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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: Migraine Headaches

Here’s another blog from a Mississauga Chiropractor… Migraine Headaches are recurring head pain due to changes in the brain & surrounding vasculature.  Migraine headaches are one of the most common problems seen in emergency departments and doctor’s offices.   Types of Migraine Headaches: 1)      Migraine with Aura (classic migraine) – 20% of migraines Aura or…

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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: Cluster Headaches

Here’s anothe blog from a Mississauga Chiropractor… Cluster Headaches are defined by recurrent brief attacks of sudden, severe, unilateral periorbital head pain over a period of 4-8 weeks.   Episodic Cluster Headaches:  Occurs in periods (clusters) lasting from 7 days to 1 year; clusters separated by pain-free intervals lasting at least 2 weeks; usually a…

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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: Cervicogenic Headaches

Here’s another blog from a Mississauga Chiropractor…   A cervicogenic headache is head pain originating from the cervical spine localized to the neck & occiput.  Pain is precipitated or aggravated by specific neck movements or sustained postures & may radiate to the forehead, orbital region, temples or ears. Potential Causes: Prior neck trauma, cervical joint…

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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: Cervical Radiculopathy

Here’s another blog from a Mississauga Chiropractor…   A Cervical Radiculopathy is a neurocompressive disorder of the cervical nerve roots resulting in various neurologic findings.  It most commonly affects the C7 (60%) & C6 (25%) nerve roots. Potential Causes: Younger Patients: Disc Herniation:  an acute injury causing foraminal impingement Sports Injuries:  Forced extension, lateral bending…

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In Time: Movie Review by a Mississauga Chiropractor

Here’s another blog from a Mississauga Chiropractor   Just watched In Time (2011), starring Justin Timberlake (‘N Sync), Amanda Seyfried (Les Miserable) & Johnny Galecki (Big Bang Theory) This is a world where time has become the ultimate currency. You stop aging at 25, but there’s a catch: you’re genetically-engineered to live only one more…

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The Descendants – Movie Review by a Mississauga Chiropractor

Here’s another blog from a Mississauga Chiropractor   Just watched The Descendants (2011), starring George Clooney (Ocean 11), Shailene Woodley (The Secret Life of the American Teenager) & Matthew Lillard (Scooby-Doo) With his wife Elizabeth King (Patricia Hastie) on life support after a boating accident, Hawaiian land baron Matt King (George Clooney) takes his daughters:…

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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: Cervical Facet Syndrome

Here’s another blog from a Mississauga Chiropractor   Cervical Facet Syndrome   Cervical facet irritation or damage can cause cranial, cervical or upper shoulder & back pain referral.  Potential Causes:    Neck Injuries Cervical Disc Injuries Whiplash, sprain/strains Osteoarthritis or Rheumatoid Arthritis Repetitive Stress & Poor Posture due to occupation   History:   Dull, achy pain although…

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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: Neck Arthritis

Here’s another blog from a Mississauga Chiropractor Cervical DegenerativeJoint Disease (DJD) is the progressive loss of cartilage causing jointspace narrowing, subchondral sclerosis and osteophyte formation. This most commonly occurs at C5-C6 & C6-C7. PotentialCauses: : Abnormal biomechanics, genetic predisposition, metabolic causes,occupational : Childhood anatomic abnormalities, joint trauma or fracture, repetitiveaction or joint motion History: Slowly developing dull…

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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: The Hobbit-An Unexpected Journey

Here’s another blog from a Mississauga Chiropractor… Just watched The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012) starring, Martin Freeman (Hot Fuzz), Ian McKellen (X-Men) & Richard Armitage (Captain America: The First Avenger). Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) is swept into a quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor from the fearsome dragon Smaug.  Approached out…