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EDMONTON CHIROPRACTIC SERVICES

Why Visit a Chiropractor?

  • Healthy and active individual wanting to maintain an active lifestyle by maintaining proper spinal function.
  • Postural maintenance.
  • Previous injuries that has caused chronic pain or discomfort.
  • Acute or recent injury causing pain or discomfort.
  • Desire to maintain health by limiting over the counter drug use.
Why Visit a Chiropractor?

Chiropractic Treatment

Chiropractic Care is a safe and non-invasive healing method which unlocks your body’s true potential. The science of Chiropractic optimizes the nervous system by ensuring the spinal column is properly aligned.

Misalignments, or Vertebral Subluxations, can interefer with the brain’s communication with the rest of your body. This lack of communication between the body and the brain causes the body to succumb to a number of ailments leading to pain

The chiropractic approach to better health is to locate and remove interferences (subluxations, misaligned vertebrae) to your nervous system. With improved spinal function, there is improved nervous system function. The goal of the chiropractor is to remove interference that may be impairing normal health through specific chiropractic adjustments, allowing your body to heal itself.

Conditions That We Treat

Chiropractic adjustments can delivered by hand or by instrument. Your chiropractor will determine the best way to deliver your chiropractic adjustment based upon your specific case and preferences.

  • Headaches
  • Migraines
  • Whiplash related injuries
  • Neck Pain
  • TMJ-TMD
  • Middle back  pain
  • Arm & Hand Pain
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Leg Pain
  • Posture
  • Upper Back/Shoulder Pain
  • Disc injury
Massage Therapy

Soft Tissue Therapy

Soft Tissue Therapy is targeted clinical massage that reduces tension on your body and can dramatically speed up the healing process.  Chiropractic adjustments supported by soft tissue may be necessary help your body heal. Your Chiropractor will determine the best mode of soft tissue therapy to combine with your chiropractic adjustments.

Types of Soft Tissue Therapy

Myofascial Release

This technique focuses on pain believed to arise from myofascial tissues — the soft tissue membranes that wrap, connect and support your muscles. Myofascial release involves applying gentle sustained pressure into the myofascial connective tissue restrictions. The goa is to restore motion and eliminate pain .

Active Release Therapy

Active release technique (ART) combines movement to treats your body’s soft tissue ailments. ART involves identifying, isolating, and targeting the affected area to break up scar tissue. This promotes blood flow, healing and reduction of pain. ART involves very precise pressure and can be uncomfortable or even painful for some people.

PNF Stretching

Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF) is a stretching technique utilized to improve muscle elasticity and has been shown to have a positive effect on active and passive range of motions. PNF stretching has been proven to improve active and passive range of motion.

Trigger Point Therapy

A trigger point is presence of a defined area of tenderness located in tight band of muscle, which causes both referred pain to a specific area and a local twitch response. Releasing a trigger point release involve a squeeze grip or a tool where direct pressure on the trigger point , usually for about 30-120 seconds or until the trigger point softens

Hypervolt

Hand held instrument providing deep impact soft tissue therapy to breakup scar tissue and adhesions. The Hypervolt helps to relieve muscle pain, stiffness and soreness, increase range of motion, circulation and blood flow The Hypervolt can be used to treat myofascial tension and trigger points.