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The Jaw Bone's Connected to the Back Bone: Treatment for TMJ and TMD

February 17th, 2017

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is a hinge joint that connects your jaw to the temporal, or side, bones of your skull. The TMJ allows you to move your jaw up and down, and side to side in order to chew, talk, and yawn. If you have experienced pain in your TMJ, or if you have been diagnosed with temporomandibular disorder (TMD) these symptoms may sound familiar:

  • Pain in your face, ja ...

Treatment for Sacroiliac Joint (SI joint) Pain in Vancouver

February 17th, 2017

Are you experiencing low back and/or leg pain when you stand up? If so, you may be suffering from a dysfunction of the sacroiliac joint, or SI joint. There are two SI joints, and they sit on each side of the base of your spine near where the low back connects to the pelvis. The SI joints connect the sacrum (triangular bone found at the bottom of the spine) to the ilium (the rounded top f ...

Relief from Pinched Nerves

February 11th, 2017

A pinched nerve, or compressed nerve, happens when there is pressure on a nerve. This may be a result of repetitive motions, or from holding your body in one position for extended periods of time. Pain caused pinched-nerve-in-neck.jpgby a pinched nerve in your neck can radiate pain down into your arm, while a pinched nerve in your back can radiate all the way down into your leg. This happens because nerves exten ...

Treating Migraines with Chiropractic Adjustments and Massage Therapy

February 10th, 2017

 

Those who have experienced a migraine know how debilitating it can be. The exact cause of a migraine is still unknown, but for those who suffer from them know the symptoms all too well: a pulsing headache accompanied by nausea, vomiting, light sensitivity, and even distorted vision. Traditional migraine treatment often involves pain-relieving medications, taken at the time of the migr ...

Relieve Tension Headaches

February 4th, 2017

Headaches occur from all kinds of reasons, ranging from mild, such as dehydration, to very rare, but severe, such as brain tumors or diabetes. More often though, headaches arise from muscle tension, stress, or irritation of the nerves and blood vessels in the neck. If you are suffering from chronic tension headaches, chiropractic treatment and registered massage therapy may help to relie ...

Chiropractic and Massage for the Treatment of Upper Back Pain

February 4th, 2017

Like low back pain, upper back pain is very common and can affect all age groups. Considering the number of bones, joints, and muscles that comprise the upper back, it is no wonder why upper back pain affects so many people. Common causes of upper back pain can include muscular irritation, joint dysfunction/mis-alignment, or trauma. The good news is that chiropractic treatment and regist ...

A Real Pain in the Neck

January 21st, 2017

Pain in the neck is more than a way to describe that annoying kid down the block, or your boss when they are pressing for impossible deadlines. Neck pain is all too common, and can be crippling if severe. Sometimes you may wake up with a stiff neck, and other times it may be so severe that it is difficult toneck pain.jpglook over your shoulder. Neck pain can be caused by a pinched nerve, trauma (such ...

Low Back Pain Treatment in Vancouver

January 21st, 2017

Low Back Pain.jpgLower back pain can be debilitating and is something that can affect people of all ages. In fact 80% of people will experience low back pain at some point in their lives. So often, it is not a case of if you will experience low back pain, but rather when. How you have your low back pain treated will consequently affect pain relief and even prevention of future low back pain. Low back pai ...

MONDAY MOTIVATION: Positive Thoughts

October 10th, 2016

MONDAY MOTIVATION: Positive Thoughts via Project HappinessHycroft Chiropractic & Massage in Vancouver

Hi everyone,

Start your week off with some Positive Thinking. A positive mind helps encourage a positive healthy body. Each week we'll share some Monday Motivation!

MONDAY MOTIVATION: Positive Thoughts via Project Happiness, Hycroft Chiropractic & Massage in Vancouver

Hycroft Chiropractic & Massage in Vancouver strives to encourage healing through Mind, Body & Soul. Please shar ...

JOB POSTING: Registered Massage Therapist - Hycroft Chiropractic & Massage, Vancouver, BC

October 5th, 2016
JOB POSTING: Registered Massage Therapist - Hycroft Chiropractic & Massage, Vancouver, BC

Vancouver Registered Massage Therapist, RMT wanted in Vancouver, BC, CanadaAre YOU…

    Interested in being part of a dynamic, health care team?
    Interested in making a positive impact in people’s lives?
    Looking to grow and build your practice?

Come join our growing Vancouver Team, with two Great Locations!

Hycroft Chiropractic & Massage is located in the heart of Vancouver in ...
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