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Is your headache a pain in the neck?

Have you ever had a headache where the pain feels like it’s coming from the base of your skull and then wrapping around to behind your eye? This kind of pain pattern is usually just on one side of the … Continue reading

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Headache Causes?

When it comes to headaches, there are hundreds of things that can cause them. Practically anything can cause a headache depending on the circumstances. Here are just a few culprits: concussion, whiplash, food, sunshine, water, drugs, posture, sports, dehydration, eye … Continue reading

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Headache Pills?

Just about everyone has had a headache at one time or another. Some are mild and short-lived and others are completely debilitating. So when you get a headache, what do you do about it? Most people reach for painkillers such … Continue reading

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Hot or Cold?

Please watch this video so you know when NOT to use heat on your back or neck!

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Just Like Yours…

I’ll bet you didn’t know this, but your neck is anatomically the same as this giraffe’s neck. Really! You both have 7 vertebral bones in your neck. Yep, even though his neck is as long as you are tall, there … Continue reading

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How Does Laser Therapy Work?

I always get questions about how laser therapy works, because it is kind of an abstract concept.  We can’t see what is going on inside your body, and most of the time you can’t feel anything during treatment. I thought … Continue reading

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Laser for Elbow Pain

If you have elbow pain, there is a good chance you have either tennis elbow or golfer’s elbow. As I discussed in a previous post, you can get these injuries without participating in either sport. Both conditions involve tiny injuries … Continue reading

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Painful Elbow?

Golfer’s elbow, Tennis elbow?… but I don’t play either sport! Well, you don’t have to. More properly called medial epicondylitis and lateral epicondylitis, these two conditions are often not the result of golf or tennis, but they are common injuries … Continue reading

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Hinges

Ahhh, the anatomy of the elbow.  What seems at first like a simple joint… isn’t. It looks similar to a door hinge, but there’s a twist! (pun intended) You see, the radius, on the right of the image actually spins … Continue reading

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Did you know?

Have you heard or seen advertisements for laser therapy and wondered what it was all about? You don’t have to go to a big city clinic, we have laser therapy right here in Stettler, and have been using it for … Continue reading

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