An Explanation of Normal and Abnormal Spinal Curves

An Explanation of Normal and Abnormal Spinal Curves  Curves are a normal part of the spine’s structure. Looking at the spine from the side (lateral), several curves can be seen […]

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Lumbar Spine

Lumbar Spine The lumbar spine is the lower back that begins below the last thoracic vertebra (T12) and ends at the top of the sacral spine, or sacrum (S1). Most […]

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Welcome to Cannington Chiro

Welcome to Cannington Chiro   When you come in, it’s the warm welcome that’s the first thing you will notice. We know only too well that you are likely to […]

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Thoracic Spine

Thoracic Spine The section of the spinal column called the Thoracic Spine begins below the cervical spine (C7, neck), roughly at shoulder level and continues downward until it reaches the […]

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Cervical Spine Anatomy

Cervical Spine Anatomy   The cervical spine, or your neck, is a complex structure making up the first region of the spinal column, starting immediately below the skull and ending […]

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About Chiropractic

About Chiropractic What is Spinal Manipulation? One of the most common and well-known therapeutic procedures performed by a Doctor of Chiropractic is spinal manipulation (sometimes referred to as a “spinal […]

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Shoulder Pain and a Pinched Nerve

Shoulder Pain and a Pinched Nerve A pinched nerve in the shoulder can happen when a nerve coming from the neck is irritated or ‘pressed’ on by a misaligned vertebra. […]

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Spinal Distortions

Spinal Distortions Overview Spinal distortions can occur and relate to an abnormal alignment or curve of the bony vertebral column. Adult scoliosis and kyphosis can be caused by age-related wear […]

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Sacroiliac Joint Pain

Sacroiliac Joint Pain Overview Sacroiliac (SI) joint pain is felt in the low back and buttocks. The pain is caused by damage or injury to the joint between the spine […]

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