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Treating Neck Pain With Shockwave Therapy
  • Sep 06, 2022
  • Jayson Shephard

Treating Neck Pain With Shockwave Therapy

Shockwave Therapy And Neck Pain What Is Shockwave Therapy? Shockwave Therapy uses high-energy electric sound waves to target musculoskeletal issues. These bursts of energy promote the body’s natural healing process to help injuries heal. . .

Can A Chiropractor Help Relieve TMJ Pain? | Chiropractor Calgary
  • Aug 30, 2022
  • Jayson Shephard

Can A Chiropractor Help Relieve TMJ Pain?

How A Chiropractor Addresses TMJ Pain What Is TMJ Pain? The temporomandibular joint (referred to as the TMJ) is the joint that connects your lower jaw to your skull and that is responsible for the jaw’s ability to open and close. This joint is. . .

The Benefits Of Spinal Decompression Therapy
  • Aug 03, 2022
  • Jayson Shephard

The Benefits Of Spinal Decompression Therapy

Spinal Decompression Therapy Is: Non-Invasive This technique doesn’t require any type of surgery or even medication. Spinal decompression therapy can actually reduce the need for spinal surgery, which can require a long recovery period and has. . .

How A Chiropractor Can Address Shoulder Pain | Chiropractor Calgary
  • Jul 22, 2022
  • Jayson Shephard

How Your Chiropractor Can Address Your Shoulder Pain

How A Chiropractor Addresses Shoulder Pain What Causes Shoulder Pain? There can be several causes of shoulder pain, ranging from sudden acute pain to chronic pain that develops slowly over time. Your chiropractor will discuss your medical. . .

How A Chiropractor Can Address Knee Pain
  • Jul 02, 2022
  • Jayson Shephard

How A Chiropractor Can Address Knee Pain

How A Chiropractor Addresses Knee Pain Causes Of Knee Pain Chronic Injuries Chronic injuries develop slowly over time and are often related to repetitive use. These conditions slowly degrade the cartilage and increase joint inflammation. . . .

Spinal Decompression For Sciatica Treatment | Chiropractor Calgary
  • Jun 26, 2022
  • Jayson Shephard

Can Spinal Decompression Be Used To Treat Sciatica?

Sciatica Pain Relief From Spinal Decompression What Is Sciatica? Sciatica is a type of pain that occurs throughout the lower back and extends down the hips, buttocks, and legs, along the sciatic nerve. Sciatica occurs when there is pressure on. . .

Active Release Technique For Shoulder Pain | Calgary Chiropractor
  • Jun 21, 2022
  • Jayson Shephard

How Active Release Technique Can Treat Rotator Cuff And Other Shoulder Pain

Active Release Technique And Shoulder Pain Reduction Rotator Cuff And Shoulder Injuries Your rotator cuff is a group of muscles and tendons that surround your shoulder joint. These muscles and tendons keep the shoulder in its socket while giving. . .

4 Chiropractic Treatments For Lower Back Pain
  • Jun 12, 2022
  • Jayson Shephard

4 Chiropractic Treatments For Lower Back Pain

4 Chiropractic Treatments To Consider If You Have Lower Back Pain 1. Chiropractic Care Specifically a spinal readjustment. The actual term “chiropractic care” can be used as an umbrella term to describe various non-invasive ways of. . .

Can Chiropractic Care Relieve Sciatica Pain
  • Jun 03, 2022
  • Jayson Shephard

Can Chiropractic Care Relieve Sciatica Pain?

What Causes Sciatica Pain? Sciatica pain is triggered when your sciatic nerve becomes pinched or inflamed. Some common causes of sciatica are: Herniated disk Vertebrae bone spur Tightened muscle structures surrounding the sciatic. . .

Do You Need Physical Rehabilitation Therapy After Sports Injuries
  • May 30, 2022
  • Jayson Shephard

Do You Need Physical Rehabilitation Therapy After Sports Injuries?

Is Physical Rehabilitation Therapy The Answer? Physical rehabilitation is not one specific treatment, but rather the practice of leveraging many treatment modalities, tools, and technologies to address injury and restore function and movement for. . .

The Benefits Of Shockwave Therapy For Soft Tissue Injury
  • May 23, 2022
  • Jayson Shephard

The Benefits Of Shockwave Therapy For Soft Tissue Injury

What Is Shockwave Therapy? Shockwave Therapy, also known as extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) is a non-invasive treatment that uses non-electrical, high-energy sound waves to target specific musculoskeletal tissues. ESWT leverages the. . .

Shephard Health - Blog - Heart Healthy Nutrition Tips
  • May 18, 2022
  • Jayson Shephard

Men's Health Month: Heart Healthy Nutrition Tips

Ways To Help Your Heart 1. Eat Your Fruits And Vegetables Fruits and vegetables are the best things you can eat. These foods contain a variety of vitamins, minerals, and nutrients that contribute to different aspects of health. Eating enough. . .

Shephard Health - Blog - Can Chiropractic Treatments Ease Migraine Suffering
  • May 11, 2022
  • Jayson Shephard

Headache And Migraine Awareness Month: Can Chiropractic Treatments Ease Migraine Suffering?

What Is Chiropractic Care? Chiropractic Care includes a range of treatment modalities focused on spinal health and musculoskeletal deficiencies. These treatment modalities can include: Chiropractic Adjustment Soft tissue. . .

Shephard Health - Blog - 5 Common Sports Injuries In Men
  • May 04, 2022
  • Jayson Shephard

Men's Health Month: 5 Common Sports Injuries In Men

Plantar Fasciitis What Is It? Plantar Fasciitis is an injury to the connective tissue on the soles of the feet. It commonly occurs in men who participate in sports that require lots of short bursts of sprinting as in tennis or soccer or. . .

Shephard Health - Blog - The Benefits Of Chiropractic Care For Me
  • Apr 22, 2022
  • Jayson Shephard

Men's Health Month: The Benefits Of Chiropractic Care For Men

What Is Chiropractic Care? Chiropractic care encompasses a range of treatment modalities focused on spinal health and musculoskeletal injuries. One of the most common treatments is a chiropractic adjustment. Performed by a Doctor of Chiropractic,. . .

  • Apr 14, 2022
  • Jayson Shephard

How Cold Laser Therapy Is Used To Treat Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

The Benefits Of Cold Laser Therapy In The Treatment Of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome What Is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is an overuse and repetitive stress injury that affects the wrist. It can also be caused by joint and bone. . .

  • Apr 11, 2022
  • Jayson Shephard

The Role Of Nutrition In Disease Prevention

Prevent These Diseases Through Proper Nutrition Heart Disease Your cardiovascular health is greatly related to the foods you eat. Food that is high in saturated fat and salt raises your cholesterol, which leads to a buildup of plaque in the. . .

Shephard Health - Blog - Chiropractic Care For Rib Pain
  • Apr 06, 2022
  • Jayson Shephard

Chiropractic Care For Rib Pain

How Can Chiropractic Help Address Rib Pain? What Can Cause Rib Pain? Some of the common causes of rib pain are: Injuries to the chest or abdomen Bone diseases such as osteoporosis Bruised or separated ribs Fractured or broken. . .

Shephard Health - Blog - Shockwave Therapy To Treat Plantar Fasciitis
  • Mar 31, 2022
  • Jayson Shephard

Shockwave Therapy To Treat Plantar Fasciitis

The Benefits Of Shockwave Therapy In The Treatment Of Plantar Fasciitis What Is Plantar Fasciitis? Plantar Fasciitis is the inflammation of the plantar fascia, the connective tissue on the sole of the foot. This tissue creates the arch of the. . .

Shephard Health - Blog - The Benefits Of Chiropractic Care After Pregnancy
  • Mar 20, 2022
  • Jayson Shephard

The Benefits Of Chiropractic Care After Pregnancy

Types Of Post-Pregnancy Pain A Chiropractor Can Address Realign The Spine And Lower Back Your spinal cord is a column of nerves that runs up the back and is protected by your spine. When the spine becomes misaligned it can cause the nervous. . .

Shephard Health - Blog - Graston Technique For Athletes
  • Mar 16, 2022
  • Jayson Shephard

Graston Technique For Athletes

The Benefits Of Graston Technique For Athletes Graston Technique is an innovative and patented form of instrument-assisted therapy originally designed by athletes, for athletes. It makes use of a standardized, set of stainless steel instruments. . .

Shephard Health - Blog - The Importance Of Good Nutrition For Women In Menopause
  • Mar 11, 2022
  • Jayson Shephard

Nutrition Month 2022: The Importance Of Good Nutrition For Women In Menopause

Nutrition & Menopause During menopause estrogen levels begin to decline. This decline can affect your metabolism leading to weight gain, impact cholesterol levels, and change the way your body digests certain foods. Hormone changes can also lead. . .

Shephard Health - Blog - How Chiropractic Care Benefits Womens Health.jpg
  • Mar 02, 2022
  • Jayson Shephard

International Women's Day: How Chiropractic Care Benefits Women's Health

The Benefits of Chiropractic Care For Women What is Chiropractic Care? There are many different techniques used in chiropractic care and your chiropractor will personalize a treatment plan that targets your areas of concern and goals for. . .

Shephard Health - Blog - Chiropractic Care
  • Feb 25, 2022
  • Jayson Shephard

The Unexpected Benefits Of Chiropractic Care

How Chiropractic Care Can Improve Your Health Reduce Headaches. Headaches can be brought on by a myriad of issues: dehydration, eye strain, stress, lack of sleep, and back and neck pain. While chiropractors can’t eliminate every cause of. . .

Shephard Health - Blog -  Nerve Pain
  • Feb 18, 2022
  • Jayson Shephard

Nerve Flossing: What Is It and How Does It Treat Nerve Pain?

What is Nerve Flossing? Nerve flossing is a therapeutic technique used to stretch and release targeted nerves that may be compressed, entrapped, or developing scar tissue. During nerve flossing, also known as nerve or neural gliding, one end of. . .

Shephard Health - Blog -  How Kinesio Taping Is Used To Treat And Prevent Sports-Related Injuries
  • Feb 11, 2022
  • Jayson Shephard

How Kinesio Taping Is Used To Treat And Prevent Sports-Related Injuries

The Technology Of Taping Kinesio tape is designed to mimic the skin’s natural elasticity to allow for optimal movement and circulation. It uses a medical-grade adhesive that is water-resistant so that it is strong enough to remain in place for. . .

Shephard Health - Blog -  Neck Pain Why Do We Have It
  • Feb 04, 2022
  • Jayson Shephard

Neck Pain: Why Do We Have It? How Can We Treat It? How Can We Prevent It?

A Pain In The Neck The Symptoms Of Neck Pain The symptoms of neck pain are pretty obvious… pain in your neck. But a more specific description of your pain can give your doctor some very helpful insight. These are some of the accompanying. . .

Shephard Health - Blog - How Shockwave Therapy Can Treat Knee Pain
  • Jan 31, 2022
  • Jayson Shephard

How Shockwave Therapy Can Treat Knee Pain

Shockwave Therapy For Knee Pain What is Shockwave Therapy? Shockwave Therapy, also known as extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT), is a non-electrical, high energy sound wave that is passed through the injured area using a handheld. . .

Shephard Health - Blog - How Nutrition Counselling Can Transform Your Body and Mind
  • Jan 21, 2022
  • Jayson Shephard

How Nutrition Counselling Can Transform Your Body and Mind

Everyone knows that what and how we eat can impact our physical health. We at least understand that we need to fuel our body to survive. But nutrition can be complex. When we dig a little deeper, we can begin to understand how our diet can impact. . .

Shephard Health - Blog - How Massage Therapy Can Relieve Neck Pain
  • Jan 14, 2022
  • Jayson Shephard

How Massage Therapy Can Relieve Neck Pain

Almost everyone will experience neck pain at some point in their life. Resulting from injury, stress, or lifestyle habits like working at a computer for hours on end, neck pain can range from mildly irritating to incapacitating; impacting mobility. . .

The Benefits Of ART® (Active Release Technique) | Calgary Chiropractor
  • Jan 07, 2022
  • Jayson Shephard

The Benefits Of ART (Active Release Technique)

Soft tissue concerns can be easy to ignore; overlooked and left to resolve on their own, they are actually likely to worsen over time and cause more serious injuries. Soft tissues like muscles, nerves, tendons, and ligaments support important. . .

What Is The Graston Technique? Does It Work? | Calgary Chiropractor
  • Dec 22, 2021
  • Jayson Shephard

What Is The Graston Technique? Does It Work?

The Graston Technique is an innovative, patented method to break down scar tissue and fascial restrictions via instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization (IASTM). What does that mean? The Graston Technique uses stainless steel therapy instruments. . .

Spinal Decompression Therapy: How Does It Work? | Calgary Chiropractor
  • Dec 17, 2021
  • Jayson Shephard

What To Expect On Your First Chiropractic Visit

Chiropractic care is a hands-on, non-invasive approach to diagnose and treat disorders of the musculoskeletal, joint, and nervous systems without medication and surgery. Your chiropractor is uniquely qualified to treat: Back pain and neck. . .

Auto Accident Injury? Your Chiropractor Can Help |Calgary ChiropractorAuto Accident Injury? Your Chiropractor Can Help |Calgary Chiropractor
  • Dec 10, 2021
  • Jayson Shephard

How Your Chiropractor Can Help You Recover After A Motor Vehicle Accident

There were over 17,000 traffic injuries reported in Alberta in 2018. If you are one of the Albertans suffering pain and discomfort due to a motor vehicle accident injury, prompt chiropractic care can ease your symptoms, reduce recovery time, and get. . .

Spinal Decompression Therapy: How Does It Work? | Calgary Chiropractor
  • Dec 03, 2021
  • Jayson Shephard

What Is Spinal Decompression Therapy? Could It Work For Me?

Neck and back pain are the number one causes of disability in North America. Pain, weakness, and numbness in the back and neck can affect mobility, prevent you from working, and significantly impact your ability to participate in everyday activities. . .

The Benefits Of Custom Foot Orthotics | Calgary Chiropractor
  • Nov 26, 2021
  • Jayson Shephard

The Benefits of Custom Foot Orthotics

Custom foot orthotics can be critical to living an active life free of pain that holds you back from enjoying the recreation and pastimes you enjoy. Misaligned and aching feet don’t only cause foot pain, but also back, neck, and knee pain as well. . . .

Shephard Health - Blog - Reasons To Consider Fascial Stretch Therapy
  • Nov 19, 2021
  • Jayson Shephard

Reasons To Consider Fascial Stretch Therapy (FST)

Those who suffer from joint pain and injury may want options that are non-invasive or don’t require anti-inflammatory agents. Sufferers of knee pain, wrist pain, osteoarthritis, muscle soreness and other afflictions have physical therapy options. . .

Shephard Health - Blog - The Science Behind Cold Laser Therapy
  • Nov 12, 2021
  • Jayson Shephard

The Science Behind Cold Laser Therapy

Cold Laser Therapy For Chiropractic Use What is Cold Laser Therapy? Low-level laser therapy, also known as LLLT, does not produce heat, which is why it’s called cold laser therapy. It is used at some medical facilities, such as in certain. . .

Shephard Health - Blog - Common Causes of Wrist Pain And How Active Release Therapy Can Help
  • Nov 12, 2021
  • Jayson Shephard

Common Causes of Wrist Pain And How Active Release Therapy Can Help

There are many causes of wrist pain, including those caused by repetitive motions, and those caused by genetics, age, or disease. Wrist pain can affect people who lead an active life and those who lead a sedentary lifestyle. Every single person can. . .

Shephard Health | Calgary
  • Apr 19, 2021
  • Jayson Shephard

Soft Tissue Injuries While Working From Home

Quarantines. Shutdowns. Social Distancing. Work From Home (WFH). The landscape of the Canadian workplace has drastically changed. Almost every office employee has transitioned in and out of remote working situations or is balancing a hybrid model of. . .

Shephard Health | Calgary
  • Apr 18, 2021
  • Jayson Shephard

Choosing The Best Chiropractor For You

Are you seeking a complementary or alternative method for treating your acute or chronic injury? Chiropractic Care is a practice of natural healing that addresses the whole health of a patient. Chiropractors assess, diagnose, and treat. . .

Shephard Health | Cold Laser Therapy Calgary
  • Mar 10, 2021
  • Jayson Shephard

The Amazing Cell Repair Benefits Of Cold Laser Therapy

Living with injury-related or chronic pain? Not able to move like you used to due to a decreased range of motion, stiffness, or soreness? Cold Laser Therapy may be the solution you've been waiting for. This non-invasive, painless treatment uses. . .

Shephard Health Centre | Electro-Acuscope Electro
  • Mar 08, 2021
  • Jayson Shephard

Therapeutic Benefits Of Electro-Acuscope/Myopulse For 15 Painful Conditions

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. . .

The Most Common Symptoms of a Soft Tissue Injury - Shephard Health
  • Jan 24, 2021
  • Jayson Shephard

Symptoms Of Soft Tissue Injury

At some point in our lives, almost all of us will experience some form of soft tissue injury. When one does occur, it is imperative to rapidly get the care you need to avoid any unessecary secondary ailments. Here are the most common symptoms of a. . .

Take Care of Your Soft Tissue Injury With These Treatment Methods
  • Jan 17, 2021
  • Jayson Shephard

Treatments For Soft Tissue Injuries

When an unfortunate soft tissue injury occurs, acting quickly and correctly can be the difference between a minor inconvenience and a serious injury. Keep reading to learn about how you can treat your soft tissue injury at home and what your. . .

Dr. Jay Shephard: Simply The Best - Shephard Health
  • Jan 10, 2021
  • Jayson Shephard

Dr. Jay Shephard: One of Calgary's Top 3 Rated Chiropractors 2021

Thank You Calgary, For Voting Me, Dr. Jay Shephard, as One of Calgary's Three Best Chiropractors.   I am the founder and president of Shephard Health and have been providing Chiropractic care since 1992. I am a member of the Elite Provider. . .

  • Jul 21, 2020

Shephard Health Welcome Video

Shephard Health has just released a new clinic video featuring LA Kings Triple Crown Hockey Player – Charlie Simmer. Charlie and his entire family are long time patients of Shephard Health. Check out the video! *Please read our disclaimer

  • Jul 20, 2020
  • Jayson Shephard

The ABC’s of OTZ (Frozen Shoulder Syndrome)

As shoulder injuries become more prevalent in our active population, a debilitating condition known as frozen shoulder syndrome (FSS) is frustrating patients and health care practitioners alike. But a Texas chiropractor is pioneering a way of. . .

  • Jul 20, 2020
  • Jayson Shephard

The ART® of Active Release Technique

Just three weeks before the 1998 Nagano Olympics, one of Canada’s top hopes for a medal in bobsled suffered an injury. Calgary’s Pierre Leuders strained a hamstring. In a sport that requires extraordinary power in the legs to ensure the best. . .

  • Jul 20, 2020
  • Jayson Shephard

Shockwave Therapy Pain Procedure

Did you know that Shockwave Therapy has been clinically researched and proven in journals such as the American Journal of Sports Medicine, the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, Foot and Ankle International, related research and many. . .

  • Jul 20, 2020
  • Jayson Shephard

Calgary’s Lowest Price on Electro Acuscope Myopulse Therapy at Only $60 per treatment

We offer the lowest price for Electro Acuscope Myopulse Therapy in Calgary! Electro Acuscope Myopulse Therapy in Calgary is an incredibly competitive procedure to have performed. While many Calgary Electro Acuscope Myopulse clinics charge from. . .

  • Jul 19, 2020
  • Jayson Shephard

Calgary’s Lowest Price on Cold Laser Therapy Treatment at Only $60 per treatment

We offer the lowest price for Cold Laser Therapy in Calgary! Cold Laser Therapy in Calgary is an incredibly competitive procedure to have performed. While many Calgary Cold Laser Therapy clinics charge from $100 to $250 per visit for this. . .

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