Cox® Technique: Treating Cervical Spine Pain in Calgary


Do You Have Cervical Spine Pain in Calgary? We're Here to Help! Do you have cervical spine pain in Calgary and are looking for effective treatment? If so, the Cox® Technique may be for you! What is the  Cox® Technique all about anyways, you might ask? In short, this revolutionary method originated nearly 40 years ago, while the protocols for treating cervical spine pain, slipped discs and...

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How to: Foam Roll Your Thoracic Spine [Video]


How to: Use a Foam Roller to Stretch and Open-Up Your Thoracic Spine This video tutorial below shows you how to use a foam roller to carefully stretch your thoracic spine. You can basically do this anywhere you see fit: at work, school, gym or perhaps outside with this nice weather we are having!? This exercise works great to help open up and extend the thoracic spine itself as well as th...

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How to: Self-Resisted Neck Extension Stretch [Video]


How to: Self-Resisted Neck Extension Stretch for Neck / Upper Back Pain & Stiffness This tutorial video shows you how to do a self-resisted neck extension stretch right in your own home, at work or anywhere else for that matter. This exercise is great for opening up your upper body and strengthening your neck and upper back muscles, which in turn will help you correct your posture an...

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How to: Bird-Dog Exercise for Spinal Health [Video]


Step-by-Step: How to do the Bird-Dog Exercise to Strengthen the Multifidi Muscles / Lumbar Spine The bird-dog is a simple exercise that can be easily performed by people who are recovering from a back injury or looking to strengthen the back and abdominal muscles simultaneously. If you’ve recently experienced a low back injury and have seen a Chiropractor or physiotherapist, it’s quite po...

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How to: Low Back Stretch for the Lumbar Para-spinal Muscles [Video]


Step-by-Step: How to Stretch Your Lumbar Para-spinal Muscles Using a Bench or Chair Chances are that you’ve experienced back pain at one point or another in your lifetime. While you may associate your low, mid or upper back pain with a certain activity you do daily or a few times every week, that activity may not necessarily be the cause of it! The causes of back pain are numerous and in ...

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How to: Standing Chest Stretch for Increased Mobility [Video]


Step-by-Step: How to Stretch Your Chest Using a Doorway or Corner Are you sitting down somewhere looking at your smartphone this very instant? Maybe you’re at a desk browsing the web. Truth is that sitting for extended periods of time can be horrible for your back, neck and overall alignment. There are a number of simple and easy-to-do stretches you can do at home to help relieve tension ...

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5 Habits for Maintaining a Healthy Spine


Keep Your Spine Healthy By Doing These... Keeping your central nervous system healthy is one of the most important things to do when it comes to maintaining general well-being and longevity. Your spinal cord acts as a highway for messages from your brain to the rest of your body and vice versa, therefore, if something isn’t working right, it should be a cause for concern. An unhealthy ...

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Common Causes of Herniated Discs: Degeneration & Injury


3 Most Common Causes of Herniated Discs A herniated disc can be extremely painful and ultimately debilitating, preventing you from living a normal life day-to-day when seeking out treatment. While there are many causes of a herniated disc, it mostly boils down to three common causes, of which if we are aware of we can make better choices to help us avoid such complications later in life...

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Chiropractic Advice – Episode #2 – Sciatica & the Piriformis Muscle


Chiropractor Shares His Experience w/ Treating Sciatica & the Piriformis Muscle As the longest and thickest nerve in the body, you could say that the sciatic nerve has more of a chance of experiencing injury because of its sheer size and distance it covers. It runs from the lower back through the pelvis and buttocks then down the leg and ends below the kneecap. The sciatic nerve contr...

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