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,
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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
What is Vertigo? VESTIBULAR REHABILITATION (VERTIGO) Vertigo is a form of dizziness characterized by a loss of balance and the illusion of movement in the environment. The sensation may be temporary lasting 30 seconds to 1 minute and triggered by position changes, or may be more constant and independent of position. This unpleasant sensation is
What is Cupping Therapy? History Cupping was established as an official therapeutic practice in the 1950s across hospitals in China after research conducted by Chinese and former Soviet Union acupuncturists confirmed cupping’s effectiveness. Prior to the 1950s, cupping is believed to have been used for over years in Chinese medicine. In recent years, cupping has
What is Spinal Decompression? Spinal Decompression is a technique that utilizes a specialized table to gently traction or gaps the joints of the lower back (lumbar spine). By gapping the joints of the lower back, a negative pressure is created causing a vacuum-like effect to occur. This allows protruding disc material to be coaxed back