ADHD

A few months back, I attended the third module on childhood developmental disorder with Dr. Robert Melillo. Each module is 25 hours and build upon the prior modules. The first module started with newborn and infant examination. The remaining modules will cover the following topics; ADHD, OCD, anxiety, dyslexia, Tourette’s, and autism. The last 2 modules…

Top 10 Inflammatory Foods to Avoid!

Top 10 Inflammatory Foods to Avoid Like the Plague | The Conscious Life. Here is quick and easy link of top inflammatory foods you may want to avoid. This is especially important for those people who suffer from chronic conditions. Addressing ones diet is often the missing link in propelling a patient to a full…

CDC – Autism Spectrum Disorder

CDC – Data and Statistics, Autism Spectrum Disorders – NCBDDD. Here is the latest from the CDC and the prevalence of Autism. 1 in 88 kids are diagnosed with ASD (boys 1:54, girls 1:252) Medical cost are about 6x’s higher with ASD kids, and additional cost ranging from $40-60,000/year. There is  a lot more information…

Autism Awareness Month interview with Dr. Melillio

Autism Awareness Month Interview with Dr. Robert Melillio, DC Great interview on Autism with Dr. Robert Melillio, author of Disconnected Kids and cofounder of The Brain Balance Centers. Dr. Melillo gives a great summary of Functional Disconnection Syndrome (FDS) and reports some of the latest statistics. The CDC reported 1 of 88 kids in the United…

Sports Illustrated Article on Sydney Crosby & Chiropractic Functional Neurology

http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/vault/article/magazine/MAG1190863/index.htm. Sydney Crosby was out for almost a year with a vestibular concussion, with no improvements in his condition he sought out care from Dr. Carrick. Shortly after care, crosby was asymptomatic and able to return to hockey. Although him symptoms later returned, he revisited Dr. Carrick, in addition to receiving other therapies and is…

Skaters’ brains: Specialized training of complex motor skills may induce sports-specific structural changes in cerebellum

Skaters’ brains: Specialized training of complex motor skills may induce sports-specific structural changes in cerebellum. Great article that supports functional neurology and it’s approach to balancing the brain. It also shows that the brain adapts and changes based on it’s environmental stimuli’s.  This is why providing patient’s with exercises to stimulate specific area’s of the…

Introduction to my website

There are multiple reasons I have decided to create this website, but the major reason is to inform people about chiropractic neurology.  I love chiropractic, but my true passion has become the neurology associated with it. Chiropractic neurology is a specialty that utilizes all of the familiar adjusting techniques, but has a much different system…