Vaughan Chiropractic has been serving Vaughan, Woodbridge, Maple, Concord, Thornhill, Kleinburg, and the greater Toronto area with an extraordinary chiropractic experience since 1999.
For more information or to schedule a comprehensive chiropractic appointment, call 905−850−0909 or request an Appointment today!
At Vaughan Chiropractic our goal is to offer the most thorough, most advanced chiropractic care available. We welcome families from all walks of life, from newborn through adulthood. A person doesn’t need to be in pain to be a patient at Vaughan Chiropractic. They only need a desire to experience a higher level of health.
Our centre is equipped with the latest technology, including on-site xrays and a computerized nerve scanner.
Drs. Gus and Jacqueline Tsiapalis (with their own 4 children and advanced training) have extensive experience taking care of newborns, children, teens, adults, pregnant women and seniors. The centre’s mission is to help as many families as possible experience life fully alive together, through optimal health and wellness.
We are excited to bring our vitalistic, patient-centred and family wellness minded health care model to Milton. We have over 35 years of combined clinical experience between two locations in the Greater Toronto area: Vaughan and Milton.
Our goal is continuous improvement, and to offer the most advanced chiropractic care available. This is why we serve all types of patients from competitive gymnasts, to Team Canada athletes and Olympians, to competitive swimmers, to families from newborn to adulthood.
For more information or to schedule a comprehensive chiropractic appointment in Milton, call 416−457−7213 or request an Appointment today!
How to Avoid Strains and Pains
Our modern digital age has brought us many conveniences. BlackBerry devices, iPhones, tablets and e-readers allow us to communicate and be entertained with the push of a button. Technology can improve our quality of life, but it comes with a price: being huddled over devices for long period of times can do more harm than good.
Using certain devices for extended periods of time can easily lead to neck strain, headaches, and pain in the shoulders, arms and hands. Anyone who has used a cellphone or tablet for an extensive amount of time has probably experienced the peculiar strain it puts on your upper body. These conditions even have their own name now: Text Neck.
Here are some simple strategies to help shut down text neck strain:
Take frequent breaks
Taking frequent breaks and looking up from your device can provide your neck with some relief from the pressure of looking down.
Sit up straight
It is important to sit up straight while texting. This way you can maintain good posture, relieving your back and shoulders from the strain of being hunched over.
Hold the phone a little higher
Holding the phone closer to eye level helps maintain a healthy posture and puts less strain on the neck.
Be sure to stretch often between long periods of extended use of devices. You can rotate your shoulders with your arms by your sides to relieve tension. You can also tuck your chin down to your neck and then look up – this helps to relieve some of the tension in your neck built from the common forward-down position you adopt when looking at your device.
Published by the Ontario Chiropractic Association
When text neck is causing a noticable change in posture and symptoms are continuing: Visit your chiropractor
They can check the neck for possible spinal misalignment and spinal dysfunction, and recommend strategies for correction.
Drs C. Gus & Jacqueline Tsiapalis, D.C.
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