Medicine Ball Workouts: A Key to Post-Surgery Rehab – By Michael Kicia, Acumen’s Strength and Conditioning Specialist

Introduction Medicine ball training is a versatile and effective tool that can be utilized not only for strength and conditioning but also for rehabilitation and sport-specific...

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The Crucial Role of Strength and Conditioning in Combat Sport

Written by  - JC Gonzalez - Acumen Health Strength and Conditioning Specialist Introduction: Combat sports require a unique combination of physical attributes like strength, power, agility, endurance,...

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Unveiling the Truth: Demystifying Private Surgery in Canada

  In the realm of Canadian healthcare, private surgery remains a topic veiled in misconception and misunderstanding. Despite its existence within the framework of the Medicare...

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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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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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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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The Journey after Surgery and the Missing Gap 

Working with an Orthopedic Surgeon and in post-operative care, it is often found that there is a disconnect between healing timeline readiness and functional readiness.  It...

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What is a Kinesiologist?

A Bachelor of Kinesiology is a degree that encompasses the study of human body movement. Once the degree is completed a person is known as...

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Patient-Centred Practice

There is a broad trust in society that medical professionals are committed to patient care.  For physicians, it is part of the Hippocratic Oath that...

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Second opinions can be good for all concerned

“I want a second opinion” is a line many of us have heard on TV when a character receives bad news from a doctor. From...

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Telemedicine Lessons Learned

It was over 2 months without sitting together with a patient.  It has been the longest gap in providing in-person patient care since my research...

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