Neck tightness is a common symptom found in those with high stress, poor neck posture, poor sleeping habits (check out our blog on finding the right pillow https://www.cornerstonetw.com/which-pillow-is-best-for-neck-pain/), inactivity, history of previous injuries, etc. Neck tightness can also be a symptom of more serious conditions such as whiplash associated disorder, torticollis, nerve impingement, etc. If
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What is sciatica? The term “sciatica” gets thrown around quite often to describe any combination of ‘pins and needles’ sensation, burning, or shooting pain that travels down the leg. As a blanket term ‘sciatica’ can accurately describe this cluster of symptoms rather easily, which may explain its over use. It is important to therefore
Which pillow is best for me? A chiropractor’s guide One of the most frequently asked questions we get in the office is in regards to our recommendation for pillows to reduce neck pain. The answer to this question can be complicated, but to make it as simple as possible - There is not one
What is Fascial Stretch Therapy? We often have patients come in who have tried stretching or soft tissue massage but still find themselves symptomatic. This is when we talk to them about Fascia. What is Fascia? Fascia is a network of layered connective tissue that surrounds muscles, bones and joints. It looks like spider webbing,
What is a multi-disciplinary clinic? A multi-disciplinary clinic is a clinic that offers various different types of services, as opposed to just one specific specialty. Cornerstone Therapy & Wellness offers a wide range of comprehensive services to address all your needs, including Chiropractic, Physiotherapy, Massage Therapy, Athletic Therapy, and much more! What are the
What is Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy? The Pelvic Floor is a group of muscles that sit in the base of the pelvis. Most commonly these muscles are known for their role in bowel, bladder and sexual function. They also play a key role in the core which means dysfunction in the pelvic floor can often lead
When Should I Use Heat or Ice? One question we often get in the office is “Do I use heat, or ice?” The answer is very simple and it depends on the situation and what you are trying to accomplish. When Do I Use Ice?: Ice is a great therapy for injuries that are the
How Do I Garden Without Pain? With Spring in full bloom, we find ourselves spending more time on our gardens and less time worrying about our bodies. Gardening is a major offender for causing back pain and injury! So, how do we make our garden flourish without sacrificing our physical health? Read below! Warm Up
Does Cinnamon Help with Diabetes? We live in a time where people are more health conscious now about what we put in our bodies than ever before. Part of this trend includes the ability to fight the symptoms of disease, like diabetes, naturally and without taking medication. Diabetes is a disease that is characterized by
What is Arthritis? In general terms, Arthritis is the inflammation of one or more joints that is usually accompanied by pain or stiffness that worsens with age. There are several types of arthritis but the most common are osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The pain is often very debilitating and can limit people from