OTHER SERVICES

Below is more information about the services that maybe be provided during an appointment with our chiropractors and physiotherapists.

 
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SHOCKWAVE THERAPY

Provide by all our chiropractors and physiotherapists

Shockwave is most commonly used for chronic tendonitis conditions where treatment by other modalities has been unsuccessful. This technique uses high amplitude pulses of mechanical energy, similar to sound waves, to encourage faster healing and reduce pain.


Shockwaves create micro-stimulation in damaged tissue to trigger the body's inflammatory pathways. The natural progression of wound healing mechanisms then creates new blood vessels and nerve cells. A similar technique can be done in less than ten minutes with our chiropractors and physiotherapists.

SHOCKWAVE THERAPY APPOINTMENTS MUST BE BOOKED BY CALLING US AT 403-530-0000

**There is an extra fee associated with shockwave appointments.**

 

ACTIVE RELEASE TECHNIQUES (ART)

Offered by all of our chiropractors

Active Release Technique (ART) is a movement-based massage technique that treats problems with soft tissues such as muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and nerves.

GRASTON TECHNIQUE

Offered by Danny and all of our chiropractors 

Graston Technique uses specialized instruments to remove scare tissue that can cause acute or recurring pain from soft tissue injuries. This technique can make for an effective treatment that may reduce recovery time.

DRY NEEDLING/IMS

Offered by Dr. Jesperson and our physiotherapists

The two most common types of dry needling done at our clinic are:


Intra-Muscular Stimulation (IMS): This type of acupuncture relies on the palpation of trigger points in muscular tissues. Using an acupuncture needle, the therapist releases tension from muscles by eliciting a twitch response from a dysfunctional muscle. This controlled twitch response allows the regulatory nerve endings in the muscle called muscle spindles, to reset. Doing so improves the flexibility and strength of contraction in the affected tissue. Using this treatment combined with manual therapy interventions is a very effective method for improving pain control and facilitating active rehabilitation.


Contemporary Medical Acupuncture: This is a precise peripheral nerve stimulation technique used to put the body's natural mechanism of healing into action.

The scientific benefits of contemporary medical acupuncture include:

  • Pain relief

  • Inflammation reduction

  • Improved blood flow

  • Improved nerve co

CUSTOM ORTHOTICS

Offered by Dr. Jesperson

Custom orthotics are a medical device designed to align the foot and the ankle into the most anatomically efficient position. The custom orthotics, which look like shoe insoles, reduce the stress and strain on your body by bringing your feet into proper alignment. They are made from a precise dynamic assessment of your feet and can be used to treat a variety of conditions.

 

When booking a custom orthotic fitting online, please follow these steps:

Click the "Book Online" button > "Book by Practioner" > "Dr. Ben Jesperson" Photo > "Custom Orthotic Fitting"

 
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