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Chiropractor in Laval
Dr. Sylvain Desforges is a chiropractor in Laval with more than 25 years of experience who has never stopped pursuing ongoing training to always be on the cutting edge of technology in both chiropractic and complementary high-tech therapy.
A chiropractor in Laval who is competent and diversified
In addition, a chiropractor is a recognized health professional since 1973 in Quebec. In addition, he holds a university doctorate degree allowing him to establish a diagnosis (within his field of practice), and to be interested in the treatment and the prevention of disorders of the musculoskeletal system, as well as the effects of these disorders on the functioning of the nervous system and the overall health of his patients.
Field of practice
Finally, the focus is often on manual treatments including vertebral adjustments (with or without cavitation and other soft tissue manipulation techniques), but it is not limited to manipulations only, some chiropractors like Dr. Sylvain Desforges focuses their practice on specific conditions such as: herniated disc and chronic back and neck pain, carpal tunnel syndrome or heel spur associated with pain caused by plantar fasciitis. Also he is interest in the treatment of tendinitis and / or calcifying bursitis.
Dr. Sylvain Desforges, a chiropractor in Laval, is a health professional who focuses on the inherent power of the body’s recovery to heal itself. He achieves this without the use of medication or surgery. In addition, his practice of chiropractic focuses on the relationship between the structure of the human body and its function (biomechanics) and how this relationship affects the preservation and restoration of health. In addition, Dr. Desforges chiropractor, recognizes the value and responsibility of working cooperatively. In this regard, he strives to work with other health care practitioners for the best interest of the patient.
Chiropractic treatments offered by Dr. Sylvain Desforges, chiropractor in Laval
Dr. Desforges, chiropractor strong>, offers chiropractic care with or without cavitation (cracking). In addition, he offers several modalities such as laser therapy, spinal decompression therapy and shockwave therapy.
The classic chiropractic adjustment, a manipulation (with or without cavitation or cracking) of vertebrae, pelvis or peripheral joints, is scientifically recognized. Therefore, it is recognized for its effects both in terms of pain relief and changes in the plasticity of the brain and the change in the posture of the patient.
Reference: Lelic, D, Niazi, IK, Holt, K, Jochumsen, M, Dremstrup, K, Yielder, P, Murphy, B, Drewes, A and Haavik, H (2016). “Manipulation of dysfunctional spinal joints affects sensorimotor integration in the pre-frontal cortex: A brain source localization study,” Neural Plasticity, Volume 2016 (2016).
Laser therapy effectively relieves conditions such as carpal tunnel syndrome, bursitis, tendonitis, sprains, strains, osteoarthritis … In fact, thanks to its biostimulation effect, the laser allows a reduction of pain and inflammation in addition to stimulating healing.
Shockwave therapy is particularly effective in destroying uncomfortable calcifications. In addition, is is effective for the treatment of heel spurs, calcifying tendinitis and bursitis. It is also effective in getting rid of scar tissue that causes pain, like in the case of Achilles tendinitis or plantar fasciitis. It is also very helpful for Morton’s neuroma because of its effect on scar tissue.
Spinal decompression therapy
Spinal decompression therapy has been the subject of numerous clinical studies. In addition, it has demonstrated its effectiveness for the relief of many conditions. In this regard, spinal decompression is effective at relieving pain caused by many conditions such as: herniated disc, bulging disc, facet syndrome, and spinal or foraminal stenosis. It is also good for chronic back and neck pain.
Conditions treated by Dr. Sylvain Desforges, chiropractor in Laval
Standard chiropractic treatments: neck pain, backache, sciatica, shoulder pain, thoracic pain, low back pain, lumbar sprain, radiating pain in arm or leg, etc.
Spinal decompression therapy: disc herniation, bulging disc , spinal stenosis, foraminal stenosis, facet syndrome, disc dehydration, osteoarthritis and / or disc degeneration.
Pain and I+nflammation
Laser Therapy: tunnel carpien, fasciite plantaire, bursite, tendinite, douleur à l’épaule, douleur au coude, douleur au genou, etc.
Shockwave Therapy: heel spur, calcifying bursitis, calcific tendinitis, etc.