107 Shirreff Ave. Unit 4

North Bay, ON P1B 7K8 Canada


Evidence-Informed Care

Evidence-Informed Care for Spinal-Related Disorders

Chiropractic care is an effective evidenced and informed based approach to spinal related disorders.  The main focus of chiropractic care is to restore and maintain spinal health. Chiropractors base their techniques on  drug-free therapies in an effort to prevent surgery and heavy medication use. 

How Does Chiropractic Help Spinal Problems?

Chiropractic care works by the restoration of the function of your spinal vertebrae. If your body is stressed, ill or injured, it can affect the muscles of your entire body, including those surrounding your spine. This tenseness of the muscles surrounding the spine can, in turn, create unhealthy restriction and function of the spine. In some cases, nerve compression also results, causing numbness and tingling. If this happens on a continual basis, your spine will begin to show effects of degeneration, spinal arthritis and degenerative disc disease. Chiropractic care can restore healthy spinal functionality helping your body to improve and help resolve symptoms and pain.

Spinal Manipulation

The foundation of chiropractic care is spinal manipulation. This is a form of treatment that is used to restore normal function and movement to the spine. This process is also called spinal adjustment. During this process,  spinal joints which are compressed and restricted, will be manually adjusted in order to decrease internal tension and restore normal vertebral movement and range of motion in the spine. When this tension is alleviated, the joints can maintain better lubrication, blood supply and movement, helping to reduce symptoms and future spinal degeneration.

Chiropractors have established treatment protocols with supporting evidence of spinal adjustment as a safe and effective treatment option for those suffering from spinal related disorders. Spinal adjustments improve spinal health by decreasing degenerative symptoms of arthritis while also improving joint function. For patients, this means that it will be easier and less painful to move around, bend, twist and do all of the things you did before back pain.

Is Chiropractic Care Right for Me?

Chiropractic care is a great option for individuals who are hoping to avoid prescription drugs and surgery for their spinal conditions. Chiropractic care is an effective treatment option for many spine conditions, including low back pain, arthritis, herniated disc, muscle and joint pain, sciatica, headaches, scoliosis and others.

Is Chiropractic Treatment Safe?

Chiropractic treatment is safe and effective  for many spinal related disorders. The risks involved with chiropractic treatment is very mild and infrequent. Our highly trained chiropractic team makes it their goal for all of their patients to receive the best care possible for their condition. All treatment options will be discussed and care will only begin with your consent. We have many treatment options so always feel free to discuss your concerns with us.

Your First Visit

During your first visit, our team will assess your spinal-related disorder and determine a plan that addresses your specific needs.

If you are new to seeing a chiropractor and want to find out more, please explore the rest of our website, email us or call 705-478-7778. Our friendly team will be happy to answer all your questions. Better yet, schedule a complimentary consultation with Dr. Swain or be our guests at our next back4life Spinal Health Workshop. We also welcome referrals, so feel free to use the "Send to a Friend" link located at the top of every page, under page options, to share our health information with your friends and loved ones.

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Reviews By Our Satisfied Patients

  • "I have participated in chiropractic care for a little over a month now. When I first arrived, I had severe lowback pain. On a scale of 1 - 10, I was a 15 in terms of level of pain. I found Dr. Swain to be professional and informative. His chiropractic skill and equipment have helped me to become virtually pain-free. His staff and workplace provide a pleasant and educational place to get help. I strongly recommend Dr. Swain without hesitation. If you need chiropractic care, come to Dr. Swain's clinic like I did!"
    G. Meadows
  • "I came to Dr. Swain with left-sided sciatica that would not go away. I had tried pills and physio, had x-rays and a CT scan but nothing helped. Dr. Swain diagnosed a disc herniation and began flexion decompression therapy. Within a week my pain was 50% better. By three weeks I was pain free and getting back to my life!"
    LL North Bay, ON
  • "I have been a patient of Dr. Swain for about 15 years. I first came for my children, but Dr. Swain noted stiffness in my neck. I can now turn my neck to both sides easily with little stiffness. I consistently recommend Dr. Swain for chiropractic car to anyone experiencing stiffness and pain."

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