The Top 7 Questions About Chiropractic…#7

Can You Only See a Chiropractor for Back Pain? Myth #7: Chiropractic care only treats back pain. Fact:Chiropractic care enhances the overall wellness of a person, and as a result can be used to treat a variety of health issues.  Chiropractors help ease Canadians’ pain, enabling them to live the active, pain-free lives they want. Chiropractors treat… Read More

The Top 7 Questions About Chiropractic…#6

Is A Chiropractor Safe for Kids? Myth #6: Only adults can see chiropractors. Fact: Chiropractors receive training to adjust all people, from babies to the elderly. Some chiropractors receive additional specialized training for babies and children. The American Chiropractic Association cites a study done in 2014 confirming that chiropractic adjustments are overwhelmingly safe in infants… Read More

The Top 7 Questions About Chiropractic Care…#5

Is Chiropractic Safe?  Myth #5: Chiropractic care is unsafe. Fact: Chiropractic care is widely accepted as a safe and low-risk natural procedure to achieve pain relief, improved mobility, and overall wellness.  While all medical interventions and procedures carry some risk, any risk associated with chiropractic care is extremely low, and the safety of chiropractic care… Read More

The Top 7 Questions About Chiropractic…#4

How much does it cost? Myth #4: Chiropractic care is expensive. Fact: It varies from clinic to clinic, but the average cost is about $56 per session. Contrary to the myth, most insurance policies cover chiropractic care. The other factor to consider is the long-term savings you could enjoy because of chiropractic care. So even… Read More

The Top 7 Questions About Chiropractic…#3

Does Chiropractic Hurt?  Myth #3: Adjustments hurt. Fact: Although adjustments are sometimes uncomfortable, they are not typically painful.  Some people automatically assume chiropractic adjustments are painful because they are startled by the popping and cracking sounds that often occur—but these noises don’t signify pain. They are caused by air and gas moving through the fluid… Read More

The Top 7 Questions About Chiropractic…#2

Are Chiropractors Real Doctors?  Myth: Chiropractors are not real doctors. Fact: There are more than 9,000 licenced chiropractors practicing in Canada. Each has completed a rigorous academic and practical education (including national standardized educational requirements) and passed a licencing examination (by province) to become a Doctor of Chiropractic (DC).  Although this chiropractic myth has greatly diminished in… Read More

The Top 7 Questions About Chiropractic

In this blog series, we’re answering some common questions about chiropractic. Question #1: How Often Should You Go to the Chiropractor? Is it true that after your first visit, you’re stuck going for life? Fact: Every treatment plan varies, and ultimately, you decide how often you go. Perhaps this chiropractic care myth was started because… Read More

How to Fix Sciatica: 8 Exercises to Cope with Pain

Sciatica is a lower back problem that causes a wide range of symptoms for people in Peterborough and area. The sciatic nerve begins in the lower spine and runs down both legs. As a result, the pain, numbness, or burning sensation is often felt in one hip as well as in the buttock and leg… Read More

What’s Causing My Brain Fog?

Treatment for Brain Fog Brain fog is not a medical condition, but a symptom that can cause memory problems, inability to focus, lack of mental clarity, and poor concentration for many people in Peterborough and the Kawarthas. Brain fog is also described as “mental fatigue” and, depending on the severity of brain fog, there is… Read More

The top 6 common myths about chiropractic treatment: Part Six

Folks in Peterborough continue to have questions about the role that chiropractors play in the healthcare team, and what benefit chiropractic care may have to their health. While you can always book a no-obligation comprehensive evaluation with us to discuss your specific needs, today we’re busting some commonly shared chiropractic myths: Myth #6: Adjustments are painful… Read More

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