October 13, 2016 Ryan Spiteri
Tennis elbow is a misleading name for a common injury.
Despite the name, tennis elbow is not just a concern for Serena Williams or Roger Federer.
While tennis players can be affected by this problem, it also affects baseball players, swimmers, carpenters, plumbers, meat cutters, or anyone who repeats an arm motion over and over. It can be so painful that lifting your morning cup of coffee to your mouth can become an ordeal.
September 23, 2016 Ryan Spiteri
When most people think of the work a chiropractor does, their thoughts immediately go to correcting problems with the back, neck, spine, etc.
Perhaps the last place you’d expect a chiropractor to relieve pain is in your jaw.
Your chiropractor may be able to relieve pain in your jaw, specifically your temporomandibular joint (TMJ), which can be a common sore spot for many people.
September 6, 2016 Ryan Spiteri
Sleep. All of us could probably use more of it with our go-go lifestyles. Approximately 14 per cent of Canadians suffer from insomnia.
A good night’s sleep is essential to our overall health and well-being.
It can be frustrating, when we do get around to getting some shut-eye, we can wake up with neck, back or shoulder pain. We should wake up from our slumber refreshed and relaxed instead of with aches and pains.Read More
August 8, 2016 Ryan Spiteri
The Alberta College and Association of Chiropractors has long been a huge proponent of backpack safety for children.
That’s why, as the pencils are sharpened, the smell of fresh Velcro litters the air, and your kids come to the realization their summer is coming to an end, we like to highlight the importance of protecting childrens' bodies when it comes to what is considered an essential back-to-school purchase.Read More
July 18, 2016 Ryan Spiteri
How many of us loved the sensation of spinning around in a circle to make ourselves dizzy as children? We spun and spun and spun, were dizzy for a few seconds and laughed it off. Vertigo sufferers feel this dizzy sensation constantly and it can last for hours or even days and can come out of nowhere.
Chiropractic has been found to be an effective treatment for certain types of vertigo, which can be very frustrating for suffers.Read More
July 4, 2016 Ryan Spiteri
Research has shown, sitting at work accounts for one-third to one-half of sitting time. Sitting at your desk, in meetings and in your car to and from work, are common for most people. You’re likely sitting while reading this blog.
Sitting for prolonged periods can cause back, neck and shoulder pain.
Most think you’re more likely to injure yourself during activities like golfing or gardening, but sitting for extended periods of time while at work can produce chronic pain and can limit range of motion for many people. There are ways however, to ensure your office job doesn’t mean more pain than productivity.Read More