Treating Trigger Points

Understanding the Terminology… If you have ever been to a Chiropractor or a Physiotherapist, you have probably heard the term “Trigger Point”. Trigger Points (TP’s) are extremely common, and are likely to affect everyone at some stage in their life. Latent TrP’s cause stiffness and decreased range of motion, while Active TP’s have the added bonus […]

Ouch, Its Winter!

Understand and Overcome the Aches and Pains of Winter! It may have taken its time, but Winter is finally here! As the clouds roll in and the rain comes down, you may begin to notice your body respond to the drop in temperature with some unwelcome aches and pains. Why does this happen? The answers […]

What the Whiplash?!

Whiplash is medically known as Cervical Acceleration-Deceleration syndrome. As implied, the injury is caused by sudden, violent acceleration and deceleration of the neck. Depending on the direction of impact, your neck is rapidly flung forward, then backward; or from side to side in a lightning-quick motion, placing extreme stress on the joints, muscles, tendons, ligaments, and […]

Overcoming Plantar Fasciitis

It is hard to get around using your feet…since they are exactly what you use to get around! This is what makes painful feet so difficult to live with! Pain caused by plantar fasciitis is the most common cause of heel pain and can range from mild discomfort to severe, irritating, stabbing pain with every […]