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Here at Woodgrove Pines Wellness Clinic, our experienced team provides innovative integrated chiropractic care in Nanaimo. Our multi-discipline approach allows us to assist in healing injuries and ailments from the source for lasting pain relief and a full recovery. Our natural, non-invasive services and techniques are designed to address both the physical and emotional well-being of patients so they have an overall better quality of life.
Chiropractic adjustments are gentle manual manipulations of the spine that help realign the spinal vertebrae. An aligned spine is a happy spine, as it plays a vital role in proper communications between organs and the nervous system. When vertebral misalignments exist due to an injury or degenerative condition, nerve endings become impinged and source pain, limit mobility and can cause symptoms in connected pathways within the body. Chiropractic adjustments alleviate these issues. We offer manual adjustments and tool assisted adjustment techniques that allow us to treat all kinds of bodily woes and injuries.
Naturopathic medicine is the core of our ‘whole person’ approach to chiropractic care. Naturopathy in Nanaimo is based on the philosophy of helping the body function optimally to incite its natural healing abilities and addressing issues from their root cause. We aim to approach treating diseases, injuries and illnesses naturally with therapies and techniques rather than medications.
Physiotherapists specialize in analyzing human movement and can help identify the sources of physical health issues. Physiotherapy in Nanaimo entails an array of techniques that these specialists utilize. For pain relief deep beneath the surface, we often employ the use of electro-therapy, ultrasound, TENS therapy and BioFlex laser therapy. These modalities are designed to promote faster healing and improve mobility as well. Our physiotherapists also offer innovative vibration training and shockwave therapy.
Whether you’re training for an upcoming competition or are considering entering the world of sports as a professional, we can test and assess your body’s systems to identify your strengths and weaknesses. This allows us to work up a custom training and treatment regimen that will help you resolve any lingering injuries, postural issues and training efforts. Our mission is to show you how to train smarter for maximum results that put you at the top of your game.
Dr. Stacey Scott is our esteemed sports injury chiropractor and is board certified in sports injuries and rehabilitation. Her acumen and skills led her to becoming a member of the Canadian Olympic Health Care Team for the 2010 Winter Olympic Games. You won’t find a more dedicated and experienced sports injury chiropractor than Dr. Scott, who has worked with countless amateur and professional athletes during her career.
Unfortunately, concussions are a common occurrence in contact sports and automobile accidents. However, we offer Baseline Testing for concussions, so you should contact us right away if you suspect or have been diagnosed with head trauma. Our concussion management specialists are CCMI Certified Clinicians who offer complete diagnosis and treatment of these head injuries. We also can certify trainers and coaches in concussion awareness and prevention as well as assist them in developing concussion policies for their organizations.
Whether you are seeking massage therapy to relax sore muscles or to help you recover from an injury, our certified massage therapists are trained in several techniques. This natural approach to pain relief and wellness complements chiropractic care and may be employed before adjustments and therapies to increase their efficacy. Our massage team is experienced in administering muscle energy therapy, myofascsial release and lymphatic drainage techniques as well.
Our chiropractor in Nanaimo uses a table-assisted technique known as spinal decompression. This technique helps us gently stretch out the spine and is particularly beneficial for those with lower lumbar injuries, herniated discs and subluxations that cause severe back pain. Before our patients consider surgery or pain medications, we advise giving this effective therapy a chance.
According to research, Active Release Techniques have a 90 percent success rate, making it a highly sought after treatment for soft tissue injuries. Often caused by a sudden injury or overuse, many soft tissue injuries are due to strains, sprains, tendinitis and contusions that disrupt muscles, ligaments and tendons. ART is a movement based massage technique that helps soothe areas effected by soft tissue injuries.
Our highly trained and certified acupuncturist has a gentle, healing touch. Acupuncture in Nanaimo is popular for those in need of physical and/or emotional healing. This ancient technique utilizes the principals of energetic flow and the body’s meridians to promote and accelerate healing for numerous ailments. Acupuncture is reported to be an effective treatment option for:
The holistic healing art of reflexology involves activating and stimulating certain pressure points in the hands, feet and ears that correlate to the organs, glands, and physical parts of the body. Through the application of precise pressure to these trigger points, tension is reduced, circulation is improved and the body natural restores itself to proper balance and functioning.
Woodgrove Pines Wellness Clinic is a certified ChiroThin Weight Loss Center. Using this revolutionary nutritional support formula, many patients have experienced rapid weight loss without hunger, cravings or sacrificing their health. Come and let our doctors assess your current situation to determine if the ChiroThin supervised weight loss program is right for you.
Shane Faganello, B.Sc. M.C., C.C.C. offers comprehensive counselling services in Nanaimo, and has experience helping patients address an array of emotional challenges. He helps individuals, groups, families and couples cope and heal from issues such as depression, anxiety, phobias and relationship issues or conflicts. Our certified clinical counselor also assists victims and witnesses of crimes and health workers eradicate feelings of trauma.
At Woodgrove Pines Wellness Clinic in Nanaimo, we take great pride in offering premier chiropractic care therapies and techniques. Contact us today at 250-390-2003 to schedule a no-obligation meeting with our chiropractic team.