Concussion

Concussion

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Chiropractic Manipulation

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What is Chiropractic? Chiropractic is the 3rd largest primary-contact health care professions in Canada. Over 4.5 million Canadians use the services of a chiropractor each year. Chiropractic is regulated in all Canadian provinces. The benefits of chiropractic care are recognized by other health care practitioners.  In one survey, 44 per cent of Ontario physicians indicated [...]

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Spinal Decompression

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Spinal Decompression Spinal decompression is FDA cleared and has a high success rate for pain associated with herniated or bulging discs…even after failed surgery. It is a non-surgical, traction based therapy for the relief of back and leg pain or neck and arm pain. During spinal decompression, a negative pressure is created within the disc. [...]

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Medical Acupuncture

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  What is Medical Acupuncture?Medical acupuncture is acupuncture performed by a chiropractor, physician or other licensed health care professional. Medical acupuncture was created for western practitioners to use scientific, evidence-based acupuncture in the treatment of pain and/or disorders. It is also used as an adjunct to their regular treatment protocols.By strategically inserting sterile needles into [...]

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Cosmetic Acupuncture

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Cosmetic acupuncture helps rejuvenate the skin and reduce the signs of aging.  The superficial insertion of very thin, disposable needles increases local blood circulation, nourishing the skin and stimulating collage production. Collagen fills out fine lines and gives firmness to the skin for a healthy glowing complexion.  Cosmetic acupuncture may help to eliminate fine lines and [...]

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Active Release Techniques (ART)

ART

Active Release Techniques® What is Active Release Techniques? Active Release Techniques®, or A.R.T. for short, treats problems related to soft tissue (muscles, ligaments, tendons, fascia and nerves). ART® is a hands-on therapy that allows practitioners to identify the source of problem and treat soft tissues in a way that will restore proper function and allow [...]

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Shockwave Therapy

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Shockwave therapy (ESWT) is now available at Central Health Care. We have purchased the top of the line StorzMedical MP100. It is made to a very high standard in Switzerland. Most of the impressive research on shockwave therapy was done using Storz equipment. Shockwave therapy is an effective treatment for a wide range of soft [...]

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Guelph Laser Therapy

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Therapeutic laser therapy stimulates healing in injured tissues through the application of laser light. Laser therapy has a solid track record for accelerating tissue repair while reducing inflammation and pain. Defined as a ‘therapeutic physical modality’ by the North American Association of Laser Therapy, this safe and effective form of phototherapy is used by chiropractors [...]

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Ultrasound

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Ultrasound is a method of treating deep tissue injuries using very high frequency sound waves. The benefits to therapeutic ultrasound include the speeding up of the healing process from the increase in blood flow, decreased pain from the reduction of swelling, and the breaking up and softening of scar tissue preventing development of adhesions.

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Interferential Current (IFC)

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Interferential current uses a mid-frequency electrical signal to treat muscular spasms and strains. The current produces a massaging effect over the affected area at periodic intervals, and this stimulates the secretion of endorphins, the body’s natural pain relievers, thus relaxing strained muscles and promoting soft-tissue healing. It is used to relieve pain, stimulate muscles, increase [...]

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Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)

TENS

Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation, more commonly referred to as the acronym TENS, is the application of electrical current through the skin for pain control. The TENS unit is a pocket size, portable, battery-operated device that sends electrical impulses to the skin via electrodes.The goal of these tingling electrical impulses is to block pain signals and [...]

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Graston Technique

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Graston® Technique is an innovative, form of instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization that enables clinicians to effectively break down scar tissue and fascial restrictions. This technique utilizes specially designed instruments to specifically detect and effectively treat areas exhibiting soft tissue fibrosis or chronic inflammation. The curvilinear edge of the patented Graston® Technique Instruments combined with their concave/convex [...]

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Exercise Programs

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Customized Rehabilitative Exercise Programs Our customized exercise programs are computer generated and designed for individual patient needs. They will help restore joint function, increase strength and flexibility in order to optimize recovery. Therapeutic exercises are often used to compliment other treatments. 

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Custom Knee Braces

knee-brace

Central Health Care is a local supplier of custom made Townsend knee braces in the area. Townsend has been the industry leader in the design and fabrication of functional custom knee braces for ligament injuries and instabilities and has the industries widest range of osteoarthritic braces. Each knee brace is custom fabricated based on multiple [...]

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Registered Massage Therapy

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While there seems to be universal agreement that registered massage therapy “feels good”, it also offers many specific benefits. The therapeutic use of massage affects the circulatory, muscular, fascial and nervous systems. Registered massage therapy is also effective in the control of pain – both chronic and acute, in stress reduction and in creating a [...]

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Chiropody Foot Care and Orthotics

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Chiropody Foot Care and Orthotics What is Chiropody? The practice of chiropody  is the treatment and prevention of diseases or disorders of the foot by therapeutic or orthotic means. What does Chiropody involve? Chiropodists specialize in the recognition, assessment, treatment, and ongoing care of the foot. For more information visit www.customfootclinic.com

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