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How Can You Boost Your Child’s Immune System?

There is more and more evidence that there is a greater impact to our health and vitality by enhancing our own immune system naturally, rather than through synthetic means (ie. vaccinations). There is a greater advantage to having your body’s own natural immunity mount a defense against any bacterial or viral threat over trying to […]

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Dr. Mike Funicello Interviewed by Dr. Anne Borik

On Wednesday, July 11th, I was interviewed by Dr. Anne Borik of DocTalkRadio.com. Dr. Borik is a Board Certified  Internal Medical Doctor with Gilbert Hospital and the Chief of Staff at Florence Hospital at Anthem. Her program explores ways to help you understand more about you can live a more healthy life and maximize your […]

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Chiropractic Care for Temper Tantrums?

If your child experiences a lot of temper tantrums and you’re looking for help, there are some things here that might be of interest to you.  First of all, know that many kids have them and it’s not really a problem for the most part.  I’m a parent of a boy.  As I’m writing this, […]

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What Are Common Signs of Childhood Diabetes

There are several classic or textbook type signs of diabetes in children to look for.  If you’re not familiar with the classifications of diabetes, then visit diabetes.org or jdrf.org to learn more.  For the purposes of this article, we’ll be guiding the discussion more towards type I or ‘insulin-dependent’ diabetes.  Much like asthma and autism, […]

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Preventing Childhood Obesity In America Starts With You

It’s extremely sad, but the U.S. has a serious problem with obesity.  This is not only adults, in which it is estimated to account for roughly 2/3 of our population, but it’s true in our children as well.  The apple – or in this case, the double with fries – doesn’t fall too far from […]

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Childhood Symptoms of ADHD, Diagnosis and Brain Wave Testing

There are some ‘right’ and ‘wrong’ ways to arrive at the diagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children.  Unfortunately, more often than not, children get diagnosed in the wrong way.  The fact is, there are specific criteria that need to be met so that a health care practitioner can claim that your child […]

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Bed Wetting Treatment: Your Chiropractic Alternative

If your child is at ‘that’ age where you don’t think they should be wetting the bed anymore, but you can’t find a more physical or organic cause, chiropractic may be a viable option.  Nocturnal enuresis, as it is known ‘medically speaking’ is very often a common situation.  Most girls by 6 and boys by […]

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Can Chiropractic Help Autism?

If you are a parent of a child with autism, no matter where along the spectrum, then you know firsthand the daily strain it can place upon your family.  You have also likely been told many times that there is just little that can be done.  You’ve been given all sorts of ‘coping strategies’.  While […]

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Can Chiropractic Help with Conception and Infertility?

Let’s start with the short answer – Yes, chiropractic can help you conceive.  Now, let’s move on to the longer version of the answer.  Many people think or have been led to believe that chiropractic care is just for the relief of back pain or injuries sustained from an accident.  We’re the ‘bad back doctors’, […]

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Can Chiropractic Help with ADHD?

You can save some time reading this article by knowing that the answer is YES, chiropractic can help your child with attention and learning.  While some of the mechanisms of how this might work are still a bit unclear, the evidence through clinical practice is proving it.  Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of […]

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