There are 3 major types of headaches that are treated by chiropractors: migraines, tension-type, and cervicogenic. By conducting an extensive history and physical exam, Dr. Serrick is able to diagnose the cause of headache and come up with a treatment plan to eliminate it from it's source. These treatments often include combinations of myofascial release therapy, adjustments, exercises and stretching, and lifestyle modification. Contact our clinic to learn more or request your appointment online

By |2017-02-23T21:43:56+00:00July 2, 2016|Downtown Toronto Chiropractor Blog|0 Comments

Tennis Elbow

Tennis elbow or lateral epicondylitis is a condition that is extremely common in individuals that do a lot repetitive activities with their hands and wrists, such as carpenters, computer workers, althletes, and mechanics, just to name a few. It involves pain and inflammation on the lateral side of the elbow joint, causing the person to often experience pain with grasping objects in their hands. Tennis elbow responds excellently to chiropractic care, including a regime of shockwave therapy, which has unprecedented results and in some cases, complete 100% resolution, without drugs or surgery. Contact our clinic to learn more or request your [...]

By |2017-02-23T21:44:44+00:00May 6, 2016|Downtown Toronto Chiropractor Blog|0 Comments

Hip Pain

Hip pain can be caused by a variety of conditions. Hip pain can be very debilitating due to the fact that much of the forces absorbed by our bodies through activities such as walking and sports, are absorbed in the hip joint. The most common condition aftecting the hip is osteoarthritis, which can cause pain and stiffness and occurs primarily in the elderly. Other conditions can result from imbalances and dysfunction in muscles surrounding the hip such as psoas, hip adductors, gluteals, quads, and the iliotibial band. Chiropractors are able to diagnose these conditions, as well as many others, and design [...]

By |2017-02-23T17:34:49+00:00February 18, 2016|Downtown Toronto Chiropractor Blog|0 Comments

TMJ Dysfunction

TMJ Dysfunction the temporomandibular joint, or TMJ for short, can result in substantial pain and impairment. Muscles are usually the cause of the dysfunction. The most common symptom experienced from suffers include pain, limited jaw movement, and a clicking or popping sound in the joint. But other symptoms can include headache, neck, face, and shoulder pain. Dysfunction is most often caused by overusage of the muscles of mastication and by activities including chewing gum continuously, stress, biting habits (fingernails and pencils), grinding habits, and clenching habits. About 75% of patients that are considered candidates for conservative treatment will respond to conservative [...]

By |2017-02-23T17:30:15+00:00February 6, 2016|Downtown Toronto Chiropractor Blog|0 Comments

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a collection of signs and symptoms that occur as a result of the median nerve being entrapped within the wrist. It typically presents itself with numbness and muscle weakness of the hand, which tend to increase over time. It is extremely common in office workers who spend hours a day typing on a computer. Laser treatments can help heal the compressed nerve and help you get to a pain-free work-day. There are a diverse set of musculoskeletal conditions that can cause pain in the wrist and hand that a chiropractor is proficient in diagnosing and treating. Some [...]

By |2017-02-23T17:30:29+00:00January 6, 2016|Downtown Toronto Chiropractor Blog|0 Comments
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