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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Hamstring Stretches & Lower Back Pain

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Sitting hamstring stretch: Don't do this if you want to prevent low back pain|Downtown Toronto chiropractor Do you love doing toe touches in the morning? Do you stretch your hamstrings every day? Do you have lower back pain and stretch like this at the gym, or before your game?   Stop right there. You could be causing your own lower back pain. By bending over and rounding your lower back like in the picture above, you are stretching your hamstring but you are also doing damage to your disc.   You see these people that can touch their toes like below.     You want to to be able to do this. You heard your Yoga teacher[...]
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7 Exercises To Prevent Back Pain

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Exercises To Prevent Back Pain|Dr. Ken Downtown Toronto Chiropractor Does your back pain keep coming back?   What can you do to prevent back pain?   What are the best exercises to prevent back pain?   The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) led by researcher Steffens[1] did a review of the research of the best exercises to prevent back pain.   Steffens concluded that exercises to prevent back pain are effective, and that they reduce the risk of future back pain during the next 12 months by 35%.  Furthermore education regarding your back pain further reduces the risk by about 50%. At the work place this translated into[...]
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Best Mid Back Pain Exercises

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Best Mid Back Pain Exercises: Best Toronto Chiropractor Do you have mid back pain? Do you want to know the best mid back pain exercises that help? Which are the best mid back pain exercises?   Most mid pain comes from the rounding of your mid back, also called the thoracic spine. When rounded this puts pressure on your ligaments, tendons and muscles and joints of your mid back.   Your posture moves the joints as far as possible then the muscles, tendons and ligaments get stretched to their limit.  When stretched for long periods of time especially everyday like you do at work while sitting the pressures start building[...]
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How To Attain Perfect Posture Through Exercises

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Perfect Posture : Downtown Toronto Chiropractor | Dr. Ken Nakamura   Attaining Perfect Posture is difficult to achieve. For a select few of you, you can reach your goal of perfect posture. Most of you can get in that perfect posture for short periods of time but revert back to old habits. Still for the unlucky few you can’t even get into that position.   The good news for everyone is that, if you do these exercises you will be able to improve your posture.    Measure Where You Are   Wall Test: Stand with your back to the wall with your feet a few inches or 5-8 cm away from the back[...]
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