Chiropractic and Massage Therapy Facts

Why Choose Chiropractic Care?

Have you ever wondered what’s involved in a chiropractic treatment? If your fear of the unknown has kept you from enjoying the benefits of chiropractic care, we hope this post provides you with a clearer understanding of the chiropractic profession, including what it is, how it works, what to expect… Read More

Are You a Headache Sufferer?

Did you know that 59 percent of Canadian adults report suffering from some form of headache? Are you one of them? Often debilitating, headaches are an unpleasant discomfort, pain or pressure that can be addressed by manual therapies, relaxation and rest, hydration and even short-term use of pain medication. Yet,… Read More

How to Avoid Back Pain at the Office

If you’ve been fortunate enough to spend some time away from the office this summer with your kids, back-to-school for them probably means back-to-the-office for you! As Pickering chiropractors and massage therapists, we often spend this time of year reviewing the proper way to carry a backpack with parents and… Read More

Head and Neck Pain? Learn How to Manage Your Trigger Points

A trigger point can be described as a spot or point in a muscle that refers a sensation, be it pain or weakness, to another area of the body. For example, a trigger point in your upper trap muscle may cause a referral pattern into the side of the head,… Read More

Busting the Myths Surrounding Chiropractic Care

Many Canadians continue to have questions about the role that chiropractors play in the healthcare team, and what benefit chiropractic care may have to their health. While you can always visit Pickering Village Chiropractic and Massage to discuss your specific needs, today we’ll bust some commonly shared myths about chiropractic… Read More

Goin’ bananas: Researchers say potassium helps promote healthy arteries

Bananas and avocados — foods that are rich in potassium — may help protect against pathogenic vascular calcification, also known as hardening of the arteries. University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) researchers have shown, for the first time, that reduced dietary potassium promotes elevated aortic stiffness in a mouse model,… Read More

Motorcycle crash injuries cost more to treat than car crash: study

Motorcyclists in Ontario are three times more likely to be injured in a collision than people in automobiles, 10 times more likely to suffer serious injuries and those injuries will cost more to treat, a new study suggests. The study from researchers at the University of Toronto, Sunnybrook Health Sciences… Read More

Giving Back to Our Community

As the holiday season is fast approaching we would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your faith in our commitment to your health and well being. This year we are again sponsoring a family in our community to help give them a very Merry Christmas. We have… Read More

What is Magnesium’s fundamental role?

There is a host of scientific studies linking magnesium to many different health conditions, but reviewing these effects one by one is overwhelming and confusing. Instead, it’s more helpful to look at magnesium’s underlying physiological mechanisms. Understanding what magnesium does fundamentally will let us better understand how insufficient magnesium levels… Read More

Tendinopathy or Bursitis?

How to spot – and treat – these troublesome conditions If the human body were a marionette. the tendons would be its strings. These cord-like structures connect your muscles to your bones, letting you move your body when your muscles contract. In popular parlance, painful tendons are called tendinitis (which… Read More