Plantar Fasciitis Treatment Shockwave Therapy

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Foot Pain?

If you find yourself limping from pain in your heel that seems to come out of nowhere, you are likely experiencing plantar fasciitis. Plantar faciitis is inflammation of the tendon band located at the bottom of the foot. It doesn’t sound serious, but it can cause significant discomfort and pain, and can continue to worsen over time. If the condition remains untreated, it can lead to chronic inflammation. Chronic inflammation typically does not respond to conservative interventions and care ...

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Shockwave Therapy Niagara, St.Catharines

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Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy, (or ESWT), is a new technology using shockwaves to treat chronic, painful conditions of the musculoskeletal system.  A shockwave is an intense, but very short energy wave traveling faster than the speed of sound.  The word “Extra-corporeal” means “outside the body” and refers to the fact that the shockwaves are generated outside the body. 

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Auto Accident Injury: Whiplash

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Whiplash is common injury that occurs to a person’s neck following a sudden acceleration decelerations force that causes rapid movement of the head and neck. Most often this is associated with an auto accident or collision. Most common symptoms include:

  • Shoulder pain
  • Dizziness
  • Neck pain
  • Headache
  • Arm pain

After an auto accident patients should seek medical attention. Treatment should be started as soon as possible in order to get the best outcomes. A combination of chiropractic, acupuncture, and soft tissue therapy is often required to heal ...

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Scoliosis Child Screening

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How early should children be screened for scoliosis?

Children can be screened at any age, although idiopathic scoliosis is more commonly discovered during a child’s growth spurt (10 to 15 years old). The Scoliosis Research Society recommends that girls be screened twice, at 10 and 12 years of age (grades 5 and 7), and boys once at 12 or 13 years of age (grades 8 or 9).

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Healthy Sleeping Positions

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10534751_337939133024601_3441046648282038836_nGood and Bad Sleeping Positions!

Patients often complain about neck pain, back pain, or shoulder pain when they are sleeping at night. This can prevent them from getting a good nights rest. Poor sleeping posture can be hard on your joints, ligaments, and muscles and contribute to pain and dysfunction. Here, is a great diagram showing healthy and not so healthy sleeping ...

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