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Why are some supplements more expensive than others?

The FDA does not regulate natural supplements in Canada so it’s up to the consumer to decide which products are best. Creekside Chiropractic now carries a variety of supplements that we know our patients will be satisfied with.

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Should I use heat or ice on my injury?

It can be confusing to know when to apply heat and when to apply ice after an injury. This article helps shed some light on when it’s beneficial to use heat and when it would be better to ice. In general, ice is good for joint inflammation while heat can be used to relax tight muscles.

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High Heels and Low Back Pain

Although fashionable, wearing high heels has been linked to low back pain. Recently, research has been done to investigate how walking with an altered foot position can impact the muscle activity in the lumbar spine.

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Plantar Fasciitis: A Common Cause of Heel Pain

The plantar fascia is a band of tissue, much like a tendon, on the bottom of your foot. When the plantar fascia is excessively stressed, this can cause plantar fasciitis (inflammation of the plantar fascia), which can lead to heel pain.

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Iliotibial Band Syndrome

Iliotibial band syndrome is a common cause of knee pain in runners. Recent research has shown that this syndrome can often be a result of pelvic dysfunction. Chiropractic care has been successful in correcting this problem by addressing muscle imbalances and joint restrictions. Individualized rehabilitation programs done along-side treatment can help ensure return to your activities pain-free!

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Manual Lymphatic Drainage

Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) is very specific technique focused on the Lymphatic System. It is a gentle massage technique used for patients suffering from excess swelling or lymphedema. This technique is commonly used for cancer patients but can also be used when deep tissue massage is contraindicated such as fibromyalgia and venous insufficiency.

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Golf Warm-Up

Injuries to the lower back, elbow, and wrist account of almost 80% of injuries suffered by golfers (McHardy and Pollard, 2005). These simple exercises take only a few minutes and will help to limber up those areas of your body to prevent injuries on the course.

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TMJ Dysfunction

Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is the joint between our jaw and our skull, and lies just in front of our ears. TMJ dysfunction is a common condition that affects millions of people everyday.

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Age-defying Strength Training

In the natural process of aging, we lose approximately 1/4 of a pound of muscle per year after the age of 40. This is about a 1-2% loss in strength each and every year! What happens, is our bodies slowly become less capable to synthesize enough proteins needed to maintain our muscle tissue. Those are some staggering stats, so what can be done about it?

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Spinal Manipulation for Patients with Shoulder Pain

When a patient comes in with shoulder pain, they often wonder why we also want to look closely at the spine in addition to their shoulder area. There are a few important reasons why this is so.

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