There are many different reason that knee pain may occur. As Chiropractors we will check for flat feet, hip and pelvic twists to eliminate external reasons for knee pain. The knee cartilage and Quadriceps muscle are prone to injury resulting in pain. Dry Needling and Chiropractic alignments are management options. Check out these articles on the … Continue reading Knee Pain
Low back pain, muscle strain or ligament strain is one of the most common causes of acute lower back pain. Lifting a heavy object, twisting, or a sudden movement can cause muscles or ligaments stretch or develop microscopic tears. Chiropractic treatment involves muscle and ligament therapy to promote correct repair of damaged tissues. Check out … Continue reading Lower back pain
We live a life of sitting, sedentary lifestyles that are dominated by technology. This causes tight muscles and joint misalignment producing neck pain and headaches. Chiropractic addresses the abnormal muscle tightness and aligns the spine reducing nerve pressure aiding in correcting posture. At Parkdale Chiropractic Clinic we offer Chiropractic, acupuncture, massage and dry needling which … Continue reading Neck pain & Headaches
Like a tree the human spine may grow out or be knocked out of alignment. Poor posture, sport and rapid growth during puberty may produce pain. Chiropractors suggest that maintaining a well functioning and mobile spine is critical. We will check and monitor the status of scoliosis and growth patterns.
Whiplash occurs when the neck moves excessively. This produces a sprain and strain injury due to the force. Whiplash may happen from a motor vehicle accident or even during physical activity like sport. Injuries may involve muscle, ligament, nerve, spinal cord, disc or even bone. Chiropractic can assist in rehabilitation after a whiplash injury. Dr … Continue reading Whiplash
Foot, ankle and leg pain may be due to many different reasons. Pronation (flat feet) may cause plantar fasciitis, ankle pain, achilles tendinopathy, shin splints, knee pain and groin pain. Dr Jonathan will adjust the pelvis and spine while also addressing the tightness of the lower limb muscle primarily the calf and correcting the flat … Continue reading Foot Pain and Flat Feet
TMJ is discomfort or pain in your jaw which may lead to earaches, tinnitus, headaches, neck, and shoulder soreness. The chiropractor at Parkdale Chiropractic Clinic will use trigger point therapy or dry needling which may help the tension in the muscles, re-positioning the jaw. Jaw misalignments may also be a result of poor posture and spinal misalignments, … Continue reading TMJ or Jaw PAIN
The hip joint is an extremely strong joint that supports both your body weight and provides mobility. Hip joint dysfunction commonly occurs when the pelvis and spine become misaligned or if the hip flexors become abnormal. Chiropractic management may involve spinal and pelvis adjustments along side massage of gluteal and hip flexors. In severe muscle … Continue reading Hip Pain
The Rotator Cuff is a group of muscles and tendons around the shoulder.Damage to these tissues may result in a painful bursitis. These muscles are commonly involved in frozen shoulder and sporting/gym injuries. It commonly results in an inability to lift your arm above shoulder height. Chiropractic with a combination of massage and dry needling … Continue reading Rotator Cuff
The Rotator Cuff is a group of muscles and tendons around the shoulder.Damage to these tissues may result in a painful bursitis. These muscles are commonly involved in frozen shoulder and sporting/gym injuries. It commonly results in an inability to lift your arm above shoulder height. Chiropractic with a combination of massage and dry needling … Continue reading Frozen Shoulder
The modern lifestyle places enormous stress and strain on the human body. Overuse with long hours of work, study or computer work may causes twisting and spinal misalignment. As humans we are not made symmetrically, syndromes such as scoliosis, short legs, twisted pelvis and flat feet may add to body imbalance. As Chiropractors we complement … Continue reading Postural Correction and Balance
During pregnancy mums can experience symptoms such as back pain, cramping while laying on your side, headaches, pelvic instability syndrome or restless legs. Dr Jonathan has had many years of experience treating pregnancy aches and pains and will ensure you are as comfortable during your pregnancy as possible. New mums can suffer from shoulder and … Continue reading Caring for Mums and Bubs
The nerves of the neck can produce pain into the shoulder, arm and hand. Tennis elbow, golfer’s elbow and frozen shoulder may arise from muscle and nerve imbalances. Carpal tunnel is the compression of the nerve at the wrist. Chiropractic treats the nerve and muscles of the neck, arm, elbow and wrist to reduce the … Continue reading Carpal tunnel and tennis elbow.
Nerve pain are symptoms caused when a nerve root in the spine is compressed, causing pain and numbness to travel along the nerve that serves the buttocks, legs and feet or shoulder, arm and hand.
Herniated, bulging and prolapsed disc produce symptoms caused when a nerve root in the spine is compressed, causing pain and numbness to travel along the nerve that serves the buttocks, legs and feet or shoulder, arm and hand. Definitive diagnoses is required using CT or MRI scan. Chiropractic may help to decrease symptoms and may … Continue reading Bulging disc
Sciatica includes any combination of the following symptoms. Pain typically is ongoing. Pain may be worse in the leg and foot than in the lower back. Pain is usually worse after long periods of standing still or sitting: relieved somewhat when walking. Chiropractors will help to alleviate pain associated with the sciatic nerve by balancing … Continue reading Sciatica
Every person has a nervous system and spine. Chiropractic is concerned with the optimal function of the nervous system and spine. Chiropractic and dry needling may assist in correcting musculoskeletal imbalances and improve joint mobility to allow athletes to run with proper biomechanics and to prevent and treat overuse injuries. Chiropractic treatment may achieve a … Continue reading Sport injuries and Athletes