Entries by Savy Irby

3 Tips For Keeping Your Family Healthy Throughout The School Year

With summer coming to an end, kids are going back to school….and we all know what that means, GERMS! First your little one comes home with a snotty nose, then mom gets it, then dad. It’s a family affair! There are several things that I recommend families in my practice do when trying to stay […]

Taking Probiotics While On Antibotics

Whenever we feel sinus or cold like symptoms start to kick in, many people turn to antibiotics to clear things up. While antibiotics destroy the harmful bacteria that is intruding our system, they also destroy the healthy bacteria that keep our gut and immune system strong. In fact, if we break down the word antibiotic, […]

Chiropractic Care, Just like Brushing Your Teeth

The majority of people know how important proper dental hygiene is. From a young age, we have been taught to brush our teeth twice a day, floss, and visit the dentist twice a year. This ensures that we have bright white smiles, that we prevent cavities, and tooth decay. We know that in order to […]

The Best Way to Treat a Fever

With school starting back soon, parents fear their child coming home “sick”. These kids go back to school, start playing with their friends, and share everything (including viruses and bacteria)! First comes the sniffle, then the cough, then the achy-ness and fever. Sound familiar? As parents, we want to do everything in our power to […]

Natural Ways to Help Infertility

In the United States, nearly 13% of couples struggle with infertility. This heartache and emotional turmoil continues to effect more and more people every year. As society becomes more focused on health and wellness, many couples are steering away from conventional medical treatments and looking for holistic or natural options, like chiropractic care, to become […]

Alternative Ways To Help Child With ADHD

ADHD is a prominent diagnosis these days. In fact, the newest statistics show that 1 in 7 children are diagnosed with ADHD, and these numbers are rising drastically with each year. Many teachers have told me me that 25% or more of their students are taking Ritalin on Adderall so that they can sit still […]

Can Chiropractic Fix Bedwetting?

At least once a week, I have a parent ask me, “Hey Doc, can chiropractic help my child with bedwetting?” The answer is yes! While chiropractic care is not a treatment for bedwetting (nocturnal enuresis), thousands of children have seen improvements or resolution of bedwetting while under regular pediatric chiropractic care. Up to the age […]

How to Get Rid of Ear Infections Naturally

Ear infections are the number one reason that parents bring their child into a pediatrician’s office. More than 85% of children develop an ear infection before the age of 2 years old, making them a very common pediatric childhood condition. Although it is common to see ear infections in today’s society, it is NOT normal […]

Who’s The Best Prenatal Chiropractor In St Pete?

Who is the best prenatal chiropractor in St. Petersburg? This depends on how you define someone as being the “best”. In my opinion, the “best” person to take care of you throughout your pregnancy is a chiropractor who you trust, will educate you through the process, and who has received advanced post-graduate training in pregnancy […]

Can Chiropractors Help With Breastfeeding?

Although breastfeeding is the best way to feed your baby, it doesn’t always mean that it’s easy. Many new mothers try breastfeeding and face challenges along the way. One of the most common things that I hear as a pediatric chiropractor is, “my baby won’t latch.” If your baby will not latch, will only feed […]