Chiropractic Care


The team of Chiropractors at Fernie Chiropractic are primary healthcare professionals who have completed the Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) program at a leading education and research facility.  They are highly trained practitioners who effectively employ a multi-faceted functional approach to assess and manage spinal and nervous system injuries.  They also focus on soft tissue conditions and manage athletic performance.

Our team of chiropractors have collectively provided chiropractic care to athletes and non-athletes alike for decades.  They have treated Olympic athletes, professional athletes from World Cup skiers and snowboarders, professional mountain bikers, and professional golfers.

Regarded as leaders in the field of chiropractic care, our team of Chiropractors have been involved with teaching and lecturing at a number of academic institutions, professional conferences and sporting events.

Fernie Chiropractic values the importance of interdisciplinary care.  To provide patients with the most effective care our team of chiropractors will often consult and work together with medical practitioners, athletic therapists, massage therapists, physiotherapists, naturopathic doctors and kinesiologists.

 

At Fernie Chiropractic we effectively treat both acute and chronic conditions which include:

  • Low back pain

  • Neck pain

  • Elbow tendinosis

  • Achilles tendinosis

  • Poor Posture

  • Pain from pregnancy

  • Rotator cuff tendonitis

  • Shoulder impingement syndrome

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome

  • Various running and biking injuries

  • Golf injuries

  • Whiplash

  • Knee injuries

  • Hip pain

  • Plantar fasciitis

  • And many more…

What services do our Chiropractors offer?

Chiropractic Manipulation techniques are used to normalize joint mechanics.  The primary technique that is used at our office is the diversified adjusting technique.  However, other techniques that are used include drop table, instrument assisted adjustments, and pelvic blocking.  

Exercise therapy is used to assisted in scar tissue break down, mobilize joints to aid in inflammation control and coordination, core strengthening, proprioceptive retraining, stretching, movement patterning, nerve flossing and nerve stretching.  

Muscle release therapy uses deep massage and pressure points combined with functional motion to break up scar tissue and adhesions that can form due to direct injury or repetitive movement over time.

Graston Technique® uses a specially-designed tool to identify and treat areas of fascial tension to improve quality of movement and to treat injuries just as tendinopathies. This technique is highly effective is reorganizing scar tissue in the muscle tendons and fascial plains.  

Kinesotaping uses elastic tape in a specialized manner to correct muscle function and improve neuro-motor control, and aid in inflammation control.

Electromodalities or muscle stimulation uses a very low amperage electrical current in various frequencies to treat nerve and muscle pain.



Did you know?

  • Doctors of Chiropractic (DC) are licensed doctors with a minimum 6 years of intense training. Chiropractors are licensed to diagnose and are primary care physicians.
  • Medical referrals are not necessary
  • Chiropractic is the science and art of restoring and maintaining health through the gentle, careful manipulation of the body joints, especially the spine, to restore normal nerve function.
  • Chiropractic medicine approaches health from a preventative point of view.

 

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