Tag Archive : chiropractic care

Arthritis affects about one in five Canadians or more than six million people. Many people living with this condition say they need help to complete daily tasks because arthritis limits their abilities. With symptoms like stiffness and often painful inflammation, arthritis limits your mobility and how well you can move your joints. Chiropractic care helps…

As a Chiropractor and a father of two, I thought it would be appropriate to help explain when and why children should see a Chiropractor. We see children in our clinic all the time, I would like to help answer some questions that may have crossed your mind as a parent. Firstly, I should mention…

(Reuters Health) – People with chronic back and neck pain who receive chiropractic care may be less likely to use opioid painkillers, a research review suggests. Researchers examined data from six previously-published smaller studies with a total of more than 62,000 participants with spinal pain. Across all of the studies, 11% to 51% of the…

Torticollis is a common condition found in children, whereby the neck is positioned at an angle relative to the body. The word torticollis is derived from a Latin word meaning ‘twisted neck’. The twisting is usually caused by a muscle spasms in the neck, particularly the SCM or sternocleidomastoid muscle. Most cases are seen in…

The following study describes the use of chiropractic care for the treatment of knee osteoarthritis. A 47 year old female office-worker with eight-month right knee pain, described having difficulty squatting, sitting on a chair for over one hour and climbing stairs. The patient was treated with conservative chiropractic care twice per week, which included: IASTM…

Some of the most common signs of allergies involve the respiratory system. Most people with allergies find it difficult to breathe, and may even have symptoms of wheezing, coughing and sneezing. These symptoms can increase the stress in the muscles and joints that are involved in breathing. People with allergies often notice tightness in the…

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