Category Archives: Pain

22 Sep

This recently-updated information note from Harvard Medical School acknowledges the value of chiropractic in general and spinal manipulation in particular. Endorsement doesn’t come much better than this. The article highlights that while the mainstay of chiropractic is spinal manipulation, chiropractic care may also include other treatments, including manual or manipulative therapies, postural and exercise education,

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12 Sep

Pain. Pain. Go Away…

Know someone suffering from an old injury? Fibromyalgia? Chronic pain? Did you know Physiotherapy can make a difference in the well being of people suffering chronic pains? Our physiotherapist will use a variety of approaches, some at the same time, some in progression as a person shows improvements. Gentle manual therapy Therapeutic taping or Kinesiotape

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05 Sep

Baby… I’m a STAR(MAT)

Ever wonder about the bulls-eye poster in the room of our Physiotherapist, Manuel? It’s called The Starmat.  For neck and shoulder problems, a patient can follow the spokes and circles of the wall target with a laser device attached either to the forehead (for neck mobility issues) or to the wrist (for shoulder pain and

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24 Aug

It’s kinda.. sorta… like…

Every go to the mechanic and try to describe that click, clunk or squeak…? Not easy to do if you are not a mechanic yourself.  Our team of clinicians know that describing what you feel can be much the same experience. You know something’s not right, or there is something that you can’t do the

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22 Aug

The tech of the neck.

Tech can be a real pain in the neck. Seriously…. Every inch you crane your head forward can increase the weight of your head on your spine by an additional 10 pounds! Let’s get real – the tech isn’t going away. The keys to avoiding injury from sustained and awkward posture are simple: Improve the

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22 Aug

I said TWEAK not twerk…!

A recent article from the Globe and Mail brought attention to the question of lifelong fitness. We all know the importance of keeping active – but what if you can’t do the things you used to? Not just the weekend warriors, but that weekly hockey game… a trip to the gym… or even a home

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02 Aug

Making your home a functional space.

Knowing about your condition, and knowing about how to function with a condition, is a cornerstone of reducing disability. Particularly in the healthcare of physical conditions like neck pain or back pain, patient education and behavior modification is one of three key components to a strategy called ‘multi-modal care’ – broadly embraced as the preferred

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23 Jul

Managing independence… by yourself!

If you’ve been by our clinic at all in the past year or so, you must have heard us talk with a lot of enthusiasm about offering a program aimed to help people self-manage their lumbar spinal stenosis. Called the Stenosis “Boot Camp”, it was developed right here at the Mt. Sinai Hospital. It is

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18 Jul

A satisfying six weeks…

Whats the latest news on low back pain? For addressing pain levels and disability, this trial Published in the Journal of the Americal Medical Association, supports the use of procedures commonly delivered by chiropractors: https://www.chiropractic.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Goertz_2018-Effect-of-Usual-Medical-Care-Plus-Chiropractic-Care-vs-Usual-Medical.pdf In the study involving 750 participants, investigators looked at the impact of adding chiropractic care to usual medical care for

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14 Jul

Pain changes everything!

The Canadian Chiropractic Association recently came out with an excellent video that summaries what chiropractic is all about.  So why see a chiropractor? “Because a chiropractor sees you. The whole You. Chiropractic care changes pain” A chiropractor is a spine, muscle, and nervous system expert trained to diagnose the cause of the pain, recommend the

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