By WIN Contributor: Dr. Matthew Bird, Chiropractor

Ever wondered if a Chiropractor could help in your health care?  Here, are the TOP 3 THINGS TO EXPECT FROM A CHIROPRACTOR at WIN Health Solutions.

#1 – A complete Historical and Physical Examination of your musculoskeletal concern

At some point in their lives, approximately 85% of the working population experiences low back pain. Eleven million Canadians over the age of 12 years old are affected by musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions annually.

  • Chiropractic care is safe and effective for all ages.

  • Each treatment plan is geared to the individual to provide the most efficient and effective form of health care.

#2 – Chiropractors know more than just your spine

With an aging population it is predicted that the number of Canadians with MSK Diseases will increase from 11 million in 2007 to 15 million in 2031.

  •  14-28% of primary care Physician visits in North America are for symptoms, which are directly related to the Musculoskeletal (MSK) system.

Pain symptoms are generally the last to show in a biomechanical dysfunction.

Along side traditional medical interventions, Chiropractic Care helps to improve mobility issues relating to chronic diseases such as, but not limited to, Diabetes, COPD, Chronic Low Back Pain.

#3 – An Array of Treatment Interventions

WIN Health Chiropractors have an array of treatment options to help you progress through your MSK disorders.

 Traditional manual methods include:

1)    Spinal Manipulation/Mobilization

2)     Active Release Techniques/Functional Range Release

3)     Fascial Distortion Model Techniques

4)    Instrument assisted soft tissue techniques

Conjunctive therapies provided include:

1)    Acupuncture

2)    Laser Therapy

3)    Shockwave Therapy

4)    Orthotics

5)    Therapeutic Exercise Prescriptions

6)    Nutritional Counselling

7)    Dietary and Lifestyle Counselling

Treatment Techniques may lead to some discomfort to gain tissue restoration, but no intentional harm is ever done to the individual.

–       Short term pain for long term gain

 Neuroplasticity is the foundation of functional recovery of the MSK system and overcoming pain syndromes.

Whether it’s for prevention, recovery, maintenance or even wellbeing chiropractic has your back!

In my office, we take time to talk, explain things and give answers and solutions.  It may put you on a new path.   This journey will transform you and bring out your truest and best expression of health. If you want to make Chiropractic Care part of your approach to self care, together we can discuss your goals and optimize your health.