All posts by Dr. Stephanie Estima

Dr. Stephanie is a big-hearted, energetic, and compassionate healer dedicated to changing lives through chiropractic. She studied Neuroscience and Psychology and received her Bachelor of Science from University of Toronto. She then went on to complete her Doctorate of Chiropractic at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College.

3. What is an adjustment?

Chiropractors are uniquely trained to detect, and get rid of subluxations.   When you are subluxated, your brain and body are not communicating the way they need to.  There is distortion of signals going to and from the brain. An adjustment is a correction of this distortion. An adjustment can have many forms, from a segmental adjustment … Continue reading 3. What is an adjustment?

2. What Causes a Subluxation?

There are 3 main categories that causes stress in our lives.  We call these stressers the “3Ts of Stress”. They are Traumas Toxins Thoughts Traumas Physical stress like accidents, strains, sprains are usually easy to understand as a source of stress.  However, one of the biggest physical stresses almost everyone is subjected to is sitting for … Continue reading 2. What Causes a Subluxation?

1. What is a Subluxation?

A subluxation is the body’s response to stress. A subluxation can present in many forms, but it usually includes a combination of the following changes: Joint misalignment Soft Tissue Damage Muscle Spasm Joint Fixation Lost Disc Imbibtion Inflammation and Nerve Irritation Stress Hormone Production Left undetected, subluxations will cause a chronic stress response in the … Continue reading 1. What is a Subluxation?