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Hip Pain

HIP PAIN The hip is the connection between your core and lower limbs. It is important to many daily movements, from walking to squatting to jumping. The hip is a ball and socket joint, which by nature is highly mobile. Because of this, the wide variety of muscles and...

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Shoulder Pain

SHOULDER PAIN The shoulder is arguably one of the most mobile joints in the body. As a ball and socket joint, it has 180 degrees of flexion and abduction, which most other joints cannot do. Due to this high level of movement, the muscles and ligaments supporting it...

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Headaches

HEADACHES Headaches are one of the most common reasons a patient will seek out a health care provider. But did you know there are multiple reasons that could be behind that ache in your head? While there can be serious, emergent causes, the majority fall into the...

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Physiotherapy After A Motor Vehicle Accident

HOW CAN SEEING A PHYSIO THERAPIST AFTER A MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT HELP YOU? Physiotherapy can help with assessing the severity of the injuries from a car accident. They are trained to make a diagnosis and can determine if a person has neurological deficits. They can...

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Tips For Snow Shoveling

TIPS FOR SNOW SHOVELING BY DR. JASDEEP SAHOTA With the monthly snowfall average in Calgary being surpassed within the first four days of November 2017, some tips of getting through winter seemed appropriate! First off, some tips on snow shoveling. Invest in a...

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What is Acupuncture?

WHAT IS ACUPUNCTURE & HOW DOES IT WORK? BY KATHRYN KURASH WHAT IS ACUPUNCTURE?  Traditional Chinese Medicine (including acupuncture) is a 3000-year-old healing tradition. It originated in Asia with the use of tattooing and tapping specific areas on the body (alongside...

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Neck Pain

NECK PAIN BY DR. JASDEEP SAHOTA Your neck is composed of many important structures that allow for a great deal of flexibility. These include seven vertebrae (neck bones), spinal nerves, cranial nerves, spinal cord, muscles, ligaments, tendons, and blood vessels. The...

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Non-Needle Acupuncture Therapies

NON-NEEDLE ACUPUNCTURE THERAPIES BY KATHRYN KURASH CUPPING  One of the most famous adjunctive therapies to acupuncture. It is used primarily for pain relief as fascial massage. It increased circulation of blood and lymph and relieves stagnation. It is wonderful for...

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Whiplash

WHIPLASH BY DR. JASDEEP SAHOTA A whiplash injury is a strain/sprain injury of the neck. The intervertebral joints, discs, ligaments, muscles, tendons, and nerves may all be damaged. Although most commonly occurring after a motor vehicle accident, whiplash injuries may...

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