Glossary of terms used on this site

We've assembled this glossary of terms to help you better understand chiropractic treatments and pilates practices.

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Term Definition
central nervous system

Comprised of the brain and spinal cord, the central nervous system sends and receives all messages that control body function.

cervical

regions of the spineThe cervical area of the spine is the neck region, and contains 6 of the 23 discs in the spine.

 

chiropractor

The Canadian Chiropractic Association definition of chiropractors is  "Chiropractors focus on your musculoskeletal (MSK) system and treat the bones, muscles, cartilage, tendons, ligaments, joints and connective tissues that you use every day."

collagen

Collagen is a body component made up of amino acids, which form together to make protein. 

CT scan

A CT scan or CAT scan is computerized axial tomography scan (CAT scan) wherein a series of X-ray images are taken from different angles and computer processed to create cross-sectional images, or slices, of the bones, blood vessels and soft tissues inside your body.

Chiropractic Treatment Hours

Monday
09:00 - 17:30
Tuesday
08:00 - 17:30
Wednesday
08:00 - 17:30
Thursday
08:00 - 18:00
Friday
08:00 - 17:30
Saturday
10:00 - 01:00
Sunday
CLOSED