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The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel: Movie Review by a Mississauga Chiropractor

Here’s another blog from a Mississauga Chiropractor… Just watched The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011) starring Judi Dench (M from James Bond),  Bill Nighy (Love Actually) & Maggie Smith (Harry Potter). Green (Judi Dench), Graham Dashwood (Tom Wilkinson), Douglas Ainslie (Bill Nighy), Jean Ainslie (Penelope Wilton), Muriel Donnelly (Maggie Smith), Norman Cousins (Ronald Pickup) &…

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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: Student Report on Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Here`s a blog from a Coop-Student with a Chiropractor in Mississauga… Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Cause: Shoulder/Lower Cervical Trauma Repetitive Shoulder Activity Upper Thoracic neurovascular bundle compression Elongated C7 transverse process   Signs and Symptoms: Unilateral Numbness Tingling/ paresthesia of upper limb and shoulder Swelling of the arm If Neurologic: loss of dexterity If Venous: pain/swelling of arm, cyanosis If Arterial:…

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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: Sporting Life 10K – 2012

Here’s another blog from a Chiropractor inMississauga… On Sunday May 13, 2012, I caddied Maria and her co-worker Susan at the Sporting Life 10K race in Downtown Toronto.  This was Maria’s 3 time doing this particular race.  Her previous times were 48:29 in 2008, and 51:18 in 2010 (9 months post-baby).  Now in 2012, Maria…

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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: Student Report on Rotator Cuff Strain

Here`s a blog from a Coop-Student with a Chiropractor in Mississauga… Rotator Cuff Strain Cause: Lifting/ Pulling FOOSH Injury (fall on an out stretched- hand) Violent blow applied to shoulder Signs and Symptoms: Immediate pain after injury Popping/ tearing sensation at moment of injury Muscle spasms of shoulder and shoulder girdle Muscles/ Joints Affected: Supraspinatus…

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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: Student Report on Achilles Tendinopathy

Here`s a blog from a Coop-Student with a Chiropractor in Mississauga… Achilles Tendinopathy Cause: Increased gastroc-soleus contraction will overstress the tendon Overuse activities, ie. running Excessive Stretch of the tendon will cause strain Weight gain/ pregnancy/ overweight Toe running causing increased gastroc-soleus activity Over pronation & whipping of tendon (sideshear)     Signs and Symptoms:…

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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: Student Report on Tennis Elbow

Here`s a blog from a Coop-Student with a Chiropractor in Mississauga… Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)   Cause: Tearing of the extensor carpi radialis brevis Repetitive movements requiring forceful wrist extension, radial deviation, and supination Eccentric force/ movement of the forearm   Signs and Symptoms: Lateral elbow pain Pain when gripping Pain with resisted wrist extension/ supination/ extension   Muscles/…

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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: Student Review of Patellafemoral Syndrome

 Here’s another blog by a Co-op Student of aMississaugaChiropractor… Patellafemoral Syndrome   Cause: Abnormal patellar “tracking” toward the lateral (outer) side of the femur Under the surface of patella grate along femur causing chronic inflammation and pain   Signs and Symptoms: Anterior knee pain Pain worsens going up and down steps and sitting for long periods of time…

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The Avengers: Movie Review by a Mississauga Chiropractor

Here`s another blog from a Chiropractor in Mississauga… Just watched The Avengers (2012) starring, Robert Downey Jr. (Sherlock Holmes), Chris Evans (Fantastic Four), Mark Ruffalo (Shutter Island), Chris Hemsworth (Star Trek), Scarlett Johansson (Lost in Translation), Jeremy Renner (Hurt Locker) & Samuel L. Jackson (Pulp Fiction) Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) is director of S.H.I.E.L.D,…