Shoulder complaints are frequently heard in a chiropractic office. In many cases, these shoulder injuries are the result of a sports-related incident. Athletes put their bodies through tremendous physical strain, and since the shoulder has insufficient stability, injury is the result.
Last month, more than 1,000 doctors of chiropractic (DCs) – and chiropractic students – from 38 countries were present for the World Federation of Chiropractic (WFC) 10th biennial congress
Working with athletes is a rewarding, yet challenging niche.
In a pregnant patient, the concept of wellness takes on a whole new meaning. Instead of simply trying to achieve wellness for the expecting mother, we are also striving to attain wellness for her unborn child.
From the moment we are born, and throughout our lifetime, we fight a constant battle against a downward compressive force of nature – the force known as gravity.
Active care and exercise therapy have become complementary approaches to spinal manipulation in the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders. Active care refers to patient self-empowerment in his/her treatment, under the guidance of the health-care practitioner.
Migraine headaches are a condition that chiropractors face daily. Every practising chiropractor has witnessed the debilitating effects migraines can have on their patients, and each chiropractor does everything in his/her power to alleviate the symptoms, as well as improve the patient’s overall health and well-being.
Prolotherapy, known as proliferative therapy or regenerative injection therapy (RIT), is a non-surgical treatment, for weakened and/or damaged ligaments, or tendons, that relieves musculoskeletal pain.
Jan. 28, Halifax, Nova Scotia - The Nova Scotia College of Chiropractors would like to invite all to their Continuing Education Seminar titled Building the Ultimate Back: from Rehabilitation to be held on May 23-24, 2009 at the Westin Nova Scotian in Halifax. Renowned international lecturer, author and scientist, Dr. Stuart McGill, will discuss how to enhance clinical decision making necessary for elite practice in solving low back disorders.
The Oolo-Austin Test – also simply known as “the Austin Test” – is an orthopedic examination used to assess the axial rotation range of motion of the thoracolumbar spine.
Scoliosis, and other major distortions in posture, have benefited little from rehabilitation until just over a decade ago.
Patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) is a common and significant knee disorder, although it remains poorly understood. It is thought that a combination of biomechanical, neuromuscular, and soft tissue changes contribute to abnormal patellofemoral joint contact pressures, resulting in local pain and dysfunction.
The World Federation of Chiropractic's (WFC) 10th Biennial Congress - hosted by the Canadian Chiropractic Association (CCA) - is shaping up to be an outstanding program with strong content on each of the science, philosophy and art of chiropractic.
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