Healthy Habits for Children
July 16, 2019
Establishing healthy habits begins by setting the standard from a young age, with parents and their pediatrician partnering to nurture an optimal environment for the children under their care.
- Dr. Palevsky Speaks About Best Pediatric Practices on 'The HighWire' Podcast February 28, 2019
Neurofeedback: A Natural Way to Help Treat OCD
July 12, 2018
Obsessive-compulsive disorder, or OCD, is a mental health disorder tied to uncontrollable behavioral patterns and thoughts that often lead to feelings of uneasiness if not carried out. For example, some with OCD feel the need to constantly clean. This may involve washing their hands numerous…
What's Included in a Pediatric Anxiety Treatment Plan?
June 21, 2018
Dealing with anxiety often involves medical intervention to reduce or eliminate the symptoms associated with the condition. Although symptoms may vary depending on the severity, feelings of uneasiness, stomach aches and nausea, dizziness, trouble sleeping and anger are common signs to look out…
4 Benefits of Natural Medicine for the Entire Family
May 25, 2018
These days, more and more families are opting for natural health services instead of traditional medicine, and for good reason. We know that your family’s health and well-being is a top priority, so choosing the most advantageous modalities of healing and the most qualified medical professionals…
3 Conditions Pediatric Acupuncture Could Help Treat
December 12, 2017
Although acupuncture has been a fundamental component of traditional Chinese medicine practiced for thousands of years, it seems to be increasingly popular as time goes on. More and more people are curious about its positive effects on both their mental and physical health.
Often utilized in…
6 Reasons Why Yoga for Kids Is Beneficial
November 28, 2017
Yoga is increasingly popular among adults, but many people may not realize that kids can benefit from this physical and spiritual journey, too. In fact, there are several reasons why yoga for kids is so advantageous.
5 Tips for Choosing a Family Chiropractic Clinic
October 04, 2017
Deciding which family chiropractic clinic should treat you and your loved ones is a big decision. Ensuring it has an experienced, knowledgeable staff and provides the very best medical care is paramount to achieving optimal health. Consequently, be sure to take the necessary steps to choose the…
When Your Child Needs a Physical Therapist, Long Island is the Place to Be!
September 27, 2017
It's not so uncommon to hear about adults adults visiting a physical therapis to address a chronic health condition, injury, or to heal more effectively after receiving surgery. However, the majority of people wouldn't necessarily think about this treatment's positive effects on adolescents when…
What Is a Nurse Practitioner?
July 31, 2017
Whether dealing with a mild hiccup or a severe illness, many people automatically seek a doctor’s assistance when experiencing health issues. Although consulting a doctor is most certainly an effective approach, there are other medical professionals you could contact for help, too, including…
At What Age Should Your Child Get a Cell Phone?
February 09, 2017
Many people have a cell phone. Whether you prefer Apple or Samsung or any other carrier, it’s likely that your phone is always close by. But what about your child? Do they need one, too? In today's day and age, the pressure is on to place a phone in your child's hand way before you both may be…
Holistic Pediatrics: A Growing Industry
October 24, 2016
In the Northport Wellness Center’s new eBook, we take a look at the growing trend in holistic health care practices among millennials and their children and look forward to the future where participating in our own health care is encouraged and embraced.
Interview With Northport Wellness Center's Nurse Practitioner, Jennifer Zethner
October 18, 2016
People travel from all over Long Island and beyond to the Northport Wellness Center for holistic health care and education for themselves and their loved ones. We recently sat down with Northport Wellness Center Board Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Jennifer Zethner, to get her…
- Pesticides, Insecticides, and Your Child’s Health September 22, 2016
Helping Your Child Deal With Environmental Transitions
September 13, 2016
For some children, especially those with special needs, transitioning from one environment to another is overwhelming. Unfamiliar sights and sounds, large crowds, or even just the physical act of moving from one place to another may be frightening. Parents may feel equally challenged and…
General Guidance if Your Child is Sick
August 11, 2016
“Do less. Stimulate less. Speak less. Eat less.”
“Drink more. Sleep more. Rest more. Breathe more.”
The Environment and Your Baby’s Diapers and Wipes
August 11, 2016
Consider how many diapers and wipes you use every day, every week and then every year - for just one child. Then multiply that number by 2 or 3 years—the average age a child is before toilet training—and you have well passed the 1,000 mark. Some diapers and wipes may have a negative impact on…