The mind plays a vital role in our body’s ability to heal and regulate pain. But unfortunately, psychology is often overlooked when it comes to chronic pain rehabilitation. Recognizing this gap, Alberta Back and Neck Rehab clinic also offers psychology services to Calgary residents suffering from chronic pain. Our psychology services can help you to […]
Acupuncture is a popular form of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). The treatment is conducted by Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioners and involves inserting small sterile needles into specific points on the body to relieve pain. For thousands of years, Acupuncture has been increasingly studied to treat a wide range of conditions, from back, neck, hip and […]
Tendonitis (tendinitis) is joint pain that can occur in any part of the body and most often occurs in the knee, shoulder, and elbow. In this article, I will go over the causes of tendonitis and the available treatments, and how to relieve your tendonitis pain. It is usually caused by physical activity due to […]
Plantar fasciitis is an overuse injury that causes plantar heel pain and inflammation on the bottom of your foot. The cause of plantar fasciitis is often a result of repetitive stress or injuries to the tendon that connects the bottom of your heel bone to the toes, known as the Plantar Fascia. The most common causes of plantar fasciitis […]
Osteoarthritis and Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD) are prevalent causes of pain and impairment in aging adults. However, there are some things you can do to avoid developing Osteoarthritis and DDD. Making lifestyle and dietary changes can help. Chiropractic can help to prevent Osteoarthritis and DDD. Adjusting your spine and joints can prevent joint and disc […]
Food plays a significant role when it comes to our health and well-being. Some foods can energize us and improve our health, while others have the opposite effect. Food Can Reduce Pain and Inflammation Naturally. Therefore, it’s critical that we eat the correct kinds of foods in our diet. In this blog post, I discuss some of […]
Intervertebral Disk Bulge
Intervertebral Disk Bulge, also known as disk herniation, disk protrusion (aka Slipped Disk), and disk Degeneration (Degenerative Disk Disease), causes irritation and pain when pressed upon one of the lumbar spinal nerves that join to form the sciatic nerve.
Disc degeneration is also known by its other name as ‘osteoarthritis of the spine.’ The neck and lower back parts are the most prone regions for disc degeneration. The main symptoms of the disease include pain and discomfort during the movement of the backbone. The backbone constitutes bony boxes and cushioning discs. With age or […]
Your knees take a lot of abuse and stress throughout your life. It isn’t surprising that many people have to undergo knee replacement surgery when they get older. Thankfully, because so many individuals require this type of surgery, there are many skilled surgeons and tried and true rehabilitation practices that can get you back on your feet in no time.
Chronic pain can be debilitating, and for some, it can lead to an unwanted dependency on pain-relieving medications. If you suffer from frequent, recurring pain episodes, consider a natural pain relief method and visit your local chronic pain centre in Calgary.