Better By the Day Health Tip: Shoulder mobility. A good indicator of joint health is mobility. Here is a simple exam you can do at home to see if your shoulder lacks normal range of motion which can be putting your shoulder at risk for injury or premature degeneration. With your right
What are my chiropractic treatment options? How a Chiropractor can treat the same injury in 6 different ways. As a chiropractor I often find there to be some confusion as to what it is we actually do as healthcare practitioners - what exactly are my chiropractic treatment options? I often hear “I don’t need
Why Don’t You Take X-rays During Your Exam? This is a question we get frequently in the office. There are situations where x-ray usage is necessary, but x-ray usage for exploration sake is not recommended under current best practice guidelines. Here’s why… What do X-rays show? X-rays are best at identifying bony pathology. This includes
Office Chair Posture Sitting at your computer all day can wreak havoc with your posture resulting in upper and lower back pain. One of the most often requested tips we get at the clinic is "What can I do to improve my posture? Computers are very effective in holding your attention, causing you to slouch
"I think I slipped a disc. I just need an adjustment to put it back..." What exactly is a "slipped disc", and can the discs in your back actually slip out of place? The answer? Yes and no, but it mainly revolves around what you are referring to. Can a disc slip out of
What makes that popping sound during an adjustment? Chiropractic adjustments are a safe and useful tool for providing pain relief, while helping to reduce joint and muscle stiffness. For anyone who has experienced a joint manipulation you may have noticed an audible "pop" or "cracking" sound that follows the adjustment. What exactly is this sound?
Spinal Hygiene: Sitting to Standing Posture Back pain can worsen when transitioning from a sitting position to a standing position. This is mainly caused by the rounding of the spine while attempting to stand up, which causes the low back to lift the weight of your body as you manoeuvre. Adapting a squatting posture to
Bruegger Postural Relief Exercise Retrain your posture by perfoming this postural relief exercise at the top of every hour! Think about how much time you spend a day hunched forward, reaching for items, using a lap top or cell phone. Now think about how many times you arch backwards, or squeeze your shoulders together?
What is Tumeric? Suffering an injury can be debilitating for most individuals. Especially when they struggle to manage varying levels of discomfort on a daily basis. One of the largest deciding factors for new patients seeking treatment is that they want to reduce their reliance on over the counter anti-inflammatories such as Advil or Tylenol.
Your Neck Feels Tight, What Can You Do About it? 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