Approach

We approach chronic pain management in a way we feel combines the best of both evidence-based medical practice and traditional holistic approaches to healing and wellness. Treatment at Allevio will be comprehensive, and will combine services that our practitioner believe to be in your best interest and are recommended to help you manage your condition in a way that makes sense for you.

 

Chronic Pain Management Medical Services & Procedures

Our philosophy is that medical procedures are used as a part of your overall treatment.  Our medical treatment options incorporate international guidelines as a reference for care and include but are not limited to:

  • Epidural steroid injections for neck pain, back pain, sciatica or radiculopathy (with or without fluoroscopy)
  • Intravenous Lidocaine/Ketamine  infusions for medically-resistant neuropathic pain
  • Diagnostic selective nerve root blocks
  • Facet medial branch blocks
  • Radiofrequency facet neurotomy
  • Sacroiliac joint injections (diagnostic and therapeutic)
  • Stellate ganglion or lumbar sympathetic blocks for CRPS (complex regional pain syndrome)
  • Botox Therapeutic injections, primarily for chronic migraines or symptomatic muscular spasm
  • Peripheral nerve blocks (guided with ultrasound or nerve stimulation, where possible)
  • Prolotherapy
  • PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma)
  • Pharmacotherapy

 

Psychological Services

  • Group and Individual Mindfulness Sessions
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Hypnosis
  • Psychotherapy

 

Naturopathic Services

Allevio is currently developing our Naturopathic Treatment offering. Please check back shortly.

Osteopathic Services

  • Cranial Osteopathy
  • Viceral Osteopathy
  • Myofacial Release
  • Lymphatic Technique
  • Muscle Energy Technique
  • Somato Emotional Release

 

Chiropractic Services

  • Chiropractic Spinal and Appendicular Joint Manipulation
  • Joint Manipulation
  • Manual Adjustment and Activation of Joints
  • Modalities including: Interferential current, TENS Treatment, Micro-Current, Ultrasound, Shockwave and Laser therapies
  • Myofacial Treatments including: Massage, Stretching, Mobilization
  • Acupuncture (Traditional, Medical, and Electro)
  • Mechanical Traction
  • Kinesiotaping
  • Compression Therapy for Pain, including compression socks and compression sleeves
  • Custom Made Orthotics and Orthopedic Shoes

 

Other Services

  • Massage Therapy / ART™
  • Nutritional Consulting
  • Occupational Health (including counselling, screening and assessments)
  • Individual, Family or Executive Multidisciplinary Assessments
  • Multidisciplinary Case Conferences
  • Preventative Health and Preventative Workplace Programs