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Dr. Emily greeting a new patient at Nurture Family Chiropractic in Hartford SD

Welcome to Nurture Family Chiropractic!


My Approach

How I treat might not look like what you have experienced before… Perhaps you've already tried chiropractic, physical therapy, massage, or even experimented with ice or heat therapy, only to feel like "it didn't work." My approach to your health is about making lasting changes, NOT just about chasing symptoms


I offer expanded treatment sessions that allow for a thorough assessment and effective treatment, so you won't feel rushed in and out.  


I provide specialized care for pregnant and postpartum women, as well as babies and kids


Pregnancy and postpartum are transformative phases in a woman’s life, and are often accompanied by aches and pains commonly dismissed as “normal”. With expertise honed over the past few years in the Webster Technique, I offer gentle and specific adjustments that can effectively: 

  • Relieve these common discomforts

  • Balance the pelvis and supporting muscles and ligaments

  • Support your body’s natural ability to adapt to the changes of pregnancy + postpartum

  • Support your body for labor and delivery, and

  • Support the growth and development of baby


For babies and kids, finding a chiropractor with expertise and specialized training in pediatrics is essential. Recognizing the apprehension moms may feel about their child’s adjustment, my approach is gentle and specific, in fact, most babies sleep or play through their adjustment. Chiropractic care offers numerous benefits for healthy development and addresses various issues like:

  • colic, reflux, feeding difficulties, constipation 

  • sleep issues, milestone attainment

  • ear infections, recurrent infections

  • mood and behavior, and so much more


By starting care EARLY, we lay the foundation for lifelong health and wellness.  


Beyond adjustments, I take a holistic approach, addressing posture, muscle imbalances, exercise, nutrition, and lifestyle factors. My unique approach recognizes that health is multi-faceted, encompassing not just your physicalwell-being, but also your mental/emotional and biochemical health. These three facets are interconnected, each influencing the others, and it's essential to address them all to achieve OPTIMAL wellness. 


By considering the full spectrum of health, I am seeing patients that have tried all the things, RELIEVE their decades of chronic low back pain and experience lasting results with making meaningful lifestyle changes. 


Enjoy Freedom from Insurance Dictation. My care is not influenced by insurance carries, allowing truly personalized care plans tailored to your needs, and created by an expert in nervous system and spinal health, not billing codes. 


It’s a team-based approach dedicated to supporting your family’s health journey through new phases of life, with personalized guidance on lifestyle modifications, nutrition, and exercises for long-term well- being. 


You’re INCHARGE of your family’s health. Let’s work together to ACHIEVE IT!

Meet Dr. Emily

Dr Emily is a pregnancy, postpartum and pediatric chiropractor

Hi – I’m Dr. Emily, your go to provider for pregnancy, postpartum and pediatric chiropractic care.


My journey into this field began back in high school when I was active year-round in sports, dealing with occasional aches, pains and injuries. It was chiropractic care that brought me relief throughout the years. But it wasn’t until I faced a serious lower back injury during my last volleyball season that I truly grasped its power. I vividly remember through the last half of the season applying and RE-APPLYING bio freeze to my lower back between every set and at every time out, just trying to mask the pain. After the last match of the season, a sharp pain jolted through my lower back followed by uncontrollable muscle spasms, signaling something serious was wrong. Turns out, I had a fractured spine, a revelation that made me realize I had been ignoring warning signs for too long.

Traditional treatments never did sit well with me, so I turned back to chiropractic care, and girl, what a difference it made! With each treatment, my pain eased, and my muscles finally relaxed. I went from being in constant pain, to enjoying my normal activities again.


I always knew I was going to be a holistic doctor, there’s nothing I LOVE more than helping people feel better, but it was through these experiences that led me to my true calling, CHIROPRACTIC! 


Throughout my journey, I’ve learned that chiropractic care isn’t just about ensuring proper alignment of the spine – it’s about restoring normal function to the nervous system, allowing our bodies to heal naturally. Our bodies know how to heal! Armed with this knowledge, I pursued specialized training in pregnancy, postpartum and pediatric care, because let’s face it, the aches, pains and struggles women and kids experience during these times are far TOO COMMON to be brushed off as “NORMAL”. 


That’s why I’m here – to empower women to reclaim their joy during pregnancy and postpartum while supporting healthy growth and development of their children. Through specialized training I help moms and their littles experience relief during pregnancy, easier labor and recovery and happier, healthier kids.

Whether it’s addressing colic, constipation, reflux, developmental challenges, or maternal discomforts, I’m here to provide specialized care for every stage of motherhood and childhood. 


So, join me on this journey to holistic wellness, where we address the root cause of you and your families struggles and discomforts, not just the symptoms. Together, we’ll align your spine, free your nervous system, and let your body do what it does best – HEAL!

How can Dr. Emily serve your family?

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