Health and Referral Links
We are excited to share with you excellent resources to support your journey towards health (please ask us for an updated handout).
Research in Pediatric & Prenatal Care Do you want to read the research on chiropractic care in children and pregnancy? This publication is the place to start.
Chiropractic Research Journal A research journal for chiropractic care.
International Chiropractic Pediatric Association. Another source for children & prenatal chiropractic, including more research on chiropractic care, plus a directory of certified chiropractors in your area.
Preferred Chiropractic Doctor Receive 25% discount off our fee’s if you have no insurance or high deductibles.
Juice Plus We recommend this whole food supplement; 17 fruits & vegetables in capsule or chewable form. There is plenty of research done on this particular supplement, order online from their “store”.
Juice Plus children’s study Where kids ages 4-18 can get the product for free. This site gives you information, contact us to sign up.
Hammer Nutrition Top quality sports nutrition products designed to improve athletic performance, from Energy gels, performance supplements, recovery drinks, glucosamine & energy bars. We carry this product and use it in our races.
Good Nutrition A local health food store, with lots of great products and information.
EXERCISE – including Marathon/Triathlon
Georgia MultiSports Find local triathlons to do, from sprint to half-ironman distance.
Active Your source for races nationwide, as well as other sports activities.
Ironwilled: Women Who TRI A women’s only triathlon group on Facebook, share your stories, ask questions and learn tips from other female triathletes.
Heart Health Benefits of Running There are limitless benefits to running and it can be a fun and rewarding activity for everyone. The links on that website can provide more helpful information on the health benefits of running.
Marathon Guide Great website that lists marathons and half marathons all around the world.
BeachBody My friend Keith Williams provides online support through home DVD workouts and nutritional programs (including help with P90X, Insanity, etc).
Big Peach Running Store Find a running/walking shoe that is right for you. You’ll be glad you went!
PREGNANCY & PARENTING
Local Doula’s, Birth Education Classes, etc. Georgia Birth Network is a non-profit organization committed to providing support & education for birthing families in Georgia. GBN members are dedicated to improving pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum experiences. Free referral directory on website.
Pregnancy Information American Pregnancy Association
Georgia Midwifery Association Association of direct-entry midwives who independently provides care during pregnancy, birth and the postpartum period for women & newborns in their community (aka home birth).
International Cesarean Awareness Network (ICAN) A non-profit organization whose mission is to improve maternal-child health by preventing unnecessary cesareans through education, providing support for cesarean recovery, and promoting vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC). This is the link for our local chapter in Atlanta.
Maternity at Home – In the day I am a General Physician and at night I am a devout mother of two. I am always busy but I do love sharing all my knowledge and experience with other mothers or mothers-to-be out there! I will give you the very in depth reviews as well in various maternity products out there so be sure to check those out.
Holistic Pediatric Alliance – The mission of HPA is to unite parents and health professionals in the common goal of improving and transforming family health care into a safe, nurturing, holistic system. We encourage and empower parents to become informed on all health care choices relating to their families. We respect parent’s ability to access and trust their intuitive wisdom in their choices.
VACCINATION & NEWBORN DECISIONS
National Vaccine Information Center NVIC is a non-profit organization dedicated to giving health vaccine information and preventing vaccine injuries & death
Dr. Sherri Tenpenny Dr. Tenpenny is an outspoken advocate for free choice in healthcare, including the right to refuse vaccination
Circumcise or Not? This is a common surgical procedure, yet has serious health risks and ethical considerations.
LaLeche League Your source for breastfeeding information and support.
WOMEN’S BREAST HEALTH
Thermography (vs Mammogram) Thermography is a painless, non invasive, state of the art clinical test without any exposure to radiation and is used as part of an early detection program which gives women of all ages the opportunity to increase their chances of detecting breast disease at an early stage. Offered at a local Naturopath’s office in Woodstock.
RECOMMENDED BIRTH PROVIDERS
See Baby Brad Bootstaylor & midwives
Atlanta Birth Center – The midwives at Atlanta Birth Center offer primary care, well woman gynecology, as well as care during pregnancy, birth and the postpartum period.
Intown Midwifery Midwifery care offering water birth & VBAC support, natural birth
Annette Culp Doula, Childbirth Classes (homebirth classes as well)
Baby Steps Childbirth classes, doula’s, lactation consultants
Beth Miller & Rachel Hart Birthing Way, home birth midwives, based in Marietta, serving metro area
Constance Conn & Debbie Schneider Dawning Life, home birth midwives, in Kennesaw, serving metro area
Cindy Morrow, Birth Servant, home birth midwife in Woodstock, serving local area
Kay Johson & Debbie Pulley Home birth midwives, based in Lilburn, serving metro area
Charlotte Sanchez Home birth midwife, based in Cumming, serving metro area
Kennesaw Pediatrics Dr. Briana Brugner & Dr. Mark Long
Acupuncture Dr. Nobu Wagu in Smyrna
Orthopedic Sports Medicine Dr. David Fowler, believes in conservative and alternative care. Took care of Dr. Pam’s broken wrist and shoulder years ago
Osteopath Dr. Courtney Maniatis is located in Woodstock, GA
Podiatrist Dr. Perry Julien & Dr. Charles Peebles, based in Atlanta, work with a lot of runners/athletes
Psychotherapists/Professional Counselors Camille Harris, LPC & her team are located in Kennesaw
Pediatric Speech Therapists Carmie Leister, provides pediatric & adolescent speech and language services
Animal Chiropractor Dr. Heidi Bockhold is a chiropractor working out of Bells Ferry Vet. She takes care of horses, dogs (including Kalo) and does a great job
Holistic Veterinarian Dr. Julia Partin, holistic & traditional vet services, she does acupuncture as well, based in Canton
PERSONAL INJURY LAWYERS
Tom Jordan personal injury attorney serving the Marietta area.