TMJ Treatment

The jaw is a hinge joint connecting the mandible (jaw) to the skull and is surrounded by 68 pairs of muscles immediately in front of the ear on each side of the head. They allow you to chew, yawn, speak, and swallow and are in constant use. This joint is one of the...

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What is a Subluxation

A subluxation is an incomplete or partial dislocation of a joint or organ. A spinal subluxation can impinge on a spinal nerve root causing symptoms in the areas served by those roots and as the nerve is affected, the tissue or organ which is controlled by that nerve...

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Stress Relief

When seeking treatment centres for stress relief around Calgary we have a plethora of convenient options for you. Research has shown that therapeutic massage has benefits like lowering blood pressure, increasing blood circulation, relaxing muscle spasm, and improving...

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Spring cleaning tips

How to save your back and other household tips Are the cobwebs calling? Have you had just about enough of that closet clutter? Just thinking about all these major chores can make even the keenest homemaker’s back ache. The Alberta College and Association of...

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Sports Injury

There are many kinds of athletes from runners to swimmers, from tennis to golf, and from football to boxing. In any sport you twist, turn, bend, or fall and any of these actions can injure or strain your joints, tendons, bones, and muscles. This strain goes beyond...

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Pregnancy and Chiropractic Care

Adjustments sure helped my lower back pain, and I often wished to be adjusted daily! - Elaine B. Chiropractic care facilitates a more comfortable transition from early to late term pregnancy and through to postpartum recovery. No one has said that pregnant women...

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PAIN IN THE NECK

The neck (cervical spine) is composed of vertebrae which begin in the upper torso and end at the base of the skull. The bony vertebrae along with the ligaments (like thick rubber bands) provide stability to the spine. The muscles allow for support and motion. The neck...

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Low Back Pain

Did you know that low back pain is a very common condition? It is actually a problem that many people experience all over the world and it places a large economic burden on many countries due to the amount of work time lost and the cost of medical care. Studies have...

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Leg and Hip Pain

Leg and Hip pain are most commonly caused by subluxation of the spine. This can irritate the nerves causing pain and muscle spasms. Your hips and legs support the entire body and give you strength, stability, flexibility, and mobility. For this reason there is a high...

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Healthy holiday shopping tips

Preventing back and neck pain during the holiday shopping frenzy By Tara Madden Holiday shopping can be just as big a strain on your back and neck as some outdoor winter activities. The load you carry each time you head out to the mall in search of gifts can amount to...

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Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is an arthritis-related syndrome which can be difficult to diagnose. Fibromyalgia syndrome is a chronic condition characterized by body aches, widespread pain, sleep problems, extreme fatigue, depression, anxiety, and other symptoms, in combination with...

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