Have you ever had pain radiate from your low back, through your hips, and down one leg? If so, you may have experienced sciatica. What exactly is it, and what can you do to treat the pain? In this blog post, we will explore what you need to know plus offer some tips for relief.
Most Canadians would probably agree that if there was one thing we, as a nation, truly value, it is our universal healthcare system. We take pride in living in a country that ensures all residents have reasonable access to primary care. But, is our healthcare really free? Unfortunately, it is not. In fact, health benefits
In 2011, the Province of Manitoba and Mount Carmel Clinic established a chiropractic clinic to assess, diagnose and treat musculoskeletal (MSK) injuries and conditions among the residents of Point Douglas in Winnipeg’s North End. For a variety of reasons, including low socioeconomic status, many of the residents typically face barriers to accessing healthcare. In accordance
Chiropractic Collaboration at Mount Carmel Clinic: Interprofessional Healthcare Access for Inner-City Residents
Mount Carmel Clinic, located in the Point Douglas community in Winnipeg’s North End, stands as a leading example of an effective interprofessional healthcare delivery model that serves a diverse, multicultural population which, due to socioeconomic circumstances, typically experiences barriers to care. Originally established in 1926 to treat Eastern European and Jewish immigrants settling in Point
Healthcare has evolved greatly from being primarily an agglomeration of solo practitioners to now embracing the importance of collaboration and team-based care. Evidence suggests that interprofessional collaboration in primary care can significantly improve health outcomes, as well as patient and practitioner satisfaction while decreasing overall costs. Notably, in this age of information and technological advancement,
For the past couple of weeks, we’ve talked about some of the models of healthcare delivery that use collaborative approaches to patient care, where patients are referred to the most appropriate provider to treat their condition. Interprofessional healthcare teams bring expertise from a variety of disciplines so that patients receive comprehensive services customized to their