Choice Health Centre Blog

Shockwave Therapy: A Treatment for Plantar Fasciitis

Are you experiencing ongoing heel and foot pain when walking? Dreading those first few steps out of bed in the morning? You may be among many individuals that present with plantar fasciitis, and we can help! What is plantar fasciitis? Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of heel and foot pain in […] Read More

Sciatica? Possibly Not, But We Can Help!

The term “sciatica” is so well known, that often people overuse this term and apply it to any pain experienced in the lower back or back of the leg. Similarly, many people refer to their wrist pain as “carpal tunnel” or their elbow pain as  “tendonitis” , when in actuality, it may or may not […] Read More

How Osteopathy Can Help with Sport Injury & Optimization

The peak examples of human movement are witnessed by individuals in sport. If the structures within a body are not functioning at an optimal level, the movements will be uncoordinated and sub-par- regardless of the sport or the level at which it is being played. While all forms of holistic, non-invasive therapy contribute to the […] Read More

Pedorthics 101: Orthotics, Custom Shoes & Compression Socks

The Pedorthist is an integral part of the multi-disciplinary team at Choice Health Centre, working alongside our chiropractors, physiotherapists and other team members to take care of your healthcare needs. The tools in the Pedorthist’s tool box are orthotics, custom footwear and compression stockings.  We will briefly discuss these in this blog post.  The most […] Read More

Get Moving: A Conversation with Matt Nixon, PT

Can’t find time to exercise, not sure where to start, or not into running? There are endless reasons why it can be hard to get moving, but oftentimes it’s because it doesn’t feel like there is enough time in the day. When you do have a few minutes, it can be easy to find yourself […] Read More

The Benefits of Senior Massage Therapy & What To Expect

Everyone can benefit from massage therapy but massage therapy is especially helpful to the senior population as it is very low risk, gentle and effective at both treating pain and discomfort and improving muscle and soft tissue health as we age.  As we age, our bodies naturally start to slow down in all respects from […] Read More

How To Pandemic Proof Your Home Workstation

With the rapid spread of COVID-19, many individuals are now working and studying from home. This has led to an increase in sedentary work levels and musculoskeletal disorders, including neck, back, wrist and hand pain. Musculoskeletal conditions are the most common health issues at work and have become an even greater concern due to the […] Read More

3 Common Questions About Chiropractic Care & Pregnancy

How can chiropractic care help during pregnancy? Did you know that up to 90% of pregnant women may experience pregnancy-related low back pain (LBP), pelvic girdle pain (PGP) or a combination of both during pregnancy and postpartum. This usually starts between the 18th to 28th week of pregnancy. This can be due to maternal weight […] Read More

Kinstretch: Anti-Aging, Injury Prevention & Performance Enhancement In One Cutting-Edge Class

I am so stiff in the morning. I don’t have any pain, just stiffness, everywhere. My whole body aches. I feel like I am just getting old. I want to be able to maintain my level of activity into my old age. I want to be a better athlete. I want to be able to […] Read More

The Importance of Baseline Concussion Testing

As summer winds down and we settle back into our fall routines for many people that means a return to sports. Whether it be an adult recreational league or getting your kids geared up for another year of school sports its time to be thinking about preparing for the upcoming season. Sports can be a […] Read More

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