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Treatment Methods Used By Chiropractors [Part 1]

  It’s 10 a.m. on a weekday morning, and you’re sitting at work with a cup of coffee. You’ve turned on the computer and reviewed your to-do list. You twist to the left and reach ever so slightly to grab a pen when…

Selecting a Chiro

What Should You Look for When Selecting a Chiropractor? Chiropractic care is the perfect way to feel your best on a daily basis and get relief from back or neck pain. Many individuals who are new to chiropractic care are pleasantly surprised to…

Sciatica (What you need to know + tips for relief)

  Have you ever had pain radiate from your low back, through your hips, and down one leg? If so, you may have experienced sciatica. What exactly is it, and what can you do to treat the pain? In this blog post, we…

Chiropractic for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Originally posted by the Alberta College and Association of Chiropractors The expression “lending a hand,” has come to mean offering great assistance. We use this expression because we realize how important our hands are in our day-to-day activities. Those who suffer from carpal…

Helping Manage Inflammation

  A 45-year-old runner walks into a chiropractic office with pain in her hip. She’s been diagnosed with bursitis and tendinitis and wants to manage her pain. She recently began running longer distances, and due to changes at work, she spends more time…

Chiropractic is Excellent for Stress Relief

Stress knows no season. Although the holidays are well known for being a stressful time of year, modern society delivers plenty of hassle and frustration each and every month. With both work and family issues coming at you every day, it’s very easy…

What Causes Muscle Soreness After Working Out?

  Have you ever wondered why you feel muscle soreness after a workout? The answer may be delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS). It can reduce your range of motion and muscle strength and occurs 24-48 hours after you try new activities/exercises or increase…

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is a common condition that causes numbness, tingling, burning or pain in the hands and wrists. The disorder usually occurs in both hands, although sometimes only the dominant hand is affected. What causes Carpal…

Text Neck – A Problem of Our Modern Times

Sometimes it seems that new technology always comes with new problems. The mobile phone and other handheld devices have brought a host of repetitive use and strain injuries with them. Chief among these is text neck, a painful condition caused by flexing your…

Chiropractic Neck Pain Treatment

Lower back pain is more common than neck pain, but there are still millions who suffer from neck pain at one time or another. Many times there is no identifiable reason for the neck pain, but it is usually related to something general,…