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What is Patient Centred Care Anyhow?

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,…

Kick up your heels!

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…

Easing into activity to prevent injury

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…

The Webster Technique for Expectant Mothers

Expectant mothers are often prone to health concerns due to the tremendous changes their bodies are undergoing. As their bodies prepare to bring a new life into the world, pregnant women experience profound transitions in hormone levels, neurotransmitter balance, and biomechanics. Added to these challenges is the stress that often accompanies the preparation for a…

Plant and rake without the ache

Reprinted with permission from the Ontario Chiropractic Association. Gardening is a great way to stay active and have fun in the sun. But many people sustain injuries that could easily have been prevented with a little know-how. S-t-r-e-t-c-h before you start To plant and rake without the ache, do each of these stretches five times. Don’t…

Pack it light. Wear it right: Handbags

Reprinted with permission from the Ontario Chiropractic Association. Some women carry the whole world in their handbag, but a heavy bag or purse can cause pain and injury to your back, neck and shoulders. Overstuffed bags can also cause poor posture by encouraging the carrier to lean to one side. The good news is pain and…

Sciatica: what is it, what causes it and how chiropractic can treat it

Have you ever heard someone mention sciatica as a reason for why they’re feeling uncomfortable or experiencing pain? If you have; but were left with more questions than answers, you’re not alone. While sciatica is a common condition, it can be challenging to understand exactly what it means. Sherwood Park chiropractor, Dr. Shawn King breaks…

Minimize Pregnancy Related Back Pain

Reprinted with permission from the Ontario Chiropractic Association. Did you know that at least half of pregnant women experience back pain? And 10% of those report discomfort severe enough to disrupt their daily routines. The good news is that there are steps you can take to protect your back during pregnancy. What causes pregnancy-related back pain…

A Tool for Your Self Care Kit: Chiropractic for Optimal Well Being

Chiropractors have a role to play in their patient’s general well being and self care. One way that chiropractors do this is through maintenance care. Most people associate a visit to the chiropractor with injuries like whiplash, thrown backs and other kinds of pain that require immediate treatment. That is only one part of a...

Sleep Help

Written in partnership with The Sleep Help Institute.   Age, an old injury, and a failing mattress are only a few of the many sources of sleep-disrupting pain. But no matter the cause, the result is the same: sleep deprivation. Any time you find yourself getting fewer than seven hours of sleep, your body changes the...

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