A wee heads up for the long weekend ahead!
Enjoy time with family and friends at out in this beautiful land that we get to call home ❤️
We Offer: Chiropractic and Massage Therapy
BOOK YOUR APPOINTMENTS IN NOW :) Chiropractic care is a safe, effective, and natural form of health care.
Although most people see Chiropractors as bone or spine doctors, Chiropractors actually focus primarily on the nervous system. Chiropractors know that the nervous system is the one system in the body that directly influences every other system. This is because nerves conduct sensory information from every part of the body and then delivers the information to the brain. Once there, the brain analy
zes the information to determine what the body needs to maintain a healthy state. So, the health of the nervous system is paramount to the good health of the rest of the body. Chiropractors recognize that misalignment in the spine can interfere with proper nervous system function. More specifically, chiropractors study the effects of vertebral subluxations- conditions of the spine where alignment and movement patterns of the vertebrae are abnormal. When this occurs, imbalances cause irritation and inflammation. In turn this can cause interference with the information that is transmitted along the nerves and spinal cord. Chiropractors are the only health care professionals specifically trained to locate and correct subluxations. This is the primary reason why chiropractors should be called wellness doctors. Every time a chiropractor corrects a vertebral subluxation, the positive effects are felt in multiple systems simultaneously.
A wee heads up for the long weekend ahead!
Enjoy time with family and friends at out in this beautiful land that we get to call home ❤️
We hope you are looking forward to a lovely long weekend!
If you’re in need of a check up, we are open to serve you on all of our regular office hours (with Good Friday being the exception)
Happy St. Patrick’s Day!
If you’re in need of a check up before the weekend kicks off, Drs Kris and Anna will be in the office today (Friday) from 9-12.
Our team will then be scooting down to Calgary to attend a Chiropractic Seminar *ekkk we are so excited these are back on and in person again!
Can’t wait to connect with you all on Monday and share with you all that we learn!
Have a beautiful, sunny weekend!
All 5 of these super cuties have 7 cervical vertebrae --- the bones that make up their necks!
Truth is, most mammals fall into this category, too, despite their body size or neck length!
The only three known exceptions being the manatee with six, the two-toed sloth with five or six, and the three-toed sloth with nine.
Now ya know :)
In honour of International Women's Day, we must give a special shout out to Mabel Heath Palmer, D.C., Ph.C., the "First Lady of Chiropractic".
Mabel became a chiropractor in 1905 and was a leader and inspiration to countless female chiropractors. Married to the founder of Chiropractic, BJ Palmer, she stated in the early 1900s:
"Never before has there been such wonderful opportunities to women for practical service; and in my opinion, there is no better profession in the whole world so splendidly adapted to women as CHIROPRACTIC."
Mabel... we feel this still rings true today.
Because of YOU and the thousands of other female Chiropractors that followed in your footsteps, we have the diverse and flourishing profession that we have today!
It snowed --- AGAIN!
I suppose we shouldn't be too surprised that winter is just not quite done with us on this sunny 1st of March day.
If you're finding yourself tidying up your walk or driveway today, here are some key tips to make sure your body doesn't pay for it later:
1. Treat shoveling like the work out that it is -- warm up! Make sure to do some light range of motion stretches of your lower back and neck. Stretch your shoulders and chest by raising our arm out to the side with a bent elbow and leaning into a door frame.
2. When filling your shovel, less is more! Try not to fill the shovel completely with a heavy load of snow. This may mean you are doing more repetitions of "twist and throw" but the weight that you are moving will be considerably less, reducing the chance of 'tweaking' a muscle.
3. Change up sides -- push from your right side and then from your left. Even if one side is more coordinated, this will help prevent overloading and from creating an imbalanced stress on your frame.
4. Take breaks! We all simply just want to get the task done, but if you have any significant ground to work through, your body will thank you later for taking your time.
Should you be reading this post "too late" and finding yourself not feeling your best after trudging through the white stuff, give our office a call -- sooner than later -- so that we can help you recover quickly! (hopefully not just in time to do it all over again if winter decides to strike once more!)
We hope you had an awesome Family Day long weekend!
Dr. Claire and Dr. Anna are refreshed and ready to take care of you all this week:
Tuesday: 9 am - noon
2:30 pm - 6 pm
Wednesday: 9 am - noon
2:30 pm - 6 pm
Thursday: 2:30 pm - 6 pm
Friday: 9 am - noon
1 pm - 4 pm
Saturday: 9 am - noon
We hope you are enjoying some extra rest and a lovely long weekend with your loved ones.
We can’t wait to see you on Tuesday!
Chiropractors have been a vital part of many NFL teams -- all 32, in fact!
Chiropractic care is known to help maximize nervous system function, helping to improve sport performance and aid in injury prevention. Should a hit do more than just take their breath away *you know the ones you watch and go "OHHHHHHH" to*, many high level athletes look to their Chiropractor to help speed up recovery and get them back on the field ASAP.
So, whether you play high level sport or are a weekend warrior on your Rec Team, maybe it's time to get adjusted! Give us a call and find out how we can support you in pushing your body to the max, all while having fun!
Every 6 months we give away a YEAR of FREE Wellness Care to one of our amazing patients who have been prioritising their health through consistent and regular chiropractic care!
Congratulations, Warren! YOU are our next winner!!
Our next draw will be in July, so chat with your Doc today to see how you can qualify!
Have an amazing weekend, beauties!
It's 2 pm.
On a Thursday (or Friday).
And you're eye lids are fluttering and you're faaaaaddding.
You pick yourself up and decide to go for a walk and BOOM! 15 minutes around the block and you're back and energized, ready to finish up your day.
Why do you think that is?
Well, a Nobel prize winner by the name of Roger Sperry found that 90% of the brain’s STIMULATION and NUTRITION comes from the movement of the spine!
That walk / yoga class / deadlift / soccer game / tag with the kids that required your spine to be upright against gravity caused the activation of important receptors in your spine called proprioceptors. But not only that, EVERY CHIROPRACTIC ADJUSTMENT that works to specifically engage and optimise the function of your spine on a segmental and global level does the same thing!
When stimulated, these special receptors send massive signals to our brain to help your body understand where it is in space which literally wakes you up!
So, next time you find yourself struggling through the final hours of the afternoon, forget the coffee and consider moving your body *or squeezing in a quick check up* instead!
Welcome to Fun Fact Friday, where we hope to share with you a truly FUN FACT!
Topics will be related to Chiropractic, overall health, the human body *but maybe some animal facts, too*, or truly anything that we hope makes you to "huh, that's neat".
Did you know... The first Chiropractic adjustment was administered by the founder of Chiropractic, Daniel David (DD) Palmer in 1895. DD Palmer had been avidly studying the human body and while doing so was curious about the impact of the spine on the function of overall health.
His curiosity got the best of him when he offered to help a janitor by the name of Harvey Lillard, who had lost his hearing 17 years prior after a bonk to top of his head.
After palpating his spine, DD found a bump near the base of Harvey's skull and suggested he push it back and see what would happen *Harvey surely was a very trusting man*!
And as the story goes, VOILA! Harvey's hearing returned!! 😲
Have you been in our space and wondered what the "Wellness Challenge" wall of amazing polaroid photos was all about?!
A couple years ago we were inspired by the idea for the Wellness Challenge by our friends and decided to make it a bi-annual tradition in our office!
So what's the gist?
Simply put, every 6 months... we give away a YEAR of FREE WELLNESS CARE!
-Complete your Corrective Phase of Chiropractic Care
-Add a polaroid of your face to our Wellness Wall
-Stick with your personalized Wellness Plan as decided upon by you and your doc for 6 months (for some people, this may mean a regular adjustment every 2 weeks, for others its monthly).
BOOM! You're entered!
Curious if you are eligible?
Chat with your Doc at your next visit because our next draw will be at the end of January!
Whether you are a seasoned pro turned weekend warrior OR a beginner in all things winter, you deserve to get the most out of your body as you do the things you love or challenge yourself with something new!
Have you been hitting the slopes *or maybe the slopes have been getting the best of you? 😬
Maybe it's time for a tune-up!
YOU, our practice members, are AMAZING!
YOU showed up and we donated a dollar for every adjustment in December and YOU kindly donated and purchased our supplies, and because of that we were able to raise enough money to contribute to 7-- that's right SEVEN -- layettes for the equally amazing --- that's close to $3000, people!
Not only that, we also were given so many cute lightly used or new items of clothing to send to the team at Basically Babies, too!
As always, you helped us surpass our goal (which was 4 layettes) and remind us constantly of how great our community is.
This one is for you.
We are truly GRATEFUL for YOU.
In Flanders fields the poppies blow
Between the crosses, row on row,
That mark our place; and in the sky
The larks, still bravely singing, fly
Scarce heard amid the guns below.
We are the Dead. Short days ago
We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow,
Loved and were loved, and now we lie,
In Flanders fields.
Take up our quarrel with the foe:
To you from failing hands we throw
The torch; be yours to hold it high.
If ye break faith with us who die
We shall not sleep, though poppies grow
In Flanders fields.
- John McCrae
After much anticipation, it's finally here!
November 1st marks the official start of our 'Gift of Health' month!
Are you a patient in our office who knows someone who would benefit from Chiropractic care?
If so, this is one of the best months for them to start getting adjusted in our office because for the ENTIRE MONTH we will be offering them their new patient visit for $0!
That's right, a thorough consultation, history, chiropractic and neurological examination will be completely on US as a THANK YOU for trusting us with your loved one's health.
That's a savings of $100!
Share our info with them and be sure to have them call us ASAP. Spaces are limited and ALWAYS get scooped up quickly!
One more sleep!
You've been so patient and we're grateful that you've followed along.
Let's just say, if you're a patient in our office and someone you love has been thinking of starting Chiropractic care ... you're going to want to share tomorrow's announcement with them!
Happy Saturday, beauties 🥰
We can't wait for what's to come!
Have you been looking forward to all things "winter sports" but worry that your body won't be able to keep up?
Or maybe you simply want to ensure your body keeps up with winter shoveling and scraping chores? (*is it too soon to talk about the white stuff? 😬)
We've got a great opportunity to keep you well this winter... only 3 more sleeps until all of the details drop!
Are you a new parent who's feeling the aches and pains of mamma/daddy hunch and not yet under Chiropractic care in our office?
Have you been wanting to get your kids checked--not because something is 'wrong' with them, but more with a focus of prevention?
Or maybe you are already under care, but life's physical, chemical, and emotional stresses have been building up on your partner and you want to see how Chiropractic care could help?
You are going to want to stick around for the rest of this Countdown...
Only a handful of days until the start of our most favourite times of the year!!
1. This is the only time of year that we offer this awesome opportunity to our practice members' friends and family...
2. There's a limited number of spots per doc, so you will have to act fast!
The Countdown begins...
It's our 10th Anniversary and *because we can* we are going to BIG!
Join us this weekend, Saturday Sept 17th, from 12 - 2pm in our west parking lot and help us celebrate
and ALL THINGS FUN!
Bouncy castles, face painting, balloon animals, BBQ, local vendors, AND a dunk tank to chance your luck at Dunkin’ a Doc!
All are welcome, whether you are a patient or not! So if you haven’t RSVP’d yet, DM us and we will send you the invite!
Dr. Kris will be here this Saturday to take care of your bodies and prepare you for the long weekend! Call today to book in!
Hey there, it’s Dr. Claire here!
I wanted to connect with the LiveWell community to let you know about my exciting news! If you haven’t already heard, I’m getting married on July 16 and will be away on our honeymoon for the 2 weeks that follow! This is coming up fast and the summer schedule is filling up quickly so I wanted to send you this reminder.
While I’m away, Dr. Kris and Dr. Anna will be covering my practice, giving you the opportunity to experience their incredible care and stay on track with your plan!
If you normally see Dr. Kris or Dr. Anna, keep in mind that their schedules will be busier as they’re helping to cover my practice while I’m away. As always, booking ahead ensures you get the times that work best for you!
I’m looking forward to enjoying this summer season with you all!
Whoa! Cool stuff! What an honour to be nominated beside these awesome spaces!
Official 2022 Community Voting Awards Platform for Edmonton, AB. Where the community votes for their favourites every year.
We are beyond excited to introduce Debora Peters to our Livewell family! Debora has been practicing massage for over 20 years, and we are so happy to have her with us to cover Brianna's maternity leave! Debora's schedule is now open and ready to book in as of May 2nd, so give us a call and we will help to find a time for you to keep up with your massages well Brianna's taking care of her new family ❤️
Attn all RMTs!
We are looking for a new addition to our team! If you or anyone you know is looking for work send a resume to [email protected]!
Please note the elevator is still available for use on the east entrance!
This year for our Christmas charity give back we are helping support Edmonton's Multicultural Family Resource Society!
Multicultural Family Resource Society MFRS supports immigrant and refugee families that live in Edmonton by offering supports such as parenting groups, girls programs, English classes, family support, as well as emergency support funds for those extremely tough times!
Our own Dr Anna's sister is a volunteer on the board, and through the process of choosing this charity we came to th realization that one of our Livewell families also has a member on the board!!
Our goal this year is to raise $1,500 for this charity, and hit this goal we're bringing back a well-loved promotion!!!
SOCKS ARE BACK!!! For every $10 you donate we're sending you home with a pair of Good Luck Sock ! You're entire $10 will be going to the charity! Make sure you have your December appointment booked to come in and grab a few pairs while giving back!!
A reminder our office will be closed on Thursday November 11th to remember and honor our hero's 🇨🇦
The announcement you've been waiting for!
It's that time of year again, November is our gift of health promotion and were giving you a special opportunity to share health with your loved ones!
Give us a call at 780-705-3556 to get more information!
Come get spooky with us on Saturday! Save $5 off your adjustment if you come in dressed up, and we'll have treats for the kiddos!
Now for a couple cheesy Halloween jokes!
What's in a ghost's nose?
... BOO-gers! 👻
Why did the ghost starch his sheet?
.. He wanted everyone scared stiff! 🥁
Why are skeletons so calm?
... Because nothing gets under their skin☠️
What do witches get when their shoes are too tight?
..candy corns! 🧙♀️
4 days! It's almost arrived!!!!
After almost a week upstairs, we have finally been able to move back down!!
Join us back in our office downstairs for your next appointment!
6 days 😬😃
We can't wait to share the next big thing with you!
It's SPOOKY SEASON!!!
Come in dressed up for your appointment this Saturday and save yourself $5 off your adjustment!!
Looking forward to seeing all the witches, goblins and ghouls!
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