It is a common belief that if you are not in pain, there is nothing wrong with you. This can be far from the truth, and you would be amazed what you will become used to and perceive as being normal. Pain is actually the last symptom to appear & the first to leave. Therefore,
The answer to this question will differ for every person. A comprehensive assessment from your Chiropractor is required in order to determine the most appropriate treatment plan for you. The amount of time it takes to be symptom free will also depend on a number of factors. Examples of factors that may influence the time
Canadian chiropractors study full-time at University for a minimum of seven years. The chiropractors at Ottawa Health Group each graduated with a Bachelors degree in Science, and a Doctorate degree in chiropractic. The course is of similar length and depth as medical courses but focus on promoting better health via better body function, rather than
Ideally, the best clothes to wear are those that are comfortable and have some stretch, such as a t-shirt with leggings or trackpants or shorts. However, we also understand that many of our patients are coming from work or are on their way to work. As such, our chiropractors are used to treating patients wearing
Regardless of the adjusting technique, chiropractic care is tailored to each patient’s age, condition & spinal problem. An example of this is with the treatment of children. Children generally have more mobile joints, and therefore, require less force in order to attain the desired effect of the adjustment. In addition to varying the amount of
Many people commonly crack their own necks and backs in order to gain some relief or a ‘pressure release’. There is no denying that it can give some relief in the short term, but in the long run, it may be detrimental to your spinal health. If your neck cracks by a simple turn or
Getting older does not mean you have to endure aches and pains. People often disregard treatable joint and muscle problems by saying “I’m just getting old”. This is often not the case, and these aches and pains of getting old may be treatable. Regardless of your age, chiropractic care can help to improve mobility and
Chiropractic care is considered safe* for children. In fact, many people even have their newborn child checked due to the amount of trauma that can occur during the process of birth (especially if forceps are used). Modifications are made to accommodate for children, with less force required to gain the desired effect of an adjustment.