Part 1 of 3 When that first snowfall hits, many of us scramble to unearth last year’s winter boots from the back of the closet. If you’re realizing they’re a bit tired, it may be time to hit the shoe store for a new pair—but first, here are some tips from Sherwood Park-based chiropractor Dr. [...]
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Life can be a little strange in 2020, but summer road trips don’t have to go away. We maybe can’t spend much time exploring the world on foot this year, but we can still drive! If taking an extended road trip is new territory for you, there may be some unpleasant aches just around the [...]
During these challenging times, it is the responsibility of every Canadian to practice social distancing in order to flatten the curve of COVID-19 cases. In other words, we should all avoid coming into close proximity with others. This goal means we have to forgo visiting the gym, restaurants, swimming pools, and other gathering places. The [...]
Everyone enjoys hearing that they’re doing a job well. However, feedback is crucially important between a patient and their healthcare team, even if that feedback is less than stellar. A good chiropractor will always welcome your respectful, candid feedback so that they can provide you with the best care possible. Types of Feedback Feedback [...]
Originally posted by the Alberta College and Association of Chiropractors Heat vs. Ice … It may sound like the title of an upcoming blockbuster movie, but it’s a question most active people have mulled over during their life after they’ve sustained an injury. Like most dilemmas, there isn’t really an easy answer to this question. [...]
Chiropractors see many patients who present with various forms of arthritis. Here are some things people don't typically know about arthritis and how chiropractic may help relieve the associated pain they are experiencing. First off, let’s define arthritis ‘Arthritis’ can sometimes seem like a catch-all term. It literally translates to ‘arthro-‘, meaning ‘pertaining to the [...]
Originally Posted by the Alberta College and Association of Chiropractors Chiropractors see many patients who present with various forms of arthritis. Here are some things people don't typically know about arthritis and how chiropractic may help relieve the associated pain they are experiencing. First off, let’s define arthritis ‘Arthritis’ can sometimes seem like a catch-all [...]
This post is a summary of Sue Robins’ talk at ACAC’s AGM in Red Deer on September 22, 2019. What Is Patient Centred Care Anyhow? Patient centred care is sadly an often misunderstood term. Simply put, patient centred care means doing things with patients, not to them or for them. Creating Connection At its heart, [...]
Reprinted with permission from the Ontario Chiropractic Association. Not only can those brand new high-heeled shoes cause pain in your feet, they can cause low back pain as well. In fact, poor footwear can cause difficulties in the feet, knees, hips, low back and all the way up the spine. Generally, the best shoes for your [...]
Before you jump into your outdoor plans, or go from any period of inactivity to activity, chiropractor Dr. Alanna Tinney provides some tips to help you make the most of being active outdoors and stay injury-free. Easing into activity to prevent injury by Dr. Alanna Tinney No one wants to spend nice weather stuck on [...]