Watson Chiropractic - New Mother / New Baby Care

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Postpartum Care

Just as chiropractic care will help your body adapt to the changes of pregnancy, so will it assist your body in recovering from those changes during the postpartum period.  Just because your pregnancy is over doesn’t mean your body will automatically bounce back to its pre-pregnancy state.  Your body has produced a hormone called relaxin to soften your ligaments and open your joints. Your pelvis is then able to open wide and birth your baby. This softness allows your joints to become misaligned more easily.  Continuing chiropractic care after pregnancy will help your body re-align, ease back into your “new normal,” and adapt to the new challenges motherhood brings.

Newborn care

Physical stressors can impact an infant’s body before and during birth.  If the mother’s pelvis is uneven, this can impact the position of the womb and ultimately the growing baby’s ability to move freely within.  The birth process itself can create tension in the baby’s spine, skull, and nervous system.  That’s why Dr. Sarah recommends a well-baby visit post-birth.  When the nervous system is functioning below optimum, it has the potential to affect the body and may impact all aspects of health, including baby’s capacity to sleep, breastfeed, and digest milk.  Dr. Sarah has completed 200+ hours of post-graduate coursework for pediatric chiropractic care and she tailors the adjustments to the child’s size and age.

We can help with:

  • Torticollis
  • abnormal head shape
  • increased or decreased muscle tone
  • tongue tie
  • colic
  • ear infections
  • gastric distress
  • latching and breastfeeding issues
  • toe walking
  • retained primitive reflexed
  • sensory issues
  • neurochemical imbalances
Our Team

Dr. Sarah Watson, DC, CACCP, VSMT

Dr. Sarah holds a Bachelor of Science in biology from Loyola University Chicago, Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic, and Veterinary Spinal Manipulative Therapy degree from Healing Oasis Wellness Center.  She also holds certifications in the Webster Technique from the International Chiropractic Pediatrics Association (ICPA), and Anti Aging from the University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic. Dr. Sarah is a member in good standing of the ICPA, and will receive her diplomate in Chiropractic Pediatrics in 2018.  She has received numerous awards, grants, and academic accolades from Loyola University and Palmer College of Chiropractic. Dr. Sarah continues to seek out post-graduate studies to advance her practice of chiropractic and improve the lives and wellness of her practice members.

Colleen Kurtz, LCSW, NTP

Colleen holds a Bachelors in Science in Psychology from Western Michigan University and Masters in Social Work from University of Illinois at Chicago, Jane Addams College of Social Work.  Colleen is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and throughout her social work career, she has worked in medical, hospice, and psychiatric settings.  During this time, her passion for preventive health grew as well as a focus on how our health is connected to the food we eat.  Colleen sought out additional training through the Nutritional Therapy Association, becoming a certified Nutritional Therapy Practitioner.

Samantha Trosky, Reiki Master and Chios Energy Master

Sam’s son, Andrew, was her biggest inspiration for becoming an energy healer. Andrew has high-functioning Autism, ADHD, mood disorders, behaviorial disorders, and a rare seizure disorder that can cause memory loss for hours or even days. Sam met healers from the Chios Energy Healing School in Chicago while looking for alternative treatment options, and after Andrew’s first Chios session he was drastically calmer and more well-behaved. It was this positive change in her son’s health that inspired Sam to learn Chios Energy Healing so that she could help more children like her son, and soon after added Reiki to her healing skills.


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