• Chiropractic and Health Blog

  • Frozen shoulder defrost

    What is frozen shoulder Your shoulder is made up of three bones that form a ball-and-socket joint. They are your upper arm (humerus), shoulder blade (scapula), and collarbone (clavicle). There’s also tissue surrounding your shoulder joint that holds everything together called the shoulder[...]

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    Hip hinge and its relationship to back pain

    The hip hinge is a method of forward bending where the "bend" is coming from the hip joint instead of the spine. It requires us to load our hips. By loading our hips we use the big muscles of the glutes and hamstrings reducing compression on our intervertebral discs. Study after study has [...]

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    Is dry needling the same as acupuncture?

    When you hear the term dry needling you might think it’s a kind of acupuncture. However the two therapies are, in fact, different. Acupuncture has been around longer and has its roots in Chinese medicine. Dry needling is more modern and has its roots in western medicine. Dry needling [...]

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    Spine sparing exercises for core development

    Core development is essential to any sport. It takes a strong core to provide a solid support system for explosive, powerful movements. When the deep core muscles that support the spine are weak, your nervous system puts the brakes on your explosive potential as a protective mechanism. Not only[...]

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    Non-invasive treatment to bulging discs

    With the exception of the first two vertebrae in the neck, there is an intervertebral disc between each vertebra of the spine. Discs act as a shock absorber and a shock distributor, and provide us with flexibility. The discs are made up primarily of water. The structure of a intervertebral [...]

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