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Tips to Avoid Back Pain While Camping

Written By Merivale Chiropractic and Massage Clinic on September 23, 2021

The close proximity to beautiful camping grounds is one of the perks of living in Ottawa, Canada. Yet, getting close to nature can sometimes have drawbacks. At Merivale Chiropractic and Massage Clinic, Dr. Leo Lachowich, D.C. and his team often... Read More


Hydration and Chiropractic Care: What’s the Connection?

Written By Merivale Chiropractic and Massage Clinic on August 23, 2021

You already know that hydration is important for preventing problems like heat-related illnesses. But did you know that staying hydrated is also crucial for your back health? Indeed, the human body needs a continuous supply of clean, fresh water every... Read More


What Chiropractors Can Do for Golf Injuries

Written By Merivale Chiropractic and Massage Clinic on July 20, 2021

Most golf injuries occur in the back or neck, two places our doctors at Merivale Chiropractic and Massage in Ottawa are deeply experienced in treating. In fact, the majority of PGA golfers get regular chiropractic care, and statistics show that... Read More


Cupping and Gua Sha Massage Therapy for Chiropractic Care

Written By Merivale Chiropractic and Massage Clinic on May 24, 2021

If you’re looking for a natural or alternative therapy to help your soft tissues, either cupping or gua sha may be for you. Both therapies use special tools in their practices. The first mention of cupping or suction therapy goes... Read More


How Chiropractic Care Can Help with Your Spring Gardening

Written By Merivale Chiropractic and Massage Clinic on April 22, 2021

As the weather begins to warm up, many people start to think and plan their upcoming spring gardens. Getting your yard and flower beds ready for planting takes some preparation, from clearing out weeds to putting in new dirt and... Read More


Put the Spring Back in Your Step with Orthotics

Written By Merivale Chiropractic and Massage Clinic on March 22, 2021

Your foot has 26 bones, 30 joints, and more than 100 tendons, ligaments, and muscles. They all work together to give your body balance and support. If something is out of alignment, it can cause foot and back pain. Having... Read More


Headache and Neck Pain Treatment with Chiropractic Care

Written By Merivale Chiropractic and Massage Clinic on February 22, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic had most of us transitioning quickly from an office to a work from home setup.  We have set up our home offices on the dinner table, couch, bedroom, or other makeshift workspaces. This has left some of... Read More


Sciatica Treatment with Chiropractic Care

Written By Merivale Chiropractic and Massage Clinic on January 21, 2021

The sciatic nerve is the longest nerve in the body. It starts in the lower back and splits in the hips, runs through the buttocks, and reaches the legs and feet. Sciatica is pain caused by compression, pinching, inflammation, or irritation of... Read More


Work from Home Workplace Ergonomics Through Telemedicine

Written By Merivale Chiropractic and Massage Clinic on December 21, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has most of us staying and working at home most of the time. Adapting to the new normal also means creating safe workspaces that help us stay healthy while being productive. Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) such as arthritis, carpal tunnel... Read More


Sciatica Treatment Options with Chiropractic

Written By Merivale Chiropractic and Massage Clinic on September 30, 2020

Pain in the hips and lower back has many causes. One of the leading causes of this pain is due to sciatica pain. This pain is the result of the compression of the sciatic nerve, the longest nerve in the... Read More


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