case study

September 9, 2018

Case Study: Chiropractic Care and Torticollis

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 infants  as they spend most of their time sleeping on one side, which can lead […]
August 31, 2018

Case Study: Knee Arthritis and Chiropractic Care

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 – similar to Graston Therapy, whereby an instrument is used to help break down scar […]
March 29, 2018

Work and Shoulder Pain: A Case Study

By Michelle Morris Registered Massage Therapist As an RMT, I come across a wide variety of back, neck, and shoulder pain, including those caused by physical jobs. About a year ago, a client came in to the clinic complaining of muscle pain in both shoulders, and difficulty raising his arms higher than his chest. This client is a construction worker and worked a lot with home improvement projects as well, […]
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