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Athletic Health Care

Low Back Pain and Stability Balls

September 5, 2017
Categories: Athletic Health CareNews

Low back pain is extremely prevalent worldwide, effecting up to 80% of individuals during their life lifetime, and between 12-44% of individuals at any given point in time. Seated desk work has recently been implicated as a major source of low back pain. With a staggering 75% of individuals (and increasing yearly) working in an… Read More

5 Facts About Sciatic Pain

July 17, 2017
Categories: Athletic Health CareNewsTherapy

Sciatic pain refers to pain in the distribution of the sciatic nerve, which has its roots originating in the lower back, and predominately travels into the buttock, down the back of the thigh, calf and into the foot. Sciatic pain is a symptom! Most commonly it is due to a lumbar disc bulge or disc… Read More

Chiropractic Care for Shoulder Pain

July 11, 2017
Categories: Athletic Health CareNewsTherapy

Today, we are going to explore the relationship between the shoulders, ribs and upper back, to help explain how an upper back or rib adjustment can help with shoulder injuries! In a healthy and efficiently moving individual you will find the shoulder blade (or scapula) gliding over the ribs, which attach into the upper back… Read More

How Can Chiropractic Care Help You?

March 29, 2017
Categories: Athletic Health CareNewsTherapy

Each year, approximately 2 million individuals in Ontario depend on chiropractic care to help them live healthier and more active lives! Chiropractic is a primary health care profession that utilizes a hands-on therapeutic approach to care. At Holland Landing Health Centre the chiropractors will assess and diagnosis your condition, after which they will create a… Read More

6 Reasons You Need a Massage!

March 7, 2017
Categories: Athletic Health CareNewsTherapy

Registered massage therapy (RMT) involves hands-on treatment of muscles, connective tissue, tendons, ligaments, and joints of the body. Acting on the nervous, circulatory, and muscular systems, massage therapy optimizes health and improves physical dysfunctions. There are many health and wellness benefits that can be attributed to having regular treatments by a registered massage therapist. Those who put… Read More

What is Shockwave Therapy?

February 27, 2017
Categories: Athletic Health CareNewsTherapy

Shockwave therapy is an innovative and unique approach to chronic pain. The technology itself was originally invented to treat kidney stones, and it did so with great success. Since then the variety of ailments that Shockwave can assist in treating has grown vastly, and the technology behind the therapy continues to be some of the… Read More

What’s so Great About Squats?

January 24, 2017
Categories: Athletic Health CareNewsTherapy

Squats are easily one of our favourite exercises at Holland Landing Health Centre! They are a great full-body exercise that incorporates your gluteus, thigh and calf musculature, as well as core, upper limb and back musculature! Below find 3 of the reasons we love to prescribe squats to our patients! Squats are an extremely effective… Read More

HELP: Who Should I See For Back Pain?

October 4, 2016
Categories: Athletic Health CareNewsTherapy

By Dr. Kyla Nelson, DC & Acupuncture Provider One of the most common questions we are asked at the clinic is WHO should I see when I have low back pain? With the constant flood of information from the internet, friends, family or co-workers, it can easily be confusing to understand what your best options are… Read More

Get Moving: Exercising with Low Back Pain – Part 3

September 26, 2016
Categories: Athletic Health CareNewsTherapy

By Dr. Kyla Nelson, DC & Acupuncture Provider Following up from last week – we will discuss the importance of flexibility training to help combat chronic low back pain. Flexibility Training When your muscles (i.e. hip flexors, hamstrings or spinal erectors) shorten or decrease in flexibility, abnormal mechanical stresses are placed on your lumbar spine…. Read More