Reducing recurrent low back pain

Two recent studies published by the medical profession show the benefit on chiropractic care for long term back health. Both studies talk about the value of what is called maintenance care provided by chiropractors. The first paper comes from the Rheumatology and Rehabilitation department in the faculty of medicine at the University of Mansoura and was published in the journal 'Spine'. Their findings across 60 patients with non-specific chronic low back pain showed the greatest improvement when they were adjusted regularly (12 times) in the first month and then following a maintenance schedule (2 times per month) for the following 9 [...]

By |2017-02-23T21:31:06+00:00February 23, 2017|Downtown Toronto Chiropractor Blog|0 Comments

Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is known by many other names including degenerative disc disease, degenerative joint disease, degenerative arthritis, and wear-and-tear arthritis. It most often occurs in weight bearing joints of the body, such as hip, knee, and spine, but can occur in any joint. It is characterized by loss of articular cartilage and subchondral bone. Symptoms can include joints stiffness (usually in the morning), joint pain, tenderness, inflammation, and creaking or locking of joints. The cause it not well understood but is thought to be a combination of hereditary, metabolic, developmental, and mechanical forces.Laser treatments will be targeted at the affected joint and [...]

By |2017-02-23T21:40:10+00:00April 6, 2016|Downtown Toronto Chiropractor Blog|0 Comments

Disc Herniation

A disc herniation can be one of the most painful and debilitating conditions that any person can experience. It is caused when tears in the outer fibrous part of the intervertebral disc, allows the jelly like substance within it, known as nucleus pulposes, to escape. When the disc has herniated, the nucleus pulposes is free to wreck havock on neighbouring nerves and can cause syptoms such as sciatica. Herniation can occur anywhere in the spine, but are most common in the low back and neck.Symptoms of a herniated disc can vary immensely. They can range from little or no pain if [...]

By |2017-02-23T17:30:25+00:00January 6, 2016|Downtown Toronto Chiropractor Blog|0 Comments

Reducing Lower Back Pain

Help with Lower Back Pain Did you know that 2 recent researches released by the medical profession show the advantage on chiropractic care for long term back health. Both researches discuss the value of exactly what is called upkeep care supplied by chiropractic practitioners. Their conclusions throughout 60 clients with non-specific chronic low back discomfort revealed the biggest improvement when they were changed frequently (12 times) in the first month and then following an upkeep schedule (2 times per month) for the following 9 months. After the complete 10 months the group that continued maintenance care had kept their improvements while [...]

By |2017-02-23T21:46:06+00:00August 6, 2015|Downtown Toronto Chiropractor Blog|0 Comments
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