The Doctor of Chiropractic works directly with the nerves, muscles and joints of the body. These are the essential parts of the body that control your posture and your ability to move. When these parts of your body do not function well or are injured, they present as common conditions like: neck and back pain, headaches, arthritis, whiplash, sprains and strains. These conditions represent some of the most common reasons for going to see any healthcare provider. The Doctor of Chiropractic is a neuromusculoskeletal specialist, specifically trained to provide, what is widely accepted in the healthcare community, as one of the most effective treatments for the above conditions.
Therapeutic Massage approaches involving the practice of conditioning a person’s muscles and other soft tissue with the intent of improving a person’s well-being or health. We all lead hectic lives and sometimes we need a little relief from common ailments. A Registered Massage Therapist is a professional who specializes in helping you achieve optimum health and helping you understand about your body.
Since feet are the major weight-bearing part of the body, foot pain is common; half of Canadians have missed at least a day of work because of foot problems. The foot contains 26 bones and many small structures which support and balance the weight of the entire body. Walking puts up to 1.5 times one’s body weight on the foot, and humans walk an average of 1,000 miles per year. Foot pain is not normal and should not be ignored. Problems can affect the functioning of other parts of the body, including the hips, knees, and back. Foot problems that may lead to biomechanical issues throughout the body such as the knees, hips, and back. Chiropractors, physical therapists, and sports medicine practitioners will often prescribed custom foot Orthotics as part of a treatment regimen.
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)/Acupuncture
Traditional Chinese Medicine is a Medical modality that has been used in China for over 3000 years. It involves the use of holistic medicine to promote health and wellbeing for the prevention and treatment of many diseases. TCM incorporates: Acupuncture, TuiNa Massage, Dietary Therapy, and Herbal Medicine. TCM can be used in treating: Anxiety, Arthritis, Asthma, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Chronic Fatigue, Constipation, Depression, Fatigue, Fibromyalgia, Headaches, Indigestion, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Menopause, PMS, Sciatica Sinusitis, and so much more.