Alberta chiropractors:

Duty to Diagnose, Commitment to Care.

 

Chiropractic. Proactive hands-on health care that works.

Chiropractic is a health discipline firmly grounded in science and endorsed by research. Evidence continues to prove the value of chiropractic care with consistently high marks for clinical effectiveness, cost efficiency and patient satisfaction.

Alberta chiropractors:

Duty to Diagnose, Commitment to Care.

 

Chiropractic. Proactive hands-on health care that works.

Chiropractic is a health discipline firmly grounded in science and endorsed by research. Evidence continues to prove the value of chiropractic care with consistently high marks for clinical effectiveness, cost efficiency and patient satisfaction.

2022 Membership Renewals

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Chiropractic. Proactive hands-on health care that works.

Chiropractic is a health discipline firmly grounded in science and endorsed by research. Evidence continues to prove the value of chiropractic care with consistently high marks for clinical effectiveness, cost efficiency and patient satisfaction.

COVID-19 National Resource Centre

As the national association representing Canada’s chiropractic profession, ensuring the safety of patients, staff and yourself in this shifting environment remains a top priority. 

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Chiropractic Treatment

Non-invasive and Precise

The main form of treatment chiropractors deliver is called an adjustment — a non-invasive procedure consisting of a precise directed movement to help relieve pain and discomfort, and restore range of motion.

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When to See a Chiropractor

Some of the common conditions people see a chiropractor for include: conditions of the spine and extremities, back pain, neck pain, headaches and migraines.

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Treatment Goals

Acute and chronic care — reduce muscle spasm and inflammation... Rehabilitation — increase and maintain flexibility... Prevention — correct postural habits and modify.

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Workplace Safety

Lifting

One of the biggest concerns in the workplace is lifting and loading. Lifting improperly can cause a whole host of issues including back injuries (muscle, disk and joint)...

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Sitting

Sitting for long periods of time is terrible for the human body, with a 2015 study in the Annals of Internal Medicine indicating an increased risk of type 2 diabetes...

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Coverage

Seniors' Funding

Seniors' Funding

The Government of Alberta provides premium-free Alberta Blue Cross coverage to seniors for health-related services not covered under the Alberta health care insurance plan.

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Workplace Injury (WCB)

If you are hurt at work, you can go straight to an authorized chiropractic for treatment. The Workers' Compensation Board does not require you to see a medical doctor first.

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Federal Programs

Chiropractors are recognized under the HPB for outpatient services. Services can be accessed only when prescribed by the attending physician, nurse practitioner or physiotherapist.

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Insurance

Extended health care insurance/benefits provided through employers or individual coverage like Alberta Blue Cross usually covers most, if not all costs, for chiropractic treatments.

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Motor Vehicle Accidents

Motor Vehicle Accidents

Chiropractic treatment for minor injuries is billed directly to your insurance company. You do not have to submit receipts for reimbursement, but tell your chiropractor that you were injured in an MVA.

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Disability Parking Placards

As of February 1, 2017, chiropractors registered in Alberta have been authorized to approve application forms for parking placards for persons with disabilities.

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Community Initiatives

Student Care

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Walk for Arthritis

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Straighten up Alberta

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Backpack Safety

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World Spine Day

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Kids' health

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