Chiropractic and Massage Therapy Facts

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

Back to School is Just Around The Corner..

PACK IT LIGHT. WEAR IT RIGHT. Kids think it’s “cool” to strap on their backpacks and head out to school. But if they don’t know exactly how to choose, load, lift and wear them – these all-important accessories can be a pain in the back. Literally. Not to mention the neck, head, and shoulders. Backpacks… Read More

Nearly 8 in 10 Canadians Have Used Alternative Medicine: Survey

Canadians are increasingly utilizing complementary and alternative medicine – such as chiropractic care, massage therapy, yoga and acupuncture – according to a new survey by Frazer Institute. “Alternative treatments are playing an increasingly important role in Canadians’ overall health care, and understanding how all the parts of the health-care system… Read More

Vitamin D Helps Manage Chronic Conditions: Studies

According to a digital journal press release, recent studies suggest that vitamin D could be a safe, effective and inexpensive treatment for chronic conditions such as fibromyalgia, multiple sclerosis and Parkinson’s disease. Fibromyalgia is characterized by chronic pain and fatigue as well as heightened sensitivity to pressure. The affliction also… Read More

Surgery May Not Benefit Tennis Elbow Patients: Study

Surgical approaches to treating tennis elbow may not offer additional benefits to patients, according to research presented at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Specialty Day in San Diego. The study, a randomized, double-blinded clinical trial, explored patient responses to a common surgery aimed at repairing a damaged… Read More

Arthritis sufferers lack physical activity: study

Research has shown that people with arthritis who engage in regular activity or exercise report fewer limitations in their day-to-day lives. However, many of those who suffer from arthritis feel that the struggle of their daily lives is exhausting enough on  its own and therefore do not participate in additional… Read More

What is Acupuncture ?

ACUPUNCTURE: WHAT IS IT? Acupuncture is a method of encouraging the body to promote natural healing and to improve functioning. This is done by inserting needles and applying heat or electrical stimulation at very precise acupuncture points. HOW DOES ACUPUNCTURE WORK? The classical Chinese explanation is that channels of energy… Read More