Entries by DrStephanieLouie

Sciatica Nerve Flossing – What, Why and How to Do It

A Patient’s Guide to Sciatic Nerve Flossing Sciatica nerve flossing is an exercise strategy that can help relieve sciatica pain. It works by stretching and mobilizing the sciatic nerve, which runs from your lower back down through your leg. This article will cover the what, why and how of sciatica nerve flossing to help you […]

Is it a Muscle Strain or Something More Serious?

How Chiropractors Can Diagnose Muscle Strains and Much More Muscle strain is a commonly occurring injury of the musculoskeletal system, especially in Victoria, BC, with the number of active people we have!  Muscle strains, or pulled muscles, often occur after repetitive movements, dehydration, fatigue, not warming up properly or performing an exercise incorrectly.  Chiropractic care, […]

Can A Disc Bulge Get Worse?

A Guide to Disc Bulges and How You Can Keep Yours Under Control Ouch, that hurts! Your favourite chiropractor in Victoria says you shouldn’t ignore your back pain, especially if it comes from your lower back or neck, as it may be a disc bulge. It might be tempting to ignore back pain, especially if […]

How To Do The YTW Exercise

Improve Your Posture With the Y T W Exercise The YTW exercise (or Y T W exercise) is the perfect place to start that exercise regime you’ve been meaning to get to. What is the YTW exercise you ask? The name for this exercise is very literal as the exercise itself puts your body in […]

Spinal Decompression with Traction vs Inversion Tables

Does Spinal Decompression Therapy Improve Your Health?   Experiencing neck and back pain is never fun, whether it’s from overdoing it in the gym, injuring yourself or from a long-term chronic issue.  However it occurred, spinal decompression therapy may be the right solution to relieve your back pain. Of course, when it comes to any […]

Chiropractor for Migraines

Migraine Headaches and How a Chiropractor May Be Able to Help Chiropractor for migraines? Yes! According to the Migraine Health Foundation, approximately 1 out of 8 people worldwide suffer from a migraine headache. Besides back pain, headaches are one of the top ailments chiropractors treat.  Although you can have the occasional migraine headache, chronic headaches […]

Chiropractor for Pinched Nerves

Can a Chiropractor Fix a Pinched Nerve? Pinched nerve? Have you thought about a chiropractic clinic? Pinched nerves are painful, debilitating, and can prevent you from enjoying everyday life.  While you can do your best to avoid pinched nerves, sometimes all of the lifting, twisting, bending and other motions we do can really take their […]

Barometric Pressure and Pain

Why Do We Feel Pain When the Weather Changes? What is Barometric Pressure? Time for a quick science lesson! Barometric pressure is the amount of atmospheric pressure around the Earth. It’s a measure of the weight of the air that presses down on the earth and the barometric air pressure changes with weather or at […]