Category Archives: Neck

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

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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