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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: New Orleans Hornets Game

Here’s another blog from a Mississauga Chiropractor  On Sunday February 24th, Maria and I watched our first non-Raptors NBA game.  Since we were in New Orleans that weekend for the marathon, we decided to get some tickets to watch the New Orleans Hornets play against the Sacramento Kings. Both teams were at the bottom of…

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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: Sacroiliac Syndrome

Here’s another Blog from a Mississauga Chiropractor… In sacroiliac syndrome, the sacroiliac joint (SI) and/or capsule are the origin of the pain.  Sacroiliac syndrome is very common and may account for up to half of all low back pain cases.  The SI joints are usually very stable with little motion possible.  Elderly populations may have…

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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: Torticollis

Here’s another blog from a Mississauga Chiropractor… Torticollis is the rotation & lateral bending of the head due to cervical muscle spasms or other head & neck disorders. Synonyms:  wryneck or cervical dystonia   Types: Acquired Torticollis: Transient spasmodic torticollis (< 6 months duration) Idiopathic spasmodic torticollis (> 6 months duration) Congenital Torticollis (born this…

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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: TMJ Syndrome

Here’s another Blog from a Mississauga Chiropractor…   TMJ Syndrome is defined as pain & tenderness due to a dysfunction of the temporomandibular joint or surrouding musculature.   It is divided into 3 subtypes (that often co-exist): Myofascial pain dysfunction Internal derangement Degenerative joint disease   Demographics: Gender: Females > Males (4:1) Age: 20-40 years…

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Escape from Planet Earth: Movie Review by a Mississauga Chiropractor

Here’s another blog from a Mississauga Chiropractor   Just watched Escape from Planet Earth (2013), staring Brendan Fraser (The Mummy), Sarah Jessica Parker (Sex and the City), Jessica Alba (Dark Angel) & Sofía Vergara (Modern Family) On the planet Baab, admired astronaut Scorch Supernova (Brendan Fraser) is a national hero to the blue alien population….

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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: Cervical Sprain/Strain

Here’s another blog from a Mississauga Chiropractor… A Cervical Sprain/Strain consists of soft tissue damage (stretch, tearing or rupture) to the ligaments, muscles, intervertebral discs & other tissues surrounding the cervical spine.     Grade                                                                                 Clinical Findings        Healing Time 1 (mild)   Simple strain/sprain – minimal disruption of   adjacent fibres   Minimal pain   Trigger…

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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: Tension Headaches

Here’s another blog from a Mississauga Chiropractor… A Tension Headache consists of an intermittent headache; “feels like my head is in a vise” or “a band of pain around my head like a head band” associated with muscular origin, trigger point & other myofascial pain syndromes.  The pain should be even, and not throbbing.  There…