Testimonials

Athletes

“Since as long as I can remember I have been involved in sports. For the past decade, my sports path has led me down the bobsleigh track to the ultimate goal of my life: a gold medal at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games (*2014 too). Throughout my career I have depended on sports chiropractic to keep me performing my best. You cannot imagine the pounding my body takes day in and day out hurdling my body down the track at 150khp. Thank you PHG. Thank you for keeping me healthy and fixing me when I was broken. You truly make a difference in the lives of athletes.

— Kaillie Humphries, Bobsleigh Athlete Canada 2006, 2010 & 2014 Olympic Winter Games, 2 Time Gold Medalist

“I was skeptical at the beginning (i.e. 1st few treatments)… not anymore! I have been an athlete for over 20 years and as I’ve pushed ‘the envelope’ into the extreme-multi-sport-endurance-world, I could only have expected some injuries along the way. Fortunately, through a referral, I landed on ProActive Health Group and have been able to get back on track and continue to explore my full potential. This has been one of the best things that I could have ever done – on many different levels. Thank you ProActive Health Group!

— Sherri Foster, XTerra World Champion

“It was recommended by fellow athletes and my coach to come to PHG. I stayed because I get fixed faster and get more than one type of treatment at a time. It’s affected my quality of life because it allows me to ski and compete.

— Taylor Dawson, Canadian National Alpine Development Team

“Racing down a track head first at 150+ kilometres per hour tends to put quite the stress and strain on the body. Add to that, the need to explode off the start line and sprint in a bent over position makes working with ProActive Health Group a must. I have found that throughout my Skeleton career, PHG has helped me keep my body working at its best. Making sure I am moving ideally, my joints are functioning properly, and the muscles firing in the right sequence are essentials for my sport. I think that in order for me to compete at my best, PHG is a must.

— Jon Montgomery, Canadian Skeleton Athlete 2010 Olympic Winter Games

“When I was first referred to a ProActive Health Group I wasn’t exactly sure what to expect. I had been to a family chiropractor back in Sweden but wasn’t sure what exactly a sports chiropractor meant in Canada. What I discovered was that ProActive Health Group really looks at the body as a whole and focus on making me perform better- evaluating the way my muscles and joints work and fine tuning everything. I am now totally committed to ProActive Health Group. With regular treatments I feel healthier and feel that the likelihood of injuring myself is so much less. I truly feel that it helps me to be the best athlete I can be.

— Mikael Backlund, Calgary Flames

“I first came to ProActive Health Group with a neck injury. I was training for a fitness competition and I was able to continue training while my injury was resolved! I have since come for other injuries and every time the problem has been fixed. I am always in the gym training and it is important that I don’t miss a session – thanks to PHG for making that happen!

— Tara Wakelam, International Figure Competitor

“I am a Canadian Skeleton athlete that needs treatment 2 – 3 times a week and I always choose ProActive. The front desk staff are always friendly and willing to help and the practitioners are professional and hard working. I always recommend ProActive to other athletes because the wait times are short and everyone is treated like a superstar!

— Madison Charney, National Skeleton Team Athlete

“I first came to the clinic with a chronic Achilles injury – three years, and numerous doctors had been unable to fix me. At ProActive, the issue was diagnosed and treatment began immediately with shocking results. I am now on the mend and can get back to things I love to do: run, bike and race. I couldn’t be happier! Thanks PHG (and the friendly front-office staff for making me feel welcome)!

— Peter Kelley, Ironman Athlete

“ProActive Health Group has been an integral part of my athletic career. When injured, they have helped me to be healthy; when I am healthy they allow me to compete at my very best. The care and support demonstrated by this clinic has been instrumental in my success. I cannot imagine competing without them as a part of my team. Thank You.

— Greg Rafter, National Skeleton Team Athlete

“The team at ProActive Health Group has taken my faith in them to the next level. I am very thankful to have made acquaintances with the staff. I look forward to all the future work ahead, staying healthy and keeping my athletic performance in top shape.

— Patrick Rooney, Canadian Skeleton Athlete

“I have been going to see the practitioners at PHG for years now and will continue to. They have helped me to prepare for my games while playing for the Stampeders and my bobsleigh races in the 2010 Olympics competing for Team Canada. They are always very professional and take the time to ensure that the issues at hand are solved. I always appreciate the extra mile they are willing to go to help me so I can compete at my best.

— Jesse Lumsden – Skeleton Athlete, Calgary Stampeders Football, 2 Time Winter Olympian

“I am a competitive athlete with the Canadian National Alpine Snowboard Team. We train and compete year round and are constantly pushing our bodies to their limits. In doing so, it leads to frequent injuries and break downs. The amazing staff at their clinic have kept my body working properly and have fixed me when I’ve been unable to follow my passion. Without them it would have been impossible for me to achieve what I have already done and to keep pursuing my goal of representing Canada on the International stage.

— Matt Carter, Snowboarder, Canadian National Alpine Snowboard Team

“Working with the team at PHG has been a big part of my success in Skeleton. They’ve helped me stay healthy and perform at my best.

— John Fairbairn, Skeleton Athlete 2014 Olympic Winter Games

“Being truly privileged to play at its highest level, maintaining my performance edge is paramount. I place my physical health at the forefront of my focus given the pounding it takes over a gruelling 82-game season year after year. One of the main facets of my performance strategies is sports chiropractic. Regular sports chiropractic treatment has helped to better understand my body. It has for me, taken the concept of injury rehabilitation to that of injury prevention and performance enhancement. I have found that regular assessments and treatment has allowed me to identify and resolve small movement inefficiencies before they become issues that make me susceptible to injury. Through sports chiropractic I have gained a heightened body awareness, and am better able to self identify the stress points of my body and what specific aspects of my training and sport place the most strain on my body. This partnership has become an essential part of my performance preparation. Thank you PHG!

— Mike Cammalleri, NHL Player, New Jersey Devils

“I first began seeing the practitioners at PHG while recovering from knee surgery in order to augment my rehabilitation. Not only were they able to significantly enhance my rehabilitation, but were also able to treat previous chronic issues, help with new injuries and improve my overall body function.
I now see the health professionals at PHG on a regular basis for maintenance and the overall positive impact on my general health has been noticeable. I wish I had discovered his services earlier in my playing career, and I plan to continue to seeking treatment and advice as a part of living a healthy and active lifestyle.

— Ian Huston, Player, Prairies Wolf Pack, Canadian Rugby Championship

“hen I first went to PROACTIVE HEALTH GROUP I quickly became aware that they were different than other health centres I’ve been to – focusing on truly healing me. I really appreciate the desire and extra effort to really help me. When I discovered how many of the World’s best athletes go there, I realized that their expertise is World Class as well. I can’t say enough about PROACTIVE HEALTH GROUP. A world class team working together and going that extra mile when it comes to my health concerns. Who could ask for anything more?

— Joe Forzani, Retired CFL Football Player

“Quality of care was a major concern as I looked for chiropractic care during my sport career and I found exactly what I needed at PHG. My Olympic Skeleton career spanned 15 years and there is no way I could have competed at such a high level for so long without the care and attention I have received at PHG. Thanks to everyone at the clinic!

— Jeff Pain, Skeleton Athlete, 3 Time Olympian Canada 2006 Olympic Winter Games – Silver Medalist

“ProActive Health group is what literally saved my athletic career and probably the only reason I can remain active. Everyone at ProActive is an expert and has the best bedside manner as well as plans to heal that I have ever seen.

— Chase Weigel, National Development Speed Skating

“For the past 2 months ProActive Health Group has been an important part of my treatment for dermatomyositis. With their TLC I am able to keep an active life. Thanks!

— Nigel Joseph, National Development Team Sprinter

“After sustaining a back injury I was worried I’d never wrestle competitively again. PHG’s expert care changed that and I was able to compete six months later at the National Championships.

— Hilary Gobel, UofC Women’s Wrestling Team

“I’ve been raving about ProActive Health Group ever since I came back from the Games. Telling everybody what great care you took of me and made the pain disappear. I had such a great time in Whistler and your team was a big part of it. Without your help I probably wouldn’t be able to compete in all the events. Everybody in Slovak Paralympic Team agreed that all of you put a lot of energy into helping us to achieve the best results possible. And on top of it, it was fun to be around all of you.

— Martin Cupka, Alpine Skiing, Standing 2010 Paralympic Games

“When I think of a chiropractor I think of someone who just does manipulations, often which just offer temporary relief. The practitioners at PHG don’t just do manipulations, they address all aspects of the body that may be sore, tight or painful. The treatments are a more permanent solution to my current injuries and preventative to new ones.

— Alyssia Rissling, Bobsleigh Canada

“With my sights squarely focused on the 2016 London Olympic Games, regular sports chiropractic care is an absolute necessity. When podium appearances are decided by hundredths or even thousands of a second, every advantage must be utilized. ProActive Health Group, has for me, changed my focus from injury rehabilitation to that of injury prevention. It gives me the edge on performance enhancement. I have found that regular treatments the physicians that allowed me to identify small movement issues before they become big enough to make me susceptible to injury. Through working with ProActive Heath Group my body awareness is better, and I am better able to identify the stresses on my body. PHG has become an essential part of my performance preparation.

— Sam Effah 100M, 200M, 4 x 100M Relay National Track & Field

“The quality of my training as a ski jumper has increased thanks to the help of PHG. When training at home in Calgary, I do weekly office visits to maintain good function and deal with the stresses of my sport. During training and in competition, the work done by ProActive Health Group has helped me to prepare firing up all my muscles to make sure that they were capable of doing their job when the time came. The difference from when I don’t have the treatment to when I do is very noticeable. I can feel the difference right away. The plyometric portion of my warm up becomes more powerful, and feels like I don’t need to try as hard and tense up my body, it just all comes naturally. As an athlete that travels extensively, I find it very helpful when the physicians explain to us what he is doing and why it benefits us; especially when they is not able to travel with the team. Attending the Sochi Winter games was an incredible experience; even more so being the first women ski jumpers in history to participate. As an Olympic athlete, it has been amazing to have the support from PHG in Sochi; I had developed shin splints on the day of our competition and also had ongoing problems with my back. I found it very helpful when the physicians were at the ski jump venue to treat me before and between my competition jumps. The difference afterwards was amazing. I believe that having these treatments done by ProActive Health Group is a key ingredient to the success of an athlete, especially in a sport like ski jumping. I tend to have small issues after each training or competition jump, and it makes it stressful mentally. It can be difficult to concentrate when there is pain while preparing to take another jump.

— Atsuko Tanaka, 2014 Winter Olympian Ski Jumping

“As ski jumping became a larger aspect in my daily life I began to feel the effects of the vigorous training. Doing the right things – icing, compression socks etc. only worked temporarily. Going to PHG has helped out significantly in getting my body in the best shape for competition and training. ProActive Health Group has improved the way my body moves and functions and has played a significant role in rehabilitating injuries.

— Alexandra Pretorius, Ski Jumping Canada

“I have suffered from low back and hip pain for years. Last year a teammate referred me to Dr. Greg Uchacz and ProActive Health Group, but it took me a full year before I actually went. I think that it is probably because you get complacent with accepting the health care that is provided for you. I cannot believe the difference ProActive Health Group has made to my game and my body. Not only has years of aches and pains been eliminated but my reaction time and flexibility are the best they have ever been. Since I have engaged in PHG a whole new approach to maintaining my health has been realized. I am a raving fan and see how this can play a regular role in my sports career.

— Henrik Karlsson Goalie, Calgary Flames

“Bobsleigh is a pure power sport – joints especially take a beating. Knees, back, ankles, elbows are constantly being abused through our weight training and sprinting. By having regular chiropractic assessment at ProActive Health Group, potential problem areas can be identified and worked on before they lead to greater problems.

— Pierre Lueders, 5 Time Winter Olympic Athlete. 2 Time Olympic Medalist.

“As an athlete, your support team is a vital aspect of what gives you the chance to be your absolute best. PHG has served me so very well over the years in terms of chiropractic care, massage therapy and even with orthotics, and a big part of my success is as a result of the care I received here.

— Duff Gibson, Skeleton Athlete, 2 Time Olympian Canada 2006 Olympic Winter Games, Gold Medalist

“I was first introduced to ProActive Health Group while participating in my first World’s Longest Hockey Game. The support and knowledge of the staff at PHG has been the reason that I continue to return. I will be a lifelong patient of PHG because of the health benefits they provide.

— Josh Esler, Hockey Marathon Player

“I heard about how great ProActive Health Group was from my sister. My visits to the clinic have helped me stay competitive throughout my CIS career as a triple jumper. I will continue to come back long after I am done competing!

— Allison Kendall, CIS Nationally Ranked Long Jump & Triple Jump Athlete

“I was introduced to ProActive Health Group from one of the Doctor’s through my Lacrosse team. I was helped immediately and given pre-surgery workouts for my knee. Post-Op I am benefitting from more than one discipline at PHG, and my recovery has gone great because of that. The practitioners have been incredibly helpful in allowing me to recover and helping me by giving me exercises to do outside of ProActive. I am very thankful!

— Eric Dowie, Elev8 Lacrosse

“I literally stumbled upon PHG on my walk to/from work. Upon checking out their website, and seeing their experience from working with various Olympic athletes, I felt compelled to give them a try. Being an aspiring Olympic athlete myself, I was searching for relief to chronic low back pain that had been plaguing me for over 10 years. I had seen countless other chiropractors in that time and although I would find some relief, inevitably it ended up in the same routine visit and never fully resolved my discomfort. During my worst moments my back pain would send me into a curled up fetal position…. something not easy to do during the middle of a curling game. The practitioners at PHG were a welcome change. They started out with a thorough evaluation of my body’s movement patterns and quickly identified the issues. For the first time ever someone got to the root of my pain and I’m happy to say I’m now virtually unhampered by this condition. The practitioners continue to assist me with the issues that arise from the repetitious movements of my sport. The entire friendly team of front desk staff, massage therapists and naturopaths have provided great support and inspiration in my journey to the podium. A piece of my silver medal is thanks to them.

— Cori Morris, Women’s Curling, 2010 Olympic Winter Games, Silver
Patients

“Each treatment that I have received from ProActive Health Group has fixed my physical ailment and significantly improved my performance to new levels! ProActive treatments have given me the confidence to participate in any sport at the hardest level possible, without fear. Great staff as well!”

— Jeff Klokeid

“I was referred to ProActive Health group through a spin studio and have remained a patient due to pain reduction. My quality of life is affected so that my activities can continue. ProActive Health Group is a huge part of my life.

— Brenna H.

“I was referred to ProActive Health Group by a friend when I was dealing with neck and shoulder issues. Seeing the team at ProActive has improved my neck and shoulder issue. Working with them has made my day to day life better. The practitioners have also educated me about my body and have made me more “Body Aware”. Thanks PHG!

— Will G.

“I work in an office, so I had back pain every day. After my first visit, I learned that my back pain was coming more so from over all posture issues. My health has improved dramatically with physiotherapy, chiropractic and massage therapy at ProActive Health Group. My back pain is nearly gone and my posture has improved – my family has even noted that I look much better. Thanks to the ProActive team!

— David H.

“I was referred to ProActive Health Group from a friend who knew I frequently visited another chiropractor but still complained about the same issues. After my first visit with PHG I noticed improvement, after the second visit, I was good. Regular maintenance has kept me symptom free and I actively participate again in my children’s sporting endeavours. I’m 50 years old.

— Reg H.

“I first came to ProActive Health as I had been going to a physiotherapy clinic for about 3 months with limited results to help with my ailing shoulder. I started prolotheraphy at ProActive and after 3 weeks and 3 treatments I feel significantly better. Thanks for the help!

— Curtis S.

“I have been a patient for 14 years and it is the doctors and the professionalism that keep me coming back. They have helped me continue to be healthy and overcome injuries and health issues.

— Karen O.

“Before coming to ProActive Health Group I suffered from continuous back pain. Having visited PHG for the past 10 years I have been pain free, resulting in an improved lifestyle. I would certainly recommend the staff at PHG to anyone.

— Murray L.

“PHG’s practitioners have diverse experience and treat to resolve the cause of the problem and to prevent further issues. The clinic has an excellent atmosphere and clients enjoy a personal connection with the health professionals – allowing them to truly recover from injury.

— Terry G.

“ProActive Health Group has offered me an ongoing solution to manage my conditions, allowing me to pursue my sports and favourite pastimes pain free. The team at PHG are on the cutting edge of Sports Med science – they are not just chiropractors; they will get your body working and avoiding further injury. With my treatments, I am increasing my range of motion, decreasing pain and improving general mobility.

— Kathleen D.

“I was referred to ProActive Health Group by a friend and have found the staff very knowledgeable and always helpful. I know that the practitioners at PHG will provide support as I need it, which allows me to continue to play sports with minimal to no pain.

— Liann M.

“I started coming to this clinic on referral from my Olympic Champion son, Jeff. PHG kept him in fine form during his skeleton career. Upon embracing regular treatments, I to have increased my mobility, allowing me to keep active and strong as I age. Thank you, PHG, for your expert skills.

— Dianna L.

“The Doctors at ProActive Health Group are very personal with patients. They fully explain the treatments and give home exercises which helps extend the treatment that is already provided. I am a nurse and spend 90% on my day on my feet – PHG has shown me how to have my body function and adapt to my life.

— Hannah O.

“I have remained a patient at ProActive Health Group due to the exceptional, friendly, professional staff. Very welcoming. My quality of life is much better as an ex-athlete getting out of bed and continuing to train hard. This has been made possible with the expertise of the clinic.

— Craig B.

“ProActive Health Group’s dedication and the integrated team approach is directly responsible for the quality of my lifestyle. For over 15 years I have enjoyed a very active lifestyle with balance, strength and confidence. Thanks PHG.

— Greg M.

“I was referred to ProActive Health Group by my trainer for a few lingering injuries that wouldn’t get better. After a couple of appointments I had very good results and found that my body had healed with this help. The team at PHG work very hard and I find that I am always given a generous amount of time in treatment to work on my injuries (unlike other doctors I have seen).

— David W.

“I was suffering from osteoarthritis in my foot and had ankle pain, which was prohibiting me to continue with my running and high impact sports that I love. I was referred to ProActive and I have to say that I have never received such good care to help me get back to my normal activities. My recovery is going amazingly and I will refer anyone that I know to ProActive.

— Jennifer M.

“I had heard about ProActive Health Group from a friend and started coming for treatment of sciatic nerve problems. The visits helped me a lot and continue to do so. Everyone at ProActive is friendly.

— Carole C.

“I came to ProActive Health Group when my back was in so much pain that I could hardly move. I have been coming here for 6 months and have gone from twice-weekly appointments to once every two weeks. The team here is amazing and I highly recommend them!

— Heidi S.

“A friend referred me to ProActive Health Group after I had had an MCL injury. Within a few weeks, I am back to where I was before with no fear of re-injuring. My quality of life improved dramatically and rapidly.

— Gilbert D.

“When the chronic pain from past injuries started to interfere with everyday activities, I relied on the professionals at ProActive Health Group to get me back into proper working order. Many thanks to the PHG team!

— Jeff H.

“Whilst I first same to ProActive Health Group to tackle stubborn neck pain (fixed in 3 weeks after 1 year of pain), I now receive treatment once a month for maintenance. This helps me keep my back healthy and also assists in keeping my immune system strong. Thanks PHG!

— Andrew D.

“Being a very active father with 3 children, it is imperative that I keep healthy and in top shape. With the combined efforts of massage and chiropractic, I am able to do this. Whether maintenance or repair, ProActive Health Group never fails. Thanks everyone!

— Chris J.

“The team at ProActive Health Group knows their stuff! The active release is working and helping me to recover. Because of this, my enjoyment of golf has improved.

— Ken B.

“Proactive Health Group was essential in the speedy recovery from my accident. I have been so impressed that I have continued treatment on other problem areas.

— Curtis F.

“I have been going to PHG for 12 years for major structural back issues. If it was not for them I don’t think I would be still playing sports at the age of 46. I had been to many “chiropractors” but PHG is different; their use of ART in conjunction with adjustments is different than any other doctors I have been to and is so very effective. PHG is one-stop shopping. I have accessed the excellent massage therapists, naturopath for Prolotherapy and physiotherapist after back and knee surgeries. PHG is innovative and all-inclusive treatment for the entire body from many different avenues.

— Bonnie. C

“The professionalism of the staff in combination with the friendly, almost family – like treatment of the staff has kept me coming back to ProActive Health Group. The practitioners always worked hard to treat all areas of concern with 110% effort each and every time.

— Janet T.

“Recommended from O’Connor’s Men’s Wear. I came into the clinic with recurring back issues and low quality of life because of a sore back. After treatments and orthotics from PHG it has been an effective change in my life. I would encourage family and friends to seek out the ProActive Health Group Team.

— Andy S.

“When I first come to ProActive Health Group with a knee injury, I was simply hoping to become pain free in my daily tasks and possibly be restricted to a brace for sports. As my treatments have progressed I’ve become more effective in my daily tasks and sports and pain free in both! This is due to ProActive Health Group’s treatment of the root issues and not just the treatment of symptoms.

— Jason F.

“I was diagnosed with a full ACL tear and wanted to maintain a high level of activity (hiking, climbing, etc.). A friend of mine recommended the clinic due to their high level of professionalism. They were attentive to my injury and my final goals. My rehab was designed accordingly. I have remained a patient and PHG has been a pillar of support and my program has helped me strengthen my muscles greatly. I have been able to resume most of my favorite activities. Thanks you to everyone at ProActive Health Group.

— Sivasankar G.

“I was suffering great pain in my left knee and collapsed strength in my left left from training for a marathon. The practitioners at PHG diagnosed troubles in my left ankle from a childhood injuries and left gluteus troubles. These were corrected with Graston therapy and arranged for orthotics. I ran a half marathon in 1:45 four weeks after starting therapy. Much Thanks!

— Stuart B.

“The practitioners at PHG have helped me stay mobile and avoid surgery. They always take the time to discuss options. They also will take extra time to treat other issues, not related to the initial appointment.

— Shirley D.

“Like everyone else, I am responsible for my own fitness and health condition. When I do something that pushes my body so that I hurt or overstress something, PROACTIVE HEALTH GROUP provides appropriate intervention, advice and follow-up. The team at PROACTIVE HEALTH GROUP are exceptionally good at what they do for me as a fifty-plus active non-athlete.

— Ken H.

“Having struggled with ongoing knee pain and with my first ever half marathon fast approaching, I decided to head through the doors of ProActive Health Group. After five short treatments I successfully completed my first half marathon pain free! The staff at PHG are professional, courteous and supportive of both your short-term and long-term goals…. who knows, full marathon next? Thanks for helping me succeed!

— Hannah C.

“PROACTIVE HEALTH GROUP’s practitioners have a knowledgeable approach to the management of the various athletic injuries that I have sustained over many years. They have allowed me to continue competing and enjoying life. The assessment of each injury has been accurate, the treatment effective, and the results greatly appreciated. I have had no hesitation in recommending PROACTIVE HEALTH GROUP to my friends.

— Terry G.

“What brought me to the clinic? PAIN! I have been with “my guys” for 3 years now for regular tune ups! The service is only exceeded by the care and attention I get from everyone from the front desk to the medical team. They are all MVP’s in my life.

— Margie S.

“I first came to PROACTIVE HEALTH GROUP while suffering a debilitating back problem. PROACTIVE HEALTH GROUP brought me back to normal, something I didn’t think would be possible. Since then, I keep coming back whenever I have any other problem with my back or hip and PROACTIVE HEALTH GROUP always gets me back together. Thanks PROACTIVE HEALTH GROUP!

— Wayne S.

“I first came to the clinic a couple of years ago after my friend referred me to the clinic to help deal with my sports related injuries. I have found that the availability of all the sports therapy professionals have helped me heal faster and maintain my body.

— Catherine S.

“I have a very specific back problem. A very thorough initial assessment was done and a treatment program was set up immediately. The group seems to be very serious about helping people, are well organized and friendly. I have had very positive results in four sessions and will trust their skill and advice in the future.

— Tryden M.

“I was recommended by a Swiss Chiropractor who was in a “class” with one of the doctors. I have remained a patient due to the professional treatment which released my problems after a short while. I felt safe during the treatment and I am glad I found a good place to come back to.

— Edith M.

“In Dubai we have a saying “Even the Best Horse will stumble one day”, but the team at PROACTIVE HEALTH GROUP don’t seem this way. Came in about a year ago with a shoulder pain and have been visiting for over a year now. I am particularly impressed by the professionalism & dedication of the team especially the communication of treatment to their patients. As an avid Triathlete and Water polo player and being from the shores of Arabian desert where we take sports and friendship very seriously I can only say that PROACTIVE HEALTH GROUP has simply added a spice to my fitness and friendship. I do not think that I will be able to make it to Dubai Triathlon without this Team’s help. Great work guys and thanks for keeping me away from Ibuprofen and the likes.

— Hassan M.

“I heard of the clinic over the internet while searching for an alternative treatment method for my back. I saw real results where other physio clinics could not match and my injury has since been much better.

— Joey R.

“I have been going to a chiropractor for close to forty years whenever I felt something was out of place. The practitioners at PROACTIVE HEALTH GROUP have been telling me for several years that I would be better off coming on a regular basis. I have been coming monthly for the last year and am pleased to say that I have benefitted from a steady overall improvement throughout the year.

— Peter H.

“Chronic upper back was affecting my enjoyment of various activities and made office work painful. After numerous treatments, I am getting used to a pain-free existence, and loving life again.

— Shawn K.

“As a patient for more than 10 years, I’ve seen a substantial improvement in my quality of movement and physical well being. The clinic has seen me and my family through both relief care from a motor vehicle accident as well as long term care to keep the gains previously made. I couldn’t imagine a healthy and active lifestyle without the chiropractic and massage care. There is no other healthcare provider that has ever shown this much interest in my overall health and wellness progress/goals.

— Derek. S.

“I was referred by my trainer and have been amazed by my overall improvement and strength. I feel the strongest I’ve ever felt. I am able to ride my bike to and from work including Edworthy Hill… not bad for a 56 year old AND it’s all thanks to ProActive.

— Roberta H.

“My daughter suffered a torn ACL/Meniscus and was advised that she was likely looking at surgery. We brought her to the ProActive team and they accelerated her healing and had her up and playing within 3 weeks (No Surgery!) Thanks PHG! We wouldn’t trust anyone but you.

— Tara P.

“I became a patient at PROACTIVE HEALTH GROUP because I know one of the doctors through the Running Room and through his reputation. I’m comfortable here and I trust the process here.

— Julie V.

“I have been a patient at ProActive Health Group since 2011; I have always included chiropractic as part of a healthy lifestyle. In November 2013, I injured a disk in my lower back. Under the care and guidance of the practitioners at ProActive, I not only fully recovered but trained for and ran my first half-marathon 1 year later at the age of 45. Chiropractic works!

— Ruby L.

“I first visited ProActive after an injury to my back while playing Hockey. The chiropractic care I received was remarkable and since then I have also started massage therapy. I now visit the clinic on a monthly basis to ensure I am well adjusted and loose to prevent further injuries. Overall 5-Star!

— Patricia W.

“I started coming to ProActive a few years ago after my husband was referred here for nerve issues. At the time I was struggling with pain in my neck and back – mostly from bad posture and obesity. After being diagnosed with breast cancer I stopped smoking, improved eating habits and began exercising. 2 years later, I am down 60 lbs and go to yoga 4-5 times per week – along the way ProActive has been a big supporter! My regular chiropractic maintenance adjustments helped me while I strengthened my body. Every visit at PHG always leaves me feeling a bit better and with my regular exercise and strengthening exercises from ProActive, I am stronger and healthier at 41 than I was at 31. Thank you ProActive for supporting me – I am thankful for learning my health is most important!

— Nanette K.

“Three years ago I could hardly walk, now after treatment at PHG I can walk 36 holes of golf each weekend. I have used all facets of the clinic – chiro, physio, massage and naturopath – having everything under one roof is the best thing. The team at PHG has kept me functionally active. All professionals in the clinic are very knowledgeable in their specific area and honest in their diagnosis in that further treatment, if not needed, are not recommended.

— Jim B.

“I have been coming to ProActive Health Group for over 3 years now. PHG has helped me to recover from major knee and shoulder injuries and has shown me many exercise and stretching routines to prevent further injury. The team at ProActive always does their best to have me back to 100% as soon as possible. I feel better today than at any point in my life due to the work of the practitioners here at ProActive.

— Rob K.

“I was referred to ProActive Health Group a few years ago, having heard that the practitioners are excellent diagnostic Doctors. I agree. Since then my husband, my son and myself have come to the clinic, seeing a variety of disciplines from massage to Chiropractic.
I highly recommend all professionals at ProActive Health!

— Lorrena N.

“I have seen many chiropractors in my life in dealing with 15 years of back and neck pain. ProActive Health Group is the best. Hands down! My pain has been reduced by a wide margin and I am motivated to work hard to maintain the results. Great experience. I would recommend ProActive Health Group to anyone and everyone!

— Leanne A.

“I came to ProActive Health Group specifically for massage. They have been by far a cut above any other massage therapist out there; the diagnostic and treatment capabilities are unparalleled. Not only do I get temporary relief of symptoms but I am also, for the first time, making real progress towards solving chronic issues.

— Morgan M.

“I came to ProActive Health Group for lowback pain and I have discovered a “new world.” I have learned that a few minutes of therapy is an investment for the future.

— Amerigo S.


The practitioners are ProActive Health group have been great. They know what they are doing and have been very effective in treating my back pain and spine injury. The humour during treatments adds additional value, making the treatment more fun. I also appreciate the great teamwork and welcoming environment from reception to therapist. Keep up with your great work.

— Jason L.


I have competed in several sports at a very high level over the last 20 years in Calgary. During this time, ProActive Health Group has been a recurring theme when talking to other athletes about chiropractic care. I have only recently started treatment here, but I am appreciating the different approaches and look forward to being able to hit the trails in the spring.

— Claire F.

“I was referred to ProActive Health Group by a friend who was coaching National Bobsled athletes. Since my first visit approximately 3 years ago, I have had some very satisfying results for several injuries from competitive waterskiing and downhill skiing. At 58 it keeps me in touch with my 16- and 18-year old kids. Thanks PHG.

— Jeff L.

“Coming to ProActive Health Group is always a worthwhile and enjoyable experience. I have always experienced pain reduction, but even more importantly, I have been taught exercises and postures which allow me to avoid the pain in the future.

— Stella T.

“I came to ProActive Health Group for lower back pain. The treatment and patient care has been amazing and the results even better! I want to stay healthy so I keep coming back for maintenance.

— Roberto A.

“I have had problems with hip and back pain for years and years and have seen numerous chiropractors. ProActive Health Group is the first to bring about significant change to my functioning. I have had muscle groups treated that no one else has touched and after only two treatments, my ability to move freely and without pain was dramatically improved. Simple things like tying my shoes no longer hurts. Thanks so much!

— Nancy C.

“I was referred to ProActive Health Group by another patient. I had back pain for ten years and had tried everything. PHG has given me relief for the first time – I am so thankful.

— Jane A.

“I first came to the ProActive Health Group with chronic low back pain. I was so impressed with the initial assessment and that the doctors wanted to find the cause of the problem, rather than just treating the symptoms. The results have been fantastic, allowing me to be more active, get stronger and be more pain free.

— Shane K.

“I have been coming to ProActive Health Group since October (2014) and have noticed a positive impact on my neck and back. PHG’s friendly and professional attitude makes each appointment a joy. The front desk is always friendly and welcoming.

— Aleisha F.

“I first heard of ProActive Health Group through the practitioners, as members of a Networking Group. After hearing testimonials from other members as to how committed to “rehabilitating“ patients PHG is. I can now be more active and pain free moving forward.

— Joe P.

“I first heard about ProActive Health Group through the Olympics. For the past few weeks I have been training at the clinic to help me prepare for the World’s Longest Hockey Game and break the Guinness Book of Records. My overall quality of life has greatly improved since I started. Not only have I felt improvements, but psychologically and emotionally I feel better. I would recommend this practice not just to athletes but anyone who would like to improve their overall quality of life.

— Oscar A.

“ProActive Health Group has been a vital part of my life for the past 10 years. Initially I needed (and continue to do so) adjustments to my back. On the advice of an international athlete, I have received both physical and emotional support for my aging body. I have become a true believer in body maintenance as I move forward with my life in the 70’s.

— Diana L.

“I had been having lower back pain/stiffness for the better part of a month. My wife suggested that I book an appointment with ProActive Health Group, since she has had great success with treatment. After less than a week, and only a few sessions, they had me feeling close to 100%. We will continue to remain a patient because we feel that the service we receive is honest and effective.

— Nathan W.

“I first came to ProActive Health Group to treat a very sore low back. It came on very fast and was starting to affect my everyday life and activities. I started treatment three days a week and then two days a week. It is so amazing how much better I feel. I actually haven’t felt this great for years. Thank you ProActive Health Group.

— Kristine L.

“I brought my daughter to ProActive Health Group as they had been recommended to us. They have been a huge help in alleviating my daughter’s foot pain and helping her to heal so she can continue in her sport. They have been kind to my daughter and informative about her injury. It has been easy and enjoyable coming into ProActive Health Group. In addition to this, the reception staff has been helpful and very efficient.

— Carrie J.

“I was introduced to the clinic by my wife. She was doing a Running Room clinic. She could not say enough good things about the clinic’s philosophy towards health. She bugged me enough to have the clinic take assessment of my hip problem. I was hesitant, because I have already searched out treatment at other clinics that performed sports physio and acupuncture, etc. all of these places had little or no impact over a period of time. I decided to give another chance to allow this to improve my quality of life. They provided me with the straight truth to how the treatment was going to progress and the underlying causes. The clinic is excellent in it’s strengths for the team member’s knowledge and passion towards their fields. I’m happy to report my quality of life has improved since I have been attending sessions. I hope for a nearly perfect recovery.

— Dwayne C.

“I came to PHG after finishing my first half marathon with sharp pain in my knee. My knee was treated and recommended a training schedule that would allow me to maintain my fitness level without further aggravating my IT band. One month later I finished my second half marathon pain free and faster than my first. Thank you!

— Tracey F.

“I first began going to this clinic due to the close and convenient proximity to my work, but have since found additional benefit through massage and chiropractic treatments for my neck, back and arm strain. I appreciate the expertise found at this office as they not only help treat immediate pain, but have provided me with exercises to help prevent future injury.

— Kristina P.

“A nagging shoulder injury brought me to PROACTIVE HEALTH GROUP. I prefer to be active rather than to resort to drugs (NSAIDS) or potential surgeries when problems occur. Everything is connected…and in my experience, physicians often isolate. The PROACTIVE HEALTH GROUP staff understands anatomy and movement patterns, treat, educate and help me maintain my fitness goals!

— Laura F.

“What first brought me to the clinic was chronic knee problems. What has kept me coming back is the holistic approach to treatment. Whether I am receiving chiropractic and ART for lower back maintenance or prolotherapy and physiotherapy to strengthen my knees, I know that I am getting treatments that address the body as a whole. Our body is our most important asset. It is worth the investment!

— Marian M.

“I lead a very active lifestyle. A history of unresolved knee problems was impacting my ability to continue to be active, so I came to PROACTIVE HEALTH GROUP. PROACTIVE HEALTH GROUP has been instrumental in finding the source of my problems, treating the issues and allowing me to continue with the level of activity that I want. The whole team at PROACTIVE HEALTH GROUP has been amazing.

— Bryan S.

“After tearing my rotator cuff 2 ½ years earlier, I was experiencing pain and limited mobility. When acupuncture had failed and my doctor told me there was nothing else to be done, I found PROACTIVE HEALTH GROUP. Within 2 months I was completely pain free and have regained total mobility – Amazing!

— Dianne D.

“We first came to the clinic because we were friends with the parents of one of the doctors. I have remained a patient because I have had many ailments repaired over the years. Treatments have allowed me to continue an active lifestyle to the age of 80.

— Don C.

“I came here first when I had a problem with my leg. Nobody knew what it was. PROACTIVE HEALTH GROUP was able to help me. If I have a problem with my leg I get help here. I feel better every time I leave the centre.

— Eugene B.

“My first visit to the clinic was to get relief for a painful back and hip. The caring and professional treatment I have received from everyone at the centre has kept me returning whenever I need an adjustment, physio or a massage. When I first started my treatment I had trouble walking or sitting comfortably. Now I feel like dancing again!

— Janice V.

“I have been a patient since 2007. Initially I was referred by my son’s hockey coach. PROACTIVE HEALTH GROUP has enabled both me and my son to remain active and successful in the level of activities we both enjoy and strive for. My personal injury history began to affect my enjoyment of activities and my functionality in everyday life. PROACTIVE HEALTH GROUP has been the only solution to date for me to continue to achieve my personal goals without limitations from past injuries.

— Jens S.

“I first came to PROACTIVE HEALTH GROUP about 1 year ago for sore Achilles tendons. When they resolved, I stopped coming. Then, after sometime with a sore shoulder, I came back. I was counselled to undertake a more comprehensive solution; posture, chiro and core strengthening which worked fabulous. Working with the practitioners at PROACTIVE HEALTH GROUP has made a huge difference. Instead of focusing on one issue, they work on the root causes – life long changes that make a difference. The change in my shoulder is immense but there are many other benefits – my left knee (osteoarthritis) is much better because of my posture and properly using my glute etc.

— David M.

“I have been attending the clinic from the beginning. Awesome!! The quality of treatment is of the highest level of which has kept me an active person physically. I am able to continue with my outdoor activities because of the care given to me by the people of this clinic. They have given me very good back care and in formation to maintain a good quality of life. My back/body is healthy because of the care I have received at this clinic.

— Gayle C.
Coaches

“The Calgary Canoe Club’s partnership with Proactive Health Group as our acute injury and ongoing care specialists has been of great benefit to both coaches and athletes alike. Paddlers aged 13 to 75 years of age have been treated and/or assessed by the PHG specialists.

PHG has become an integral element to our programs by serving our athletes with injury treatment and regular maintenance care, as well as a resource for education and injury prevention purposes as part of our ongoing training.

Our coaches and athletes have benefitted from the exceptional service and treatment care options offered by the team at PHG from the front desk to the sport chiropractors, kinesiology experts and naturopaths.

We look forward to continuing our partnership with PHG for many years to come… there’s always a new paddler that can improve their functional movement patterns sustaining their athletic pursuit as lifelong activity.”

— Lynda Roberts, Executive Director and Coach for the Calgary Canoe Club

“ProActive Health Group has been a big part of the success of my training groups for over 10 years. I am confident that when I send my athletes to ProActive, they will get the specific individual therapy they require to be champions!

— Michael Steen, Former National Team Coaching Staff Athletics, Bobsleigh, Skeleton. Coach of Multiple Olympic & World Championship Athletes

“ProActive Health Group is a pleasure to work with and is instrumental in preparing our Elite Travel Program for competition during our Fall Season. The skill and knowledge are only rivalled by professionalism and drive. We were lucky to work with ProActive and continue to value their treatment for our elite Student-athletes.

— Geoff Snider, ELEV8 Lacrosse President & Calgary Roughnecks Alternate Captain

“As a former National Athlete, I was referred to ProActive Health Group because of their expert experience and knowledge with high performance athletes. 13 years later, I haven’t looked back. The team at ProActive has never let me down and I have learned so much from them!

— Keith Loach, Canadian Skeleton Team

“For over eight years I was suffering from low back pain due to unstable discs. After a few visits and a prescribe exercise I am improved. I am free from pain for over six years. I am a 50-year old, extremely active person. Without PROACTIVE I would not be able to enjoy life as I like and need.

— Tadeusz Bafia, Nordic Combined & Ski Jumping Canada

“It’s professional from when I walk through the door until I leave. I trust PROACTIVE HEALTH GROUP’s injury and general body assessments every time. Wouldn’t go to anyone else. Trust is what keeps me coming back.

— Dennis Marineau, 2002 & 2006 Olympic Bobsleigh Canada
Trainers

“A sprained ankle brought me to ProActive Health Group. Nine weeks before I planned to run a marathon. The practitioners helped me with the Graston technique to be back on the road within three weeks. It’s a painful procedure but worth it if you see the results. Those magic hands kept me motivated. Everybody in the clinic is very helpful, friendly and supportive.

— Nicole G, Personal Trainer

“The practitioners at ProActive Health Group take the time to properly analyze athletes, treat each individual based on the confines of his/her sport and communicate frequently with myself [the trainer/coach] to ensure maximum progression of [my] athletes. The staff at ProActive Health Group are knowledgeable, friendly and understand the importance of getting athletes treatment as soon as possible. The combination of great practitioners and an excellent staff has convinced me to continually use them for my referral of athletes.

— Jeremiah B., BSc CSCS, Strength and Physiology Consultant

“I had hurt my shoulder and in my ignorance thought that it would sort itself out on its own. After a week of zero change I figured I needed real, professional help. I was recommended to ProActive Health group and the Doctors here got me on my way to recovery. I would have been lost without their help. Honestly, they saved my shoulder, my lifestyle and, because I am a fitness trainer, they effectively saved my business. My unending thanks!

— Stefano T., Personal Trainer

“I refer clients and friends to ProActive Health Group because they see results quickly for a variety of health issues, which allows them to get back to their activities in a timely manner – often without impeding their active lifestyle. PHG educates and empowers their clients to manage their health issues, find appropriate resources and prevent relapse of their symptoms. PHG has a wide variety of expertise and experience among their various health professionals. The team at ProActive work to keep people moving and to help clients continue to lead a healthy lifestyle.

— Trevor B., Personal Trainer

“Chronic shoulder and hip pain led me to ProActive Health Group and once I partnered with the Doctors, I was sold. PHG has kept my body working in top form for competitions and training. The challenging training that I put myself through in the gym is perfectly offset by the great treatments that I receive at PHG.
Thank you for helping me become the Strongest Woman in Alberta (2014)!

— Erin A., Personal Trainer

“As a trainer I’ve been quite fit and active. As well as generally injury free (or at least no aches I couldn’t work through). However, after having my first child about six months ago I experienced what it is to have no core strength. I ended up with severe back pain after shovelling the walk one day. When I booked in at PHG it was to the point that picking up my baby was becoming problematic. After my first session I felt some relief and was completely reassured that I could be back to 100% very soon…. if I did my homework. I was given all the guidance and tools needed to ensure I was able to properly rehab and strengthen my core to prevent a relapse. I love the co-operative approach. The practitioners do their part (very well) but it is also essential I do mine. Work with PHG has made all the difference in my day-to-day life. Not only am I back to being 100% active, I am also very confident I can play with and care for my baby without fear of injury.

— Charly K., Personal Trainer

“I came into ProActive Health Group feeling very scared and discouraged because of terrible knee pain. I thought that my career as a competitive athlete was over and that I might need knee Surgery. PHG not only reduced my knee pain immediately but more importantly gave me HOPE and ENCOURAGEMENT that I would be skating and training again soon. Their expertise and experience instilled confidence in me and within 2 weeks of beginning my treatment at ProActive, I went back on the ice (for 20 minutes). Now 10 weeks later I resumed a full 16 hr/ week training schedule and I am looking forward to competing at world masters level this season. PHG’s treatments are very aggressive and competent. Their wisdom about athlete’s bodies and training methods is very sound and I like his philosophy. I love the walls that are covered with photos of athletes that they have treated, it inspires me!

— Diane – Personal Trainer

Find Us

#120 - 602 12TH AVENUE SW
CALGARY, AB T2R 1J3
Phone: (403) 225-3842
info@proactivehealthgroup.ca

OPENING TIMES

Monday - Thursday - 7am - 6pm
Friday - 7am - 4pm
Saturday - 8am - 2pm by Appointment