"acupuncture" describes a family of procedures involving the stimulation of
anatomical points on the body using a variety of techniques. The acupuncture
technique that has been most often studied scientifically involves penetrating
the skin with thin, solid, sterile metallic needles that are
manipulated by the hands or by electrical stimulation.
in China and other Asian countries for thousands of years, acupuncture is one of
the key components of traditional Chinese medicine. However, acupuncture is now
widely used in the treatment of many common sports and repetitive strain
injuries. Along with pain,
If you want to lose weight, get healthy and/or build muscle, hiring a personal
trainer can be a step in the right direction. A good trainer can help you set up
a program that meets your goals and teach you the best way to exercise. Finding
and choosing a trainer can be a little confusing and, for some, intimidating.
It's not easy asking for help, but going in with more knowledge about how
personal training works can make it a little easier.
The Active Care Chiropractic Clinic’s multi-disciplinary
approach provides exceptional treatment for Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA)
injuries such as sprains, strains and whiplash injuries. In our fast paced
world, treatment from the many complications of a Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA)
has to be specific and patient based for great results. Our team of highly
experienced and educated professionals treats any MVA injury.
for such injuries; which include chiropractic, physiotherapy, massage,
acupuncture, and therapeutic modalities; have resulted in exceptional recovery
times and many happy patients. To restore you to your pre-accident, 100%
function, our team works collectively. This multi-disciplinary approach to
healthcare gives you the advantage being treated with great quality care.
Years of MVA research has concluded that when it comes to your health, there are
no insignificant accidents. Injuries may stay hidden for years only to surface
without apparent cause, often when you don’t expect them to. Anyone involved in
an accident should be assessed for soft tissue injuries even if the hospital
indicates you’re fine. Minor injuries without proper treatment may pose a health
and wellness risk in time. Proper injury assessment sets the stage for the
correct and most thorough and complete treatment care plan. We make MVA
examinations comfortable and easy and are covered by most insurance companies.
Please come in for an appointment.
An 'orthotic' is a device designed to restore your natural
foot function. Many 'biomechanical' (walking) complaints such as heel pain, knee
pain and lower back pain are caused by poor foot function. Orthotics re-align
the foot and ankle bones to their neutral position, thereby restoring natural
foot function. In turn this helps alleviate problems in other parts of the body.
The orthotics are custom made to fit your feet and correct your personal
Orthotics and orthopedic shoes are covered by most
extended health plans. If you’re very active, or have pains that may be related
to the poor function of your feet and its impact on the rest of your body,
please feel free to book an appointment to see if orthotics could help your
concerns. Please note that "Brand Name" Shoes are available
Injured at work? We can help. Whether your injuries
occurred through repetitive overuse or acute trauma, the treatments you receive
at the Active Care Chiropractic Clinic can get you back in working order. We can
help you deal with the administrative requirements involved as well. Please come
in for an appointment.
Medical gradient compression stocking improve venous and lymphatic blood flow.
THERAFIRM stockings are designed to deliver a controlled amount of pressure
which is greatest at the ankle of the garment and gradually decreases towards
the top of the stocking. This gradient pressure promotes better venous blood
flow which in turn helps to control swelling, varicosities, leg fatigue and
other problematic leg conditions.
Who should wear gradient compression hosiery?
People who have or are experiencing any of the following conditions can benefit
from wearing gradient compression hosiery:
• Tired, aching, fatigued legs
• Swollen feet, ankles, and legs
• People who stand or sit for long periods
• Chronic venous insufficiency
• Moderate to sever varicose veins
• Expectant mothers
• Family history of venous leg disordersMany individuals without the preceding conditions simply appreciate wearing
gradient compression hosiery. Make an appointment to see if therapeutic gradient
compression stockings are for you.