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New Exercises for Low Back Pain on the CCGI YouTube Channel

The Canadian Chiropractic Guideline Initiative has just published a great series of exercises for those who are experiencing low back pain. These exercises are great to add to your daily routine to help ease your pain. If you are new to exercise or are in considerable pain start with the level 1 series. As you […]

Concussions…. a BIG deal!

We’ve been hearing alot about the danger of concussions in sport and especially in youth sport. Research shows that if not treated properly, the impact of a single concussion or multiple concussions can be long-lasting. Dr. Janzen is now a SHIFT Concussion Management Trained Practitioner. For more information and a great video primer for kids […]

Welcome Dr. Jared Foat to the Bow River Chiropractic Team

We are please to welcome Dr. Jared Foat to Bow River Chiropractic. Dr. Foat attended Mount Royal University in Calgary, Alberta where he achieved his Bachelor’s degree in Health Science as well as a minor in chemistry. He went on to attended Palmer West Chiropractic College in San Jose, California where he graduated with Honours […]

Have a Concussion?

Dr. Janzen is a recognized Healthcare Provider of the Shift Concussion Management Program – an evidence-based educational platform for Health Professionals working with concussion patients. Dr. Janzen has been trained in concussion assessment and management techniques and can provide you with the education, care, and rehabilitation you require to get back to your daily activities. […]

Welcoming Massage Therapist Laurie Quillian!

We are happy to welcome Laurie to our team at Bow River Chiropractic! Laurie graduated from the Calgary College of Holistic Health and Clinics Inc. at the University of Calgary in June 2007.  When Alberta started changing the regulations regarding Registered Massage Therapists, she didn’t hesitate to return back to the classroom. In May 2014, […]

Heel Pain

Heel pain is a very common condition that we see and treat at the clinic. The most common cause of heel pain is plantar fasciitis. It involves pain and inflammation of a thick band of tissue, called the plantar fascia, that runs across the bottom of your foot and connects your heel bone to your […]

Straighten up Alberta!!

The Alberta College and Association of Chiropractors has developed a great program that helps promote spinal health and posture. This program is available on the Straighten Up Alberta website, as well as an app for your mobile device. It is a great little video for either adults or kids to help get moving and straighten […]

Backpack Tips

It’s back to school time and students are loading up their backpacks with all their school supplies. . Here are some simple tips for picking, packing and wearing a backpack to avoid pain and strain. Pick the right bag • Choose a bag made of lightweight material. • Pick a bag that has two wide, […]

What the heck is text neck?

Text neck is a term used to describe the injuries and pain associated with looking down at wireless devices for too long. The symptoms associated with text neck are – Neck pain – Back pain – Headaches – Shoulder pain – Increased curvature of the spine By constantly looking downward it places a greater amount […]