Category Archives: Chiropractic

chiropractic care health benefits

What are the Health benefits of chiropractic care?

What are the health benefits of chiropractic care? Approximately4.5 million Canadians or 22 million Americans visit a Chiropractic Clinic annually. The most common reasons Canadians visit chiropractors is to treat headaches and reduced pain in the back and neck. Nevertheless, that is not the only reason to see a chiropractor. The purpose of this article … Continue reading What are the Health benefits of chiropractic care?

Can a Chiropractor help arthritis?

Can a Chiropractor help arthritis? Part 2

As a Chiropractor in Kitchener Ontario we see many patients with arthritic pain. We are continually providing exceptional care for those looking for the best Chiropractor In Kitchener. This is part 2 of a 2 part article on Chiropractic treatment for arthritis. When Should I be Cautious Dr. Haldeman stresses the importance of seeing a … Continue reading Can a Chiropractor help arthritis? Part 2

5 Steps to Remedy a Stiff Neck

Neck pain treatment in Kitchener Waterloo, or a stiff neck, is a common complaint seen by chiropractors. Here I will provide you with 5 steps to remedy a stiff neck. Heat to Relieve a Stiff Neck :  One of the most common questions chiropractors and other healthcare providers get asked is should I apply ice or heat? The … Continue reading 5 Steps to Remedy a Stiff Neck

Can Chiropractors Prescribe Medication?

Can Chiropractors prescribe medication is the continuation to are chiropractors doctors? In the previous post, I discussed the schooling and educational requirements to be a chiropractor.  Can chiropractors prescribe medication will look at the rights and controlled acts a chiropractor can perform, including the ability to prescribe medication. Can Chiropractors Prescribe Medication? No, prescribing medication … Continue reading Can Chiropractors Prescribe Medication?

Are Chiropractors Doctors?

As a Chiropractor Kitchener Waterloo Region I get asked a lot are chiropractors doctors? It’s not surprising to see how this question is confusing to the general public because the term doctor and physician gets used interchangeably. Chiropractors do not go to medical school and therefore do not have a medical degree and are not … Continue reading Are Chiropractors Doctors?


How Chiropractic Helps Sciatica

As a chiropractor providing sciatica treatment Kitchener Waterloo, I get asked a lot how chiropractic helps sciatica? For the majority of individuals, any pain going down the leg is sciatic nerve irritation. However, true sciatic nerve pain is not as common as most people believe. The chance that an individual will experience irritation of the sciatic nerve … Continue reading How Chiropractic Helps Sciatica

Hamstring Strains

Hamstring Strains: Everything You Need to Know

Hamstring Strains Hamstring strains can be one of the most frustrating athletic injuries to deal with. Recovery time of hamstring strains ranges from 8 to 25 days . Once a hamstring is injured, there is a 33.33% risk of re-injury. The greatest risk of re-injury occurs during the first two weeks after returning to sport … Continue reading Hamstring Strains: Everything You Need to Know


The Top 4 Treatments for Acute Neck Pain

Fifty percent of the adult population experiences neck pain each year. With such a high prevalence it is important for patients to know what treatments work best for neck pain. This article is going to discuss the top 4 treatments for acute neck pain (less than 3 months). These recommendations were made by the Ontario … Continue reading The Top 4 Treatments for Acute Neck Pain

Acute Neck Pain Treatments

Evidenced Based Acute Neck Pain Treatments

The purpose of this review is to examine the evidence-based literature for effective, non-invasive (non-surgical) acute neck pain treatments. Neck pain accounts for 10.2 million (U.S stats) doctor and hospital visits annually. 30-50% of adults’ experience neck each year with more than 80% of individuals’ experiencing neck pain during their lifetime. This paper is going … Continue reading Evidenced Based Acute Neck Pain Treatments

Treatments for Low Back Pain

Low Back Pain Treatments

The purpose of this review is to examine 3 clinical practise guidelines (CPG’s) and their recommendations for non-invasive (non-surgical) low back pain treatments. The 3 CPG’s are the 2012 American Physical Therapy Association (APTA 12) clinical low back practise guidelines. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE 16) [part of the U.K Department … Continue reading Low Back Pain Treatments