Minor Injury Clinic

Has a weekend trip to the mountains, a bike ride in the river valley, a sporting event, or perhaps even a bad fall left you [...]

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Acupuncture at Acumen

Acupuncture is fast becoming one of the most popular methods of treatment in the manual therapy world.  Acupuncturists, chiropractors, and physiotherapists are the most common [...]

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Power and Precision- How to Support what Happens Under the Water in Artistic Swimming

Imagine completing your hardest workout and maintaining a smile throughout its entire duration. Synchronized swimming is a sport that is all smiles and precision above the [...]

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The Key to Managing Hip Pain – Hip Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis (OA) is often referred to as the “wear and tear” type of arthritis. It is the degeneration that occurs in the joint. Specifically, in [...]

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Chiropractor at Acumen!

I first heard of Acumen as a clinic and entity through the Canadian Pro Rodeo Sport Medicine Team (CPRSMT) of which I am the chiropractic [...]

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Motor vehicle accidents

Were you involved in a Motor vehicle accident or know someone who was and need help getting back to their previous lifestyle? Acumen Reconditioning can [...]

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Knee Osteoarthritis (OA) and exercise

Why Exercise can Improve Knee Osteoarthritis? Acumen Reconditioning offers group training for those affected by knee osteoarthritis. We understand this can be a debilitating diagnosis but [...]

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Data collection: What’s it good for?

At Acumen, we regularly collect data or information on clients in different variables. For example, we may periodically assess body fat mass in someone whose [...]

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Hockey Off-Season Training

What is it? Off-season training is where hockey players switch gears from in-season play to post-season work, translating to future improvements on and off the ice. [...]

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Breaking Down the Box Jump – Phase I Plyometric

The addition of power training to someone’s workout program is essential for not only athletes but for the active population as well. For athletes, explosiveness [...]

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Foam Roll Core for Low Back and Core Stability 

The first time I saw these series of exercises was in Spring Training of 2014 when my mentor, Matt Krause, started with the Yankees. Catcher,  [...]

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Get To Know Your Strength & Conditioning Coach

Hi! I’m Chris Sharkey, Shark, Shark Man, Shark Tank, Shark Bait Ou Ah Ha or as my mother still calls me Chrissy…. and only Christopher [...]

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