What is Chiropractic?
One of the largest primary care professions in Ontario, chiropractic is a non-invasive, hands-on health care discipline that focuses on the musculoskeletal system. Read more about Chiropractic in Ontario and what chiropractors can can do for you!
Best-Evidence Care for Manual Therapists
In evidence-based care, there are three pillars the therapist takes into account. The most important is the patient preference (whether they would like or would not like an intervention), followed by what the most recent research indicates is safe and effective, as well as what the practitioner has found successful in their practice themselves. To help guide our plans of management, we rely on the Clinical Practice Guidelines provided by the CCGI. You can access the guidelines for various conditions here!
What is Low Back Pain?
This low back pain clip was created by Dr. Mike Evans, MD and Dr. Kopansky-Giles, DC, FCCS of St. Michael’s Hospital. It reviews what low back pain is and gives some useful tips to help overcome it.
Yoga Exercises for Low Back Pain
Recent research has shown that exercise, along with patient education, can be a beneficial way to manage neck and low back pain and other issues related to your back. Yoga has been found to be beneficial when done appropriately. The Chiropractic Clinical Guideline Initiative have published short videos on the best yoga moves for low back pain.
Chiropractic Care and Pregnancy
Is there something in the water? It seems like everyone is getting pregnant. Pregnancy is a time of great change for both parents and babies alike. With dramatic changes occurring weekly, maintaining physical activity and stretches, along with supportive chiropractic care can help with the nagging to debilitating symptoms of pregnancy – from hand numbness to sciatic and pelvic pain and more! Check out this cheat sheet of stretches that are safe for pregnancy: Stretches for Moms during Pregnancy