Biofreeze Gel is recommended by clinic professionals and athletes to relieve soreness, achiness, and pain from back, neck, shoulder, knee, hand, wrist, elbow, foot, and ankle injuries. It works by reducing inflammation and cooling the injured area. We recommend it for our acute injury patients to help them recover faster from post-treatment soreness. It is not tested on animals, made with USP grade ingredients, and free of NSAIDs, parabens, and propylene glycol.
Therapy balls are small, firm, dense balls that do not soften under pressure. These balls are a great tool to help relieve tight and sore muscles, especially in those hard to reach areas, such as the upper back, shoulders, buttocks and feet. They are great for targeting trigger points and can help reduce pain, improve muscle flexibility and subsequently improve joint motion. Therapy balls can be used statically by pressing and holding trigger points for up to 2 minutes, or actively by rolling back and forth over tight muscles. Everyone, from office workers to competitive athletes can benefit from this amazing self care tool! They are especially useful for plantar fasciitis, piriformis syndrome, rotator cuff impingement, and upper back stiffness. If you have any questions about the proper use of this tool, please consult your healthcare provider.
Resistance bands are thin, elastic bands which act as a versatile strength training tool because they are lightweight, portable, safe and affordable. Resistance bands are an effective tool to help retrain and build muscle at home. These bands are often used for the rehabilitation of sports or muscle related injuries but can also be used by anyone, of any age or fitness level, to simply build strength. Resistance bands don’t apply pressure in the way that weights do, which keeps your joints and body safe while exercising. If you have any questions about the proper use of resistance bands, please consult your healthcare provider.
Foam rollers are large, lightweight, cylindrical tubes of compressed foam. They are a great tool to help relieve tight, sore and inflamed muscles which can help improve muscle flexibility and joint range of motion. Foam rollers can be used by simply rolling the tight muscle back and forth over its bumpy surface. Everyone, from office workers to competitive athletes can benefit from this amazing self care tool! If you have any questions about the proper use of this tool, please consult your healthcare provider.
A posture corrector is a device that is worn around the upper back (kind of like a back pack) to help improve posture. This device helps hold proper posture, by bringing the shoulders down and back. Posture correctors are perfect for office workers, students, or anyone who notices they tend to have poor posture, back pain, neck pain or frequent headaches. To begin, the posture corrector should be worn for only 30 minutes a day; if pain or fatigue is experienced, take it off and wear it the next day. Gradually keep adding time until your body gets used to the new posture. This brace works well to train your brain and postural proprioceptive cells to recognize what normal posture feels like. Through the neuromuscular conditioning provided by the postural brace, you will be able later on to develop stronger muscles through proper physiotherapy rehabilitation and home exercises after learning how to have proper posture. If you have any questions about the proper use of this device, please consult your healthcare provider.
This comfortable traction collar wraps around the neck and manually inflates with the help of a hand pump, to elongate and stretch out the neck. This device can be a great addition to manual therapy for treating neck injuries including pinched nerves, disc injuries, joint sprains, muscle spasms and degeneration. Traction collars work by stretching the joints and muscle of the spine to relieve pressure and pain. To begin, the traction collar should be worn for 15-30 minutes, 2-3 times per day. Your practitioner will be able to advise you and monitor how you use it as we recognize that every patient is unique. If you have any questions about the proper use and safety of this device, please consult your healthcare provider.
The knee joint goes under a lot of stress due to the day-to-day wear and tear as well as high demand loading from athletic activities. One of the important elements of knee anatomy is the patellofemoral joint. This is the joint formed by the articulation of the patella (knee cap) with the knee’s cartilage. Sometimes, mis-alignment and maltracking can cause a patella to not move within the trochlear groove, causing cartilage irritation. Other times, overuse of the quadriceps tendon (which attaches on the patella) can cause inflammation of the patella. Another cause that leads to patellofemoral joint irritation is abnormal friction, especially when the cartilage is degenerated due to an old trauma or osteoarthritis. Beside manual therapy to aid in the management of patellofemoral disorders, we provide Nu Patello Stance Knee Brace for our patients to give them the support they need at home or during activity. It’s custom-made, and we’ll have to measure the circumference of your knee to give you a brace that fits you. A patellofemoral knee brace can offload the patellofemoral compartment, giving you relief from knee pain when walking, running or going up/down stairs. It ensures that the patella remains within the normal trochlear groove limits, therefore aiding in a quicker recovery because you are simply limiting recurrence of inflammation. All of our braces are covered by most of the personal extended health care insurance plans and may require a prescription from your family doctor.
There are many spinal injuries that require some degree of postural stabilization through the use of spinal or posture support brace. Conditions like acute disc herniation, spinal instability, moderate to severe osteoarthritis, pelvic/sacroiliac joint dysfunction, spinal stenosis, severe muscle spasms/guarding following a spinal injury may require some form of spinal stabilization. Although it is not a long-term solution for the management of these ailments, a postural support brace can help control how your spine moves and limits its movements beyond the point of irritation – especially during the early acute and/or subacute phases of the injury. Many people who suffer from chronic back injuries tend to have muscle wasting and weakness, so they can also benefit from a spinal brace to help them enjoy better quality of life when gardening, walking, or simply doing their grocery shopping. This brace can aid in faster recovery when used in conjunction with our manual physiotherapy and chiropractic care. Our spinal brace is custom-made, comfortable and we will measure your torso’s circumference to get you the right size. All of our braces are covered by most of the personal extended health care insurance plans and may require a prescription from your family doctor.
Biofreeze Gel is recommended by clinic professionals and athletes to relieve soreness, achiness, and pain from back, neck, shoulder, knee, hand, wrist, elbow, foot, and ankle injuries. It works by reducing inflammation and cooling the injured area. We recommend it for our acute injury patients to help them recover faster from post-treatment soreness or when application of an ice pack is not convenient or available (ie. traveling abroad). The biofreeze product is not tested on animals, made with USP grade ingredients, and free of NSAIDs, parabens, and propylene glycol.
Rocktape can help support an injured joint without having to restrict your ranges of motion. This way, your chiropractor and physiotherapist can rehabilitate your injured body part without having to worry about re-aggravation. These special tapes are useful because they mimic the skin’s elasticity, providing you with the support you need without restricting your joints. The tape is water-resistant and can hold well for two to three days even when swimming or taking showers. It improves circulation of blood and fluids, therefore reducing bruising and swelling. It also changes signals on pain pathways, by lifting the skin over trigger points and knots, causing the painful area to be decompressed. In return, this sends new signals from the painful receptors to the brain, triggering a reduction in tension within the muscle.
Many people complain that they could never find the best pillow. By acknowledging that everyone’s neck alignment is different, having a pillow that could be customized to the unique anatomy of your cervical spine would be a great investment for a good night sleep. Adaptable to different types of neck curvature, our Chiroflow Pillow is unique because the pillow’s thickness is customizable by putting less or more water through an opening. The water will marry the shape of your neck and ensure that every part of your cervical curve is well supported during your sleep.
We provide large size dual cool/heat pads. Whether you need to relax muscle tension or reduce inflammation, the pads can provide you with either heat or cooling effects depending on the nature of your injury. They could be stored in the freezer and/or used in a microwave. Please follow the directions on the product to make sure you are using it properly.
The TENS machine works by delivering small electrical impulses to the injured area through adhesive pads attached to a person’s skin. These electrical impulses flood the nervous system, reducing its ability to transmit pain signals to the spinal cord and brain. It is safe, can be used for as long as you need, and minimizes the use of analgesic medications. The product comes with electrode pads but if you notice they are wearing out with time, we can also provide electrode pads separately, if you need fresh new ones!
Did you know about 50 percent of people are deficient in magnesium glycinate? Magnesium is important for lowering blood pressure, reducing stroke, cardiovascular disease, and type 2 diabetes risks, improving bone health, and preventing migraines. It is an important mineral that helps your body function properly, especially your muscular, bones, and nervous systems. If you complain from regular restless leg syndrome, muscle cramps or ongoing tension, this is a great supplement to add to your diet! We provide small (120 pills) and large (300 pills) bottles of Magnesium Glycinate at our clinic. Your practitioner will be able to instruct you as to how to take this supplement.
We love providing Genuwell supplements to our patients to relieve joint pain and preserve the functionality of joints in general. Containing a standardized extract of Boswellia serrata and other active compounds, this supplement helps by reducing swelling and joint pain associated mainly with osteoarthritis. It’s a great addition to someone’s diet, especially those who are active, recovering from an injury and/or looking to support their wellness during aging. Optimal results can be expected by taking Genuwell for 60 days at a recommended dose of 3 capsules/day with meals or as recommended by a physician. It is designed to support your wellness during aging. This product is vegetarian and gluten-free.