Dr. Sloane Hunter is one of the four upper cervical chiropractic doctors at Vibe Health & Spine in Calgary, Alberta. She is a NUCCA doctor who has been serving patients since 2003. Her mission is to provide patients with precise spinal corrections to boost the body's ability to heal independently.

Before becoming a chiropractor, Dr. Hunter earned her Physical Education & Recreation degree at the University of Alberta back in 1998. Then, she attended Palmer College of Chiropractic in Iowa, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude and earned her membership to Pi Tau Delta, an international honor society for chiropractors.

She regularly attends conferences and seminars for post-graduate studies to broaden her background on NUCCA and other chiropractic techniques. She hopes to help patients pursue a healthier and more balanced life.

Technique/s: NUCCA technique

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Blogs by Dr. Hunter

Caffeine and Meniere’s Disease: What’s The Connection?

Anyone craving an energetic buzz to help withstand long work hours is no stranger to drinking coffee, tea, hot cocoa, soda, chocolate bar, and other caffeinated treats. After all, caffeine is one of the most widely available stimulants in the market today. Unfortunately, its highly addictive nature makes it easy for people to become dependent and develop caffeine tolerance. Additionally, it can cause problems for some individuals, especially those diagnosed with Meniere’s disease.  Find out more about the connection between worse bouts of Meniere’s disease symptoms and excessive caffeine intake, plus the benefits of seeking an atlas bone adjustment below. [...]

By |September 4th, 2022|Categories: Vertigo / Dizziness / Menieres|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Caffeine and Meniere’s Disease: What’s The Connection?

Natural Factors and Bad Habits That Contribute to Sciatica

There are thousands of patients asking how to get rid of sciatica. Unfortunately, the answer may not be simple. As with many other health conditions, what works for others may not work for you, and vice versa. Perhaps the next best thing you should be asking right now is what's causing your sciatica and if there is something you can do to avoid this condition and manage and avoid the pain and discomfort altogether. You probably have read about the usual causes of sciatica, such as: Bulging or herniated disc Spinal stenosis Spondylolisthesis Trauma or injury Piriformis syndrome Tumor in [...]

Rare Gene Mutations and Other Triggers of Meniere’s Disease

Most patients who go to a chiropractor for vertigo wonder what led them to develop Meniere’s disease. Unfortunately, studies have yet to uncover the actual cause of the disease. Some theorize that it stems from inner ear infections. Others believe that it may have something to do with poor fluid drainage in the inner ears. Interestingly, a recent study suggests another possible cause of the disease – a rare gene mutation. Let’s look into this plus all the other potential triggers of Meniere’s below.   Gene Mutations A team of scientists has recently discovered a rare gene mutation that might [...]

Migraines During Pregnancy: Best Things to Do

Many women visit a chiropractor for migraines each month for pain relief more than men do. The leading reason behind this is their fluctuating hormone levels (specifically estrogen) throughout the menstrual cycle. As a result, child-bearing women tend to suffer from frequent migraine attacks. In some cases, women who never experience migraines before pregnancy end up having severe attacks during and after their term.  Typically, it’s okay to take pain medications like ibuprofen and other NSAIDs to relieve migraines and headaches. They work fast and reduce the pain for a couple of hours. However, when you’re expecting a child, you [...]

By |May 2nd, 2021|Categories: Migraines / Headaches|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Migraines During Pregnancy: Best Things to Do

How Fast Does Meniere’s Disease Progress?

Meniere’s disease is a continuous inner ear (vestibular) disorder. What exactly is it anyway? It is a type of endolymphatic hydrops that produces a collection of persistent symptoms due to an excessive amount of fluid (endolymph) that builds up in the inner ear.  Meniere's disease is common around people in the age range of 40 to 60 years. However, it can develop in anyone at any age. Thus, it can be tough to determine how many people have Meniere's disease. There is no official record to report if such data even exists. However, the National Institutes of Health estimated that [...]

By |September 6th, 2020|Categories: Vertigo / Dizziness / Menieres|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on How Fast Does Meniere’s Disease Progress?

Outstanding Facts and Figures About Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain condition that has many other symptoms. The goal with fibromyalgia is to find ways to reduce the symptoms experienced and to extend the amount of time between significant symptom flare-ups. This can be accomplished in varying ways.  Today, we want to consider some outstanding facts and figures about fibromyalgia. This may help you to get a better overall understanding of the condition, which is essential whether you are dealing with this syndrome yourself or you know someone who has it. Many of the statistics cited in this article are from the Arthritis Society.  At the [...]

By |January 12th, 2020|Categories: Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Outstanding Facts and Figures About Fibromyalgia

How the Modern Lifestyle Is Contributing to Neck Pain

One of the most common ailments a person can experience is neck pain. That is nothing new. However, there many things in our modern world that are contributing to the problem of neck pain, potentially making it both more severe and more frequent. In today’s article, we will take a closer look at some of the aspects of modern life that may be turning neck pain into a pandemic. The scary thing is that we are mostly causing the problem for ourselves. The good news is that you can make a few lifestyle adjustments to fix the problem and that [...]

By |October 13th, 2019|Categories: Neck Pain|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on How the Modern Lifestyle Is Contributing to Neck Pain

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Treatment, Causes & Symptoms

Chronic fatigue syndrome is a health condition with many symptoms and many questions surrounding the underlying cause. As a result, there are very few chronic fatigue syndrome treatment options, and most of them have limited success at mitigating symptoms. We’re going to take a closer look at the symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome. Then we will address some lifestyle changes that may make the condition a little easier to live with. Finally, we will discuss a natural therapy that has helped patients in case studies to regain some quality of life despite living with debilitating health conditions like chronic fatigue [...]

By |July 14th, 2019|Categories: Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Treatment, Causes & Symptoms

Natural, Lasting Relief from Neck Pain Caused by Whiplash Injury

Neck pain is an extremely common condition and reason that people pay a visit to their doctor.  Most cases of neck pain can be attributed to problems that lie within the musculoskeletal system, which includes the bones of the spine (the vertebrae), and the soft tissues (the muscles and ligaments) that give the spine necessary support. Certainly, the flexibility of your neck can be a double-edged sword. It is essential in order to accommodate the broad range of motion of our head. However, it leaves it particularly susceptible to injuries and wear and tear. The neck, frequently referred to as [...]

By |April 14th, 2019|Categories: Neck Pain|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Natural, Lasting Relief from Neck Pain Caused by Whiplash Injury

Fibromyalgia Symptoms You Absolutely Must Know About

Fibromyalgia symptoms go way beyond the chronic pain. If you have been suffering from fibromyalgia, you know this well. We’re going to consider some of the symptoms of fibromyalgia, as well as a natural therapy that has been able to provide relief for some patients in case studies. These cases offer hope that natural help may be possible. Pain Symptoms of Fibromyalgia Since pain is the symptom most people recognize, we won’t spend a lot of time talking about the general aches and pains that someone may feel when dealing with this condition. Besides widespread pain and stiffness, which can [...]

By |January 13th, 2019|Categories: Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Fibromyalgia Symptoms You Absolutely Must Know About
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