Conservative Management of Osteoarthritis (OA) of the Knee

This is one of the most common knee complaints I see in my office, especially as the population ages. This sort of arthritis of the knee is the ‘wear & tear’ variety, where the cartilage lining the surface of the bones that make of the knee gradually wear away. The cartilage lining the bones acts… continue reading

SYNERGEA FAMILY HEALTH CENTRE CHRISTMAS HOURS

Synergea Family Health Centre will be closed during the Christmas holidays on the following days: Tuesday, December 24, 2019 Wednesday, December 25, 2019 Thursday, December 26, 2019 Wednesday, January 1, 2020 For the specific hours of individual Practitioners please call 403-247-2947. The Synergea Practitioners and Staff would like to wish all our clients a joyous… continue reading

FALL PREVENTION 101

Fall Prevention 101 Even though falling seems like more of a senior’s concern, it is important to remember that as we age, the risk of falling only increases. As we have transitioned into winter we are faced with not only changing road conditions but snowy and icy sidewalks. Taking the extra time to reach your… continue reading

Synergea Services Price Change Effective January 1, 2020

Please note that effective January 1, 2020 the following prices will be applied to the respective services at Synergea Family Health Centre.   CHIROPRACTIC Regular Office Visit                                 $ 55.00 Update Exam (30 mins)                          $ 75.00 Active Release Therapy                           $ 65.00 ORTHOTICS Orthotics Consultation                            $195.00 Orthotics          … continue reading

Today is World Spine Day!

  World Spine Day is a worldwide initiative that aims to raise awareness of back pain and other spinal issues.  The theme of this year’s World Spine Day campaign is #GetSpineActive, which highlights the importance of spinal health and encourages people to manage back and neck pain through movement and exercise. As spine, muscle, and… continue reading

Happy Thanksgiving

We, at Synergea Family Health Centre, would like to wish everyone a very happy Thanksgiving.   It is our wish that your weekend be filled with the warmth of family and friends.    We will be closed on Monday, October 14th and will re-open for regular hours on Tuesday.  

LOVE TO GARDEN?

  Tending to the garden is hard work! Gardening activities such as weeding, raking, digging and pruning can trigger the onset of neck and lower back pain.  Did you know there is actually a condition know as ‘Gardener’s Elbow’?  Massage Therapy can help … call 403-247-2947 today to make an appointment!

ARE YOU READY FOR ‘BACK TO SCHOOL’

September is fast approaching and the signs of ‘Back to School’ are everywhere.  The multitude of options for backpacks can be very confusing.   The following article will hopefully shed some light on how to make the best choice for your child. https://albertachiro.com/programs-resources/back-to-school-health/

HAVE A RELAXING AND SAFE LONG WEEKEND!

Synergea Family Health Centre will be closed on Monday, August 5th for Heritage Day.  We will resume regular hours (8:00am – 7:00pm) Tuesday, August 6th.   If you need to contact us when the clinic is closed please know that you can always leave a message on our answering machine and we will get back… continue reading