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Chiropractic from Head to Toe: THE HEAD

26 Nov
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TMJ Syndrome and Headaches Two of the most common conditions involving the head that Chiropractors are recruited to treat are: TMJ syndrome and headaches. TMJ Syndrome and Chiropractic The TMJ is where the jaw bone connects to the head. It is also called the temporomandibular joint. Since it is a moveable, functional structure, any misalignment or restriction in this joint can cause pain in and around the jaw, ear or head. Causes of TMJ pain…

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19 Nov

Activator Methods Chiropractic Technique

Activator Methods Chiropractic Technique The Activator is a handheld instrument that a Chiropractor uses to deliver a specific adjustment to the spine and nerve system. Our Mississauga Chiropractor uses this Chiropractic technique system to specifically adjust the spine and nervous system with the intent to: encourage proper spinal function remove…

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15 Nov

Scoliosis and Chiropractic

Scoliosis and Chiropractic The following are excerpts from a 2016 research article regarding the impact of chiropractic on scoliosis.  Addressing the alignment of the spine and the impact it has on the nervous system is important to addressing a patient that is or may have scoliosis.  The earlier it is…

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1 Nov

Improper Breathing Seen Often With Back Problems

Improper breathing is often seen in patients who suffer with back problems I see many people in my Mississauga¬†Chiropractic office who are experiencing back problems. ¬†Many of these patients have improper breathing patterns. This means that they are commonly breathing mainly with their rib cage as opposed to using their…

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