Pregnancy-Related Back Pain
Everyday at Chiro Clinic Moncton, I consult several women in varying stages of pregnancy who are experiencing musculoskeletal pain or are trying to avoid it from happening in the first place. In fact, current research suggests that 50-85% of women will experience back pain at some stage during their pregnancy, with other common complaints including wrist pain and leg cramps. Their bodies are changing daily throughout pregnancy and this unfortunately places additional strain o
EXERCISE: Does The Body Get Bored?
At Chiro Clinic Moncton, I often get asked what types of exercise are generally best. While there are many different reasons as to why a person may start exercising in the first place, typically we are ALL interested in staying mobile for as long as possible. The human body craves proper movement and does not thrive on repetitive predictable exercise. Emerging research is suggesting that exercise "progressions" may be the way forward in keeping body from becoming "bored" with
Chiropractic Treatment - What's Involved
At Chiro Clinic Moncton, Dr Ryan Coster provides numerous techniques to treat musculoskeletal complaints. This excellent video from the Canadian Chiropractic Association clearly explains one of these treatment methods known as chiropractic adjustment. Modern research validates chiropractic treatment as a safe & cost-effective way to manage muscle and joint pain. Chiropractic adjustment (or joint manipulation) is very gentle and involves clear communication with the patient to
Spinal Scoliosis in Children: Pay Attention!
Scoliosis is abnormal curvature of the spine, where the vertebrae themselves also tend to rotate inappropriately causing further distortion. Occasionally in clinic, I will encounter a young patient in their mid to late teens who demonstrates significant signs of spinal scoliosis - which should have been detected earlier. When I point this out to the parents, they're often mortified due to being completely unaware. Now, in serious cases, this should be picked up early for obvi
Stay Active on Canada Day!
Chiro Clinic Moncton would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a HAPPY CANADA DAY! The weather is beautiful and it's a fabulous opportunity to get active outdoors! So, lather up with sunscreen and enjoy some healthy exercise on this gorgeous summer day! Keep those joints and muscles MOVING! If you seize up, the clinic will be open Monday for all your musculoskeletal needs. We'll keep you active! Chiro Clinic Moncton (506) 852-3900 29 Mountain Road, Moncton NB