Is That Head Tilt Normal?
When a baby presents with torticollis they will typically have a head tilt to one side while the chin tilts in the opposite direction or they are leaning more to one side or the other. This condition is actually a lot more common that one would think. Over 45,000 infants are born with congenital torticollis in the US each year. Torticollis usually develops due to problems of the upper spine and/or the muscles and nerves located in the neck. This can occur for many different r
Sometimes I Get Sick Too
I know it may be hard to believe, but occasionally I get sick too. But I’d like to take this opportunity to explain the difference between what happens when I get sick and when other people get sick. You may not realize it but the biggest difference is my belief system. When most people get sick, their first thought is “there is something wrong with me.” When people think there is something wrong with them, they try to "fix it.” Their common fixes are antibiotics (rega
To Reduce or Not To Reduce:The Fever Debate
If you are stranded in the forest with minimal supplies (tent, fire, pots and pans...) but no food or water and you come across a stream, do you immediately drink the water or do you take some precautions? Go ahead, answer... I'll wait :) Well, if you are like me you would take some precautions. I have a fire, I have pots and pans, so I would boil the water. But why would I do that? As you know, heat or high temperatures is known to destroy bacteria. So I am taking a l