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At Metrotown Chiropractic, we believe in providing our patients with information that allows them to be a contributing partner in their quest for wellness. Below you will find answers to a few frequently asked questions, as well as helpful websites that provide important information regarding holistic practices and treatments.


FAQ

What is a chiropractic adjustment?

An adjustment is the main method of treatment used by your Doctor of Chiropractic. It is a specialized gentle, controlled and safe pressure applied to your spine to restore the proper motion and position of your vertebrae. It is a precise procedure that your highly skilled chiropractor has learned and perfected over years of Chiropractic College and clinical practice.


What can chiropractic be used to treat?

Chiropractic treatments can be effective in the treatment of a wide variety of ailments and injuries, including:

  • Back Pain
  • Headaches (Migraines)
  • Neck Pain
  • Disc Problems
  • Sciatica and Leg Pain
  • Numbness and/or Tingling when Waking Up
  • Shoulder, Arm, or Hand Pain
  • Temporomandibular Dysfunction (Jaw Joint Pain)
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Dizziness
  • Fatigue
  • Knee Pain
  • Arthritic Conditions


What can I do to maintain good back health?

Good habits and common sense lead to good back health. Follow these ten suggestions and you might never experience back problems:

  • Maintain good posture
  • Stretch before and after sports
  • Don’t overload your backpack or shoulder bag
  • Stretch your legs and back after an hour of sitting
  • Never cradle the phone between your neck and shoulder
  • Sleep on your back or side, not stomach
  • Invest in a good chair, pillow, and mattress: It’s worth it!
  • Exercise regularly
  • Follow a healthy diet
  • Have regular check ups by your Family Physician and Chiropractor


Source: Canadian Chiropractic Association / BC College of Chiropractors


Patient Education

As you begin to explore the power of complementary and holistic treatments such as chiropractic, we recommend that you visit the websites listed below. These websites contain a wealth of information on chiropractic care, as well as regulation of chiropractic in Canada and BC, and the latest research on the effectiveness of chiropractic care. For more information, please contact Dr. Merani or Dr. Baloo at the clinic.


Canadian Chiropractic Research Foundation Clip #1

Canadian Chiropractic Research Foundation Clip #2

The Orthotic Group

TOG GaitScan™

Canadian Health Network

Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College

Canadian Chiropractic Association

British Columbia Chiropractic Association


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