Category Archives: Blog

What is One of the Most Popular Reasons for Repetitive Strain Injury?

Written by Dr. Marcus Wong Ten years ago, if someone asked a practitioner this question, the answer would simply be ‘from the work place’.  Ergonomic problems in the work force have caused many injuries, resulting in millions of dollars spent in health care each year in North America.  There are usually two main kinds of […]

Importance for Parents to Accurately Identify Concussion in Children

Written by Dr. Marcus Wong   A recent research study was done by Dr. Craig J Coghlin, Dr. Bryan D Myles, and Dr. Scott D Howitt to assess the ability of parents/guardian identifying concussion symptoms in their children from sports injuries. The study was done with parents/guardians of Bantam-aged minor hockey league athletes volunteered fro […]

Importance of Choosing the Correct Baby Equipment to Prevent Infant Hip Dysplasia

Written by Dr. Marcus Wong.   This past week, I have treated a patient who just gave birth to a baby girl, and she asked me several questions regarding infant care and sign/symptoms of concern about infant development of the spine.  This got me thinking about my next post for this week, and I believe […]

Chiropractic Best Option for Sacroiliac Joint Pain

Dysfunction in the sacroiliac joint (SIJ), located in the pelvis, is thought to be a possible cause of sciatica, resulting in back pain that radiates down the leg and below the knee. Scientists have questioned what the best treatment option is for patients with SIJ-related leg pain. In a recent study, researchers compared three treatment […]

Chiropractic Thaws Frozen Shoulder Syndrome

Many patients with shoulder pain are told have surgery, get steroid shots, or take anti-inflammatory drugs to relieve the pain. Unfortunately, these treatments do not always work to reliably reduce symptoms, particularly in patients with frozen shoulder syndrome. Frozen shoulder syndrome is characterized by night pain and painful restriction of shoulder movement during rotation and […]

Chiropractic Beats Epidural Injections for Disc Herniations

Chiropractic adjustments were just as effective as epidural injections for patients with back pain in a new study — without the risks and at lower cost. The findings show that chiropractic can significantly reduce pain in patients with lumbar disc herniation, and is less expensive than medical treatment. Lumbar epidural injections are frequently used for […]

Chiropractic May Lower Blood Pressure

Nearly a third of Americans have high blood pressure, putting them at risk for heart disease, stroke, and number of health conditions. While medication is the primary treatment for hypertension, there are several non-pharmaceutical ways to manage high blood pressure including, stress reduction, weight loss, and diet changes. Now, a growing body of research suggests […]