Chiropractic is a holistic approach to health and wellness that focuses on the relationship between the body structure, particularly the spine, and the function of the nervous system. Chiropractors believe that misalignments in the spine, called subluxations, can interfere with the normal function of the nervous system and cause a range of health problems, including back pain, headaches, and more.
Painless: Chiropractors are skilled in performing safe, gentle, and effective adjustments for patients.
Safe for All Age: Chiropractic care is safe for all ages, that includes newborns, children, adults, and seniors.
Take Time: The session might not help clients immediately, yet it takes time to show positive results.
A chiropractor is a healthcare professional specialized in diagnosing and treating a variety of conditions related to the musculoskeletal system. Spinal conditions, such as lower back pain, neck pain, disc herniation, sciatica, piriformis syndrome, whiplash, and coccydynia, are commonly addressed by a chiropractor.
Additionally, a chiropractor can provide relief for chronic conditions like tendonitis, stiff joints, frozen shoulder/adhesive capsulitis, temporomandibular joint (TMJ) pain, scoliosis, leg length discrepancies, spondylolisthesis, arthritis, osteoarthritis, degenerative disc disease, and spondylosis.
For athletes and active individuals, visiting a chiropractor can be beneficial for treating sports injuries, including rotator cuff sprains and strains, tennis elbow, golfers elbow, Achilles tendonitis, ankle sprains/strains, neck and lower back sprains/strains, wrist sprains/strains, groin pulls, hamstring strains, shin splints, and various knee injuries.
With their expertise, a chiropractor can offer therapeutic interventions and guidance to help patients achieve optimal health and wellness.
No, our chiropractors are primary healthcare providers and therefore, no referral is necessary. However,some insurance companies may require a medical referral to process your claim for reimbursement when seeing a Physiotherapist or an RMT.
In most cases, the answer is no. If, during your history and examination, we require x-rays, we will
discuss this with you. If x-rays are indicated, they are covered by OHIP.
The answer to this depends on your health goals. However, we do not promote long treatment
regimens or excessive visits. In most cases, our treatment plans range from 8 to 12 visits.
Initial visits generally take 30-45 minutes. This will include patient history, a full-body examination,follow-up plan, and the first treatment. Subsequent visits generally take 20-30 minutes.
While chiropractic adjustments of the joints are commonly associated with this profession,chiropractors are not limited to manipulation of the spine. Our chiropractor, Dr. Arvin, provides the latest evidence-based manual chiropractic treatments that are part of modern chiropractic care. These treatments include, but are not limited to, the use of physical therapy modalities like ultrasound, electrical nerve stimulation, cold laser, ESWT, and traction, acupuncture, dry needling, the incorporation of advanced manual therapy, home exercises, and postural advice for self-management strategies.