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Whiplash

Whiplash is a pain in the neck! Whiplash is the result of rapid neck acceleration-deceleration, most commonly, but not limited to, when a motor vehicle collides with another vehicle or an other stationary object. It usually affects the neck and upper mid back causing limited movement, pain and discomfort, numbness…
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Physiotherapy

 What is Physiotherapy? Our focuses on the science of human movement, using a multi-system approach  (cardiovascular, neurological, musculoskeletal). At Apollo, physiotherapy typically focuses on treating conditions specific to muscles, bones, the nervous system, balance, and overall general health and well-being. Physiotherapists help to relieve pain, restore muscle balance, correct posture,…

Chiropractic

 What is Chiropractic? Chiropractic is a non-invasive, hands-on health care discipline that focuses on the neuromusculoskeletal system. Chiropractors practice a manual approach, providing diagnosis, treatment and preventive care for disorders related to the spine, pelvis, nervous system and joints. Chiropractors use a combination of treatments, all of which are geared…

Massage Therapy

 What is Massage Therapy? Massage therapy is a comprehensive intervention involving a range of techniques to manipulate the soft tissues and joints of the body. The purpose of massage therapy is to “prevent, develop, maintain, rehabilitate or augment physical function or relieve pain” (Massage Therapy Act, 1991). It is a…

Acupuncture

What is Acupuncture? Acupuncture is the TCM – Traditional Chinese Medicine use of fine, sterile, one-time use filiform needles.  The needles are used in key points of the body to stimulate healing, eliminate pain, stasis, and infection. The R. Ac practitioner uses the essential principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine to…

Custom Orthotics

A custom orthotic is a device designed to align the foot and ankle into the most anatomically efficient position. They look like insoles, but are biomechanical medical appliances that are custom made to correct your specific foot imbalance.  Custom orthotics work on your feet much like glasses work on your eyes -…

Counseling & Psychotherapy

What is Psychotherapy? Psychotherapy is the skilled and principled use of relationship to facilitate self- knowledge, emotional acceptance and growth and the optimal development of personal resources. The overall aim of a psychotherapist is to provide an opportunity for people to work towards living more satisfyingly and resourcefully. Psychotherapy can…

Holistic Nutrition

What is Holistic Nutrition? Holistic Nutrition is the concept of eating food that is as close to its natural state as possible, supporting optimal well-being and performance. It considers the person as a whole, and aims to rebalance body systems leaving you feeling energized and healthy, not tired, sickly and…

Osteopathy

What is Osteopathy? Osteopathy is a primary health care system, complementary to other medical practices. It is suitable for almost anyone and can contribute to the treatment and management of a wide range of conditions. Osteopaths primarily work through the neuro-musculoskeletal system, mostly on muscles and joints, using holistic and…

Chiropody

What is a Chiropodist? A chiropodist is a primary care professional practicing in podiatric medicinethat specializes in assessment, management and prevention of diseasesand disorders of the foot.As a primary care provider, Chiropodists do not need a medical referral to treat patients. Services offered by the Chiropodist: Treatment for fungal nails…

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