Being involved in a car accident can be a rather traumatic event. Afterwards, the road to recovery is not always as clear and concise for every person. Some people only suffer minor pain and discomfort from the accident, while others could have experienced more severe injuries, some of which may have required surgery to [...]
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Chiropractic treatments in North York, by a licensed chiropractor offer a drug-free, natural approach to managing pain, as well as improving the overall health and well-being of patients. Treatments are well-suited for both chronic pain and short-term pain caused from accidents and injuries. Chiropractors focus on the nervous system and proper alignment of the spine. [...]
The sciatic nerve is the largest nerve of the body that is composed of individual nerve roots which start by branching out from the spine in the lower back and combine to form the “sciatic nerve.” The sciatic nerve runs from the lower back, through the buttocks, and down the back of each leg. Sciatica [...]
Piriformis is a small butt muscle that contributes to external rotation of hip. It enables us to walk, shift weight from one foot to another and maintain balance. Piriformis Syndrome occurs when this muscle compresses the sciatic nerve (the nerve that originates from spine and passes through the buttocks and down the back of [...]
Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo is a disorder of the vestibular system in the inner ear. The condition is characterized by a sensation of dizziness and spinning with change in head positions. It occurs when calcium crystals called otoconia are dislodged from their normal location from the top of the utricle (sensory organ of inner ear). [...]
Whiplash neck injury is often just called a neck strain. Even though whiplash is often associated with car accidents, any impact or blow that causes your head to jerk forward or backward can cause neck strain.CausesA whiplash neck injury occurs when the head is suddenly jolted backwards and forwards or forwards then backwards in a [...]
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS) is a condition characterized by discomfort and pain in the knee due to contact of the patella (knee cap) and the femur (Femur bone). PFPS is sometimes also referred as â€œrunnerâ€™s kneeâ€, “housemaid’s knee” or “secretary’s knee”.CausesAbnormal gliding of the patella over the femur with knee movementsÂ can cause increase pressure [...]
Cervical spondylosis is a degenerative condition of the bones, joints and discs of the neck due to general wear and tear of aging. There may be abnormal growths or spur formation on the cervical vertebrae. These are called osteophytes. With age, fluid content of the disc is reduced and as a result it becomes stiffer, [...]
The carpal tunnel is an anatomical compartment which is formed of ligaments and carpal bones. It is located at the base of the palm at the wrist. Finger flexor tendons and the median nerve pass through the carpal tunnel. Compression of the median nerve within this tunnel produces series of signs and symptoms which is [...]
Trigger finger is a painful condition in which a finger gets locked in a bent position. The similar condition in the thumb is called trigger thumb. The finger once bend gets straighten with a snap like a trigger being pulled and released. It occurs when the finger or thumb tendon gets inflamed. A tendon [...]