Geriatric, fall risk, seniors, older adults

Fall Risk and Chiropractic Care

November 29, 2018

Fall risk increases with aging. Every year, one in three older adults experience a fall. These falls are the leading cause of injury related hospital admissions and death in older people. What is one way to help decrease the occurrence of falls in older individuals? You guessed it, Chiropractic!  Let’s look at some research! 1st…

pregnant, women, low back pain, exercise

Back Pain during Pregnancy and Tips for Managing it

November 22, 2018

At least 50% of women will experience back pain during or after their pregnancy. When women are pregnant they generally gain a healthy 20-40 pounds. This weight is mostly centrally located in the abdomen which adds a heavy frontal load. The weight puts added stress on the back, hips and lower limb joints and can…

patient education owen sound

Patient-Centered Care

November 15, 2018

What is Patient-centered care? You will often hear us and other health care providers us the term “patient-centered care.” While this may seem self-explanatory not many people truly understand what it means. Patient-centered care is the practice of caring for patients in ways that are meaningful and valuable to the individual patient.  It includes listening…

Owen Sound, Snow, Chiropractic

Shoveling: Are you doing it right?

November 13, 2018

The snow season has just started this past weekend and more is on it’s way in the coming weeks. Isn’t that white fluffy stuff so beautiful? While some people, us included, love the snow because it allows us to do some of our favourite activities such as ski, snowboard, build a snowman and drink hot…

Orthotics Owen Sound

Orthotics: Pros and Cons

November 8, 2018

Custom Orthotics: Weighing the Pros and Cons Custom Orthotics are customized insoles made to your feet. Here at Sound Chiropractic & Wellness Clinic we do a thorough exam which involves a gait analysis, assessment of lower limb joints and scan of the foot while sitting, as well as walking. Custom Orthotics are great at decreasing…

Active care Rehabilitation Service

Spine Mobility Exercises

November 1, 2018

Today’s post is going to build on our previous post on spinal health. We will be talking about a few exercises that are great at increasing spine mobility. Spine mobility is very important to the health of your spine. As chiropractors, we often ask patients to bend over, lean back and turn during our physical…

Acupuncture Owen Sound

How Does Acupuncture Work?

October 24, 2018

Have you ever wondered how acupuncture works? We get patients asking us this question all the time. The answer will often change depending on who you ask. This is because there are two main theories on how it works, the Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) theory and the biomedical theory. We will discuss these two theories…

Spine, Human body, skeleton

Do you think about your spine health?

October 16, 2018

If you ask someone if they see a chiropractor, a common response is “I have never needed to, knock on wood.” This is because they only consider chiropractors for when they experience pain. Majority of people don’t consider going to see a Chiropractor for a check up like they do the doctor, or a cleaning…

chiropractic history

Chiropractic: History & Education

October 11, 2018

Chiropractic History The word Chiropractic comes from the Greek words, cheir (meaning hand) and the word praktos (meaning done) becoming done by hand. It was named by its founder Daniel David Palmer. DD Palmer was born in Port Perry, Ontario. He moved to the USA in 1865 where he practiced as a magnetic healer. Chiropractic…

owen sound clinic

Hello Owen Sound. We look forward to meeting you.

October 8, 2018

We’re happy to open up our brand new clinic.  We look forward to meeting you all and helping you reach your health goals. Visit us at 1110 8th St. East in Owen Sound. We will be accepting patients starting Tuesday, October 9. Feel free to call 519-376-5657 to book an appointment or book online.