Services

Services

  • Active Release Techniques® Soft-Tissue Treatment (ART®)
  • Acupuncture (Neuro-anatomical Acupuncture)
  • Athletic Therapy
  • Chiropractic Care
  • Corrective Exercise
  • Injury Prevention
  • Injury Rehabilitation
  • Mobilization
  • Muscle Activation
  • Nutritional Counselling and Supplementation
  • Physical Rehabilitation
  • Postural Exercise
  • Post Isometric Relaxation Technique
  • Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF)
  • Soft Tissue Therapy
  • Spinal Manipulation/adjustment

Our services are covered by…

  • Manitoba Health (12 visits/year)
  • Manitoba Public Insurance
  • The Workers’ Compensation Board of Manitoba
  • Third Party Insurance (we bill directly to Blue Cross, Great West Life, Coughlin, Green Shield)
  • Veterans’ Affairs

What is Chiropractic?

Chiropractors practice a drug-free, manual approach to health care that includes patient assessment, diagnosis and treatment. In particular, chiropractors assess patients for disorders related to the spine, pelvis, extremity joints. As a result of taking a physical assessment and patient history, chiropractors are able to provide a differential diagnosis for the patient’s presenting condition(s) and develop a comprehensive treatment/management plan. Chiropractors are also trained to recommend therapeutic exercise, to utilize other non-invasive therapies, as well as to provide nutritional, dietary and lifestyle counselling.

Chiropractic adjustment is the most common form of treatment utilized by chiropractors in clinical practice. Also known as spinal manipulative therapy, adjustment is a non-invasive, manual procedure that utilizes the highly refined skills developed through four years of intensive chiropractic education. Adjustment is a carefully controlled procedure delivered by a skilled practitioner to dysfunctional spinal or extremity joints. The primary goal is to decrease pain improve areas of reduced movement in the joints and supporting tissues, particularly of the spine and decrease muscle tightness or spasm through the restoration of normal mechanics and improved functioning of the spine, extremities and supporting soft tissue structures.

What is Athletic Therapy?

A Certified Athletic Therapist utilizes contemporary rehabilitative techniques, therapeutic modalities, physical reconditioning, and supportive strapping procedures to promote an environment conducive to optimal healing in preparing the individual for safe reintegration into an active lifestyle.

What is Active Release Techniques (ART)?

ART is a patented, state of the art soft tissue system/movement based massage technique that treats problems with muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and nerves. Headaches, back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, shin splints, shoulder pain, sciatica, plantar fasciitis, knee problems, and tennis elbow are just a few of the many conditions that can be resolved quickly and permanently with ART. These conditions all have one important thing in common: they are often a result of overused muscles.

Every ART session is actually a combination of examination and treatment. The ART provider uses his or her hands to evaluate the texture, tightness and movement of muscles, fascia, tendons, ligaments and nerves. Abnormal tissues are treated by combining precisely directed tension with very specific patient movements.

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What is Neuro-anatomical Acupuncture?

Neuro-Anatomical Acupuncture is the biomedical adaptation of Chinese acupuncture methods, and is an effective and simple treatment approach based on current concepts of neurophysiology, neuroanatomy, and pathophysiology. As in traditional acupuncture, Neuro-Anatomical Acupuncture involves insertion of solid needles at relevant points on the body in combination with manual needle stimulation or electrical stimulation. Neuro-Anatomical Acupuncture does not involve tongue or pulse diagnosis. Rather, a diagnosis is attained through thorough history taking and physical examination. Based on this process, anatomical points that are relevant to the condition are selected for needling.

 

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