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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: Ganglion Cyst

Here’s another blog from a Mississauga Chiropractor… A Ganglion Cyst is a bulge or swelling overlying a joint capsule or tendon sheath.  They can occur anywhere in the body but are most common in the wrist & hand.   Demographics: Gender:  Females > Males (3:1) Age: any age, 70% occur between age 15-35, rare to…

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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: Wrist Sprains

Here’s another blog from a Mississauga chiropractor… A sprained wrist is the traumatic overstretching of the ligaments of the distal radioulnar, intercarpal or carpometacarpal joints.  Hyperextension of the wrist is the most common mechanism of injury.  Radiocarpal & Intercarpal Sprains most often encompasses some combination of hyperextension, ulnar flexion & intercarpal Supination.  It often occurs…

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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: Unique Ways Chiropractic Care and Massage Therapies Have Been Studied

Here’s another blog presented by a Mississauga chiropractor… Unique Ways Chiropractic Care and Massage Therapies Have Been Studied By:  Ashley Burns Researchers and medical experts increasingly connect physical and mental health improvements with various techniques. Mental disorders are traditionally treated with medication and forms of therapy, but professionals have connected alternative methods with improvements in…

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Silver Linings Playbook: Movie Review by a Mississauga Chiropractor

Here’s another blog from a Mississauga Chiropractor…   Just watched Silver Linings Playbook (2012) starring, Bradley Cooper, (The Hangover), Jennifer Lawrence, (Hunger Games) & Robert De Niro (Meet the Parents).   Against medical advice and without the knowledge of her husband Pat Solatano Sr. (Robert De Niro), Dolores Solatano (Jacki Weaver) discharges her adult son,…

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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Here’s another blog from a Mississagua Chiropractor… Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is the compression of the median nerve where the nerve passes through the carpal canal deep to the transverse carpal ligament along with the finger flexor tendons.   Gender:  Females > Males (5:1); most commonly in middle aged women Age:  Most common in 40-60 year…

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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: Golfer’s Elbow

Here’s another blog from a Mississauga Chiropractor… Golfer’s Elbow or Medial Epicondylitis is medial elbow pain where the common flexor tendon (especially the pronator teres) becomes inflamed.  The most common site of pathology is the interface between the pronator teres & flexor carpi radialis.  It is sually found in the dominant elbow in golfers &…

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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: Tennis Elbow

Here`s another blog from a Mississauga Chiropractor… Lateral Epicondylitis or Tennis Elbow is lateral elbow pain at the muscle-bone junction of the common extensor tendon & lateral epicondyle of the humerus.  It is the most common overuse injury of the elbow.   Risk Factors:  a)      Very common in tennis & racket sport players (usually associated…

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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: Pulled Elbow

Here’s another Blog from a Mississauga Chiropractor… A pulled elbow is a temporary displacement of the radial head from the annular ligament.  Pain is due to a pinched annular ligament.  This is an extremely common traumatic injury in preschool children   Demographics: a)      Age: up to 5 years old; peak incidence is 2-3 years old…

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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: Frozen Shoulder

Here’s another blog from a Mississauga Chiropractor… Frozen Shoulder or Adhesive Capsulitis is the marked reduction in shoulder range of motion due to soft tissue contracture around the glenohumeral joint.   4 Stages of Frozen Shoulder: Stage Clinical Description 1 Pre-adhesive   Stage:    Full or slightly limited range of motion   No adhesions  …