2780 Totten St. Windsor Ontario
Please note that our practitioner’s hours vary. While we welcome walk-ins, we recommend that you call first to ensure your practitioner is available. 519-258-8544
Dr. Colasanti’s (BSc DC) Hours
|8 am – 5 pm
8 am – 4 pm
10 am – 6 pm
8am – 12pm
Please call for availability
Christina Dragovic (BA, RMT) Hours
|Monday: 12pm – 7pm
Tuesday: 10am – 7pm
Wednesday: 12pm – 7pm
Thursday: 10am – 7pm
Saturday: 10am – 5pm
2780 Totten St. Windsor, Ontario
We recognize that you have a choice when it comes to your preferred Chiropractor or Massage Therapist. That’s why we want you to be as relaxed and informed as possible about our practice; muscle, bone, joint and connective tissue health issues; and natural health treatment options. On behalf of all the Huron Church Family Chiropractic and Family Wellness Centre staff, we welcome you to our practice and look forward to helping you and your family preserve a lifetime of good health.
There are two main goals for chiropractic care: short term relief from painful symptoms and long term overall health benefits.
Short term pain relief
Chiropractic adjustments help people find all natural, drug-free pain relief; treating the cause of the discomfort, not just the symptoms.
Chiropractic care can help:
- Restore mobility
- Improve joint flexibility
- Reduce inflammation
Longterm benefits of regular chiropractic care:
Patients who regularly utilize chiropractic services experience many positive long term and long lasting benefits.
- Helps restore the natural healing abilities within your own body
- Improved mood, energy levels and better sleep
- Helps to avoid future injuries
We are here for you in times of sickness and health. Please reach out to us to begin your regular chiropractic care schedule. 519-258-8544
What do you crave? Potato chips? A greasy cheeseburger? Ice cream? Chocolate cake?
We all experience food cravings in our lives, and there are some simple explanations as to why. Understanding why your body is craving unhealthy food may help you beat it!
See it, want it
Desire for a particular food or drink may be the result of seeing an advertisement for it, or smelling it. While you might not even be aware of the cause of the craving, your unconscious brain wants it.
Comfort and reward
In times of stress food can be a comfort or a method of rewarding oneself. Often these cravings are a habit and the result of cue.
When your body lacks essential minerals or nutrients the body may manifest these needs as a food craving. (ex: If you are experiencing low blood sugar, you may require sugary foods to give your body the boost it needs)
How to beat food cravings
- Eat a healthy, well balanced diet with a focus on whole, natural foods.
- Before giving into unhealthy cravings, take a moment to listen to your body. Are you really hungry? Can you choose a healthier option?
- Consider the unhealthy consequence of giving into your craving.
- Change your environment. (ex: If your craving hits while working at a desk, get up and take a short, brisk walk.)
- Make yourself wait 20 minutes – often the craving will subside or be gone.
- If you’re still battling your craving, try drinking water and stretching.
If you have constant cravings, remember the importance of sleep, managed stress, exercise and a well-balanced diet.
If you feel you still need help to beat your food cravings, acupuncture can be an effective therapy to subside your cravings, please reach out to us: 19-258-8544
Vertigo is the sensation of the environment moving around you is when there really is no movement. Vertigo is basically a type of dizziness, which is often accompanied by nausea, and loss of balance. It can be a serious and debilitating problem. There are basically two types of vertigo and they are known as Central Vertigo and Peripheral Vertigo.
This is a more serious type of vertigo and is often accompanied by serious balance problems and other neurological deficits. There are many disorders that can cause central vertigo such as tumors, epilepsy, and migraines to name a few. This type of vertigo is usually longer lasting than peripheral vertigo and is usually treated with medication or surgery depending on the cause.
Peripheral vertigo is generally a problem with the inner ear, which contains our balance organs. These organs are basically fluid filled chambers which contain nerve endings that respond to our position in space. When there is a problem with this system it could result in ‘mixed signals’ or the wrong information getting to our brain thus giving us the sensation of dizziness and often nausea.
Types and Causes of Peripheral Vertigo
- Motion sickness (ex: from spinning on a carnival ride)
- Middle ear infections
- Tinnitus (ringing in the ears)
- Meniere’s disease (pressure or fullness feeling in the ear)
The most common type of peripheral vertigo is called benign paroxysmal positional vertigo or BPPV. This occurs when small calcium deposits called otoliths break off and ‘float’ around in the fluid filled chambers causing the nerve fibers to trigger which in turn causes vertigo. In this condition the vertigo is usually made worse by certain head movements. BPPV can be diagnosed by a specific test whereby the head is turned to reproduce the symptoms.
Treatment of Peripheral Vertigo
- BPPV: The Epley Maneuver – puts the head through ranges of motion that eventually allow the ‘exit’ of the otoliths from the fluid chambers, thus alleviating the symptoms. This often works within 1 or 2 treatments.
- Chiropractic adjustments
If you develop vertigo or know someone suffering with it, consider these effective drug free approaches. Please call the office to book your consultation and therapy: 519-258-8544 .
When many people think of chiropractic care, they think of only treating acute or chronic back pain – which is true – chiropractic adjustments are highly effective in relieving the causes of back pain.
However, chiropractic care has been known to help with many other pain conditions, as most chronic pain is nerve related and the primary function of chiropractic care is a healthy nervous system.
Aside from treating many causes of pain, we also believe in preventative maintenance. It’s a better lifestyle practice to keep a body in a good health – and regular chiropractic visits can help.
At Huron Church Chiropractic and Family Wellness Centre, we also utilize other complimentary therapies, such as physical therapies, acupuncture, massage and nutritional and lifestyle counseling to assist with your well rounded health goals.
Whether you’re healthy and would like to stay that way or in pain; chiropractic care may be right for you. Please call us at 519-258-8544 for more information or click here to request an appointment online.
As a society, we are inundated by physical, chemical, and emotional stress. We are sick and tired of being sick and tired.
Our so-called “health care” system is in reality a “sickness-management” system that over-worked, underfunded, and over-compartmentalized. It provides largely symptom-based, crisis intervention care at best, and while it may serve us in this capacity, it fails in providing us with the tools needed to achieve and maintain true health.
At Huron Church Chiropractic and Family Wellness Centre, we believe that true health is achieved by removing and managing the stresses in our lives that interfere with our well-being. We are self-healing and self-regulating organisms and our nervous systems control and orchestrate all of our functions.
As chiropractors and wellness experts, we are here to help you by removing stress from your nervous systems and to provide natural healing and lifestyle interventions so that we can reach our highest healing potential.
We are here to educate and empower our practice members to take initiative and to be proactive in achieving and maintaining their health, so that they can live more fulfilling lives.
Dr. Scott Colasanti and the Staff at Huron Church Chiropractic and Family Wellness Centre