Elbow Pain Treatment & Relief in Vancouver

June 17th, 2011

A variety of elbow pain type symptoms present to our office 

Elbow Pain in Vancouver

here in Vancouver each week. Chiropractors are often known as spine focused practitioners however soft tissue injuries of various extremety joints such as the elbow are within the domain of our treatment ability.

Elbow Pain often result from faulty  joint mechanics due to the accumulation of stress & tension ...

Wrist & Hand Pain in Vancouver

June 16th, 2011

Wrist & Hand Pain in Vancouver

A variety of wrist & hand pain type symptoms present to our office here in Vancouver. Chiropractors are often known as spine focused practitioners however soft tissue injuries of various extremety joints such as the wrist and hand are within the domain of our treatment ability.

Wrist & Hand Pain often result from faulty  joint mechanics due to the accumulation of stress ...

Rib Pain Treatment in Vancouver

June 15th, 2011

Rib Pain Treatment in Vancouver

Our office sees quite a few visits each week related to rib cage pain. The first step is to determine the cause of such pain as the source can be musculo-skeletal but can also have other origins.
Rib (Costal) Pain often result from faulty spinal/rib joint mechanics due to the accumulation of stress & tension. This is best treated by proper assessment by a chiropractor & hands-on tre ...

TMJ (Temporomandibular Joint) Treatment in Vancouver

June 14th, 2011

TMJ Syndrome, TemporMandibular Joint Pain Vancouver

The temporomandibular joint is the joint of the jaw and is frequently referred to as TMJ. There are two TMJs, one on either side, working in unison. The name is derived from the two bones which form the joint: the upper temporal bone which is part of the cranium (skull), and the lower jaw bone called the mandible.

TMJ pain is often associated with neck pain &/or headaches. These p ...

SI Joint (Sacro Iliac) Pain & Treatment in Vancouver

June 10th, 2011

SI Joint Vancouver, Sacro Iliac Joint Vancouver TreatmentThe sacroiliac joint or SI joint is the joint between the sacrum, at the base of the spine and the ilium of the pelvis, which are joined by ligaments. It is a strong, weightbearing synovial joint with irregular elevations and depressions that produce interlocking of the two bones. The human body has two sacroiliac joints: a left and a right joint that often match individually but are hig ...

Pinched Nerve Treatment in Vancouver

June 9th, 2011

Pinched Nerve Subluxation Vancouver

Pinched Nerve - the term pinched nerve describes one type of damage or injury to a nerve or set of nerves. The injury may result from compression, constriction, or stretching. Symptoms include numbness, "pins and needles" or burning sensations, and pain radiating outward from the injured area. One of the most common examples of a single compressed nerve is the feeling of having a foot ...

Iliotibial Band Syndrome (IT Band) in Vancouver

June 8th, 2011

IlioTibial Band (IT Band) Treatment in VancouverITBS is one of the leading causes of lateral knee & leg pain in runners. The iliotibial band is a superficial thickening of tissue on the outside of the thigh, extending from the outside of the pelvis, over the hip and knee, and inserting just below the knee. The band is crucial to stabilizing the knee during running, moving from behind the femur to the front while walking. The continual ...

Vancouver ICBC MVA Chiropractor

June 7th, 2011
Dr. Michael Horowitz, Vancouver Chiropractor is happy to announce he is now accepting ICBC (insurance corporation of british columbia) MVA (motor vehicle accident) patients who have sustained a car accident and are looking for relief & support through hands on chiropractic methods.

Patients do not require an MD referal & costs will be covered by ICBC if you qualify. Our office will help to det ...

Ten Commandments of Resistance Training

June 3rd, 2011

By Laura Morris in Vancouver (http://www.vancouverchiropractic.net/Laura-Morris-Personal-Training)

(For Beginners)

1.  Make a clear definition of your fitness goals and work within the intensity of those goals. Remember the FITT principle: F-Frequency (how often), I- Intensity (sets/reps), T-Type (the type of exercise), T-Time (how long).

2.     Beginners should weight train 2-3x per we ...