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Podcast Treatment Strategies – Neck & Arm Pain

September 20th, 2018 (No Comments)

Spine specialist, Dr. Dean Greenwood shares two stories of two different women both with neck and arm pain.

Coccyx Pain Requires a Multi-Targeted Approach

September 19th, 2018 (No Comments)

The Coccyx or tailbone is a small bone at the very lowest end of the spine.  A fall onto the tailbone can cause an injury to the coccyx such as a a minor fracture or dislocation leaving the area vulnerable to chronic pain usually made worse by sitting.  When we are young, these injuries may […]

Synovial Cyst Podcast with Dr. Greenwood

August 31st, 2016 (No Comments)

Dr. Dean Greenwood discusses a case of severe leg pain associated with an intraspinal cyst in this podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson.  This patient attributes her recovery to the Cox Technic which is utilized at the Vancouver Spine Care Centre.  Dr. Greenwood is an instructor of the Cox Technic and is certified in its application.  This […]

Chiropractic care for back and leg pain from an intraspinal synovial cyst

July 15th, 2016 (No Comments)

Back and leg pain are common presentations at the Vancouver Spine Care Centre. A case from the Vancouver Spine Care Centre of intraspinal synovial cyst shows marked improvement with Chiropractic care.

Cox Technic Helps Post Surgical Spine Pain: A Published Study

July 7th, 2016 (No Comments)

A newly published study in the Journal of Chiropractic Medicine has demonstrated benefit from Cox Technic spinal adjusting for patients with continuing post surgical back pain.

Green Lipped Mussel Oil For Spine and Joint Pain

April 6th, 2016 (No Comments)

Since the 1980s, numerous clinical studies have shown that both the oil of Perna canaliculus and fish oil, (EPA, DHA), have anti-inflammatory activity that can contribute to reduced pain and improved joint mobility for patients who suffer osteoarthritis (OA). Perna canaliculus, which is pure chondroitin sulfate, is derived from the oil of Green Lipped Mussels (Green Lipped […]

Maintenance for Spinal Health

March 16th, 2016 (No Comments)

In 2011, the prestigious Journal Spine reported a study on the effectiveness of maintenance spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) in long term reduction of pain and disability associated with chronic low back conditions.  When we suffer an acute episode of severe back pain, often there are changes that occur in the spinal discs and joints that […]

Do I have Spinal Stenosis?

March 9th, 2016 (No Comments)

Spinal Stenosis is a progressive condition that leads to pain and disability and arises from a combination of hereditary and degenerative changes in the spine. Spinal stenosis is an abnormal narrowing (stenosis) of the spinal canal that may occur in any of the regions of the spine.  It is one of the most common conditions requiring […]

Clinical Practice Guideline: Chiropractic Care for Low Back Pain

February 27th, 2016 (No Comments)

An article in the January 2016 edition of the Journal of Manipulative and Physiologic Therapeutics (JMPT) has reported evidence that doctors of chiropractic are well suited to diagnose, treat, co-manage, and manage the treatment of patients with low back pain disorders.

Chiropractic Care for Spinal Cyst

February 22nd, 2016 (No Comments)

Spinal cysts are painful conditions which can affect both young and old. They are typically associated with underlying degenerative changes that contribute to the dislodging of material into fluid channels, which can cause a blockage to occur. This may lead to a spontaneous build-up of fluid or joint debris in a dam like fashion. When […]

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