All posts tagged: MSK

How Chiropractic Care Can Help Manage Chronic Pain

How Chiropractic Care Can Help Manage Chronic Pain

This article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association Blog. Author: CCA Staff Team. There are two major non-cancer types of chronic pain – musculoskeletal (MSK) pain related to bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, and muscles and neuropathic pain often felt as a burning sensation or shooting pain caused by nerve or tissue damage. What is chronic

Low Back Pain

Canada’s Low Back Pain Epidemic

The following article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team Involuntary spasms in your lower back? A dull throbbing ache? Shooting pain down your leg? You are most likely suffering from low back pain (LBP). If you’ve never had low back pain, chances are you will at some point in your

Back Saving Tips for Drivers

Five Back Saving Tips for Drivers

The following article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team Musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions are prevalent among habitual drivers. Whether you work in your vehicle or commute to work through rush-hour traffic, you may have experienced some level of back or neck pain. In fact, studies have shown a high incidence of

Myths about acupuncture

Some Great Reasons to Give Acupuncture a Try

The following article is from the MindBodyGreen website. Today, we’re witnessing a major shift in how people think about their health and well-being. From fitness and food to mindfulness and self-care, people are finally realizing the true power of prevention and focusing their time and attention on it. When we maintain our body, we can prevent

Different types of pain you should know about

The following article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team Spine, muscle, and nervous system conditions are the most common cause of long-term pain and physical disability.1 Approximately 80% of adults will experience spine, muscle, and nervous system pain at some point in their lifetime. These types of pain are generally

Chiropractic Treatment for Pregnancy Pain

The following article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team It’s discouraging when the excitement of preparing for the birth of your baby is overshadowed by pregnancy pain and discomfort. Don’t despair! There is help available for both you and your baby at the chiropractor! Pregnancy Pains Why am I in

The Benefits of K-Laser Therapy Treatments

Author // Dr. Mercola The following article is excerpted from Mercola.com. Full article can be found at http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2013/07/28/k-laser-benefits.aspx. Laser therapy is still a fairly unknown 21st century treatment modality that can have profound benefits for pain management and tissue healing. Dr. Phil Harrington was a high school physics teacher and was trained at Palmer College