"Holistic Osteopathic Pediatric Essential carel"

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Preventative Care

Finding the right physician for our children is one of the most important health decisions we will make for them. At the Children's HOPE Center, we believe every child is a gifted child. It is our goal to unveil those gifts, regardless of diagnostic labels. We strive to provide extraordinary care for each and every child with a holistic approach encompassing nutrition, herbal medicine, movement, osteopathic manipulation, and environment. 

SCIENCE BASED BIOMEDICAL ORIENTED CLINICAL NUTRITION 

We believe in healing the body as a whole. This includes consideration for what goes into your child's body. The right foods will keep your child strong and happy, but with so many options and mixed messages out there, it can get confusing. We are here to help you design specific nutritional programs to meet your child's health and dietary needs based on clinical based nutrition.

NATURAL MEDICINE

We believe in using nature around us to help the body heal itself. This is a fundamental principle of Osteopathic Medicine. We use plant based medicine in our practice to facilitate the healing process, including aromatherapy and essential oil treatments. It should be understood that these in and of themselves are not “medicine.” They are simply part of a holistic and Osteopathic approach to diet and nutrition. In years past things like dandelion root, echinacea, elderberry were part of the typical diet. Today, with an increase in processed foods we have the benefits of many important plants and nutrients in our diet. We've seen amazing responses and successes with this approach, and both you and your child will enjoy learning what plants good nutrition has to offer you. 

The Children’s Hope Center is a healing home for children where they can, for a time retreat form the stress of the everyday world, and receive state of the art osteopathic approaches in a child friendly environment. These include: Craniosacral Osteopathy, Therapeutic use of Essential Oils, and clinical nutrition.

When the body is under stress it cannot function at its optimum. State of the art therapies are used with select patients to decrease stress so the body can better heal itself. These might include:  color therapy, photic stimulation, Trinfinty8 , Lumi Light Therapy, HRV Technology, and other powerful and innovative approaches. These therapies help by relaxing the mind and body and decreasing stress. They promote relaxation, and enhance the body’s own ability to heal itself.

MEDICINE

Osteopathic doctors are fully trained in the prescribing. Sometimes the body’s systems are too overwhelmed or because of body stress or inadequacy medicine or surgery may be needed. Osteopathic physicians are fully qualified to prescribe medicines or evaluate for surgery when necessary.

MOTION

We want to ensure that your child's musculoskeletal system is in proper balance and alignment so that they can stretch, walk, run, skip, and jump without any pain or impediment. Think of it as proper routine maintenance that will help your child perform at their best. 

We consider children in the context of osteopathic principles and practice. Their problems may arise from difficulties in pregnancy or labor; they may develop from inflammatory disease of the central nervous system or other trauma. The problems may be postural such as scoliosis, manifestations of brain injury such as learning or behavior difficulties, spasticity or uncontrollable motion such as cerebral palsy or delays in physical or intellectual development. The child may have recurrent infections that have lasted for many years.

Osteopathic principles which provide the foundation of the work of the Center may be summarized as follows:

 

 

1] The interrelationship between structure and function.

Our primary concern is for a child in his totality of body, emotions, mind, and spirit. We make the distinction that this child has some type of problem. He is not a case of this or that disease. He is a John or a Jane, a Mark or Mary who has some impairment of function in his or her body.

 

We look at the body structure from head to feet and with perceptive feeling hands identify areas where this structure has been disturbed. We recognize that every structure in the body is designed to move, not only in space as crawling, creeping, walking, running, jumping, and so on, but internally as in circulating blood, exchanging gases in breathing, digesting food, eliminating waste and in constantly adjusting the musculoskeletal system to maintain a state of balance in the body and  horizontally aligned eyes no matter what activity they engage in. 

 

2] The body as a unit of function

 

We recognize that the body is a dynamic unit of function. Low back problems may be sequalae  to  digestive difficulties, or head injury; headaches, may be traced to trauma to the lower back, visceral diseases such as asthma, ear infections may be manifestations resulting from or associated with disturbances of body structure.

 

3] The body has an ability to heal itself.

 

We appreciate that within every child is an inherent healing force. As we learn to identify and work with it, rather than superimpose our ideas upon it, the healing process is accelerated and enhanced.  

ENVIRONMENT

There are stressors in our everyday lives. Here at TCHC, you can learn how to manage this environment for your child. We want to determine the most effective treatment approach for your child by considering their health history. Our treatments range from visual therapies to specialized sound therapies to treat disruptions in the visual and auditory systems. 

 

 

Newborn Care

Your little miracles are so precious that you wouldn't trust just anyone to hold and care for them. Why should their healthcare be any different? Here at the Children's HOPE Center, you will find a physician who shares your vision and values and will be part of your baby's life immediately after birth. Through extraordinary and loving care for each and every little miracle, we will be there to help your baby grow into a healthy and thriving child. 

NUTRITION

We want your baby to grow strong and healthy. We will show you what should and shouldn’t go into your child’s body. The right formulas and food will keep your baby strong and happy, but with so many options and mixed messages out there, it can get confusing. We are here to help you design specific nutritional programs to meet your baby’s health and dietary needs. 

NATURAL MEDICINE

We believe in using nature around us to heal ailments within us. We use herbal medicine in our practice to facilitate the healing process, including aromatherapy and essential oil treatments. We've seen amazing responses and successes with these treatments, and you will enjoy learning what herbal medicine has to offer you and your baby. 

MOVEMENT

We want to ensure that your baby’s musculoskeletal system is in proper balance and alignment so that they can grow. Think of it as proper routine maintenance that will help your child perform at their best. 

ENVIRONMENT

There are stressors in our everyday lives. Here at The Childrens Hope Center, you can learn how to manage the environment for your baby’s well-being. We want to take great care to create a peaceful and healthy world for your baby to thrive in. Our treatments range from visual therapies to specialized sound therapies to treat disruptions in the visual and auditory systems. 

 

 

Autism & Chronic Condition Care

We think your child is wonderful and special. This is great because what we do here at the Children's HOPE Center is wonderful and special, too! You know that there isn't a quick "fix" for autism or other chronic conditions, so you are looking for a different type of healing. That's exactly what we do. We heal from within, assist your child to find their best health, and help achieve their maximum structural, physiological, and emotional potential.

NUTRITION

We believe in healing the body as a whole. This includes consideration for what goes into your child's body. The right foods will keep your child strong and happy, but with so many options and mixed messages out there, it can get confusing. We have found that removing certain types of foods from your child's diet can help with gastrointestinal issues sometimes seen in children with autism. We are here to help you design specific nutritional programs to meet your child's health and dietary needs. 

HERBAL MEDICINE

We believe in using nature around us to heal ailments within us. We use herbology in our practice to facilitate the healing process, including aromatherapy and essential oil treatments. We’ve seen amazing responses and successes with these treatments, and both you and your child will enjoy learning what herbal medicine has to offer you. 

MOVEMENT

We want to ensure that your child’s musculoskeletal system is in proper balance and alignment so that they can stretch, walk, run, skip, and jump without any pain or impediments. Think of it as proper routine maintenance that will help your child perform at their best.

ENVIRONMENT

There are stressors in our everyday lives. Here at OCC, you can learn how to manage this environment for your child. We want to determine the most effective treatment approach for your child by considering their health history. Our treatments range from visual therapies to specialized sound therapies to treat disruptions in the visual and auditory systems. 

 

 

Athletic Care

As osteopathic practitioners, we place a great deal of emphasis on the musculoskeletal system. After all, 80% of the human body is comprised of muscle and bones. We want our children to be the best they can be. We perform hands-on manipulation (called osteopathic manipulation), which can be very effective when treating various sports injuries. 

NUTRITION

We believe in healing the body as a whole. This includes consideration for what goes into your child's body. The right foods will keep your child strong and happy, but with so many options and mixed messages out there, it can get confusing. We are here to help you design specific nutritional programs to meet your child's health and athletic needs. 

NATURAL MEDICINE

Herbal medicine can be very beneficial for athletes to naturally heal ailments. We use herbal medicine in our practice to facilitate the healing process, including aromatherapy and essential oil treatments. We’ve seen amazing responses and successes with these treatments, and both you and your athlete will enjoy learning what herbal medicine has to offer. 

ENVIRONMENT

Athletes require discipline on and off the field. By managing the environment around your child, you are helping to foster better response to stress and improved endurance. Here at TCHC, you can learn how to best manage this environment. By considering their health history and athletic goals, we can determine the most effective treatment approach for your budding athlete. 

MOVEMENT

We want to ensure that your child’s musculoskeletal system is in proper balance and alignment so that they can stretch, walk, run, skip, and jump without any pain or impediments.  This is especially important for athletes who want to realize their full potential.