“Not a sporty person” — the phrase that sports teachers have written on countless school reports over the decades. Once uttered by a teacher to a student’s parent, it usually sounds the death knell for any potential sporting achievement. The problem is, this often becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy. The damage to a child’s confidence can […]
Have you ever experienced sharp, burning, shooting pain down the back of your leg? If so, then you probably experienced sciatica pain. This type of pain can be excruciating and debilitating enough to affect your daily life. Fortunately, you don’t have to keep suffering – your chiropractor can help. What Is Sciatica and What Causes […]
Happens quite often but is missed as a diagnosis. So, goes under reported and mistreated. When the powerful piriformis muscle (located in each buttock) goes into chronic spasm. The piriformis is the big, band-like muscle that stabilizes your hip and rotates your thigh. You can’t walk, lift, or balance without it. This piriformis spasm can […]
A massage is much more than a luxurious treat; it’s also a way to achieve better health. Many physical rehabilitation programs use it, and it can provide relief from many chronic conditions, relieve stress, and help you get better sleep. Documentation of its use dates back 3000 years, making it one of the oldest health […]
In Calgary, summers are a blessing after our long winter. We all look forward to that time of the year, excited about the warm weather and all the fun it brings. However, amidst the thrill, summer can be a high time for injuries, some of which we look at below: Sunburn Tomato-red, tender skin, also […]
The human body is made up of hundreds of joints, which facilitate body movement. They are the hinges that allows proper and fluid movement. The joints most affected and prone to dysfunction and irritation are the movable ones which are; Spinal joints of the neck and back Hip joint Knees joints Shoulder joints Joint pain […]
Back pain is a common occurrence in people. Most people working a 9 AM to 5 PM job will at some point in their working lives complain of back pain. The strain on the back from sitting down for long hours is so common that people hardly take it with the seriousness that it deserves. […]
We are excited to launch our new website this summer. Explaining what we do and our hours of service is just the start, we hope the site gives you a better idea of who Power Health Chinook is and the professionals behind it.