Hip Impingement Syndrome: How Do I Know I Have It | Femoral Acetabular Impingement Syndrome:

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Hip Impingement Syndrome: Why Do I Have Hip Pain: Downtown Toronto Chiropractor
Do you have groin or hip pain while tying your shoes, or going up the stairs?   Does sitting for long periods make your pain worse?   Does your pain sometimes become sharp or “catch” with activity?   If you answered yes to these questions you might have hip impingement syndrome. The technical name for this condition is femoralacetabular impingment sydrome.   You also might be walking with a swing of your torso over the bad side, and feeling pain right over your hip. Keep in mind most people will feel the pain as in the diagram above not near[...]

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6 Exercises You Need For Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction: Sacroiliac Joint Pain:

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Sacroiliac Joint Pain: Downtown Toronto Chiropractor
Do you have pain on one side of  your lower back or upper buttock when rolling over in bed?   Do you have trouble sitting for long periods of time or when rising after sitting?   Is it painful when getting in or out of the car?   If you answered yes to any of these, you may have sacroiliac joint pain. Some experts call this condition sacroiliac joint dysfunction, sacroiliac joint strain and sometimes sacroiliac joint inflammation.  Today I will go over what is sacroiliac joint dysfunction, causes of this condition and at the end will go over the exercises you[...]

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New Research Recommends Adding Chiropractic Care To Standard Medical Care For Lower Back Pain

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New Research Recommends Adding Chiropractic Care To Standard Medical Care For Lower Back Pain
Are you getting standard Medical Care like medication, physical therapy and heat/ice for your lower back pain?   Have been referred to a pain clinic for lower back pain?   A scientific study showed that adding chiropractic to medial care is more helpful than medical care alone. Research published in the journal Spine in 2013 [1] a prestigous peer reviewed journal shows that chiropractic care when added to standard medical care is superior to medical care alone.     Medical Care in this case varied from medications including pain killers, anti-inflammatories, muscle relaxors, physical therapy, heat /ice and even referral to[...]

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7 Exercises For Your Spinal Stenosis, Lateral Stenosis & Why You Have Sciatica

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Spinal Stenosis Comprehensive Guide: 5 Exercises For Your Spinal Stenosis & Lateral Stenosis: Toronto Downtown Chiropractor
Do you have Spinal Stenosis or Lateral Stenosis causing lower back pain and sciatica?   Do you get leg pain that gets better when you use a shopping cart or when you sit down?    Have you been told that there is nothing you can do about spinal stenosis except for surgery?   In this issue of Bodi Empowerment.com I will go over the meaning of spinal stenosis, lateral stenosis, why you might be feeling leg pain, and finally seven exercises that are helpful for spinal stenosis.   Typically if you have spinal stensosis you have more pain with standing, which[...]

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Cervical Disc Herniation: Best Exercises For Your Sore Neck

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Cervical Disc Herniation: Comprehensive Guide To Cervical Disc Herniation Including Exercises: Downtown Toronto Chiropractic
Do you have a cervical disc herniation?   Does your cervical disc herniation cause pain in your neck that refers down to your shoulder or arm?   Are looking for the best exercises that can help your cervical disc herniation ?   In this issue of Bodi Empowerment I go over the causes of  cervical disc herniations, what’s happening in your neck when you have a cervical disc herniation, symptoms for all the different cervical disc herniations, then I go over the exercises you need to help your neck get better.     Why Do I A Cervical Disc Herniation?  [...]

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Part 2 Degenerative Disc Disease : Best Exercises To Help Your Lower Back Pain – Spondylosis

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Degenerative Disc Disease Exercises: X-rays showing DDD: Downtown Toronto Chiropractic
Have you  been told that you have degenerative disc disease and are looking for relief?   Did you want surgery for your lower back or would you prefer degenerative disc disease exercises?   Chances are that you don’t want surgery. Degenerative disc disease exercises can help many people who have this condition like you.   What is Degnerative Disc Disease? Degenerative disc disease is essentially the thinning of the discs that are found between your vertebrae. At the tender age of 7 years of age the blood vessels that feed your disc start to disappear. By the age of 20[...]

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Snapping Hip Syndrome: 7 Exercises For Your Clicking Hip

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Snapping Hip Syndrome-Hip Pain: Toronto Downtown Chiropractor
Does raising your leg trigger your snapping hip?   Have you wondered if your snapping hip will cause you problems in the future?   Read on, and I will answer the main reasons why you have a snapping hip and show you 5 exercises to help.   3 Causes of Snapping Hip   #1 Iliotibial band   A tiny muscle that starts in  the pelvis turns into a band running down the side of thigh called the iliotibial band (ITB) which is the main problem. The ITB gets too tight with excessive movement of the hips. With enough tightness the ITB[...]

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The One Exercise You Need For Lower Back Relief

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Lower Back Relief: Toronto downtown chiropractor
If you had lower back pain so bad you became trapped in your downtown Toronto home, what would you do?   Would you call your doctor, call an ambulance or do back exercises for lower back relief?   Being a chiropractor I have an advantage that I want to share with you. As a chiropractor I was trained in rehabilitation for sports injuries and lower back conditions for over four years and I continually do post-graduate seminars.   With all that training and 18 years of experience I would pick McKenzie Extension Exercises for lower back relief.   McKenzie Extensions are exercises developed[...]

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Top Neck Pain Exercises: Get Rid Of Neck Pain | Deep Cervical Flexors

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Get Rid Of Your Neck Pain With These Neck Exercises- Toronto Downtown Chiropractor
Do you have neck pain?     Do you want to know the neck pain exercises that helps according to the research?     In this issue of Bodi Empowerment I show you the neck pain exercises to get rid of that pain in the neck, literally.   Research has shown that people like you with neck pain use their larger superficial neck muscles as compared to their deeper neck muscles also called deep neck flexors. [1]-[3]   See Also: Top 3 Upper Back Exercises   The deep neck flexors are the muscles that aren’t activating via the nerves. Through[...]

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3 Exercises To Help Your Cervical Spine Pain: Neck Pain

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Would giving your child a piggy back, as in the  picture above give you neck pain? Then this article is for you.   Research shows that exercises help neck pain. [1] But which neck exercises are most helpful for your cervical spine pain (neck pain)?   In this issue of Bodi Empowerment  I show you three exercises to help your cervical spine pain. These exercises are a modification of the McKenzie exercises that I have found helpful for your cervical spine.    See Also: The 5 Best Exercises For Your Stiff Neck     The Double Chin   Many people’s[...]

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