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Nutritional Supplements

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Dr. Amber Brooks

Dr. Amber Brooks, DC, CACCP is the author of 15 Things Your Doctor Doesn't Know About Your Child and founded Whole Child Wellness to bridge alternative and traditional medicine by providing individualized and comprehensive approaches to pediatric wellness. She is a Board Certified Pediatric Chiropractor, specializing in CranioSacral Therapy (CST) and has a love and passion for treating children of all ages. She assists her patients in achieving optimal health by utilizing nutrition, chiropractic, biomechanical, integrative and functional methods to help support their growing bodies. She is experienced in addressing the challenges associated with biomechanical issues, birth trauma, nutritional and behavioral problems, as well as those children on “the autism spectrum.” Using an integrative approach, she successfully cares for children with challenges using nutritional supplements, dietary changes, CST, chiropractic adjustments, lab testing/evaluation and together with your other clinicians will assist your child with the various steps in the pursuit to health and wellness. Dr. Amber Brooks, DC, CACCP has seen remarkable results on a variety of issues and looks forward to caring for your child too!

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