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A Guide to Taking the Vitamins

March 20/2020 By
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With everything going on right now in the world with the Coroavirus (COVID-19), staying healthy is our number one priority. It is a great time to learn about how vitamins and minerals can help boost your immune system. You are likely thinking to yourself…”where do I start”? Don’t worry, this post will guide you in the right direction just keep reading. Something important to note before considering taking vitamins is that everyone’s vitamin needs are different. Not every vitamin will be what every person needs in their daily lives. If you are unsure what vitamins are suitable for you to be taking,…

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Busting Some Common Chiropractic Myths

February 28/2020 By
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Many Canadians continue to have questions about the role that Chiropractors play in our healthcare system and the benefits this type of alternative medicine can have on your health. Dr. Nishma Apanna of the Oakville Chiropractic Centre is busting these common myths about the profession of Chiropractors and the practice in general. Once you see a Chiropractor you have to keep going back Contrary to popular belief this is false. When seeking care from a Chiropractor, we will perform an assessment including a detailed history and physical examination to determine the cause of pain or dysfunction. From these observations a…

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What are the Benefits of Orthotics?

February 26/2020 By
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Our Oakville Chiropractor Dr. Brian Huggins is often asked if orthotics would be a good solution for his patients and what is the benefit of being casted and fit for Orthotics. Have a read to understand the benefits of wearing Orthotics! Orthotics are custom inserts that can be placed directly into shoes to correct dysfunction in the feet and ankles. Foot Orthotics can help to reduce foot pain caused by medical conditions such as arthritis, bunions, plantar fasciitis, flat feet, diabetes and other aches and pains in the body (not just the feet). These inserts can offset pressure that is…

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What is Myofascial Release Therapy (MRT)?

February 26/2020 By
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Here at the Oakville Chiropractic Centre, our doctors often get questioned about “MRT”? What is  MRT? How does MRT work? Am I the right candidate for MRT? All great questions. Dr. Nishma Appanna has answered your questions below! What is MRT? Let’s start with the basics. MRT stands for Myofascial Release Therapy. It is a type of treatment that focuses on releasing muscular shortness and tightness. Most patients seek myofascial release therapy after losing flexibility or function following an injury or if they are experiencing ongoing pain in the muscles. How does MRT work? MRT works by releasing trigger points…

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Can Chiropractic Care help increase my energy levels?

February 11/2020 By
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The most experienced Chiropractor Oakville has to offer, Dr. Brian Huggins often gets asked by his patients about energy levels. More specifically, the lack of energy so many of us experience. When it comes to your energy levels it is important to note that a lack of energy can be coming from many things, but one that is often overlooked is poor posture and stress on your spine. We see this all the time at our Oakville Chiropractic clinic. Patients come in feeling sluggish and tired. After a few sessions with one of our Chiropractors, patients often feel more energized…

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Tips from the Oakville Chiropractic Centre for Fighting the Flu

January 28/2020 By
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It’s that time of the year again. The flu season is upon us, and this time of the year can really be a hassle for most people. You might have days where you feel rundown and tired, have trouble regulating your body temperature, not to mention tummy troubles, constant coughing and a runny nose.  Here are 5 helpful flu fighting tips from our Oakville Chiropractor Dr. Appanna, that you can take into consideration if you’re feeling under the weather. Care for your immune system by going to the Chiropractor Your immune system is your primary defense against any type of infection.…

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How to Manage Tennis Elbow and Golfers Elbow

January 22/2020 By
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At the Oakville Chiropractic Centre, we treat many different types of injuries. One that our chiropractors in Oakville often come across in their patients is Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis) and Golfers Elbow (Epicondylitis). Tennis and golfers’ elbow are typically defined as overuse injuries of the arm, elbow and wrist that cause degeneration in the tendons of the muscles that are used for extending and bending the wrist as well as hand gripping.  People with this condition will have pain on either side of their elbow, in their forearm or wrist that is brought on with wrist or elbow movements and/or excessive…

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Tips to Minimize Pregnancy Related Back Pain

January 15/2020 By
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Pregnancy is nothing new to the staff here at the Oakville Chiropractic Centre. In the past 2 years our staff has had 4 babies! See what our Oakville Chirorpactor, Dr. Nishma Appanna has to say about minimizing back pain during pregnancy. Did you know that at least half of pregnant women experience back pain? Pregnancy can cause a lot of stress on your spine and the muscles around your low back. With all the extra weight the mother carries during these 9 months it can be tough for her to carry on with her daily routines. So, you might be thinking…

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How to relieve tension and low back pain?

November 28/2019 By
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Every year, hundreds of thousands of North Americans deal with debilitating back pain. People are suffering from all different types of back pain. Some deal with chronic pain, some deal with pain from an injury, long periods of slouching or sleeping the wrong way. Regardless of the cause, back pain can limit your daily activity. There are so many different causes and types of back pain. Today we are going to focus on how to help you relieve mid-back pain and tension (relieving stiffness in the thoracic spine). About the Spine? The spine is very complex. The whole body is…

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How to Manage Chronic Pain Without Opioids

November 15/2019 By
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Have you or someone you know been effected by the use of Opioids? If so, have a read and perhaps Chiropractic Care is an option for you! We have all been in a situation where we have experienced some kind of pain. Whether it be from a headache, a sports injury, or a fall, what was the first thing you were instructed to take? More often than not the answer would be an over the counter drug such as Tylenol or any other generic pain killer brand. Though these over the counter drugs are okay to be used in moderation,…

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What’s the cause of my headache?

November 11/2019 By
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Here at the Oakville Chiropractic Centre (located just south of the QEW off Trafalgar Road), we encourage our patients to talk about their aches and pains. A topic of conversation that often comes up is headaches. Why am I getting headaches? What is the cause of my headache? What can I do to make my headache go away? What can I do to prevent headaches? Dr. Phil Wessel put together a short video that discusses suboccipital (also referred to as a cervicogenic) headaches. Check out the video along with the transcription below. Hi I’m Dr. Phil wessel of Oakville Chiropractic…

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What is Movember and what does it have to do with me?

November 09/2019 By
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Every November for the past few years there has been a focus on men’s health and in particular Prostate Cancer. Now before I get into that part of the story I want to make sure that however large the Movember movement becomes, we shall never forget our Veterans who gave it all for our freedoms and life. Many lads were but 18 years old when they faced the daunting task of war and all of its egregious trappings. We shall never forget! When men grow their facial hair in November for No shave November or Movember, it is to bring…

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What is Chiropractic?

October 28/2019 By
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Dr. Brian Huggins has been practising as a Chiropractor since 1980. In other words, he has a lot of experience under his belt. Currently, Dr. Huggins and Dr. Phil Wessel practice together at the Oakville Chiropractic Centre, located just off Trafalgar Road, south of the Q.E.W. Dr. Huggins is often asked by people “what is Chiropractic”? The doc put together a quick video that simplifies what Chiropractic is for those asking! Check it out below. If you are looking for a more in depth explanation, please feel free to call us for more information at 905-845-2291. This segment is called…

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Established as one of the most comprehensive and up to date clinics for Chiropractic in North America, the family run Oakville Chiropractic Centre takes pride in the journey of restoration to health and wellness. We specialize in Chiropractic, Spinal Decompression, Massage and Therapy treating conditions such as sciatica, degenerative disc disease and scoliosis. We are committed to returning you to your best so don't hesitate call us today to schedule an appointment with Dr. Huggins @905-845-2291.
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