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PHYSICAL MEDICINE 

This is an area of medicine that is focused on keeping your body moving pain free and efficiently so you can feel strong and energized everyday. Making sure that your body is nourished and healthy at the cellular level will lead to a structural efficiency as well. Whether you are a dedicated athlete looking to improve your performance or someone who wants to feel more fluid movement with less pain, you will definitely find benefits in taking care of your bodies framework. 

 

Dr. Alden’s approach:

  • Focus on functional movement 
  • Body impedance analysis (BIA) testing – looks at your lean mass, fat mass, cellular health, hydration status, and metabolic rate 
  • Detailed and focused physical assessment and examination 
  • Postural and spinal assessment 
  • Nutritional assessment to determine if you are getting the most out of your diet for your daily needs 
  • Procaine (local anaesthetic) trigger point injections. 

 

Conditions (but not limited to):

  • Chronic and acute back pain 
  • Chronic and acute injury 
  • Concussion (Traumatic brain injury) 
  • Epicondylitis 
    • Medial (Golfer’s elbow)
    • Lateral (Tennis elbow) 
  • Knee & ankle pain and injuries
  • Migraines
  • Neck pain
  • Shoulder injuries
  • Tension headaches
  • Post fracture healing and rehabilitation 
  • Osteoarthritis