Health Tips

On the other hand, not getting the eight to nine hours of sleep that you need may leave you feeling grumpy and tired all day. But here’s something you may not know: you have far more control over the quality of your sleep than you think.

We’ve put together a few quick tips on how to give your body some much-needed TLC in the office. The office may not look scary, but there are several ways you can injure your body by maintaining bad habits.

Looking down is one thing but even holding your phone or tablet for extended periods of time can strain the muscles in the shoulders, arms and fingers.

Gardening is a great way to stay active and have fun in the sun. But many Canadians sustain injuries that can be easily prevented with a little know-how.

While you are raking, make sure you stop for even a moment to stretch those muscles that hate doing that job. Even simple, gentle movements get your blood moving and ease tension.

Most people at some point have heard cracking or grinding noises in their neck upon movement. These sounds, also called crepitus, are usually painless and typically do not represent anything serious.

While sitting can seem restful, keep in mind that staying in any one position for long periods of time can cause strain and injury to your muscles, joints, tendons and ligaments.

Shockwave therapy works by using sound waves to target the problem area. This article will explore the benefits of shockwave therapy and who can benefit from it.

Chiropractic Care

Massage therapy is one of the oldest and most natural forms of healing. From the ancient Egyptians to modern day, massage has been used to relieve pain, tension, and stress, as well as improve circulation and overall health. 

 

Many people suffer from chronic hip and joint pain, which result in limited mobility and poor balance. Chiropractic care is a natural way to treat these conditions.

Chiropractic care is a treatment that focuses on the alignment of the spine. Chiropractors use adjustments to correct misalignments, which  can lead to a variety of health problems.

If you’re an athlete, you know the importance of taking care of your body. You need to be in top physical condition to perform at your best.

Dr. Scales and his team utilizes a number of natural therapeutic interventions to help our senior patients enjoy a less painful and more functional way of life.

Most people are frightened to see a chiropractor when they have neck pain. They worry about the treatment approach if there is any twisting or cracking.

October 16th is World Spine Day. This year’s theme is Back on Track, something we all need to do right now. These past months have been hard on everyone.

Chiropractic care is an important part of overall health maintenance. By proactively maintaining the health of your spine and nervous system, you can improve your overall longevity.

Case Studies

Lakeshore Chiropractic Group in St. Catharines, Ontario uses the Apollo Laser to provide cold laser therapy treatments at their facility. Chiropractor Dr. Albert Scales shares his experience working with Pivotal Health Solutions and the Apollo Laser Desktop Unit.

So proud of Miranda Panas who will be representing Canada at Pan Am Games in Lima Peru for bowling. Spreading the word and showing our support for this incredible girl who is our receptionist and does a fabulous job at Lakeshore Chiropractic Group.

The Hypervolt is a cordless state-of-the-art vibration massage device that helps relax sore and stiff muscles to improve mobility.

Come into the clinic and try out this incredible device which is inexpensive, comfortable and very effective for relieving your neck, upper back pain and headaches.

Traumas experienced through work injuries, sports and the normal wear and tear of life lead to neuromuscular skeletal conditions. Many of us find that we adapt to and accept pain and inflammation as a part of life.

Shock Wave Therapy can dramatically reduce the pain associated with many musculoskeletal conditions, and forms of pain associated with soft tissue injuries, arthritis, inflammation and sports injuries.

What is Spinal Decompression Therapy? Spinal Decompression Therapy is a non-surgical, traction based treatment used to help improve herniated, or bulging, discs in the neck and lower back.

Mechanical Motion Therapy can have a powerful, pain relieving effect on the tissues containing the specialized pain receptors, even in instances where it has been present for years. 

PulStar™ is gentle, there is no cracking twisting popping you would normally get with a chiropractic adjustment.

Despite the vital role of foot mechanics in good health, until very recently there has been no way of accurately measuring how the foot functions as we walk.

Imagine thirty to forty years ago, if we told you that dentistry would be painless, that doctors would watch television to perform surgeries, that brain surgery for tumors could be done with a laser.

Flexion-Distraction Therapy, (F/D) is a gentle, chiropractic treatment procedure utilized for back and neck pain. Flexion-Distraction Therapy is a safe alternative to back surgery for those 95% of patients whose conditions do not demand surgical intervention.

The Rapid Release Technology (RRT) is a revolutionary breakthrough in therapeutic technology. It is the only High Speed Vibration Therapy (HSVT) on the market. The proprietary method of applying compression waves via arc motion directly into the tissue putting the tissue under tension (adhesions) with tiny high frequency shearing energy.