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Headaches are one of the most common health complaints of people presenting to my office.  The World Health Organization (www.who.int) estimate that 47% of the world’s population has had a headache at least once in the last year.  However, although this number is quite high most people don’t know what kind of headache they are […]

Low Back Pain and Chiropractic Treatment

Low back pain is a major health issue.  It affects over 80% of the working population at some point in their life, second only to the common cold as a cause of lost work time.  However, as a patient at Apple Creek Sports Medicine Centre back pain doesn’t have to hijack your sick days. What causes […]

Frozen Shoulder

Frozen shoulder, also known as adhesive capsulitis, is a condition characterized by pain and stiffness of the shoulder joint.  Frozen shoulder occurs in about 2% of the population, targeting people between 40-60 years of age and affecting women more than men. The shoulder joint is known as a ball-in-socket joint, allowing for approximately 180 degrees […]

Back Pain: Strength vs. Endurance

Are you someone plagued by low back pain? Have you been told that stretching and strengthening the low back muscles will help ease your pain?  These are two common misconceptions, it is thought that stretching the back muscles and increasing the range of motion will reduce back problems.  However, scientific evidence shows that an increase […]

Active Release Technique

What is Active Release Techniques (ART)? ART is a patented, state of the art soft tissue system/movement based massage technique that treats problems with muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and nerves. Headaches, back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, shin splints, shoulder pain, sciatica, plantar fasciitis, knee problems, and tennis elbow are just a few of the many […]