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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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Star Trek into Darkness: Movie Review by a Mississauga Chiropractor

Here’s another blog from a Mississauga Chiropractor   Just watched Star Trek into Darkness (2013), staring Chris Pine (Rise of the Guardians), Zachary Quinto (Heroes) & Zoe Saldana (Avatar).   In this movie, when the crew of the Starfleet Enterprise, Kirk ( Chris Pine), Spock (Zachary Quinto), Uhura (Zoe Saldana), Dr. McCoy “Bones” (Karl Urban),…

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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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Iron Man 3: Movie Review by a Mississauga Chiropractor

Just watched Iron Man 3 (2013) starring, Robert Downey Jr. (Sherlock Holmes), Gwyneth Paltrow (Seven) & Guy Pearce (Momento).   In this movie, the events of the attack on New York City in the previous Avenger’s Movie has left Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) a completely changed man. Now saddled with a severe case of…

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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…