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Chiropodists are trained to treat a variety of different foot issues. Their treatments may include footwear advice, custom made or customized footwear, custom orthotics and ankle braces, therapeutic modalities, ultrasound, tens, stretching, strengthening, heat/cold, steroid injection or oral medications, minor surgical procedures, hands-on care as well as nail and skin management. Some of the procedures and problems that a chiropodist may treat are as follows: thickened toenails, ingrown toenails, fungal nail or skin conditions. Foot, ankle, knee, hip or back pain. Corns and calluses, plantar warts, diabetic wound care, arthritic foot care, bunions and other toe deformities, dry and cracked skin, congenital foot deformities, neural and peripheral neuropathies, sports injury and repetitive strain injuries.
Chiropractic care is an approach to healing concerned with the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disorders of the neuromusculoskeletal system and the effects of these disorders on ones general health. Chiropractors emphasize manual therapy including joint adjustment and manipulation with particular focus on joint dysfunction/subluxations . Chiropractors are experts trained in the conservative management of neuromusculoskeletal disorders and their care is effective for a wide variety of conditions. Below is a list of some of the conditions a chiropractor can treat, however, we encourage you to give us a call so we can personally address your particular concerns. Chiropractic care can be used to treat: Auto Accidents / Whiplash Injuries, "Slipped" Disc, Pinched Nerve, Back Pain-Upper/Neck, Back Pain-Lower, Sciatica, Carpal Tunnel, Headaches, Fibromyalgia, Myofascitis, Stress, Scoliosis, Asthma, Pregnancy, Tennis Elbow, Rotator Cuff Syndrome, Patellar Tendonitis, Plantar Fasciitis, Bursitis, Frozen Shoulder, Hypertension, and many more.
The CMTO defines massage therapy as "the assessment of the soft tissue and joints of the body and the treatment and prevention of physical dysfunction and pain of the soft tissue and joints by manipulation to develop, maintain, rehabilitate or augment physical function, or relieve pain". Massage Therapy treatment has a therapeutic effect on the body and improves health and wellbeing by action on the muscular, nervous and circulatory systems. Physical dysfunction and pain can be relived or prevented.
While massage is used to treat stress, injuries, tension, Pregnancy, Headaches, surgeries of all varieties, Registered Massage Therapists are qualified to treat all sorts of injuries both acute and chronic. It covers, but is not limited to, pre and postnatal treatments, repetitive strain problems, chronic pain, swelling and edema, mastitis, muscle aches and pains, decreased range of motion or pain throughout a movement, tendonitis, TMJ dysfunction, tennis elbow, golfers elbow, sinusitis, sprains and strains, carpal tunnel, whiplash, IT Band pain/contractures, and many more! It also helps manage the symptoms of fibromyalgia, arthritis, multiple sclerosis, osteoarthritis, Parkinson's, asthma and emphysema, diabetes, cancer and many more.
Acupuncture involves the insertion of very thin needles through the patient's skin at specific points on the body - the needles are inserted to various depths. Acupuncture is used to effectively treat:
Allergies, Sinusitis, Headaches, TMJ, Back Pain, Sciatica, Musculoskeletal Problems, Insomnia, Anxiety, Dizziness, Depression, High Blood Pressure, Chronic Fatigue, Fibromyalgia, Addictions, Indigestion, Constipation, Sexual Dysfunction, Post-Operative Recovery, Palliative Care, Menstrual Irregularities, Menopause, Conception Difficulties, Pregnancy, Lactation Difficulties, Postpartum, Ovarian and Uterine Problems, Prostate, Infertility, Impotence, Asthma, Cough, Digestive Problems, Behavioural Problems, Ear Infections, Sleep Problems, Prevention, Stress Management, Wellness, Seasonal Attunement.
Naturopathic medicine is a distinct form of primary health care that blends modern scientific knowledge with natural and traditional healing methods. Naturopathic Doctors assess the health of patients by taking a detailed health history, performing physical exams, and ordering laboratory tests. The goal of naturopathic medicine is to determine the underlying cause of the illness, treat the whole individual and to support the body towards their journey to health with individualised treatment plans.
Naturopathic care can be used to treat women’s health concerns, digestive complaints, immune issues, mental wellness, dermatological concerns etc.
Physiotherapy is a branch of rehabilitative medicine aimed at helping patients maintain, recover or improve their physical abilities. It works with patients whose movements may be undermined by aging, disease, environmental factors, or sporting hazards. A physical therapist seeks to identify and maximize quality of life and movement potential through prevention, intervention (treatment), promotion, habilitation and rehabilitation. Rehabilitation means making somebody fit or capable of doing something they can no longer do properly or at all, but used to be able to - i.e. restoring an ability or abilities. Promotion means the process of enabling people to increase control over and improve their health.
The medical practice that emphasizes the treatment of medical disorders through the manipulation and massage of the bones, joints, and muscles. This therapy is a unique holistic (whole body) approach to health care. Osteopaths do not simply concentrate on treating the problem area, but use manual techniques to balance all the systems of the body, to provide overall good health and wellbeing.
Using manual 'hands on' techniques to improve circulation and correct altered biomechanics, without the use of drugs.
Kristina Ala offers specialized psychotherapy and counselling services for children and teenagers (8 -25) living with mental health issues.
Kristina uses evidence based clinical interventions to help children and teenagers build their capacity to reach more balanced ways of thinking, feeling, and behaving. The primary focus is to help children and teenagers with mental health issues regain their confidence in their ability to cope with their emotions and to lead more positive and fulfilling lives. Kristina is unique in that she offers Intensive and Non-Intensive treatment for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) by using the gold standard of treatment for OCD. In addition to OCD treatment, psychotherapy is provided for other mental health issues such as anxiety, depression, self-harm, grief, body repetitive behaviors (skin picking, urges to pull hair out hair), and more.
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