6 Spinal Stenosis Exercises To Help You Walk Longer

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Knee To Chest Exercises For Spinal Stenosis | Dr Ken Nakamura Downtown Toronto Chiropractor Do you want to learn the spinal stenosis exercises that can benefit you the most?   Do you have spinal stenosis in your lower back with lower back pain, buttock, thigh and leg pain?   Do you have trouble walking more than 10 minutes without bending over to get relief?   Would you like to know the Spinal Stenosis Exercises that could increase your walking distance perhaps even up to an hour?   First, if you have been diagnosed with spinal stenosis you should know, that exercises won’t cure you. The spinal stenosis exercises decrease your symptoms, but more importantly,[...]
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Running With Disc Herniations

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Running With Disc Herniations| Dr Ken Nakamura 110 Yonge Street #905 M5C 1T4 Tel:416-546-9199 Are you running after being diagnosed with a disc herniation?   Is your disc herniation preventing you from running as much or as far as you like?   Do you want to run again even with your diagnosis of a disc herniation?   Great news from recent research that came out in April 2017 indicates that running exercises actually strengthens the invertebral disc. [1] A group of researchers took a group of men and women who run on a regular basis and a group of people who were sedentary, not doing much exercise. What they found was that the discs[...]
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A Low Back MRI Won’t Get You Surgery Any Quicker

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Disc herniation Vs. Spinal Stenosis. Why Do I have Sciatica? Dr. Ken Nakamura Do you have severe lower back pain that you think requires surgery?   Did your medical doctor tell you that you need an MRI before surgery?   Did the same doctor tell you that your low back MRI will take months of waiting for an appointment, followed by a long another waiting period of months to years to get lower back surgery?     MRI’s are regarded as one the best types of imaging that is easy to do and non-invasive. By non-invasive I mean that you don’t have to have a needle stuck in your lower back possibly damaging your[...]
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Commuting? 3 Ways To Decreasing Your Spinal Stress

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Toronto Subway Seats Decrease Spinal Stress| Downtown Toronto Sports Chiropractor Dr. Ken Nakamura |Best Toronto Chiropractor Your daily commute can have a big impact on your spinal stress. So much so that it could be the cause of your neck or lower back pain.   To decrease your spinal stress you’ve changed your ergonomics at work, then you changed how you text, and finally you changed how you sit while on your laptop at home. Yet you still have pain while you are commuting. What’s going on?   Unfortunately, most commuter rides including the Toronto subway car above and the vast majority of cars, the seats are not well designed to decrease spinal stress. It’s surprising since[...]
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5 Way To Help Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Wrist |Dr. Ken Nakamura Downtown Sports Chiropractor | Best Toronto Chiropractor Have you been diagnosed with carpal tunnel syndrome?   Would you like to know how to help your carpal tunnel syndrome?   If you are using your wrists a lot by typing or simply using your hands a lot then you could be vulnerable to carpal tunnel syndrome. You could get pain or numbness in your thumb and all of your fingers except your baby finger.  Here are 5 ways to help carpal tunnel syndrome.   1. Typing The Right Way Typing with your wrists crooked instead of straight has a huge impact on if you will get carpal tunnel[...]
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5 Best Ways To Prevent Your Mother or Father From Falling | Prevent Falling

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How to Prevent Falling Down | Downtown Toronto Chiropractor : Dr Ken Nakamura You are lucky if your ageing parents haven’t had a fall. The fact is, 1 out of 3 Canadians over the age of 65 has fallen causing a fracture at the hip, wrist or pelvis.   Do you have a mother or father who has fallen and hurt themselves?   Do you want to know the best ways to prevent falling to the floor?   Here are some easy ways your loved one can be protected from falling to the floor.   1. Get those Muscles Stronger A big portion of the diseases and problem related to ageing is muscle[...]
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Snow Shovelling The Right Way To Prevent Low Back Pain

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Shovelling Snow |Downtown Toronto Sports Chiropractor Dr. Ken Nakamura Snow shovelling can be the scourge of low back pain suffers.  Typically most of you will have no pain or the just a twinge while shovelling. You think that you made it through and go to bed that night without a problem.   Next day you wake up and just as you go to stand up you feel this excruciating pain. What happened? Was it the snow shovelling?   You might have strained a muscle, maybe sprained a back ligament but it’s actually worse than you thought. You put your disc with the repeated bending and twisting of your spine.  [...]
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6 Low Back Pain FACTS That May Change Your Life

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Acute back pain| Downtown Toronto Sports Chiropractor | Low back pain affects most people, in fact, low back pain affects over 80% of people at one point or another. With some facts about lower back pain you can decrease your own suffering. 1. Herniated Discs Herniated discs are painful and can be debilitating. You may think you need surgery or therapy but for the vast majority of you can get by without surgery or chiropractic care. Low back pain tends to go away without any therapy including chiropractic care and physiotherapy. It usually takes 4 to 6 weeks to recover from lower back pain without any treatment. You[...]
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Choosing The Best Pillow For Your Neck Pain

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white swiss shepherd`s puppy sleeping with kitten on pillow. Cat & Dog Sleeping On The Best Pillow: Dr. Ken Nakamura Downtown Toronto Chiropractor Having a hard time choosing the best pillow for your painful neck? Are you having neck pain when you get up in the morning? Which pillow stuffing would make the best pillow for you? The best pillow for you is the pillow that fits your particular body type, bed and sleeping position. This means the pillow that is best suited for you won’t be the same as your partner. Sleeping in Pain   If you have really acute pain which very, very painful and you can’t really move your neck at all, I recommend either a rolled up towel underneath[...]
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The 4 Best Thoracic Disc Herniation Exercises | Mid Back Disc Herniation Exercises

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Best Thoracic Disc Herniation Exercises: chiropractor Want to know the best thoracic disc herniation exercises?   Would you like to know why you have a thoracic disc herniation?   Do you have thoracic pain each time you sit for an hour or more?   In this article of I will try my best to explain to you the basics of the thoracic spine, then show you the exercises you need to reduce your thoracic spine disc herniation. The thoracic  spine or mid back are the vertebrae in between your lower back and neck.     The Thoracic Spine is special for a three reasons.      [...]
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