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Naturopathic Medicine / Acupuncture / Prolotherapy
Dr. Lee Atkinson
After receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from the University of Waterloo, Dr. Lee Atkinson received his Doctorate of Chiropractic (DC) degree in 1994 from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa. He graduated on the President’s list with Cuma Sum Laude Distinction. After completion, he returned to Lloydminster where he began his practice at the Lloydminster Chiropractic Centre. Both Dr. Atkinson and his wife Shelly were raised in Lloydminster and were happy to return home and raise their family of three boys.
Dr. Atkinson strives to maintain a patient focused approach to health care. He believes that care is a process of listening to the patient and recognizing lifestyle patterns in order to find the cause of the ailment. He utilizes a variety of chiropractic techniques to locate and resolve the presenting problem. A commitment to networking with other professionals is required to ensure the patient receives the most appropriate and effective care available.
Raising three boys involved in sports has lead to an understanding and specific interest in sports injuries. Dr. Atkinson has been active in the Lloydminster sports community himself, having been a past Director and Coach in the Lloydminster Minor Hockey Association and a former Lloydminster Lancer (currently the Lloydminster Bobcats) and LCHS Football Baron. Having completed a comprehensive course in concussion management and baseline testing, he is able to perform a series of physical and cognitive tests and based on new research, provide a overview of healthy brain function. This information provides valuable information to help make safer ‘return to learn’, ‘work’ and ‘play’ decisions.
Lloydminster Chiropractic Centre welcomes new patients as well as past families. Dr. Atkinson looks forward to the challenge of helping you feel your best.
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Dr. Kathryn King
Kathryn King is a naturopathic doctor. She is passionate about supporting her patients as they work towards their health goals with a plan and a timeline that is customized to their individual needs. She prefers to utilize natural approaches with as few risks and as much benefit as possible, however, when pharmaceuticals are indicated she can refer to other practitioners in to community to join our treatment team. Here in Lloydminster Dr. King offers Acupuncture and Prolotherapy in addition to Naturopathic Medicine consultations. Dr. King has done a lot of work with patients who suffer from fatigue, hormone imbalance, digestive concerns and pain. She finds naturopathic medicine can be very helpful when dealing with chronic pain.
Kathryn completed her Bachelor of Science in Biology at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver in 2012 and her Doctor of Naturopathy at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in Toronto in 2017. Her science background, combined with her experience in Vipassana Meditation and Hatha Yoga, have given rise to her comprehensive interest in the physiological, emotional and energetic aspects of health.
PROLOTHERAPY: Prolotherapy is an increasingly popular treatment for chronic musculoskeletal pain, Its origins can be traced back over 100 years ago. Prolotherapy involves injecting a solution into affected ligaments, tendons and/or joint spaces. While the exact mechanism of action in unknown, it is theorized that the injections cause a local inflammatory response that promote repair and healing in the surrounding soft tissue, leading to pain relief and restoration of function. Prolotherapy is being used in many clinics across North America with many reported cases of success. Animal studies and some human studies have shown promise with the treatment as well. Current research reflects that prolotherapy works best with tendinopathies (including tennis and golfer’s elbow). Prolotherapy can also play an important role in non-resolving low back pain and osteoarthritis. 3-6 treatments in a year will often solve the issue.
PRICING: Initial visit: 45 minutes $160 Follow up: 30 minutes $115
ACUPUNCTURE: Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese medicine technique where thin single used needles are used to stimulate certain points in the body to restore the proper flow and balance of energy. A key component of traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture is most commonly used to treat pain. Increasingly, it is being used for overall wellness, including stress management, infertility, sleep issues, digestive concerns and hormonal issues. Generally, weekly treatments are recommended for a minimum of a month and then as symptoms decrease they can be more sporadic.
PRICING: 45 minute initial: $120 30 minute follow up: $85 45 minute follow up: $120
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Dr. Kevin McEachern
Dr Kevin McEachern was born in Edmonton Alberta. Grew up on a cattle and grain farm Northwest of Grande Prairie Alberta with his parents, older brother and younger sister. He attended grade school in the area until Grade 12 when he moved to Kelowna BC to pursue his hockey dream. After Graduating high school in Kelowna he attended Okanagan College for 1 year before moving to Red Deer Alberta. He called Red Deer College his home for his under Graduate studies. Off to Davenport Iowa in 1990 to Palmer College of Chiropractic for 4 years. After Graduation in 1994 he stayed in the USA and practiced Chiropractic until 2000. Moving back to Canada and Alberta in Oct of 2000 stopped in Lloydminster to visit his College buddy Dr Lee Atkinson. 2003 saw the 2 Chiropractors partner up and advance the 50 year old Lloydminster Chiropractic Centre brand further. Dr McEachern married Dr Marianne Stelmaschuk DDS and have 3 wonderful children. It has been a pleasure and a privilege to be a part of the community that is Lloydminster
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Dr. Sydney Noble
Sydney was born and raised in Lloydminster and is excited to return to practice in her hometown. After graduating from Holy Rosary High School, Sydney studied Kinesiology for 3 years at the University of Saskatchewan, achieving Dean’s List status and honored as a Golden Key International Society Member(top percentage of her kinesiology class). Sydney furthered her studies in Portland, OR at the University of Western States, graduating Summa Cum Laude with a degree of Doctor of Chiropractic, as well as a Bachelor of Science in Human Biology. During her undergraduate years, Sydney volunteered for PAAL (physical activity for active living), a program that facilitates activities for teens/adults with physical and intellectual impairments.
While growing up in Lloydminster, Sydney was a competitive athlete, playing softball in provincial and national championship tournaments and competing in the Western Summer Games. Always active, Sydney enjoys volleyball, cross-fit classes and has volunteered her time helping coach our Lloydminster Liner’s softball team.
Dr. Noble has a passion for holistic health and has clinical experience treating patients of all ages, conditions and backgrounds. With a keen interest in continuing education, Sydney has taken seminars on pediatrics, pregnancy and postpartum care, including the WEBSTER TECHNIQUE. In practice, she assesses and analyzes with a whole body approach and conducts chiropractic care through manual and instrument adjusting. Dr. Noble uses many treatment methods including the Activator Technique, instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization and cold laser therapy. Additionally, Sydney utilizes rehab and exercise therapy as she strives to give patients the tools to supplement ‘in office’ care with ‘at home’ care.
Dr. Noble is looking forward to helping new and existing patients on their journey to optimal health and wellness.
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Dr. Julia Oberg
Julia was raised in Lloydminster and is very excited to return to practice in her hometown. After graduating from Holy Rosary High School, Julia studied at the University of Saskatchewan as a Greystone Scholar. Convocating with Distinction, Julia earned a 4-year degree in Physiology and Pharmacology before furthering her studies at the Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, IA. In February, Julia graduated Summa Cum Laude with a degree of Doctor of Chiropractic and was honored as the 2021 Salutatorian of her graduating class, ranking second highest in academic achievement. In that same month and after receiving accolades from her faculty clinician, Julia was awarded Palmer Clinic Intern of the month for exceptional patient care.
While growing up in Lloydminster, Julia was a competitive swimmer and a member of the Riptide Swim Club for many years. She worked as a lifeguard, water safety instructor and for two years coached the Lloydminster Rebels Summer Swim Team. Always community oriented, Julia also volunteered many hours to our local SPCA.
Despite a very busy undergrad schedule, Julia found the opportunity to volunteer her time. She was the treasurer for the Canadian Club at Palmer for two years, organized webinars and seminars to assist students with career planning and helped assemble study guides to prepare students for Canadian Board exams. Additionally, she was a clinical teaching assistant and a volunteer tutor at Palmer for all classes.
Julia has a passion for holistic health and has clinical experience with all ages and conditions with special interest in women’s health, pregnancy and pediatrics. In practice, she assesses and analyzes with a whole body approach and conducts chiropractic care through manual and instrument adjusting. Julia uses many methods including Activator Technique and instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization. Her care however, is not limited to the above as she continually strives to learn new techniques and information that will help serve her patients and community.
During the past 5 months while awaiting her twice ‘covid-delayed’ board exams, Julia dedicated her days to working closely with Dr. Atkinson. She was extremely helpful performing patient exams, recording patient notes and assisting with laser therapy treatments.
Dr. Oberg is looking forward to helping new and existing patients on their journey to optimal health.
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Tara Oborowsky PT
Tara graduated from the University of Alberta in 2002 with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy. She started her career at the Lloydminster Hospital working with in-patients, out-patients, and pediatrics. After moving to Sherwood Park for a few years and working in a fast-paced sports physiotherapy clinic, she has now returned to Lloydminster and started Midwest Physiotherapy. She joined Lloydminster Chiropractic Centre in June 2012 to form an integrated, multidisciplinary approach to patient care.
Tara completed her Diploma of Intermediate Manual and Manipulative Therapy in 2006 and continues to treat her patients with evidence-based practice. She then was certified in Dry Needling Therapy in March, 2017. Dry needling is an effective way to treat muscle trigger points and pain associated with: *muscle strains *ligament sprains *nerve irritation *Arthritis *Myofascial pain
In January 2019 Tara was trained in vestibular rehabilitation. This treatment is for dizziness and balance issues, including vertigo and BPPV. Tara has experience working with people of all ages, and a variety of different conditions.
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Amber Sevigny RMT
Amber Clayton, RMT
Massage therapist Amber Clayton was born and raised right here in Lloydminster. She has spent time in Calgary, AB as well as Tisdale, SK pursuing other careers before returning home and falling into massage therapy. Amber has deep roots in our community and is proud to call Lloydminster ‘home’. Amber graduated from the Alberta College of Massage Therapy June 2019. She offers Swedish massage, deep tissue massage. Amber has been a wonderful addition to our multidisciplinary team of professionals and we have received many glowing compliments regarding her services. Amber enjoys meeting new clients and facilitating their journey to optimal health.
Amber Clayton, RMT Massage therapist Amber Clayton was born and raised right here in Lloydminste... Read More
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