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Aug 27 2020

The Chiropractic Approach to Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a condition that occurs when pressure is applied to the median nerve as it passes through the wrist resulting in symptoms such as tingling, numbness, and weakness. Outside of an emergency leading to a sudden onset of...


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Beamsville Pain Relief Chiropractic
Jul 16 2020

Headaches May Suggest a More Severe Concussion

Cervical dysfunction is often a cause or contributing factor of headaches, especially those that occur following a sports injury, slip and fall, or motor vehicle collision. The results of a 2019 study suggest that headaches may also indicate when a...


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Chiropractors
Jun 10 2020

Spinal Stenosis and Non-Surgical Care

The Mayo Clinic notes that spinal stenosis can result from wear-and-tear that narrows the spinal disks. This narrowing can place pressure on the nerve roots as they exit the spine prior to traveling down into the legs. The symptoms—which can...


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Chiropractors
May 04 2020

Is There a Link Between Blood Pressure and Breast Cancer?

Past studies have demonstrated that high levels of a protein called GRK4 can cause high blood pressure. In a recent study, researchers detected the GRK4 protein in breast cancer cells but not in normal breast cells. Researcher Dr. Vesna D. Garovic...


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Chiropractors
Apr 09 2020

Is Extreme Exercise Bad for the Brain?

In this study, researchers asked 37 male endurance athletes to either continue their usual training or increase their training by 40% a session over a three-week period. Using functional MRIs, the research team observed that athletes who exerted...


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Chiropractors
Feb 20 2020

Neck-Specific Exercise for Headaches & Neck Pain

As screens (televisions, computers, and smartphones/tablets) become an increasingly important part of daily life, many people gradually take on a more slumped posture, which can place added strain on the neck and shoulders, raising the risk for neck...


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Chiropractors
Jan 31 2020

Chiropractic Care for Pregnant Women

Low back pain (LBP) and posterior pelvic pain (PPP) are very common complaints during pregnancy. In fact, current estimates show that two-thirds of expectant mothers will experience back pain during pregnancy and one in five will report pelvic pain....


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Chiropractors
Jan 10 2020

Spinal Manipulation and Vascular Risk Safety

Both health care providers and lay people may manipulate the spine. The health care provider group most likely to employ spinal manipulation is chiropractic. A recent (2017) in-depth analysis indicates that there are approximately 70,000 practicing...


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Chiropractors
Jan 01 2020

Low Vitamin D Levels May Result in A Shorter Life

According to a study involving 78,000 Austrian adults, individuals with low vitamin D blood levels (less than 10 nmol/L) were nearly three times more likely to die during the following twenty years than participants with adequate vitamin D levels...


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Chiropractors
Dec 16 2019

White Rice or Brown Rice or No Rice at All?

In today’s world, consumers are inundated with contradicting news about foods that are good for them and foods that can be detrimental to their health. Rice is one such food. Is it good for you? Is it bad? Let’s find out… In a...


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Chiropractors
Nov 29 2019

Reducing the Risk of Car Accident Injury

While doctors of chiropractic enjoy helping their patients get better, the preference is to avoid injury in the first place, and if that’s not possible, to reduce the risk for serious injury. This is especially important when it comes to car...


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Chiropractic
Nov 07 2019

What is Patellofemoral Pain?

Patellofemoral pain (PFP) is commonly associated with running, jumping, squatting, and walking up/down stairs. It’s thought that PFP is caused by excessive rubbing between the back of the patella and groove, or track, that it rides in. Besides...


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Chiropractors
Oct 30 2019

Tension vs. Migraine: What’s the Difference?

Most likely, everyone reading this article has had a headache at one time or another. The American Headache Society reports that nearly 40% of the population suffers from episodic headaches each year while 3% have chronic tension-type headaches. The...


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Chiropractic Treatment
Oct 04 2019

Top Treatment Options for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) has long been recognized as an occupational disease, and though the incidence of many other occupational diseases has decreased over time, CTS appears to be becoming more prevalent. A 2019 study looked at the...


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Chiropractic Treatment
Sep 16 2019

Managing Migraine Pain With Nutrition

People with migraines know all too well about that throbbing, pulsating, and nauseated feeling that accompanies their headaches and the associated disability that often results. The underlying cause of migraine headaches is still not well...


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Chiropractic Treatment
Aug 21 2019

Walking Backwards to Manage Low Back Pain

Kinesiophobia, the fear of movement, is a common occurrence for patients with chronic low back pain (cLBP). Unfortunately, self-restricting one’s daily physical activity can result in muscle weakness and atrophy. This can lead to further...


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Beamsville Pain Relief Chiropractic offers Chiropractic treatments for low back pain
Apr 09 2019

Can Omega-3 Fatty Acids Benefit Patients with Anxiety?

Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid (omega-3-PUFA) consumption has been linked to reduced inflammation, a lower risk for heart attack and stroke, and even improved outcomes for patients with carpal tunnel syndrome. Here’s a benefit that may...


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Beamsville Pain Relief Chiropractic offers Chiropractic treatments for low back pain
Mar 23 2019

Knee Pain and Running – Are They Related?

Knee pain is a common complaint that will affect about 30% of the general population at some point in adulthood. Since running has a reputation for causing knee pain due to “wear and tear”, the question frequently arises as to whether or...


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Beamsville Pain Relief Chiropractic offers Chiropractic treatments for low back pain
Mar 02 2019

Can Exercise Prevent Low Back Pain?

Multiple studies have shown that hyper-pronation (HP), or too much rolling-inwards of the ankle, can have effects on the Healthy Body far beyond the foot. For example, abnormal motion of the ankle can lead to slight changes in how the knees and...


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Beamsville Pain Relief Chiropractic
Feb 11 2019

When and When Not to Worry About Headaches

The good news is that most headaches are related, at least in part, to the neck or cervical spine (a cervicogenic headache or CGH) and can be easily managed with chiropractic care.  Although the exact mechanism of CGH is still under debate,...


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Beamsville Pain Relief Chiropractic
Jan 31 2019

Deep Gluteal Syndrome – What Is It?

The term deep gluteal syndrome (DGS) describes a condition that causes pain in the buttock that may travel down the back of the leg when the sciatic nerve is irritated. There are various structures that can result in sciatic nerve entrapment within...


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Beamsville Pain Relief Chiropractic
Jan 10 2019

Low Back Pain: Is It Your Feet?

The foot and ankle are unique in that their range of motion includes not only the front-to-back, hinge-like motion we associate with walking but also the lateral or side-to-side movement needed to change directions quickly. A problem in the foot can...


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Beamsville Pain Relief Chiropractic
Dec 27 2018

Knee Pain – Do I Need a Replacement?

About a quarter of adults experience frequent knee pain, which results in limited function, reduced mobility, and impaired quality of life.  Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common cause of knee pain in those over 50 years of age, and it is the...


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