shoulder pain therapy in Calgary

What if there were a technology that could reduce pain, treat carpal tunnel, TMJ, Degenerative Joint Disease, sleep disorders, and inflammation, all while “repairing tissue” and fighting infection and disease. What if this device was non-invasive, required no anesthesia, and was wallet-friendly? We would all be wondering where we can access this fast, safe and effective revolutionary tool. The answer? The Electro-Acuscope/Myopulse system is real, and it’s right here in Alberta at Shepard Health.

What Is The Electro-Acuscope/Myopulse System?

The Electro-Acuscope/Myopulse system is the most technologically advanced electrotherapeutic equipment available in healthcare today, and Shephard Health is currently the only clinic in Alberta to utilize its unique healing modality. 

This unique technology is a computer-based, “feedback controlled” frequency-specific micro-current system for pain control, sleep disorders, rehabilitation, accelerated healing, and wellness. 

Living With Chronic Pain, Insomnia, Or Concussion Symptoms? Visit Shepard Health

Shephard Health has been providing manual sports therapy along with corrective exercise rehabilitation to patients who have sought him out from all over. The team at Shephard Health has over 20 years of experience in assessing and treating injuries as well as biomechanical dysfunction.

We are conveniently located in Kensington, on Kensington Road NW, across from Original Joe’s Restaurant. We are easily accessible via Calgary Transit buses and just a short 10-minute walk from the Sunnyside LRT station.

Our convenient weekday hours were designed to meet your busy schedule. We pride ourselves on being an efficient practice that does not keep you waiting! Whether you are a weekend warrior or an everyday person like the rest of us, Dr. Shephard and his team want to help you achieve your health and wellness goals.

How Does The Electro-Acuscope/Myopulse System Work? 

Pain, inflammation, infection, and disease all exist in an acidic cellular environment (low PH.) The Electro-Acuscope/Myopulse instruments stimulate “tissue repair” at the cellular level. It utilizes a very low-voltage micro-amperage current (millionths of an ampere), which “whispers” to the affected cells putting the tissue into a more Alkaline environment (high PH.) As the body’s PH rises (becomes more Alkaline), there is an increase in cell membrane transport, ATP production, amino acid incorporation, and protein synthesis, which is required for tissue regeneration. 

Electro-Acuscope/Myopulse Application has been shown to effectively treat stress, anxiety, insomnia, headaches, and Post-Concussion Syndrome. Other common conditions treated by Electro-Acuscope/Myopulse include:

  1. Sprains, Strains, and Tears
  2. Achilles Tendonitis
  3. Bursitis
  4. Golfers Elbow, Tennis Elbow
  5. Plantar Fasciitis
  6. Thoracic Outlet Syndrome/Shoulder Injuries
  7. Nerve Entrapments
  8. Muscle Spasms
  9. Degenerative Joint Disease
  10. Neck and Low Back Injuries/Disc Herniation 
  11. Neuropathies
  12. TMJ
  13. Carpel Tunnel
  14. Fibromyalgia
  15. Full Body Detoxification
  16. Joint Pain

Is Electro-Acuscope/ Myopulse Safe? 

The Electro-Acuscope and Electro-Myopulse technologies were developed over 25 years ago. They were the first micro-current devices approved by the FDA. The gentle current output of the Electro-Acuscope/Myopulse is meant to balance the body. There are no known side effects or contraindications. 

What Are The Expected Results? 

Research has shown that patients find an increased range of motion, decreased healing time, and progressive wound healing in as little as one or two treatments depending on the patient’s overall health and wellness. Subsequent treatments are cumulative in their effects and only increase the body’s healing potential. 

How Effective Is The Electro-Acuscope/Myopulse?

Patients who have not responded to traditional forms of electrotherapy (milli-amperage, TENS, and other micro-current) have had significant results with the Electro-Acuscope/Myopulse because of the gentle balancing effects these instruments provide.  

Some other impressive benefits of Electro-Acuscope/Myopulse include:

  • It does not require anesthesia
  • Patients can be treated on both sides of the body at the same time if the condition requires
  • Fast, safe & effective
  • Decrease pain and increase function
  • Noninvasive; no risk for infection at the treatment site or scarring 
  • Future treatment options are not limited
  • Cost-effective

How Is The Wellness Treatment Performed? 

A conductive electrolyte gel is applied to the skin to increase conduction from the brass pads and/or probes. The choice of pads or probes is subject to the severity of the injury. A slight prickling sensation may be felt during the treatment but will not be painful. Should probes be chosen, they will be used to trace the soft tissue while using the current to heal the affected cells. The treatment is only 10-20 minutes, depending on the severity of the patient’s condition. 

It Is Our Goal To Help Our Patients Live, Work, and Play Pain-Free!

Shephard Health is a leading Calgary chiropractic and wellness provider located in the beautiful NW community of Kensington. At Shephard Health, we are much more than just a NW Calgary chiropractor, that is why we assess you as a whole person and customize a treatment plan according to your specific needs. Whether you are seeking care for an injury, improving function and mobility, or relief from concussion symptoms – it is our goal to work with you to help you reach your health and wellness goals.



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