Experience chiro St-Sauveur


You don’t need to be an athlete to consult a sports chiropractor. You simply need to be active and have a desire to take your health into your own hands!

The initial exam includes: Medical health history, physical exam, report of findings including diagnosis and proposed treatment plan, and treatment

Medical history

  • Reason for consultation
  • Medical history
  • Family history
  • System review
  • Overall health (Lifestyle, medication, nutrition, physical activity, etc.)
  • History of trauma, surgery or hospitalizations

Physical exam

  • Observation/analysis of posture
  • Vital signs
  • Neurological function (reflexes, sensation, strength)
  • Range of motion
  • Orthopedic evaluation
  • Palpation of joints and soft tissue
  • Summary review of affected systems

An x-ray study can be requested if deemed to be required or prudent considering the findings of the health history and physical evaluation.

SPECIALIZED EXAM if necessary: In collaboration with a medical doctor

  • Targeted biomedical analyses
  • Bone scan
  • Other: MRI, Ultrasound, CT scan, etc.
  • These examinations can be helpful to avoid over-diagnosis and favor sharing of information between professionals

Patient report of findings

  • Explanation of musculoskeletal diagnosis
  • Expansion and adaptation of chiropractic treatment
  • Prognosis and natural evolution of condition
  • Nature and approximate number of treatments (treatment plan)
  • Informed consent (risks and benefits and alternatives to treatment)
  • REFERENCE and co-therapeutic management if necessary

The treatment

  • Chiropractic adjustments or mobilizations (manual therapy):
    Targets restoring joint function, reducing muscle tension and to give back optimal function to different surrounding structures.
  • Soft tissue techniques (muscle, tendons, ligaments, fascia):
    Active Release Techniques (ART), Graston Techniques, Fascial manipulation, Functional and Kinetic Treatment with Rehab (FAKTR), Fascial Distortion, Model, trigger points, etc.
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  • Additional therapy: ice, heat, clay poultice, etc.
  • Rehabilitation exercises
  • General advice
  • Running analysis