Chiropractic



Dr. Nicholas Ashfield, DC
Director Of Toronto Healing Arts Centre
416-535-8777
As defined by the Ontario Chiropractic Association:

One of the largest primary-contact health care professions in Ontario, chiropractic is a non-invasive, hands-on health care discipline that
focuses on the neuromusculoskeletal system.

Chiropractors practice a manual approach, providing diagnosis, treatment and preventative care for disorders related to the spine, pelvis,
nervous system and joints.

Chiropractors use a combination of treatments, all of which are predicated on the specific needs of the individual patient. After taking a
complete history and diagnosing a patient, a chiropractor can develop and carry out a comprehensive treatment/management plan,
recommend therapeutic exercise and other non-invasive therapies, and provide nutritional, dietary and lifestyle counselling.

For many conditions, such as lower back pain, chiropractic care is frequently the primary method of treatment. Where other conditions exist,
chiropractic care may complement or support medical treatment by relieving the neuromusculoskeletal aspects associated with the condition.

Chiropractic care may also be used to provide symptomatic relief for patients with chronic conditions. According to patient surveys, by treating
the neuromusculoskeletal elements of such disorders, chiropractic treatment has been shown to improve the general well-being of the patient.

There are many reasons to seek chiropractic care:

  • Back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Headache
  • Whiplash
  • Strains and sprains
  • Repetitive strain injury (RSI)
  • Work and sports injuries
  • Arthritis
  • Limited range of motion in the back, shoulder, neck or limbs
  • General health and well-being

Chiropractic is a regulated health profession, recognized by statute in all Canadian provinces and American states. More than 1.2 million
patients in Ontario rely on chiropractic care every year to help them live healthy, active lives.

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