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Most Common Conditions
Treated with Chiropractic Care.

Chiropractic treatment utilizes natural, drug-free, and comfortable manual therapy techniques to restore function of the neuro-musculo-skeletal system for many common conditions. These conditions include chronic tendonitis, arthritis, repetitive strains, and sports related injuries.

Common Condition Categories

Common Treatment Techniques and Education

  • Manual therapy: adjustments
  • Mobilization: gentle joint challenge
  • Dynamic soft tissue release techniques for chronic tissue adhesions and tension (level 5 myofascial release)
  • Postural analysis
  • Gait analysis
  • Medical acupuncture
  • Electro-acupuncture
  • Custom orthotics
  • Orthopedic footwear and shoes
  • Custom modified orthopaedic footbeds and footwear
  • Proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (PNF) stretching
  • Integrated therapy
  • Interferential current and ultrasound therapy
  • Posture education
  • Ergonomic advice and education
  • Diet and exercise advice
  • Stretching education

Dr. Ormond's 10 General Tips for a Healthy Back

  1. Exercise regularly.
  2. Follow a healthy diet.
  3. Maintain good posture as much as possible.
  4. Do an active warm up before activity and stretch after.
  5. Don't overload your backpack or shoulder bag.
  6. Stretch your legs and back after each hour of sitting.
  7. Never cradle the phone between your neck and shoulder.
  8. Sleep on your back or side, not on your stomach.
  9. Invest in a good chair, pillow and mattress. It's worth it!
  10. Have regular spinal check-ups.

Back Problem Warning Signs

  • Leg pain with numbness, tingling, and/or weakness.
  • Back or leg pain with coughing or sneezing.
  • Difficulty standing up after sitting for any period of time.
  • Stiffness in the morning that decreases when you move around.
  • Pain in your hip, buttock, thigh, knee, or foot.
  • Inability to turn or bend to each side equally.
  • Unbalanced posture, when your head, neck, or shoulder may be higher on one side than the other.
  • Pain which prevents you from sleeping well.
  • Pain that persists or worsens after 48 hours.

Head and neck

  • Cervical facet syndrome
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome
  • Whiplash associated disorders: Motor Vehicle Accident with WAD I, WAD II, and WAD III
  • Tension headaches
  • Migraine headaches
  • Combination headaches-migraine plus tension and or cervicogenic headache
  • Cervicogenic headaches
  • Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders
  • Postural syndrome
  • Cervical disc herniation
  • Upper crossed syndrome

Upper back and shoulder

  • Thoracic outlet syndrome
  • Thoracic facet sprain
  • T4 syndrome: upper back, shoulder, and arm pain
  • Postural strain
  • Rib dysfunction and sprain/strain
  • Rotator cuff muscle trigger point referral
  • Rotator cuff injury
  • Rotator cuff tendonitis
  • Shoulder impingement syndrome
  • Frozen shoulder: adhesive capsulitis
  • Shoulder joint (glenohumeral) capsulitis

Lower back, pelvis, and hip

  • General lower back pain (lumbago)
  • Lumbar facet syndrome
  • Disc herniation and bulge
  • Sciatica
  • Low back sprain/strain
  • Pars entrapment
  • Sacroiliac sprain
  • Sacroiliitis
  • Piriformis syndrome and tendonitis
  • Iliotibial band syndrome and tendonitis
  • Gluteus medius syndrome and tendonitis
  • Osteitis pubis
  • Postural syndrome
  • Lower crossed syndrome

Arm, elbow, wrist, hand, leg, knee, ankle, and foot

  • Golfer's elbow: medial epicondylitis
  • Tennis elbow: lateral epicondylitis
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Iliotibial band syndrome
  • Patellofemoral pain syndrome
  • Runner's knee
  • Soccer knee
  • Shin splints
  • Ankle sprains
  • Achilles (tendocalcaneous) tendonitis
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Morton's neuroma
  • Metatarsalgia
  • Hammer toe
  • Bunions
  • Hallux rigidus

Arthritic conditions

  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Enteropathic arthritis
  • DISH: diffuse idiopathic spondylo hyperostosis

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