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Got Back Pain? Try these Options Before Grabbing Painkillers!

2023-02-15T20:38:38-05:00

Are you suffering from back pain? You’re not alone. Up to 80 per cent of the population will experience back pain at least once in their lifetime. But what if you’re living with chronic back pain? Where can you turn for help? For too many of us, prescription painkillers, like opioids, are our first remedy to manage persistent pain, but there’s a whole world of medication-free options that may be able to help. The 2017 [...]

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Eight Back Pain Myth Busters

2023-02-16T10:15:40-05:00

Your back has two main purposes: it allows you to stand, supporting your arms and legs; and it protects your spinal cord, which communicates messages between your brain and the rest of your body. The health of your spine can affect your overall well-being. Most people experience low back pain at some point in their lives. Because it’s so common, you may have heard many theories about what causes low back pain and how to [...]

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Impact of Diabetes: What You Didn’t Know

2023-02-16T09:57:11-05:00

When Chris Drake, 39, first started having issues with his back in his late twenties, it sidelined his much-loved golf habit. Diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of nine, Drake, an entrepreneur, had played golf competitively and continued to play multiple times a week, often with business clients. Although he was in good shape and controlled his diabetes fairly well, his back pain continued off and on. If he played a lot, it [...]

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Low Back Pain Whiteboard Video

2023-02-16T10:17:53-05:00

This short video describes how chiropractors can help you find the cause of your back pain. They can recommend the right options to relieve your pain and keep it from coming back. To find a chiropractor near you, use the chiropractor locator on our website. In Ontario, you can visit a chiropractor without a referral from a doctor, nurse practitioner or other health care professional. Duration: 1:01

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