The Gillespie Approach https://www.gillespieapproach.com/ Happy Baby = Happy You Wed, 07 Dec 2022 02:34:56 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=6.1.1 https://www.gillespieapproach.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/cropped-gillespie-approach-favicon-32x32.png The Gillespie Approach https://www.gillespieapproach.com/ 32 32 A Great Dyad Story https://www.gillespieapproach.com/great-dyad-story/ https://www.gillespieapproach.com/great-dyad-story/#respond Wed, 07 Dec 2022 23:00:00 +0000 https://www.gillespieapproach.com/?p=8930 This is as good as it gets in my birth world. A woman, who had a long list of difficult fascial strain issues, had 20 visits of Gillespie Approach therapy to get clear. She later had a great pregnancy, while giving birth at 41 weeks and four days. She had a 12-hour natural, uneventful labor …

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“It Sounds Too Good To Be True” https://www.gillespieapproach.com/it-sounds-too-good-to-be-true/ https://www.gillespieapproach.com/it-sounds-too-good-to-be-true/#respond Mon, 05 Dec 2022 23:00:00 +0000 https://www.gillespieapproach.com/?p=8927 When some people discover the Gillespie Approach, they may think that it sounds too good to be true. Eight-hundred-and-counting unique stories on my website can’t all possibly be real. I understand that thinking totally. When I had headaches in the 1970s, my medical friends prescribed medicines. I discarded the drugs and was determined to find …

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Neurological Input Issues for a Teenager https://www.gillespieapproach.com/neurological-input-issues-teenager/ https://www.gillespieapproach.com/neurological-input-issues-teenager/#respond Wed, 30 Nov 2022 23:00:00 +0000 https://www.gillespieapproach.com/?p=8923 His mother said that he could not handle neurological input. A sixteen-year-old boy also presented with dizziness, eyesight issues, and fatigue. When a teenager presents with fatigue, you know something is not right. It appears that he was suffering the effects of a zero-second brain cycle. Even though he had a history of head trauma …

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The Root of Panic Attacks and Gagging https://www.gillespieapproach.com/root-panic-attacks-gagging/ https://www.gillespieapproach.com/root-panic-attacks-gagging/#respond Mon, 28 Nov 2022 23:00:00 +0000 https://www.gillespieapproach.com/?p=8920 A young woman presented with chronic pain and found the root of her healing by clearing her tight throat, causing her underlying panic attacks and gagging. She emails: “Unable to hold my chiropractic adjustments, I saw Dr. Gillespie after reading an article about how craniosacral fascial therapy can help heal tension in the body. At …

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The Nostrils https://www.gillespieapproach.com/nostrils/ https://www.gillespieapproach.com/nostrils/#respond Wed, 23 Nov 2022 21:00:00 +0000 https://www.gillespieapproach.com/?p=8852 This work keeps me humble. For 45 years, I had not paid any attention to the nostrils. Since they are the beginning of the respiratory system, maybe I should take more notice of them. I recently saw an eight-day-old newborn who had trouble latching. It was a typical bilateral TMJ baby with more fascial strain …

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A Call to Pediatricians https://www.gillespieapproach.com/call-to-pediatricians/ https://www.gillespieapproach.com/call-to-pediatricians/#respond Tue, 22 Nov 2022 01:02:44 +0000 https://www.gillespieapproach.com/?p=8848 I would love to have all pediatricians involved with this work to greatly expand their capabilities to help children. A four-month-old presented with the typical fussiness issues. After the 11th visit, some reflux still remained, a little unusual since it was well beyond the normal 5 to 8 fussy-baby visits. Her savvy mom noticed that …

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Exposure Therapy and the Gillespie Approach https://www.gillespieapproach.com/exposure-therapy-gillespie-approach/ https://www.gillespieapproach.com/exposure-therapy-gillespie-approach/#respond Wed, 16 Nov 2022 23:00:00 +0000 https://www.gillespieapproach.com/?p=8844 What is exposure therapy? My thanks to apa.org: “Exposure therapy is a psychological treatment that was developed to help people confront their fears. When people are fearful of something, they tend to avoid the feared objects, activities or situations. Although this avoidance might help reduce feelings of fear in the short term, over the long …

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Every Mother’s Dream https://www.gillespieapproach.com/every-mothers-dream/ https://www.gillespieapproach.com/every-mothers-dream/#respond Tue, 15 Nov 2022 01:23:51 +0000 https://www.gillespieapproach.com/?p=8841 At her wits end, a mother recently presented with her screaming nine-week-old infant. The baby was obviously in pain and had fussiness issues. Mom said that she arched her back constantly and hated her car seat. She was desperate to find any help while feeling that her baby could never be happy. I reassured her—this …

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Concussion Revisited https://www.gillespieapproach.com/concussion-revisited/ https://www.gillespieapproach.com/concussion-revisited/#respond Wed, 09 Nov 2022 23:00:00 +0000 https://www.gillespieapproach.com/?p=8829 A patient emailed me about her concussion experiences: “I am writing this testimonial with the hope that my experiences might benefit anyone with unresolved pain and suffering. Thirty-five years ago, I was introduced to Dr. Gillespie after suffering a severe head trauma resulting in chronic head-to-toe pain, impairment of brain function and motor skills, chronic …

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Creeping and Walking Difficulty https://www.gillespieapproach.com/creeping-walking-difficulty/ https://www.gillespieapproach.com/creeping-walking-difficulty/#respond Tue, 08 Nov 2022 00:58:30 +0000 https://www.gillespieapproach.com/?p=8826 Some toddlers cannot creep (crawl on their hands and knees) or walk correctly. A ten-month-old boy presented with the inability to creep or walk well. He was only able to scoot on his butt to move forward. When his parents helped him to walk, his toes were pointing outward, especially on his right side. After …

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