14 headache disorders. Which one do you have?

Migraine headaches Tension headaches Cluster headaches Sinus headaches Chronic daily headaches Menstrual headaches Caffeine headaches Ice cream headaches Early morning headaches Weekend headaches Rebound headaches Orgasm headaches Dental headaches Emergency headaches Other worthy and notable mentions: [...]

Suffering from jaw pain or TMD? 4 exercises and 4 stretches that can significantly help.

What is TMD (temporomandibular joint disorder)? Refers to any dysfunction of the muscles, tendons, ligaments, and tissues associated with the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) What are the symptoms of TMD? Pain and tenderness in or around the ear, jaw, cheeks, temporal region, face, and neck Clicking, popping, snapping, crunching, or grinding noises upon opening and [...]

Migraine headaches? How your chiropractor can help.

Patients with headaches constitute a high percentage of visits to the chiropractic office. Many people suffer from headaches on a regular basis; however, the reason for the headaches varies among individuals. There are many different triggers for headaches, which include genetic factors, stress, food sensitivities, muscle strain, joint dysfunction, environmental factors, dehydration, and neurological [...]

Do chiropractors just treat the back and the neck?

N O Chiropractors are extensively trained and are experts in assessing, diagnosing, and treating a wide variety of musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions and their neurological sequalae. These conditions are not just limited to the neck and the back. In fact, they can treat any joint system and the conditions associated with that area. Chiropractors [...]

Common tennis injuries – Effective treatments

Tennis is one of the top 5 most played sports in the world. It’s a complex physical sport requiring upper and lower body movement mechanics combined with great hand-eye coordination, agility, speed, endurance, flexibility, muscle conditioning, coordination, balance, quick decision making, and mental strategy. Because of its complexity and popularity, the number of injuries [...]

Are you a weekend warrior or a professional athlete? A simple formula for success

There is no doubt that staying active and exercising is good for you. There is overwhelming evidence that engaging in any sport or activity and exercising regularly has many physical, psychological, and emotional benefits. Some of these benefits are listed below: Increase strength, flexibility, endurance Increase bone, joint, and muscle health Decrease fatigue Improve cardiovascular [...]

15 Professional tips for a healthier body behind a desk

Sitting behind a work station and desk has become a modern 21st century problem in western societies responsible for many of the commonly seen issues at the chiropractic and family doctors' offices. Sitting all day long might seem harmless without any real negative consequences on the body, especially with all the fancy modern expensive chairs [...]

2015 Pan Am Games – My experience as a treating chiropractic doctor

The journey begins: I had the privilege of being part of the spectacular 2015 Toronto PanAm games as a treating chiropractor. I was selected though an extensive selection process to be a part of the medical team treating athletes alongside other doctors and medical practitioners. The position was completely volunteer based, as was the case [...]

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The Shoulder (Part I): Common injuries, signs & symptoms, treatments

The shoulder joint, perhaps the most complicated joint in the body and one of the most commonly injured joints, is made from the articulation of three bones: the humerus (arm bone), the clavicle (collarbone), and scapula (shoulder blade). The joint is a ball-and-socket joint and its anatomical design makes it the most movable joint [...]