I Have Regained Excellent Range of Motion

Low back and hip pain plagues many of our incoming patients, but at Performance Chiropractic we treat the pain directly at the source to eliminate it quickly. This patient experienced our hands-on method after her MD recommended her to see Dr. Todd. Read her full story below.       ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ I was referred to […]

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My Journey with Olympic Lifting

My Journey with Olympic Lifting My personal journey with Olympic weightlifting started in University when I was trying to become a better field hockey player at the University of Alberta. Along with sprint training, I learned the snatch and clean and jerk to help increase my speed and explosiveness on the field. After a summer […]

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Massage. Not Just a Luxury

Massage therapy is an ever-booming industry providing treatment for individuals with many unique reasons for seeking treatment. This form of treatment, that was viewed as an indulgence by some, is now being recognized an essential aspect of the healing process. Through the manual manipulation of soft tissues, which include muscles, tendons and ligaments, massage works […]

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Back Pain

  ABOUT BACK PAIN   The human back is composed of a complex structure of muscles, ligaments, tendons, disks and bones – the segments of our spine are cushioned with cartilage-like pads. Problems with any of these components can lead to back pain. In some cases of back pain, the cause is never found. Back pain […]

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All in The Hips

    The hip flexors, or psoas, are a group of muscles that are responsible for lifting your knees and hinging at the waist. They are located deep in the abdomen and are some of the strongest muscles in the body. This can be a major source of pain after running. Because this muscle group […]

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Posture

  We’ve all heard it: Stand up straight! Sure, standing up straight makes you appear taller and thinner, but a neutral spine can also improve organ function and decrease chronic pain. Benefits of Good Posture Slouching forward causes the rib cage to push down on your internal organs. This pressure can cause digestive problems. By […]

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Common Hockey Injuries

  Hockey Injuries For some the season has officially started, some teams have been playing preseason games for weeks. During these games, some players have endured painful injuries. Some of these injuries will keep players out for weeks, and some players will be sidelined the entire season. Injuries During the 2013 season, NHL players sustained more […]

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