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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: Groin Strain

Here’s another Blog from a Mississauga Chiropractor… A groin strain is an injury to the adductor muscles, usually the adductor longus in the femoral triangle at the muscle tendon junction.  Groin strains may also involve the following muscles:  upper part of sartorius, rectus femoris or iliopsoas   Demographics: –         Most often seen in young athletes;…

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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: Hip Bursitis

Here’s another blog from a Mississauga Chiropractor… Hip Bursitis is the inflammation of one of the large bursa located between the gluteus maximus & minimus tendons and the greater trochanter.  This is most commonly seen in middle aged & older women who do a lot of side bending & medial rotation at the hip, or…

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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: Hip Pointer

Here’s another blog from a Mississauga Chiropractor…   A hip pointer is a contusion to the iliac crest or ASIS, sometimes involving an avulsion or tendinopathy.  It is caused by a trauma to the iliac crest often from a contact sport or motor vehicle accident.   History: Local pain, swelling and sometimes bruising to the…

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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: Hip Sprain

Here`s another blog from a Mississauga Chiropractor… A hip sprain is a forceful/traumatic injury to the hip joint capsule.  The hip joint is normally a very stable, deep ball & socket joint with very strong ligaments.  Mild sprains are the most common type of sprain, while moderate & severe sprains are more rare.   Risk…

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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis

Here’s another blog from a Mississauga Chiropractor… A slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE) is a condition where the femoral epiphysis is displaced posteriorly & inferiorly due to weakness in the epiphyseal growth plate.  The slippage causes the femur to adduct & externally rotate causing a decreased abduction & internal rotation range of motion.   Demographics…

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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: Ganglion Cyst

Here’s another blog from a Mississauga Chiropractor… A Ganglion Cyst is a bulge or swelling overlying a joint capsule or tendon sheath.  They can occur anywhere in the body but are most common in the wrist & hand.   Demographics: Gender:  Females > Males (3:1) Age: any age, 70% occur between age 15-35, rare to…

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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: Wrist Sprains

Here’s another blog from a Mississauga chiropractor… A sprained wrist is the traumatic overstretching of the ligaments of the distal radioulnar, intercarpal or carpometacarpal joints.  Hyperextension of the wrist is the most common mechanism of injury.  Radiocarpal & Intercarpal Sprains most often encompasses some combination of hyperextension, ulnar flexion & intercarpal Supination.  It often occurs…

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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: Unique Ways Chiropractic Care and Massage Therapies Have Been Studied

Here’s another blog presented by a Mississauga chiropractor… Unique Ways Chiropractic Care and Massage Therapies Have Been Studied By:  Ashley Burns Researchers and medical experts increasingly connect physical and mental health improvements with various techniques. Mental disorders are traditionally treated with medication and forms of therapy, but professionals have connected alternative methods with improvements in…

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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Here’s another blog from a Mississagua Chiropractor… Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is the compression of the median nerve where the nerve passes through the carpal canal deep to the transverse carpal ligament along with the finger flexor tendons.   Gender:  Females > Males (5:1); most commonly in middle aged women Age:  Most common in 40-60 year…

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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: Golfer’s Elbow

Here’s another blog from a Mississauga Chiropractor… Golfer’s Elbow or Medial Epicondylitis is medial elbow pain where the common flexor tendon (especially the pronator teres) becomes inflamed.  The most common site of pathology is the interface between the pronator teres & flexor carpi radialis.  It is sually found in the dominant elbow in golfers &…