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Toronto Chiropractor: 738 Spadina Ave, Ste. 206

Toronto, ON, M5S 2J8

416.967.4466

4 Gentle Exercises For Low Back Pain

2021-02-09T19:59:53-05:00

With many folks more sedentary these days (and working in ad hoc home office setups), low back pain complaints are all too common.To make matters worse, our first instinct is often to do nothing, and rest. While this may make sense in acute cases or during flare-ups, avoiding exercise can lead to a cycle of weaker muscles and MORE pain in the long run.Here, then, are 4 gentle full-body moves you can do to lessen the pain over time (Note: If you can’t quite picture how any of the above exercises go, each exercise is linked to a YouTube search for [...]

4 Gentle Exercises For Low Back Pain2021-02-09T19:59:53-05:00

Can Chiropractic Help Sciatica?

2019-01-10T19:56:10-05:00

If you suffer from sciatica, you are one of around 3 million sufferers in North America each year with this condition in their spine and legs. The nerve pain actually originates in the spine and travels down the back of the leg, and if irritated will result in difficulty standing and sitting. While there are a few more common options for sciatica such as medications and surgery, many are seeking alternative options that are less intrusive. Chiropractic care, for instance, has an extensive library of studies showing it's effectiveness in reducing sciatic nerve-based pain. Understanding the Sciatic nerve It’s important to [...]

Can Chiropractic Help Sciatica?2019-01-10T19:56:10-05:00

How to Prevent Neck Pain During Cycling

2018-05-02T18:00:26-04:00

Getting pain from a cycling session can be frustrating. You are trying to improve your skill and you end up with neck pain, putting you out for the next cycling day. Neck pain from this sport is really common and is usually caused from weak muscles or poor posture. It’s not hard to overuse your muscles and injuring yourself. Sometimes it’s just a matter of choosing a better bike fit or changing your posture just slightly. You don’t have to give up your favorite hobby due to that neck pain you keep getting. Use this guide to determine what’s causing your [...]

How to Prevent Neck Pain During Cycling2018-05-02T18:00:26-04:00

Sciatica? 3 solutions you can do yourself to help manage the pain.

2018-04-04T15:16:14-04:00

Pain that starts in the low back and slowly starts to creep down the leg could be a condition called sciatica which is a compression of the sciatic nerve.  Now that’s a general descriptor, as there are many variations of sciatica related symptoms; Spine-Health.com lists a number of different versions, including: A "killer" pain in the leg   Constant pain in only one side of the buttock or leg, but rarely in both sides Pain typically described as sharp or searing, rather than dull A "pins-and-needles" sensation, numbness or weakness, or a prickling sensation down the leg in some cases Weakness or [...]

Sciatica? 3 solutions you can do yourself to help manage the pain.2018-04-04T15:16:14-04:00

Keeping Your Back Safe While Gardening

2018-03-22T17:32:13-04:00

If you love to garden, you’ve likely suffered a backache or two from maintaining your garden beds. It can be a multiple-season routine, depending on what you are planting or trying to grow, which means your back is regularly getting put under stress from bending over and over again. For others, they are doing most of the work during just one season of the year, which means their back may not be used to this type of labor. While a few backaches may not seem like a big deal, you are actually putting your back in danger when you work in [...]

Keeping Your Back Safe While Gardening2018-03-22T17:32:13-04:00

The Case Against Back Surgery Becoming More Evident

2018-02-28T18:22:53-05:00

Are you and your physician considering having you undergo back surgery? It’s a huge decision that you wouldn’t take lightly, but for many it may seem like the only solution. There are actually around 600,000 back surgeries performed every year in North America, but some are beginning to question the need and effectiveness of them. What are the most common back surgeries performed? If there are so many back surgeries being performed annually, you may begin to wonder why. What surgeries are so common that everyone seems to need them at some point in their life? Are there other treatment options [...]

The Case Against Back Surgery Becoming More Evident2018-02-28T18:22:53-05:00

Chiropractic Care for Treating Disc Problems

2017-05-24T19:44:36-04:00

Do you suffer with disc problems that are causing pain in your spine and other areas? Disc problems can really burden the sufferer between the stiffness in the back, the pain in different areas, and the tingling and weakness affecting the nerves. Chiropractors are constantly seeing people needing treatment for disc herniation and bulging disc problems. Take a look at what it means to have a disc problem and how chiropractors are treating them. What do spinal discs do? Spinal discs are those spongy pads that live on the spinal column between your vertebrae. These discs are flat, sensitive, circular capsules [...]

Chiropractic Care for Treating Disc Problems2017-05-24T19:44:36-04:00
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