Chiropractic focuses on disorders of the musculoskeletal system and the nervous system, and the effects of these disorders on general health. Chiropractic care is used most often to treat neuro/musculoskeletal complaints, including but not limited to; back pain, neck pain, headaches, and postural issues.
The most common technique used by Chiropractors is the adjustment. This is the application of a gentle force to specific joints of the spine or extremities in order to restore, improve and maintain proper function, mobility and alignment.
Is a soft tissue technique that treats problems with muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and nerves. Treatment often involves breaking up scar tissue, which binds up and ties down tissue that need to move freely. ART helps with trapped nerves, tight and painful muscles, tendonitis and other soft tissue problems.
Is a method used to assess the way we walk or run to highlight biomechanical abnormalities. A combination of computerized technology and physical examination is used.
A custom orthotic is a device designed to align the foot and ankle into the most anotomically efficient position. They look like insoles, but are biomechanical medical appliances that are custom made to correct your specific imbalance. Custom orthotics fit into your shoes as comfortably as an insole - and have been made from casts of your feet.
Personal Counselling is available on a wide variety of issues for individuals, couples and families. These services include, but are not limited to; addiction, abuse, anxiety, stress management, chronic pain management and family conflict. Counselling on business consultations is also available on a variety of topics such as decision making, employee interaction and conflict resolution. Counselling Services are provided by Kevin McMullen, Registered Clinical Counsellor.
Minute doses of plant, animal and mineral substances for treatment and prevention.
Massage is often used for specific reasons, such as relief from pain, stress reduction, or enhancement of athletic performance. But whether there is a specific goal or not, massage therapy tends to increase the general health and well being of the recipient.
Is a distinct primary health care system that blends modern scientific knowledge with traditional and natural forms of medicine. Treating both acute and chronic conditions, treatments are chosen based on the individual patient - Natural therapies may include botanical medicine, clinical nutrition, hydrotherapy, homeopathy, and acupuncture.
In 2009, Naturopathic Physicans in BC were granted prescriptive authority, giving Naturopaths the option to upgrade their license in order to prescribe certain pharmaceutical medications. This allows Naturopathic Physicians to provide patients with a broader scope of care and more integration with medical doctors.
Acupuncture is one of the most commonly practiced forms of Chinese Medicine. Acupunture incolves the insertion of very thin sterile needles into certain points on the body or ear in order to influence the body’s Qi (life force energy). The aim is to urge the body to self-regulate and heal itself.
Cupping is a therapy designed to stimulate the flow of blood and the energy within the superficial muscle layers. It is used for sore muscles, tension, neck pain, and even the common cold.
High dose of vitamins and minerals directly with an intravenous system to help with energy, immune functions and prevention.