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15 06, 2022

Sciatica: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

By Adster Creative|2022-06-08T09:21:48-06:00June 15th, 2022|Blog|

Sciatica is a form of lower back pain that can quickly and easily take your breath away. While not all pain associated with sciatica is severe, it can be enough to impede your day-to-day living.  Fortunately, most cases resolve themselves within a few weeks with non-operative treatments such as stretching, exercising, and physiotherapy. To better understand sciatica, keep reading to learn more about its causes, symptoms, and treatments. The Sciatic Nerve Did you know that the sciatic nerve is the longest and widest nerve in the body? It is formed by the connection of five nerve roots from the lower

15 05, 2022

Lower Back Pain

By Admin|2022-05-20T09:30:28-06:00May 15th, 2022|Blog|

It’s not until you are dealing with pain in your lower back do you realize how often you use your back! Every time you take a step, sit down, laugh, and breathe, you are activating your lower back muscles. However, there is not just a single cause for lower back pain. The type of pain and where it is located can indicate a variety of conditions and problems resulting in your discomfort. To help you better understand lower back pain, its symptoms, and its treatment options, here is River Stone Wellness’ guide to lower back pain: Where is the Pain

1 05, 2022

When to See a Physiotherapist

By Admin|2022-02-24T12:48:17-07:00May 1st, 2022|Blog|

If you are experiencing health problems that make it difficult to move around and do day-to-day tasks, you may need to seek physiotherapy. Physiotherapy is a form of treatment that helps your body heal and move better by improving or restoring your physical function. The goal of physiotherapy is to make activities and daily tasks easier, whether it’s walking, getting out of bed, or even doing your job. Physiotherapy is used following injuries, some surgeries, and long-term health issues either as a standalone therapy or in combination with other forms of treatment.However, it can sometimes be difficult to know exactly

1 04, 2022

Treatment Options for Chronic Fatigue in Edmonton

By Admin|2022-04-06T15:32:14-06:00April 1st, 2022|Blog|

When you suffer from chronic fatigue, then you know there is no singular magical cure out there to help you eliminate your symptoms and stop feeling tired all of the time. While there is no one standard treatment, there are many options available for managing the symptoms and improving your quality of life! These options include lifestyle changes, medications, and stress management techniques as well as a variety of drug-free therapeutic services. With the help of your healthcare provider, treatment options can be tailored and personalized to your specific symptoms. Read on to learn about some available treatment options and

1 03, 2022

What is Laser Therapy For Pain Relief?

By Admin|2022-03-08T09:42:24-07:00March 1st, 2022|Blog|

Laser therapy is a form of pain-relief treatment that uses light to encourage the body’s natural process of healing itself. Light, as you know, is an important part of our everyday life. There is plenty of evidence showing how light can be used to improve human health. In fact, even the ancient Egyptians used chromotherapy in their healing practices! Modern scientific discoveries have led to a better understanding of how light can positively interact with our bodies on a biological level. For example, we’ve learned the importance of Vitamin D for our skin, bones, vision, and even our psychological states.

15 01, 2022

Have You Been in a Motor Vehicle Accident? Learn About Your Treatment Options

By Admin|2021-12-02T14:34:44-07:00January 15th, 2022|Blog|

Are you suffering from pain following a motor vehicle accident? Not only is the experience traumatic enough but the recovery process from your injuries can be long and painful. With modern therapies available, you have treatment options after a motor vehicle accident that will promote healing, lessen your emotional trauma, and provide a shorter rehabilitation period. Ready to learn more? Keep reading to find out what therapies are available to you if you are suffering the after-effects of a car accident. Common Injuries Following a Motor Vehicle Accident The injuries associated with motor vehicle accidents can range from mild to

15 12, 2021

The Benefits of Shockwave Therapy

By Admin|2022-03-08T09:43:00-07:00December 15th, 2021|Blog|

Wouldn’t it be amazing if you could address your chronic pain and painful physical conditions without the need for surgery or medications? Then we have great news for you!  Since the 1980s, shockwave therapy has been effectively used as a non-invasive treatment for musculoskeletal disorders. In fact, controlled scientific studies have shown up to 91% improvement with an 84% success rate when it comes to treating numerous conditions. If that sounds good to you, keep reading to learn more about shockwave therapy and its amazing benefits. What is Shockwave Therapy? Shockwave therapy is a non-invasive treatment method that uses an

30 11, 2021

What To Do If You’ve Thrown Out Your Back

By Admin|2021-12-02T10:10:27-07:00November 30th, 2021|Blog|

You’ll know it when you feel it - you turn a certain way or bend down to pick something up and searing pain shoots through your back. You then find yourself unable to move for a number of days. An injured back is more than a mere inconvenience. The pain and discomfort can make it extremely difficult to move around and go about your daily life. Luckily, if you act quickly, you can promote healing and be back on your feet in no time! Along with treatment options such as chiropractic care and massage therapy, there’s no need to let

30 04, 2018

Women for Wellness

By Admin|2022-03-08T09:16:42-07:00April 30th, 2018|Blog|

Spreading Wellness! Thanks to our therapist Sarah, we were able to help out with her initiative to give support to the REMAR boys home in Accra, Ghana. We helped out with the purchase of a new, sturdy water tank for the boys home so they have steady access to water. These donations were made in memory of CJ and Franklina. Additionally, Sarah was able to buy each boy a soccer ball. Hooray! Thank you Sarah. Let's all work together to foster more kindness around the world.

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