5 Ways To Get Rid Of Heel Spurs & Plantar Fasciitis

By Dr Ken Nakamura+

5 Ways To Get Rid Of Heel Spurs:Toronto Downtown Chiropractor
Do you have a painful heel spur?   Are your heel spurs causing you pain with the first step after getting out of bed?   Find out how you can help your own spurs in this issue of Bodi Empowerment.   What makes the heels spurs painful will surprise you? The answer is heel spurs aren’t causing your pain in most cases.   You might even have an X-ray that your doctor or chiropractor took showing a heel spur. They might have even told you that is why you have heel pain or plantar fasciitis.   In most cases heel[...]

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Kids’ Scoliosis: How to Check Your Child For Scoliosis

By Dr Ken Nakamura+

Kids' Scoliosis How to Check Your Child For Scoliosis-Toronto Downtown Chiropractor
Are you concerned that your child may develop scoliosis?   Does your child have one shoulder higher than the other?     Does your child’s trousers/skirt fit shorter on one side compared to the other?   These and other signs may be a signal that your child may have scoliosis. In this issue of Bodi Empowerment Magazine, I become your guide to help you screen your child for scoliosis and help you decide when you should reach out to a doctor of chiropractic for help. What Really Is Scoliosis?   It’s the side to side curve of the spine when[...]

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School Backpack Guide: Buyer’s Guide and Backpack Safety

By Dr Ken Nakamura+

Which backpack is best for your child?   How can you improve your child’s backpack safety? It’s “Back to School” time. If you are wondering what the best features to look for in a backpack, and what to do to improve your child’s backpack safety, you’ve come to the right place.   Kids love to wear their backpacks with only one shoulder strap. It’s way cooler when all the other straps dangle loosely, but wearing a backpack improperly, causes the muscles, ligaments and the spine to overcompensate for the weight of the backpack.   See Also: How To Improve Posture –[...]

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Frozen Shoulder: Help Your Own Frozen shoulder

By Dr Ken Nakamura+

Does any slight movement or bump on the shoulder cause you to have excruciating pain?   Do you have trouble washing your hair or reaching back to tuck in your shirt?   Is your frozen shoulder worse at night?   If this is your problem, I have the solution. I will go over the protocol that you can do to help your frozen shoulder.   This Toronto downtown chiropractor sees many people with frozen shoulders. Frozen shoulder is sometimes called adhesive capsulitis. Often you need to see a professional but sometimes you can treat your frozen shoulder yourself.   First,[...]

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MRI, CT Scan, X-rays: Is An MRI, CT scan or X-ray best for my pain?

By Dr Ken Nakamura+

Do you need an MRI?   Will a CT scan diagnose your problem?   Did your doctor not order an X-ray when you thought you needed one?   In this article, I reveal when you should have an MRI, CT scan and X-rays, along with which one is best for your particular problem and what to watch out for.   An MRI is short for Magnetic Resonance Imaging, and uses magnets and radio waves to make a digital picture of your body.  An MRI and CT scan is more sensitive than an X-ray but each can see certain parts of[...]

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5 Plantar Fasciitis Exercises: How Plantar Fasciitis Exercises Can Help My Pain

By Dr Ken Nakamura+

When you first get out of bed, do you feel pain in the heel or sole of your foot?   Does it get better after you walk around a bit?   Do you have painful heel spurs?   In this article, we will go over 5 Plantar Fasciitis Exercises used by health professionals that you can do simply at home. Plantar Fasciitis?  What Is It?   The plantar fascia is a sheet of connective tissue similar to a ligament or tendon. Spanning the arch of the foot, it stretches from heel to toe. Fasciitis actually means inflammation of the fascia, but research[...]

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