Research on improved strength in stroke patients

6 Mar
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A patient at our Chiropractic clinic brought me this research that she thought I would find interesting. I definitely do and think that you will too! I was actually waiting to read this published research after I heard Dr. Heidi Haavik mention it at a conference in California in 2017. The research published in 2019 is on the impact that Chiropractic care had on the strength of a specific muscle in chronic stroke patients. The…

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11 Feb
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Chiropractic help after back surgery

We work with many patients in our Chiropractic center in Mississauga who have previously had spinal surgeries. The techniques and locations that are adjusted change depending on the patient’s history and previous surgery. Below is the abstract of a case study and review of the literature from 2019 highlighting the…

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1 Feb
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The Best Posture Exercise

The best postural exercise is a simple one – the Chin Tuck. The chin tuck can be done anywhere, but it is best to do when others aren’t watching as it can be embarrassing. I often do this postural exercise while driving. To do the chin tuck, pull your head…

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28 Jan
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The best shoulder exercise

The best shoulder exercise is one of the most simple ones – simple rotation. The goal of this shoulder exercise is to keep the motion in your shoulder joint (glenohumeral), coordinate the rotator cuff muscles, and improve your shoulder blade positioning – all while not irritating the shoulder. This exercise…

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21 Jan
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TMJ adjusting

Chiropractors are able to adjust many joints in the body, including the TMJ or jaw. Some patients wait for a jaw injury to occur, or a TMD, before seeking help. Other times Chiropractors notice improper jaw functioning and reflexes while testing the body as a whole. What is TMD? Temporomandibular…

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