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

Frozen shoulder

Frozen shoulder, or adhesive capsulitis, is characterized by a tremendous decrease in the range of motion of the shoulder due to soft tissue contracture and capsular adhesions. The big cause of this condition is prolonged immobilization of the shoulder due to surgery, whiplash, other shoulder and neck disorders, as well as visceral conditions such as coronary artery disease. Pain and stiffness of gradual onset are the main complaints, and can occur with some other co-morbid condition (i.e. longterm disability). Other conditions of the shoulder that Dr. Serrick can expertly diagnose and treat such are: scapula and faulty scapular movement, tendonitis (including [...]

By |2017-02-23T21:42:14+00:00March 6, 2016|Downtown Toronto Chiropractor Blog|0 Comments

Jumpers Knee

Patellofemoral pain syndrome is an umbrella term that relates to pain and dysfunction in the knee. Also known as Jumper's Knee, patellofemoral pain syndrome is twice as common in males as females. It can be caused by overpronation of the feet, instability of ligaments of the knee, hip internal rotation or muscle imbalance, weak glutes, rectus abdominus, quadriceps, and tibialis anterior. It is extremely common in jumping or running sports, and is described as discomfort around the front of the knee. Pain can increase during activities like going up and down stairs (but usually down). There are common knee conditions that [...]

By |2017-02-23T21:35:59+00:00January 18, 2016|Downtown Toronto Chiropractor Blog|0 Comments
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