It is one of the largest primary health care professions in Canada which focuses on a non-invasive, hands-on approach to treat the neuromusculoskeletal system. This facilitates and allows the bones, muscles, joints, ligaments, and nervous system to function optimally. The goal is to focus on the source of the problem so as to restore proper joint mechanics of the body.
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The practice of chiropractic is the assessment of conditions related to the spine, shoulder, elbows, wrists, hip, knees, ankles and foot along with the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment primarily through manual medicine. Your care plan is unique and tailored specifically to your needs and health goals. We utilize a multitude of treatments and lifestyle interventions including soft tissue therapy (STT), mobilization, adjustments (manipulation), traction, acupuncture, electrical stimulation, cold laser therapy, vibration therapy (Hypervolt, and VMTX Thumper), and patient education to optimize health and well-being. In providing patient care, we may use adjunctive diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. This includes but is not limited to nutritional counselling, prescribing orthotics, and providing weight loss tips.