TENS – Is This Therapy for You?

TENS (transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation), is the most widely used type of electrotherapy and when done correctly, the success rate is impressive. This therapy uses electrodes on small pads that adhere to the affected area and are attached via wires to a battery-operated device. Controlled current is sent through the electrodes which stimulate the sensory read full article


Neuromuscular skeletal conditions are experienced by just about everyone at some point in their life. Strains and sprains causing pain are common occurrences throughout our lifetime and sometimes the pain in so intense that it won’t go away. Part of the reason of this is because many people “carry on” their routines as best as read full article


The thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS) is a condition that involves the chest, neck and shoulder in which there is compression that affects nerves and vascular supply. The thoracic outlet is the area located between the collar bone and the rib cage. Pain is the result as well as tingling and numbness of the fingers. There read full article


Temporal Mandibular Joint Syndrome is a condition in which the temporal mandibular joint is not functioning as it should. This is a condition that affects thousands of Canadians and this is pain that affects most everything you do with your mouth. The temporal bone (the bone that forms the sides of the skull) meets the read full article


Tension headaches are one of the most common forms of headaches. Other forms of headaches include migraines, sinus headaches and cluster headaches, but tension headaches seem to be the one type of headache that most people experience. In fact, the World Health Organization recently stated that about half of all adults suffer from headache disorders, read full article


THE FACTS ON TORTICOLLIS Torticollis, or wry neck, can cause tremendous neck pain and affects about 1 out of 10,000 people. This is a painful disorder that occurs in the neck and it tends to affect individuals between 30 and 60 years of age and more women than men. This condition generally affects the muscles read full article