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How to treat Heel and Foot Pain

Plantar Foot Pain? Plantar Fasciitis or Fat Pad Irritation? Having pain on the sole of the feet is a common condition that can be confused as being plantar fasciitis. It is possible to be having pain as result of degeneration or irritation of the fat pad on the heel of the foot. Here is a summary of the similarities and … Continue reading

Kinesiology Tape explained by Brampton Chiropractor

WHAT is Kinesiology Tape and HOW does it work? You often see many professional athletes and Olympic athletes donning weird looking strips of tape all over their bodies while competing. What is it and what does it do?!? Dr. Rashaad Nauth-Ali, a Brampton Chiropractor, explains kinesiology tape. Kinesiology tape is a specialized elastic tape that stretches with the body’s movements. The … Continue reading

Concussion Treatment

Concussion Treatment – Self Help Tips Concussions do not only occur in athletes. Many of our concussion treatment patients have suffered concussions off the field such as at work or in their homes. They can occur from both direct trauma to the head (falling down and hitting your head) or indirect trauma (whiplash injury in a motor vehicle accident. No matter the … Continue reading

Brampton Chiropractor Preventing Shoulder Injuries

Brampton Chiropractor Focuses on Preventing Shoulder and Elbow Injuries in Baseball Players It is no surprise that baseball players are more susceptible to shoulder injuries whether they are acute or from repetitive strain. The variable that is predominantly focused on is proper pitching and throwing biomechanics to help reduce the risk of injury or help rehabilitate an injury. Although this … Continue reading

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Chiropractic Myths and Misconceptions

There are a number of chiropractic myths and misconceptions which I come across on a daily basis. I would like to shed some light on the truth and dispel these fallacies. 1. Chiropractic adjustments hurt – adjustments are painless and help alleviate pain instantly in most cases. Often the discomfort some patients may feel are due to the patients not relaxing … Continue reading

Brampton Chiropractor Helping Hockey Players

NHL Hockey season is just around the corner, although it may be overshadowed by the Toronto Blue Jays’ exciting push for the MLB playoffs. Nevertheless, with the start of many of our hockey seasons fast approaching I have been seeing players and encouraging pre-season assessments in the chiropractic clinic, myself included. The athlete chiropractic assessment (like all of my patient … Continue reading

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Chiropractic. What can it treat?

Chiropractic Education and Training A Doctor of Chiropractic has spent four years at an accredited chiropractic institution, receiving more than 4,200 hours of specialized clinical training. The chiropractic curriculum includes studies in anatomy, pathology, biomechanics, chiropractic principles, diagnosis and adjustment techniques. As primary care practitioners, chiropractors can develop and carry out a comprehensive treatment / management plan, recommend therapeutic exercise and … Continue reading

Chiropractic Adjustment

What is a Chiropractic Adjustment? Also referred to as spinal manipulation, an adjustment is the safe and effective application of a high velocity and low amplitude force to the joints of the spine which have restricted motion in them wherein they don’t move optimally. The effect of this is an increased mobility of the spinal joints which allows for proper … Continue reading

What’s your Motivation?

I don’t ever blog/post personal insight or feelings, however I’m coming up onto an anniversary and have been reflecting on all the great people I have been able to meet and treat since starting on this journey. From old friends to complete strangers, people I have looked up to my entire life and complete strangers alike, you have all trusted … Continue reading

Hotter than Hell during a heat wave! Hot Yoga Experience

FIT  Clinic – Today I tried HOT YOGA for the first time. I’m no stranger to yoga but I have never dared to try this sweaty and humid version for whatever excuse I could conjur up at the time, perhaps fear of the unknown. Call me crazy but it was surprisingly refreshing! I took a class with Sonia at The … Continue reading