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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 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 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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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: Student Review of Frozen Shoulder

Here’s another blog by a Co-op Student of a Mississauga Chiropractor Frozen Shoulder (Adhesive Capsulitis) Cause:  Scarring, Inflammation, thickening and or shrinking of capsule Impact injury to shoulder Signs and Symptoms: Usually over age of 40 Moderate to severe pain that limits all shoulder movements Pain interferes with sleep Restriction when lifting/rotating arm 3 stages: 1) Painful…