Chiropractor St.Catharines & Lower Back Pain

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Lower back pain can result from many different causes. From injured spinal discs, arthritis, joint or muscular pain. It is important to examine the condition to obtain a proper diagnosis. Once a diagnosis is determined treatment can begin. In some cases X-ray and MRI may be needed to determine the exact cause. Treatment may consist of chiropractic manipulation, electro-acupuncture, laser therapy, muscle release techniques, and exercise therapy. These treatments are safe and effective. The goal is to restore proper spinal ...

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Elbow pain

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Lateral epicondylitis or tennis elbow is one of the most common lesions of the arm. This injury may last for several weeks or months, with the average duration of a typical episode reported to be between six months and two years.

Tennis elbow is defined as pain on the facet of the lateral epicondyle, which is reproduced by digital palpation on the above site, resisted wrist extension, resisted middle finger extension, and gripping.The dominant arm is commonly affected, with a prevalence ...

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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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