Category Archives: Neck

Concussion Education, Diagnosis and Sideline Management in Competitive Sports

Concussion Education, Diagnosis and Sideline Management in Competitive Sports

Concussion presentation tailored for the 2019 Boxing Ontario female development camp. Topics covered include: What is a concussion? Why athletes should not continue to compete after a concussion How long does it take to recover following a concussion? What happens if you return too soon to sport? Baseline testing Can you prevent a concussion? Signs … Continue reading Concussion Education, Diagnosis and Sideline Management in Competitive Sports

Foam Rolling and Athletic Performance

Foam Rolling and Athletic Performance

Foam rolling and athletic performance PPT. This presentation covers pre and post exercise recovery, range of motion and athletic performance effects of self myofascial release (SMR). Click here to view presentation

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

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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

concussions and difficulty concentrating

Concussions and Difficulty Concentrating

A concussion is a transient, functional disturbance that temporarily alters the way our brains work. The majority of concussed individuals (80-90%) have no symptoms within 7-10 days after injury (McCrory et al, 2013). Nevertheless, 10-15% of concussed individuals will experience symptoms longer than 10 days. The international classification of diseases (ICD-10) classifies post-concussion syndrome (PCS) as … Continue reading Concussions and Difficulty Concentrating