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Core Stabilization – Foundation of a Healthy Lower Back

4 Jul
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Core Stabilization We often hear our doctors, therapists, and trainers discuss core stabilization and how integral it is for the function and health of our bodies, especially for our lower backs.   What is core stabilization? Core stabilization refers to your ability to keep your core structure (torso, abdomen, and spine) relatively stable as the skeleton (legs, arms, and connecting structures) is recruited to do physical work like walking, running, throwing, and lifting. Why is…

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5 Apr

Mississauga Chiropractor shares why Posture is so...

Your Mississauga Chiropractor shares why posture is so important   Who cares about posture? Look at your posture, others do. Through posture you can see someone’s mood, energy, and confidence. Next time you are in a line up (like at a passport office), take a look to see who is…

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20 Mar

What do discs in your back hate?

What do discs in your back hate? As a Chiropractor in Mississauga I see many patients who have injured the discs in their low backs, often times experiencing very painful back pain and sciatica pain.  In this post I cover what a disc is, how Chiropractic can help disc injuries,…

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13 Dec
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Sciatica Improved with Chiropractic

Sciatica Improved with Chiropractic The case presented in the 2016 research study below resulted in the improvement of a person suffering with sciatica down both legs! Read excerpts from the research study below. picture from WolfBlur / Pixabay Improvement of Bilateral Sciatica Utilizing the Pierce Results…

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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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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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