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Soft Tissue Injuries Need PEACE & LOVE

By rachel / December 10, 2019 /

Over the years, many of us have heard the acronyms ICE, PRICE and POLICE for the management of soft tissue injuries such as sprains and strains. Although these acronyms are widely known, the evidence supporting these elements is quite limited. There new research coming out that suggests two new acronyms to optimize recovery. These two acronyms encompass the continuum of care from immediate care (PEACE) to subsequent care (LOVE). Immediately after a soft tissue injury, we should let PEACE guide our approach. P for Protect:  We…

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5 Exercises for Plantar Fasciitis

By rachel / August 16, 2019 /

Plantar fasciitis is a common condition that we often see and is the most common cause of heel pain. This condition occurs when the plantar fascia becomes inflamed. This presents as pain usually on the bottom of the heel where the plantar fascia starts. It is most aggravated with the first few steps in the…

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The Body-Swing Connection

By rachel / May 10, 2019 /

Do you find yourself struggling to hit the ball consistently? Are you sore after playing a round of golf? If you answered yes to the above questions, you may have an inefficient swing style. An inefficient swing could be the result of a lack of or too much movement in areas of your body. As a…

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When should you bring your baby to see a Chiropractor?

By rachel / March 26, 2019 /

  The birth process is a beautiful thing, but it can also be quite traumatic. It can be traumatic for both the baby and the mother. The baby must squeeze through a little canal and sometimes gets pulled or suctioned out of their mother. This experience can lead to broken bones, strained or torn muscles,…

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Chiropractic, headaches Owen Sound

Headaches: Part 2

By rachel / March 6, 2019 /

Treatment Options for Headaches   Headaches are very common among the general population and many of those that suffer from headaches seek out treatments that don’t involve taking medications. We previously discussed the different types of headaches and today we will be focusing on how chiropractors can help. As chiropractors, we are trained to assess,…

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Acupuncture for Arthritis

By rachel / January 10, 2019 /

Acupuncture is one of the oldest medical procedures in the world. When properly administered, it has been shown to have the ability naturally relieve arthritic conditions. What is Arthritis? Arthritis is a disease that causes pain and inflammation in joints and can be widespread throughout the body. Arthritis is a complex disorder and can affect…

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Pillows: How to find the right one

By rachel / December 13, 2018 /

Are you using the right pillow? As a chiropractor, patients often ask us about which position and pillow are best for sleeping. The answer is always different depending on the patient. Annoying right? The first thing we want you to know is that there is no one ‘best’ pillow for everyone. Your pillows main job…

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Shoveling: Are you doing it right?

By rachel / 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…

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Orthotics Owen Sound

Orthotics: Pros and Cons

By rachel / 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…

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