Category Archives : Back Health

Chiropractic Care for Car Accident Whiplash Injuries

Many motor vehicle accident victims suffer from soft tissue injuries due to the sudden jerking movements involved when two powerful structures collide with each other. One of the most common soft tissue injuries is whiplash, which is caused by the sudden jerking of the neck after a point of impact. Chiropractic treatment can help a […]

Sciatica Pain: What is it & What can be Done About it?

Have you ever experienced sharp, burning, shooting pain down the back of your leg? If so, then you probably experienced sciatica pain. This type of pain can be excruciating and debilitating enough to affect your daily life. Fortunately, you don’t have to keep suffering – your chiropractor can help. What Is Sciatica and What Causes […]

How Chiropractic Care Can Help Relieve Piriformis Syndrome

Happens quite often but is missed as a diagnosis.  So, goes under reported and mistreated.  When the powerful piriformis muscle (located in each buttock) goes into chronic spasm. The piriformis is the big, band-like muscle that stabilizes your hip and rotates your thigh. You can’t walk, lift, or balance without it. This piriformis spasm can […]

How chiropractic care can help with painful shoulders and neck

In Canada, shoulder and neck pain are common ailments affecting adults of working age, and the impact of the pain varies. Even when mild, the pain could still prevent the people from enjoying their life fully, or performing job-related tasks.  Intense shoulder pains, meanwhile, can be a symptom of an underlying problem. One of the […]

How to Sleep with Back Pain

People who suffer from lower back pain usually find it very difficult to fall asleep at night.  These people not only find it difficult to fall asleep, but they also find it difficult to stay asleep.  At any given moment during their sleep, they can awaken to find themselves in severe pain.  Treating the back […]

Acupuncture to Treat Lower Back Pain

Affecting roughly 80 percent of the world’s population at one time or another, lower back pain is a common complaint that’s not always easy to treat since symptoms aren’t always linked to a physical source that can be pinpointed with great accuracy by image testing. The use of acupuncture to treat lower back pain, while […]

How to Prevent Muscle Strains

Muscle strains commonly happen to people who perform rigorous work activity, such as athletes and construction workers. However, an acute muscle strain can appear in our everyday lives, such as when we’re gardening, throwing something, or lifting items that are too heavy. These strains most commonly appear because we position our body the incorrect way, […]

How Yoga Can Help with Flexibility and Muscle Tone

Yoga is an ancient Hindu spiritual practice that emphasizes breath control, meditation, and body posture. Yoga has proven to be an effective way to increase flexibility and strengthen our muscle tone. It’s also effective in relieving pain in common areas, such as the back, neck, and hips. Here is why yoga can help us lead […]