Mount Royal Village Family Chiropractic | Sprain and Strain

Are You Suffering a Sprain or a Strain?

Sprains and strains are some of the most common injuries. While people use these terms interchangeably, they are two distinct types of injuries. At Mount Royal Village Family Chiropractic, we understand the root cause of the injury and approach both issues differently. Our expert team of chiropractors, osteopaths, and massage professionals can help you recover completely from the injury.

Facts About Calgary Sprains and Strains

Sprains occur when there is trauma to the joint, such as when you twist your ankle or hurt your shoulder joint. These joints are supported by ligaments, and any damage to the joint will sprain them. Strains happen when you overuse or cause too much stress to muscles and tendons.

When you understand the nature of these injuries, it becomes clear that they need different treatment approaches. Our experts carefully examine your current health, the nature of your injury, past health, and current lifestyle, and then determine what will work for you. There is a higher risk of sprains and strains if you’re an athlete, overweight, or have had previous trauma.

Treatment for Calgary Sprains and Strains

The most effective first aid treatment is RICE – Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation. You need to make sure the injured area gets sufficient rest, ice and compress it, and keep it elevated as much as possible.

After that, it is essential to seek medical assistance to ensure the ligaments, muscles, and tendons are not permanently damaged. We use massage therapy and chiropractic treatments to help reduce inflammation and pain. We also improve the mobility and flexibility of the damaged area to ensure you don’t face any issues with stiffness or pain down the line.

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If you want to know more about Calgary sprains and strains and chiropractic treatment options or book an appointment, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us at Mount Royal Village Family Chiropractic through our contact us form or call us on 403 475 6210.

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Definitely lives up to the 5 star reviews! I had extreme pain from a lower back injury and Dr. Pat and his team helped figure out where it was all stemming from and within a few weeks it is significantly better. I used to be fearful of Chiro but Dr. Pat makes you feel at ease and explains things very well so that you know what is going on in your body. He and his team are extremely friendly and welcoming. I definitely recommend them. Alysa Van Haastert - Google
5 star experience! My boyfriend and I were expecting our first child this past November and I (like any first time mom), was extremely nervous about giving birth.... Dr. Pat ensured me that with consistent chiropractic care, it could potentially ease the birthing process. Sure enough, on Nov 15th 2018.... our healthy 7.2oz baby boy basically cruised on out after only 15 minutes of pushing! No complications and minimal downtown for myself! Thanks doc for the awesome pre/post care. I look forward to many future family visits to your clinic! Alysha Lynn - Google
Love Dr Pat, I had a lot ao pain in my hips after the stampede and a couple hours later I had no more pain. As well as many other concerns he is helping me with Carol Peck - Google
I was skeptical about chiropractic care at first. Dr.Pat has changed my opinion for the better. The initial intake is very comprehensive and he encourages you to ask questions and really understand your body and also take change of your health. In the few weeks I have been coming I've noticed a remarkable improvement in sleep quality, pain levels, and frequency of pain. The whole team is super friendly and helpful and seem to care deeply about healing. Celine Meggison - Google
I went to Mount Royal Village in March as I had a very stiff neck and was tried of taking anti-inflammatory medication. I will admit was skeptical at first. The staff there are super friendly and Dr. Pat sent me for x-rays before he would even consider doing an adjustment. I have been going ever since and I have noticed a major difference in my posture, the decrease in pain, and a great improvement in my golf swing. Jasmine is very friendly and always professional. Natalie (who is gone now, 🙁 ) was a great front staff person, always smiling when you walked in. Dr. Pat is great at putting you at ease. Cheryl Richards - Google
Only five stars? I would give more.... My teenage son and I have had a fantastic experience with Dr. Pat, and all of his associates. They treat you like family. The initial exam was extremely thorough. Dr. Pat took great care in explaining our health in a detailed, understandable manner. The treatment has also been exemplary. One of the surprising benefits that both my son and I have experienced is a marked improvement in our eyesight. Both of us have 20/20 vision, however immediately after treatment we both noticed a heightened vibrancy and clarity. Looking forward to our next treatment. Christine Wilson - Google
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I had this small hump at the top of my spine from always texting/being on my computer. I assumed it was like a fat hump or something but within 2-3 sessions at mount royal family chiropractic the little hump was completely gone. The staff are incredibly friendly and their schedule is very flexible!!! I highly recommend!! Isabella Scrigner - Google
I'm almost in tears of joy after leaving Dr. Pat's office today. I have a ton of back issues, and he's taken the time to find those issues. I'm not a quick fix kinda gal, but he's the first to address some things never addressed before.  He cares. There is no other thing I can say other than he cares about what he does and how he helps his patients. I'm beyond happy with Dr. Pat. Amazing how one can feel when knowledge is combined with a deep concern for other's well being. Thank you Dr. Pat. Jacquie Raymer - Google
Since going to mount royal family chiropractic, I notice my posture has improved while at work and I'm feeling less fatigued and have more energy at the end of the day. I would recommend Dr. Maguire to anyone. The clinic and staff are awesome too! Jennifer Bjorkman - Google
I came on the recommended of my coworker. I have always felt like a relatively healthy person with no systemic or any chronic pain of any type. However, I am completely sold on this whole practice. As a life long insomniac I find myself falling asleep earlier and sleeping more soundly. Additionally I literally breathe deeper and easier after every adjustment. I can’t recommend these services enough, even if you feel healthy and think you don’t need adjustments. Jennifer Lealand - Google
Helpful staff well organized clinic and enjoy coming to get adjusted by Dr Pat Jhoanne Chow - Google
When I first went in, I barely straightened my back or walked because of the pain, but I don’t feel any pain now after only two weeks of treatment. Their kindness always made me smile and going there is very pleasant. I can imagine my life without a backache. Thank you so much, Dr. Maguire and the team. 진충호 - Google