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Spinal Arthritis Progression And Treatment


Spinal Arthritis

Chiropractor, Dr. Mark Halpern discusses Spinal Arthritis, it’s progression and treatment. The normal curve of the neck should be at 42degrees and there should no forward head posture. This means ideally the ears should be directly over the shoulder.  There are three different phases of Spinal Arthritis of the neck and though it takes some time to develop, can affect our brain’s ability to effectively communicate with the rest of the body, which can have lasting health implications.  Chiropractic care has several protocols to deal with Spinal Arthritis, depending on what phase the patient has progressed to.  It is important to assess and treat as soon as possible.

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About Dr. Mark Halpern:

Dr. Mark Halpern graduated from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in 1996. He ran The York Lanes Chiropractic clinic, at York University, from October 1996 to June 2010. The Midtown Family Chiropractic clinic was opened in the fall of 2005 on a part-time basis and became a full-time practice in June 2010.

Educating the community regarding Health & Wellness is a priority for Dr. Halpern and through his work at the University and in Toronto, has had the opportunity to write articles for the campus newspaper and local publications, do a monthly radio show, and many lectures for the corporate community, as well as the Kinesiology and Music departments.

His practice Midtown Family Chiropractic serves people looking to live a Wellness based lifestyle with passion, vitality, and a vision for the future.

Dr. Halpern’s expertise with spinal health, and foot and extremity mechanics, allowed him to develop a unique high performance Golf fitness assessment, as well as run corporate foot clinics.

Dr. Halpern has a broad range of interests in the health and wellness field and has become certified in Psych-k (Belief change) and Reconnective Healing, both concentrating on helping his practice members to live the life of their dreams by removing unwanted subconscious beliefs and stimulating the natural healing capabilities of the human body.