND EFFECTIVENESS OF CHIROPRACTIC CARE IN INFANTS Chiropractic effectiveness in children has been a long standing premise in our profession, with clinical results being obtained for years. Now more than ever research is documenting both need and effectiveness of Chiropractic care in children. This research comes from both medical and […]

Raising A Smart Kid


By Dr. Greg and Lyn Chappell Now that you?ve given birth to this beautiful being, how will your child fare in a world of limitless possibilities? Did you know that your child has just as many brain cells as Albert Einstein? The key to his intelligence was not in numbers but in the amount of […]

A Comparative Study of Children’s Health in Chiropractic vs. Medical Households


In a random survey, 200 pediatricians and 200 chiropractors were selected and surveyed to determine what, if any, differences were between the health of the doctors’ children raised under different healthcare models. Survey analysis revealed that the chiropractic children had fewer ear infections compared to the medical children (20% vs. 69%), fewer allergies, less tonsillitis, […]

A Healthy Start for a Healthy Future


A seedling needs good soil, water, sunlight, and nutrients to grow a healthy plant. Likewise, your child needs good nutrition, water, air, love, elimination/reduction of toxic elements, and an uninterrupted flow of nerve signals, to name a few, for healthy growth and development. A baby is a vast bundle of neurons representing a potential of […]

Resources for a Healthy Pregnancy, Birth and Baby


Local Resources:  Midwives Robin Lavis, CM (231) 264-9144 Birthways Midwifery, Inc. Geraldine Simkins, CNM (231) 228-585 Peg Dunn, CNM (231) 941-5568 Dance of Life Midwifery Services Kathi Mulder, CPM (231) 929-3563   Doulas Karen Griggs, Doula (231) 409-2896 Samantha Tengelitsch, Doula (231) 943-4054 Blessings of the Womb Robin Lavis, CM (231) 264-9144 Aware Beginnings Doula […]

Pregnancy and the Chiropractic Advantage


EXCERPTS FROM: PREGNANCY AND THE CHIROPRACTIC ADVANTAGE BY STEVE TROYANOVICH, D.C. A situation in which (1) the medical community is improperly informed about the benefits of chiropractic care and (2) there exists a lack of communication between the members of organized medicine and the chiropractic profession has resulted in a diminished quality of health care […]

Midwifery Facts


From: The Wellness Report Sponsored by the Michigan Chiropractic Council “Unfortunately, the role of obstetrics has never been to help women give birth. There is a big difference between the medical discipline we call ‘obstetrics’ and something completely different, the art of midwifery. If we want to find safe alternatives to obstetrics, we must rediscover […]