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WHAT TO DO AFTER A MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT. Having a Motor Vehicle Accident is extremely stressful and there are a lot of questions to be addressed. In this article we help break down what needs to happen, what to expect and moving forward WITHIN 10 DAYS:. Make an appointment with a Primary Health Care Provider. This can be a registered physiotherapist, chiropractor, or medical doctor. Fill out an AB-1 form (Notice of Loss and Proof of Claim), that will include the details of the incident, ...
Posted on 2019-11-08
CAR ACCIDENT OR WHIPLASH SYMPTOMS CAN DEVELOP OVER DAYS, NOT OVER NIGHT. After suffering a car accident or whiplash injury you may not feel the symptoms right away. High Impact forces during the whiplash injury can damage the disc as well as the spine.  The impact causes compressive forces in the disc. The natural reflex muscle action or strength of the muscle can prevent the neck from bending, and greatly increasing the compressive forces to the on the disc.  due to its added stren...
Posted on 2019-11-06
Do you know the exact mechanism of your Whiplash injury? Well we are the true experts in dealing with it who can help you much better at Chinook Rehab Centre in southwest Calgary. We offer physiotherapy, massage, chiropractic and acupuncture treatments. Our advices are highly valued by our numerous clients who had motor vehicle accidents before: they trusted us and got the impressive results after the treatments! Let’s make it little bit clearer. Consider the mechanism first. We will be...
Posted on 2019-09-04
An unexpected accident can cause painful injuries that impact you for weeks and years to come. Some types of injuries are common in car accidents. When you’re injured in an auto accident, you will need to work with an experienced physiotherapist to recover. Here are the most common types of car accident injuries Whiplash. Whiplash is the common name for muscle, ligament and tendon injuries that can happen in a car accident. When you’re in a car accident, your body often moves su...
Posted on 2019-08-07
Any accompanying soft tissue pathology surrounding the glenohumeral ( Shoulder ) joint including but not limited to: 1) Impingement syndrome 2) Calcific tendinitis 3) Subacromial bursitis 4) Supraspinatus tendonitis 5) Bicipital tendonitis  The rotator cuff tendons provide a major contribution to the dynamic stabilization of glenohumeral joint by stabilizing the humeral head within the concavity of glenoid, resulting in the compression force in the joint. The balance between the sup...
Posted on 2019-07-10

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