Chiropractors Toronto

What a Shorter Leg Tells Me About Your Spine

2024-05-27T12:45:23-04:00

You may have seen adjustments in our videos on social media and noticed that before, during and after the adjustment, I go to the end of the table and check even your leg lengths are. (If you’re already a patient, you’ve already experienced this!) Are you confused about why I do this? Read on and I’ll explain why this is so important and what it means for your health! A leg length check is one tool in my arsenal to identify neuromusculoskeletal dysfunction confidently and consistently even when you present without symptoms!  When I bring your heels together and bend your [...]

What a Shorter Leg Tells Me About Your Spine2024-05-27T12:45:23-04:00

Solving the Mystery: A Runner with Low Back and Hip Pain

2024-04-01T15:30:16-04:00

If you have chronic low back pain and hip pain, daily activities and athletic pursuits may become a struggle. If you’ve tried other therapies without success, it’s time to see a chiropractor! In my office in the Toronto's Annex neighbourhood, I prioritize comprehensive care for your spine, nervous system, and muscles, ensuring your body operates at its best. I even have a great example of this - I’ll let Olivia tell you in her own words! What Are the Psoas Muscles and Why Are They Important? The psoas muscles are a large pair of muscles on both sides of the spine. [...]

Solving the Mystery: A Runner with Low Back and Hip Pain2024-04-01T15:30:16-04:00

Nurturing Children’s Well-Being: The Role of Pediatric Chiropractic Care

2024-01-04T10:58:36-05:00

Have you considered chiropractic care for your child? You may think, “My child seems fine. Why would they need it?”   Pediatric chiropractic care can significantly benefit a child's health, development, and overall quality of life. While children may not experience the accumulated stress of adulthood, childhood is a crucial period for neurological development. And let's face it: children are prone to getting hurt as they climb, run, and hurl themselves from all available surfaces!  Understanding Pediatric Chiropractic Adjustments Children’s bodies are usually more flexible than adults, and they often can be adjusted easily, experiencing minimal pressure without twisting, cracking, or popping. [...]

Nurturing Children’s Well-Being: The Role of Pediatric Chiropractic Care2024-01-04T10:58:36-05:00

Pain-Free Living: Mastering Sciatica with Chiropractic Care

2023-11-30T22:13:45-05:00

Sharp, radiating pain shoots from your lower back all the way down your leg and you’re unable to find relief. Maybe you’re seven months pregnant with a toddler to run after. Maybe you’re a college basketball player and the bench has been your home for the last month. Or you’re a construction worker who can’t climb ladders because of sciatica.  Sciatica pain can be debilitating no matter your age or station in life. The good news is that there are natural ways to find relief and healing. As a chiropractor, I provide expertise and adjustments that can help your body in [...]

Pain-Free Living: Mastering Sciatica with Chiropractic Care2023-11-30T22:13:45-05:00

Unblocking the Nerve Pathways to Better Digestion: How Chiropractic Care Can Make a Difference

2023-03-02T10:37:14-05:00

While digestion is a simple concept, it’s also a complex network of organs that work together to break down food and absorb nutrients. When your digestive function is impaired, it can seriously impact your quality of life!  This is far too common of a problem, with approximately 20 million Canadians experiencing some form of digestive disorder each year (according to the Canadian Digestive Health Foundation.)  While medical treatments can be effective for some individuals, many are turning to natural approaches to help restore digestive function. In this post, we'll explore how improving nervous system function with chiropractic can have a positive [...]

Unblocking the Nerve Pathways to Better Digestion: How Chiropractic Care Can Make a Difference2023-03-02T10:37:14-05:00

How is Chiropractic Different from Osteopathy and Physiotherapy?

2022-04-01T14:26:01-04:00

How is chiropractic different than physiotherapy or osteopathic manipulations? This is a frequently Googled question that I wanted to address. First, these fields can all be very complimentary. Second, chiropractic could be the missing part of the puzzle for you! So why are chiropractic, physiotherapy, and osteopathy different fields? Let’s define these, as manual practitioners certainly have some similarities and overlap in what they practice.  Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine (DOs) offer a wide spectrum of care, looking at the body on a cellular level. In some places, DOs may be considered primary care physicians. Osteopathic manipulation is a hands-on treatment, which [...]

How is Chiropractic Different from Osteopathy and Physiotherapy?2022-04-01T14:26:01-04:00

6 Common Headache Triggers & Natural Options

2022-01-05T12:48:46-05:00

Headaches are a part of life for far too many people. Headaches may keep us from doing our jobs or doing them effectively. They may hinder our relationships as our emotional fuse shortens with this discomfort. They may also slow us down from being active and reaching other health goals.  So WHY do people get headaches, and what can we do about them when we want to live a vibrant, natural life? (There are many more possible causes and triggers, but let’s focus on these six.) Common Causes & Triggers of Headaches  Chemical - You may have heard someone say that [...]

6 Common Headache Triggers & Natural Options2022-01-05T12:48:46-05:00

Ways to Stay Active in the Toronto Winter

2021-12-06T17:17:42-05:00

During the winter, it’s all too easy to settle into a more sedentary lifestyle. As a Toronto chiropractor, I want to give you some tips and encouragement. Let’s talk about simple ways to stay active and counteract busy school or work schedules or extreme weather.  Get Moving It doesn’t have to be a complicated workout, but get your body moving often. Staying active during this season has multiple benefits: Improves mood with endorphins Improves or maintains flexibility Improves heart health Increases or maintains muscle strength Stimulates brain function   Movement is vital for us physically and mentally! “90% of the stimulation [...]

Ways to Stay Active in the Toronto Winter2021-12-06T17:17:42-05:00

83-Yr-Old Gets Her Groove Back

2019-11-11T13:38:30-05:00

Meet my patient Doreen. We started working together when she was 82, after we met at a retired persons association meeting where I’d given a talk. Like most people her age, she had several health concerns.  But with regular adjustments she soon found herself with an extra spring in her step.  Most notably, the stiff neck she’d suffered with for years had regained almost full range of motion. Watch this brief video to hear Doreen tell the story in her own words: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=edQX7zo7frw&feature=youtu.be Here’s what I love about this… Her body, at her age, still has the power to heal! Over [...]

83-Yr-Old Gets Her Groove Back2019-11-11T13:38:30-05:00

7 Famous People Who Love Chiropractors

2019-10-08T02:30:06-04:00

            Change of pace today. My tribute email a few weeks ago about Dr. Franco Columbu mentioned his best pal Arnie’s regular cheerleading of chiropractic.  That got me thinking… What other famous people both love and swear by chiropractic?  So I did a little digging.  And I was pleasantly surprised to discover some pretty illustrious folks singing the praises of my profession. Thought you might find this interesting. Take a look: TIGER WOODS “Being a chiropractic patient has really helped me a lot. When I was in a growth spurt, my back became very sore, and [...]

7 Famous People Who Love Chiropractors2019-10-08T02:30:06-04:00
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