• CHIROPRACTIC SERVICES IN SCARBOROUGH

A chiropractor is a health care professional who diagnoses and treats any kind of muscle, joint, or bone pain. It places special emphasis on treatment through manual change and manipulation of the spine.

  • Manual Therapy

What are Chiropractic Services?

Chiropractic is an evidence-informed, non-invasive, hands-on health care discipline that focuses on the musculoskeletal system and the nervous system. Chiropractors use a combination of treatments after taking a comprehensive health history, perform a detailed musculoskeletal physical examination and establish a diagnosis related to the spine, nervous system and joints.

Chiropractic treatment aims to correct dysfunctions related to muscles, joints, bones, and connective tissue, such as cartilage, ligaments, and tendons. The main chiropractic treatment technique involves manual therapy, especially manipulation of the spine, other joints, and soft tissues, but may also include exercises, health, and lifestyle counseling.

Often chiropractors seek to ease pain and improve the viability of patients and lecture them on how they can be healthy through exercise, ergonomics, and other forms of therapies to promote optimal health and well being.

Benefits of Chiropractic Services

Chiropractors are majorly known for focusing on disorders of the musculoskeletal system and the nervous system, and their impact on your general health and wellness. Chiropractic services are now widely in use, treating everything from back pain to stress to sports injuries. Some benefits of Chiropractic care include the following:

Provides powerful pain relief: one of the main benefits of chiropractic care is pain relief as well as finding the root cause of the pain and/or dysfunction. It can assist in the relief or even the treatment of some health and body issues like sciatica, neck pain, scoliosis, lower back pain, headaches, and frozen shoulder syndrome.

Promotes healthy joint function: inflammation is one of the top reasons for the development of muscle tension, joint issues, and pain. Chiropractic adjustments have been proven to help reduce chronic inflammation, thereby relieving lower back pain and joint pain. Chiropractic adjustments are intended to alleviate joint and back pain by returning the joint to its natural alignment, allowing it to properly support the body’s weight and achieve a wider range of motion.

Personalized treatment plans: every case and human body is unique to its own. A personalized assessment will help properly diagnose the root cause to provide the chiropractor with better insight on what may be occurring. From there, a personalized treatment will be provided consisting of various techniques such as joint mobilizations, manual therapy and corrective exercises.

  • Sports Massage Therapy

Chiropractic Techniques

Spinal Manipulation: also called spinal manipulative therapy is a technique where practitioners apply a specifically directed manual impulse, or thrust, to a joint, at or near the end of the passive (or physiological) range of motion. It’s designed to relieve pressure on joints, reduce inflammation, and improve nerve function. It’s often used to treat back, neck, shoulder, and headache pain.

Myofascial Release:  is a technique that helps attend to groups of muscles and nerves that become trapped under adhered connective tissue. Fascias are layered bands of fibrous connective tissues. They surround and wrap organs, muscles and bones. Fascia could be affected by stress (often repetitive), trauma, postural imbalance and inflammation creating restrictions and adhesions referred to as snags.

Corrective Exercise:  is a technique that utilizes an understanding of biomechanics, anatomy and kinesiology to fix and address common movement compensations and imbalances to improve the overall quality of movement during workouts and in everyday life.

Who Can Benefit from Chiropractic Services?

Chiropractic services are for individuals of all ages who are seeking relief from pain or discomfort in the musculoskeletal system, including the bones, muscles, tendons, and ligaments.

People seek the help of a chiropractor for many different reasons including pain relief, mobility, flexibility, health care and performance enhancement. Pain is the body’s warning system, but it’s not foolproof. Judging your health by how you feel can be dangerous. Many conditions and diseases are well advanced by the time you are aware of them.

Many people along with athletes use Chiropractic Services as a means of enhancing their performance and improving their overall quality of life.

  • Olympic Weightlifting

// WHAT A TYPICAL SESSION LOOKS LIKE

// WHAT CHIROPRACTIC SERVICES CAN HELP WITH

  • Neck pain
  • Lower back pain
  • Strains and sprains
  • Tension headaches
  • Work and sports injuries
  • Whiplash
  • Knee pain
  • Shoulder pain
  • Herniated disc
  • Sacroiliac joint pain
  • Spondylosis
  • Tendonitis
  • Repetitive strain injuries
  • Disc degeneration disease
  • Sciatica / piriformis syndrome

// Client Shares Their Experiences

// Our Specialties

Olympic Weightlifters

Taylor Findlay

Olympic Weightlifting heavily relies on power, mobility and stability. Form assessments and different therapeutic techniques are used to help free up hypertonic muscles and promote proper technique to excel in the sport.

Powerlifters

Dylan Wong

The sport of Powerlifting requires a tremendous amount of strength and stability. We help powerlifters with proper technique and form to promote longevity in the sport along with rehabilitating chronic injuries with therapy and exercise prescription

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu requires an enormous amount of flexibility, mobility and most importantly, stability. We help our clients improve these elements to prevent injuries while training and increase longevity in the sport through strength and conditioning and therapy

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Based on 406 reviews
Ertugrul Koparan
Ertugrul Koparan
2023-10-28
Thank you Chi Hai for helping me fix up my ongoing pain.
antik sarker
antik sarker
2023-10-27
One of the best physiotherapy places out there because of the great gym facilities and people, everyone is very knowledgeable and skillful with an amazing attitude.
Joshua Baylon
Joshua Baylon
2023-10-23
First time at Lu Strength and overall an excellent experience. My first session was with Chi and he walked me through all the proper steps in order to get myself back into full shape. He was very informative and knowledgeable on the situation and made things as comfortable as possible. He’s a great guy and I’d highly recommend your next physiotherapy session with Chi if you get the chance!
James Ban
James Ban
2023-10-13
To me what separates James from other therapists I have worked with is the knowledge base and his focus on injury prevention. Powerlifting carries tons of risk for injuries and I am glad James can help me continue on my hobby without suffering from debilitating injuries. The exercises he gave me to do after our sessions helped me a ton in strengthening stabilizers that translated to extra pounds on the rack. I work with him about once a month and he's been great at pin-pointing what I need to feel better and perform better. Highly recommended.
Abbas K
Abbas K
2023-10-10
Been working with James for years, he’s very knowledgeable in his field. Highly recommend!
Dani Dossantos
Dani Dossantos
2023-10-08
What sets Lu Strength & Therapy apart is the level of care and attention they provide. From the moment I walked in, I was greeted with a warm and friendly atmosphere that instantly put me at ease. The team is incredibly knowledgeable and skilled. They exceeded my expectations in terms of expertise, professionalism, and customer service. I would highly recommend them to anyone in need of physiotherapy services.
Kerry Dennison
Kerry Dennison
2023-10-02
Working with James has been nothing short of amazing. Through just a few short questions, he's able to 100% nail whatever issue it is I'm having and the exercises he prescribes have me feeling better in usually 2 weeks or less. As someone who has been competing in powerlifting for a decade and always needing to be on my game, this is invaluable to me. Highly, highly recommend James to anyone who has something troubling them! No 6 month scam plans or other money grabbing tactics like at other places, just honesty and real results in my experience!
Cassidy Ip
Cassidy Ip
2023-10-02
Alcina was very knowledgeable and friendly. She showed me a few exercises to work on at home and even went above and beyond to email me the list in case I forget. Friendly front desk. Quick check in and check out. It was such a great experience!!
Nathaniel Sagman
Nathaniel Sagman
2023-09-30
James has helped me recover and at the same time understand the body more than any other place I've been! I'm very grateful for the guidance and exercises (with videos) that James has provided me with.

Our facility is located conveniently in Scarborough (McCowan and Highway 401) and easily accessible from Toronto, Markham, Richmond Hill, Vaughan, Pickering, Mississauga and Brampton

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*Chiropractic receipts can be provided for health insurance claims

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