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Many of my patients spend hours a day commuting to work or driving for a living. We know that sitting for long periods is damaging to the spine and can cause other health issues, but like with most things, there are steps that we can take to at least minimize the stress on our body. Car manufacturers spend a lot of time and money trying to make their seats more comfortable and adjustable to different body types. Some companies do it better than others, but here are some sugge
The answer is Yes and No. I never let my patients put all the blame for their osteoarthritis on ‘getting old’
It’s true that the older you get the more likely you are to show signs and symptoms of the disease but the exciting part is that there are a lot of things that you can do for yourself that will at least slow down the disease.
As chiropractors, we know that one of the main factors involved is osteoarthritis is joint injury or mechanical stress to a joint. Your joi
I hear this question many times a week I also hear many people come in self-diagnosed with this thing called "sciatica" But what is sciatica? And do you have it? Firstly, sciatica is not a diagnosis. Sciatica is a syndrome that describes pain radiating from the back into the buttock and into the
back of the thigh and leg. The term is also used to refer to pain anywhere along the course of the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve is a very thick nerve that is formed from the ner
I remember when I first joined a gym in the early 90’s, it seemed like a fashion statement to strut into the gym with protein shake in one hand and a thick leather padded waist belt in the other. They would wear it around their waist or hips and I assume they thought that it would protect their lower back from injury or stop their intestines from herniating. I have patients that ask me regularly whether they should get a back brace to protect to help their low back condition.
Correcting your sleep position alone can make a huge difference to your spinal health. If you wake with a sore or tight neck or back, or a headache then read on. This is an alarm bell that says that your sleeping position needs urgent consideration. It is one point that I will nag my patients the most about because it has the potential to re-aggravate their problems. Finding a correct sleeping position is really just about finding a position in which your body is as close to
By the time you set eyes on your positive pregnancy test, and hopefully jump for joy, your body is already changing dramatically. Being pregnant will also open up so many questions and invite so many well-meaning suggestions and advice from family, friends and health professionals that it can literally make your head spin. I want to share some of my experience in managing my patients during their pregnancies. There are a few factors that need to be considered when we look at