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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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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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome: Why its more than just knee pain

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or PFPS as it is commonly known, is a fancy way of saying that there is pain in and around the patella [...]

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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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PRP in Orthopaedics – Is this treatment an option for you?!

Many Acumen Clinic patients are interested in Biologic treatments for orthopedic conditions such as knee arthritis, rotator cuff pain and tennis elbow. At Acumen Clinic [...]

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Introduction to the Acumen Clinic Team!

Our team consists of Dr. Jesse Slade-Shantz, Carmen Hiploylee, Francesca Sebastian, LeeAnne Gullett, Caitlyn, Liesha Hansen, Cynthia Paquet. Find out more!

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What is Acumen Clinic

Welcome to Acumen Sports and Shoulder Clinic! We are a private orthopaedic clinic led by surgeon, Dr. Jesse Slade Shantz, and his team. Our clinic was [...]

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