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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Total Hip Replacement- Direct Lateral versus Direct Anterior Approach

Total Hip Replacement- Direct Lateral versus Direct Anterior Approach   When it comes to total hip replacement (THR) surgical approaches, particularly the direct anterior approach (DA)...

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Total Knee Replacement versus a Partial Knee Replacement

At Acumen Health we offer Total Knee Replacements and Partial Knee Replacements (also know as an Oxford Knee Replacement)  A partial knee replacement (also known...

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Total Joint Replacement and Recovery

Total Joint Replacement and RecoveryA Total Hip Replacement (THA) and/or Total Knee Replacement (TKA) involves the removal of the affected ball and socket joint, with...

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) – Total Joint Replacement at Acumen Part 2

FAQ’s regarding Private Total Joint Replacement - Part 2What does recovery look like, and what is the typical time frame for recovery? Recovery timelines...

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FAQ’s regarding Private Total Joint Replacement

FAQ’s regarding Private Total Joint ReplacementWhy choose Acumen for total joint replacement? Acumen is a leading private health and surgery model with a specialized team...

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3 Reasons for an Orthopedic Evaluation

Musculoskeletal injuries happen and people are often unsure where to go given the wait times to see someone experienced in orthopedic injuries. Orthopedic Specialists are...

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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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