De Quervain's tenosynovitis ( also known as BlackBerry thumb ) is treated with a thumb spica splint and possibly a cortisone injection.
Most forms of exercising are helpful for mechanical neck pain, except riding a bicycle.
Yoga and Pilates may help low back pain by improving flexibility and core strength. It is advised to start when your back isn't flared up.
Orthostatic Hypotension contributes to falls. OH is tested by measuring blood pressure and pulse lying and then standing at 1 and 3 min.
Before starting an exercise program, ask your family doctor if you require a stress test, esp. if you have a history of heart disease.
For musculoskeletal injuries there are 2 types of tests. Structural tests (x-ray, ultrasound, CT, MRI) show the anatomy and functional tests (EMG) show performance of the tissue.
Dr. Craig Bauman is a chiropractor who takes an evidence-informed and patient-centred approach.