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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: Thoracic Outlet Syndrome – TOS

Here’s another blog from a Mississauga Chiropractor…   Thoracic Outlet Syndrome is the general term for a condition resulting in the compression of neurovascular structures (nerves of the brachial plexus, subclavian artery & vein) at the thoracic outlet, causing symptoms in the upper extremities, neck and chest.  When it is present, the C8-T1 spinal levels…

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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: Cervical DJD

Here’s another blog from a Mississauga Chiropractor… Cervical Degenerative Joint Disease (DJD) is the progressive loss of cartilage causing joint space narrowing, subchondral sclerosis and osteophyte formation. This most commonly occurs at C5-C6 & C6-C7.   Potential Causes: Primary: Abnormal biomechanics, genetic predisposition, metabolic causes,occupational Secondary: Childhood anatomic abnormalities, joint trauma or fracture, repetitive action or joint…

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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: Cervical Disc Herniation

Checkout this blog from a Mississauga Chiropractor Cervical Discogenic Pain Syndrome is soft tissue damage & associated irritation of thefibers of the intervertebral discs between the vertebrae in the cervical spine. Potential Causes: Direct trauma: falls, motor vehicle accident (cervical acceleration-deceleration), whiplash, sports injury (flexion with axial loading) Overuse, fatigue, repetitive microtrauma (hours,days, months of the same motion)…

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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: Student Report on Tension Headaches

Here`s a blog from a Coop-Student with a Chiropractor in Mississauga… Tension Headaches   Cause: Stress/ lack of sleep Neck Injuries Signs and Symptoms: Pain located occipito-nuchal or bifrontal region Pain is like a squeeze/tightness in the temple Neck injuries May occur under emotional distress Muscles/ Joints Affected: Suboccipitals Thyrohyoid muscle Omohyoid muscle Mylohyoid muscle…

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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: Student Report on Plantar Fasciitis

Here`s a blog from a Coop-Student with a Chiropractor in Mississauga  Plantar Fasciitis Cause: Either pronation or supination. Repetitive tension overload on Plantar Fascia. Signs: Sharp heel pain along the bottom of the inside of the foot. Pain is worse when getting out of bed in the morning. Muscles, Joints Affected:  Medial Tubercle of Calcaneus…

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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: Tension Headaches

Here’s another blog from a Chiropractor in Mississauga… Do you experience headaches?  Does the pain feel like a band or a vice tightening around your head?  Does the pain interfere with your daily activities? If so, you may be experiencing Tension Headaches. Tension Headaches are the most common type of headaches and make up 90%…