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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

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?

sciatica

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

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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

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

Stability ball and low back pain in office workers

Does Sitting on a Stability Ball Decrease Low Back Pain and Improve Core Stability?

Low Back Pain in Office Workers Research has shown that low back pain (LBP) is more prevalent in individuals who sit for prolonged periods (3). This is significant for professionals, as approximately 75% of workers in industrialized nations are required to sit for prolonged periods at work. This rate continues to increase worldwide (1). Chiodo, … Continue reading Does Sitting on a Stability Ball Decrease Low Back Pain and Improve Core Stability?