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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Trying to avoid the experience of neck pain over the course of your life, may seem impossible. The neck does a lot of movements and function. For this reason, it is more obvious as to why this would be a difficult goal to achieve. The cervical spine and the neck alone are consist of seven vertebrae, all requiring strength and flexibility to function optimally. The top to vertebrae are responsible not only for bearing the weight of the head, but allowing its free movement. It is normal for this range of movement to cause pain, whether by turning side to [...]
Hearing the diagnosis of fibromyalgia (FM) can be a very scary thing. But, if you are a parent and it is your child who has a diagnosis, it can be terrifying. Do you suspect your child may have fibromyalgia? There is no simple throat swab or actual test to confirm or deny the existence of fibromyalgia. If you notice your child complaining of fatigue all the time, feeling achy, and having problems sleeping, you may suspect fibromyalgia. However, these symptoms can be part of a number of illnesses. This is why fibromyalgia is often overlooked in children and teens. It [...]
Neck pain is very common in today’s fast-paced world. Who has time for it? Yet, it seems to affect almost everyone at one time or another. Most of us shrug it off and continue on. However, sometimes neck pain can really put a crick in your day. Sometimes, it is so bothersome that it makes you begin to worry if something serious is wrong. In this article, we will discuss some red flags to be aware of and, then, we will consider a natural way to find relief for neck pain that has been successful for many. Rest assured, most [...]