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Hot Stone Massage Benefits – Newmarket Clinic

Studies have proven that regular massages are highly beneficial to our overall health and for treating specific ailments as well. What many people are not aware of is that hot stone massage therapy can be just as beneficial and has a long history of doing so. Brief History Hot stone massage may have originated in read full article

Achilles Tendonitis

The Achilles tendon is the largest tendon in the body connecting the calf muscles to the heel bone and is in use when walking, running, and jumping. Athletes and runners in particular tend to be those who suffer the most with Achilles tendonitis and it is the bane of many runners. Although this tendon can read full article

Crepitus

Crepitus, sometimes referred to as crepitation, is the grinding, creaking, cracking, grating, crunching, or popping sounds that often takes place when moving a joint. The sound may be loud or soft but this is not indicative of the degree of pathology. Most people have experienced crepitation as this can happen at any age, however it read full article

Registered Dietitians Help People Attain Their Goals

Food choices many people make are done so based on urges, desires and finances. As a result, Canada has over 4 million people who are failing to get the nutrition levels their bodies need.   According to Stats Canada in 2014, just over 20 percent of adults in Canada (approximately 5.3 million), classified themselves as being read full article

Cupping

Traditional Chinese medicine includes many therapies with perhaps acupuncture being the most commonly recognized. What is a lesser-known Traditional Chinese Therapy that is used for many health conditions is cupping. What is Cupping? Cupping is a special technique that uses small glass or bamboo cups as suction devices that are placed on the skin. A read full article

Concussion Management

Concussions are a form of mild traumatic brain injuries that are caused as a result of a blow to the head, neck, body or face that disrupts normal functions of the brain. Many people are of the belief that the loss of consciousness is a common element of concussions of which it is not; it read full article

Chiropractic and Acupuncture Care Combined

Chiropractic care has been the health care of choice for many health issues. It is a health care discipline that emphasizes diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mechanical disorders of the musculoskeletal system, especially the spine. Acupuncture aims to restore and maintain health through the stimulation of specific points on the body. It is comprised of read full article

Spondylolisthesis & Spondylolysis

Spondylolisthesis, (pronounced SPON-dill-oh-lis-THEE-sis) and spondylolysis (pronounced SPON-dee-low-LYE-sis are common causes of low back pain. Spondylolisthesis refers to one vertabra slipping over another in the front of the spine. Spondylolysis is when there is a separation of the small bony arch in the back of the spine located between the facet joints; this is called the read full article

Supporting Outdoor Activities with Chiropractic Care

Sports injury statistics are staggering not just here but in many areas worldwide where people like to be physically active. In fact, if you look at statistics they’re quite alarming. The Canadian Institute for Health Information reported that more than 5,600 Canadians are seriously injured every year due to winter sports that require at least read full article

Vitamin B-12 Deficiency and How Chiropractic Care Can Help

Vitamin B12, also known as cobalamin is one of the eight B vitamins we need. Our body needs B12 as it is necessary in the production of red blood cells as well as the proper functioning of nerve tissues and healthy brain functioning. It also helps in the regulation and synthesizing of DNA. B12, and read full article