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Frequently Asked Questions

Curious Chiropractic: Upper Cervical Care

Posted by Dr. Dawn Bortoluzzi B.Sc, D.C. on Monday, September 14, 2015.

Curious Chiropractic: Upper Cervical Care

In the realm of alternative medicine, there is not method more renowned than that of chiropractic. Chiropractic is a form of alternative medicine that seek to treat the human body through treatments to the spine, which, besides providing musculoskeletal relief, also affects the nervous system in a positive way.

What is Cryotherapy?

Posted by Dr. Dawn Bortoluzzi B.Sc, D.C. on Friday, February 20, 2015.

Cryotherapy is an excellent way to help with muscle spasms in the body. This therapy is well known to help numb painful areas as well as provide a cooling relief to affected soft tissues. The therapy consists of applying cold compresses on to the skin to effectively reduce the temperature of the skin as well as constrict the blood vessels in the area.

If you are suffering from a muscle spasm or just recently had a soft tissue injury, cryotherapy is an excellent way to help reduce swelling and further injury in the early stages of your healing process. This therapy is rather inexpensive and is something that can be done at home as well as in the office.

What is Chiropractic Massage?

Posted by Dr. Dawn Bortoluzzi B.Sc, D.C. on Tuesday, November 6, 2012.

Chiropractic massage is an excellent method for improving overall health and musculoskeletal efficiency. Massage has a number of beneficial effects on the body and the mind. Some of these include removal of toxins that can build up in the muscles of the body, increased circulation, and increased flexibility in not only the muscles, but also the connective tissue within the body.

What is Upper Cervical Care?

Posted by Dr. Dawn Bortoluzzi B.Sc, D.C. on Tuesday, October 30, 2012.