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Chronic back pain can be very demoralizing and can disrupt your life in profound ways. Back pain is caused by herniated discs, sciatica, degenerative disc disease, pinched nerves, and a host of other back conditions. Patients concerned with the continual use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs to reduce the pain, or are reluctant to take steroid injections or seek physical or chiropractic treatment, sometimes opt for traction treatment, also known as spinal decompression therapy. What does traction treatment involve, and how does it relieve pain? Spinal decompression involves stretching the spine using a motorized device. In most cases, the patient lies fully clothed on a table equipped with special tools to stretch the spine, and with a computer which customizes the treatment to the patient’s specific needs. A harness is placed around the patient’s pelvis and another around the trunk. A series of pulleys and slings are used to stretch the…

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If you’re suffering from foot pain, it is likely the result of a misalignment between the bones and muscles of your foot. Arch and heel pain is not the only effect of this misalignment – it may also be at the root of such problems as knee pain, bunions and corns, bursitis, tendinitis, and sometimes even back pain. Podiatrist-prescribed foot orthotics are an effective treatment for these problems. Custom orthotics are insoles-like devices designed to realign the foot and ankle…

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Depression is one of the most common mental disorders today. It is estimated that 1 in 4 Canadians has sought treatment for depression at some point in their life. The World Health Organization (WHO) says that depression will be one of two leading disabilities worldwide by year 2020 (the other one being heart disease). What is depression? Depression differs in very important ways from sadness and grief experienced as a result of tragic or traumatic events in one’s life. These…

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Everyone can suffer from aches and pains in different parts of the body, but lower back pain is one of the most common annoyances to suffer from. Back pain can be caused due to many factors including the way you sleep and the type of job you do to name a few. You always hear that the natural way is the best way, so here are a few natural ways to keep your lower back pain under control. Good posture…

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Many people suffer from frequent or severe migraines, not only are they painful but they can make you feel completely wiped out. Unfortunately, were not given warning signs for when and where a migraine can hit, which means that we’re often left having to deal with them in our day-to-day lives. Instead of learning to suffer through the pain, let’s discuss a few ways to effectively prevent migraines: Over the counter medicines and prescriptions At any local pharmacy, you will…

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