Union Health Clinic offers a wide variety of treatment services for everyone - from workers to athletes to homemakers to accident victims. These treatments include individualized assessment, hands-on manual therapy, advanced brand new physiotherapy modalities, cold laser acupuncture, and specific exercise prescription.
We provide advanced spinal treatment and correction utilizing state of the art chiropractic techniques. Doctors of chiropractic, with a minimum of seven years of post graduate education, offer the safest and most effective treatment available for spine related disorders. Chiropractors practice drug-free, manual health care that includes patient assessment, diagnosis and treatment. Chiropractors assess patients for disorders related to the spine, neck, pelvis, and the joints and muscles of the limbs. After taking a patient history, and conducting a physical assessment, chiropractors are able to provide a differential diagnosis for the patient's condition(s) and develop a comprehensive treatment/management plan. Chiropractic can help many conditions including headaches, neck pain, shoulder & arm pain, hip & leg pain, lower back pain, and sciatica. It can also help with pain caused by arthritis, disc disease, carpal tunnel syndrom foot and ankle pain, and stress.
Cutting Edge Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation
In addition to offering several types of chiropractic manipulation therapy, we also offer state of the art physiotherapy modalities including the following: ultrasound, traction, thermotherapy, cryotherapy, paraffin bath, laser therapy, ultra high frequency interferential therapy, low voltage electric muscle stimulation, percussive therapy, therapeutic exercise and neuromuscular reeducation procedures.
Non-Surgical Low back Decompression
We are one of the few health care facilities in Hamilton area providing this revolutionary non-surgical treatment procedure. Low back decompression has a very high success rate (89%) treating lumbar herniated disc, degenerative disc, facet syndrome and sciatica.
Cold Laser Acupuncture
Acupuncture is an effective form of health care that has evolved into a complete and holistic medical system. Needle acupuncture is the most common type used by acupuncturists. Recently more clinicians started using cold laser acupuncture since it is totally pain free and safe. Acupuncture works best when performed in conjunction with chiropractic treatments. Cold Laser acupuncture is also known as low-level laser acupuncture. It has been called the most versatile healthcare tool of the 21st century. Cold Laser acupuncture can accelerate recovery time for many conditions that weaken and immobilize people for long periods of time. To provide maximum benefits, it is used in conjunction with other forms of therapy such as chiropractic adjustments, massage therapy, and physical therapy. Benefits of using Cold Laser Therapy:
- Improves chiropractic treatment response
- Stimulates cells to heal
- Restores and can increase range of motion
- Rapidly reduces pain
- Increases blood circulation and lymphatic outflow
- Has an anti-inflammatory effect
- Improves collagen formation in wound healing
- Restores and promotes energy within cells and tissues
An effective form of treatment on the soft tissues of the body for many different conditions and for the relief of pain caused by dysfunction or injury. Many people are surprised at the scope of areas in which we can help, such as tendonitis, sprains & strains, tension headaches and migraines, low back pain, jaw pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, whiplash to name a few. Massage therapy has moved far beyond its simple "body rubbing for the purpose of relaxation" image. Massage Therapy has a wide range of benefits from relieving stress to strengthening immune systems. Benefits of Massage Therapy:
- Improves chiropractic treatment response
- Relieves stress, tension, and muscle tightness
- Reduces blood pressure
- Improves flexibility and range of motion
- Improves posture
- Strengthens immune system and healing response
- Improves circulation
- Eliminates waste and toxins in the muscles
- Has shown positive relief of headaches, carpal tunnel syndrome, sinus pressure, digestive problems and sciatica