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Wayson Family Chiropractic

Dr. Sara Cahill and Dr. Britney Calvillo at Wayson Family Chiropractic provides care for adults, teens, children, and newborns in the following ways:


Chiropractic Care for Newborns

We are all born with a spine, protecting the spinal cord which send vital messages from the brain out to the organs for proper function. This is the same process that takes place no matter what you are. The goal of our chiropractors is to ensure there is no misalignment, that would interfere with the message the brain is trying to send to carious parts of the body. A newborns nervous system is precious and still developing, requiring only the slightest misalignment to cause symptoms. We also have experience and resources to offer for nutritional/lifestyle changes to optimize your families health. Moms who bring their babes to our office for care of reported: 

  • Decreased colic pain and crying
  • More comfort during breastfeeding (ensure baby’s proper mechanics)
  • Decrease in constipation and gas pains
  • Better sleep patterns, increase in consolidated sleep patterns
  • Resolved torticollis (abnormal, stiff neck or head position)
  • Resolved hip dysplasia upon medical assessment

Chiropractic Care for Toddlers and Children

Care for toddlers and children is essential to ensure that their first steps are healthy and prevent complications from their first falls! Our chiropractors regularly check children of all ages, including their own! The good news is that children usually respond very quickly to the specific adjustment our doctors give. We also have experience and resources to offer nutritional/lifestyle changes top optimize your family’s health. Chiropractic care is only one piece of the puzzle! Moms who bring their children to our office for care have reported:

  • Better sleep habit, including increased ease of falling asleep
  • Decreased infections, such as ear infections & sore throats
  • Natural management of high fevers
  • Decreased antibiotic usage and medical doctor appointments
  • Help with bedwetting
  • Decreased constipation and abdominal pain
  • Decrease in allergy symptoms, including decrease in allergy medication
  • Increase in respiratory function
  • Decrease in Asthma symptoms and Inhaler usage

Chiropractic Care for Teens/Adults

Care for your children who are growing up and becoming active in extra-curricular activities is essential to maintaining overall health. Chiropractic benefits are far-reaching and include digestive help, immune support, decrease in menstrual pain and associated symptoms, musculoskeletal health for the athletic teen/adult, headache prevention, mental clarity, allergy help and more. If your situation seems unique, we would love for you to set up a consultation!

Shiphrah Birth Services

Shiphrah Birth Services offers home birth midwifery services in the following areas: Cedar Falls, Waterloo, Waverly, Charles City, Independence, Cedar Rapids, Iowa City, Anamosa, Washington, Vinton, and surrounding cities.

Services include:

  • No-obligation initial consultation 
  • Midwifery Care throughout the prenatal, labor, birth, and postpartum period
  • Prenatal Care
  • Labor, Birth, and Immediate Postpartum care in your home
  • Second Midwife or skilled birth assistant in attendance at your birth
  • Postpartum Care through 6 weeks
  • Breastfeeding Support
  • Referrals for Childbirth Education Classes, Prenatal Yoga, Labor Doulas, and Placenta Encapsulation