Under current guidelines for infection control and prevention, all patients and individuals entering the clinic must adhere to the following practices and procedures:

  • Pass the COVID-19 self-screening tool that will be emailed to you 24hrs prior to your appointment, as well as on the day of the scheduled appointment; including infrared thermometer. In the event that you do not pass the screening, please refrain from booking a new appointment, and/or call the clinic to cancel an existing appointment. Missed appointment fees will not be charged in this case.

  • Wear a mask. (This mask may be a single-use surgical/procedural mask, or, a re-useable fabric mask). In the event that patients and others do not have their own mask, one will be provided for a small fee.

  • Disinfect hands immediately upon entry to the clinic and immediately following appointments, sanitizer is provided. Soap and water is also available.

  • Arrive exactly on-time for appointments. Due to the physical distancing restrictions, we must limit congregation in the waiting room prior to appointment times and also must ensure our practitioners are able to finish appointments on-time in order to accommodate cleaning and hygiene practices between patients.

We are also still offering video sessions through tele-health for new and existing patients.

Chiropractic

Rather than reacting to symptoms our chiropractic doctors provide a comprehensive treatment philosophy which is designed to build on your health through educating you on multiple health aspects, such as nutrition, exercise and movement, and most importantly, your muskuloskeletal and neurological systems. Our treatments include: Active Release Technique (ART), Graston technique, IMS/Dry Needling... Read More

Rather than reacting to symptoms our chiropractic doctors provide a comprehensive treatment philosophy which is designed to build on your health through educating you on multiple health aspects, such as nutrition, exercise and movement, and most importantly, your muskuloskeletal and neurological systems. Our treatments include: Active Release Technique (ART), Graston technique, IMS/Dry Needling, Shockwave therapy, acupuncture and Kinesiotaping on top of our extensive knowledge in rehabilitation and nutrition. Dr. Menta is also a Sport Specialist with a focus on Functional Range Conditioning and Dr. Fisher is a Concussion Management Specialist.
We see Chiropractic care as a proactive and preventive health approach.


Physiotherapy

At Ascent our Physiotherapist is highly trained at using manual therapies to diagnose and treat restrictions in movement in the spine, arms and legs. Using gentle, hands-on techniques, acupuncture, and exercise, physiotherapy can help reduce muscle tightness, improve movement in the joints, reduce pain and improve function.


Registered Massage Therapy

Our team of registered massage therapists use multiple massage therapy techniques for your comprehensive massage, all of our massage therapists have a minimum of 2200hour training. The main technique used at Ascent is a therapeutic massage (or Sports Massage) which is designed to apply pressure in targeted areas of concern. This technique helps release muscle tension, break down adhesions, a... Read More

Our team of registered massage therapists use multiple massage therapy techniques for your comprehensive massage, all of our massage therapists have a minimum of 2200hour training.

The main technique used at Ascent is a therapeutic massage (or Sports Massage) which is designed to apply pressure in targeted areas of concern. This technique helps release muscle tension, break down adhesions, and loosen tight connective tissue. This technique works well for preparation and recovery from, sporting activities. However, several of our therapists have specialized in a number of other techniques as well, including: myofacial release, cupping, trigger point release and cranial sacral therapy


Pelvic Health Physiotherapy

Our Pelvic Health program includes the following: - Comprehensive assessment that examines muscle function, bowel/bladder habits, diet, posture, and body mechanics - Education about the pelvic floor and other contributing factors - Hands on therapy that could include: massage, stretching, needling, and more - Muscle stimulation - Home exercise program that is easy to fo... Read More

Our Pelvic Health program includes the following:
- Comprehensive assessment that examines muscle function, bowel/bladder habits, diet, posture, and body mechanics
- Education about the pelvic floor and other contributing factors
- Hands on therapy that could include: massage, stretching, needling, and more
- Muscle stimulation
- Home exercise program that is easy to follow and tailored to your individual goals


Vestibular Therapy

Vestibular rehabilitation is a form of therapy that treats symptoms such as dizziness, vertigo or imbalance resulting from head/neck injuries, viral infections, inner-ear and/or neurological disorders. Specialized clinicians will use evidence-based assessment techniques to help determine the cause of your symptoms and develop an individualized treatment plan specific to your needs and goals ... Read More

Vestibular rehabilitation is a form of therapy that treats symptoms such as dizziness, vertigo or imbalance resulting from head/neck injuries, viral infections, inner-ear and/or neurological disorders.

Specialized clinicians will use evidence-based assessment techniques to help determine the cause of your symptoms and develop an individualized treatment plan specific to your needs and goals to ensure the best possible outcome.


Concussion Management

Ascent’s concussion clinicians are Trained Providers of the Shift Concussion Management Program and adhere to the most up-to-date research in post-injury assessment, diagnosis and effective rehabilitation techniques. Through a vigorous assessment that includes testing of the vestibular and ocular systems, cognitive function, mental processing, reaction speed, exertion testing/training, and othe... Read More

Ascent’s concussion clinicians are Trained Providers of the Shift Concussion Management Program and adhere to the most up-to-date research in post-injury assessment, diagnosis and effective rehabilitation techniques. Through a vigorous assessment that includes testing of the vestibular and ocular systems, cognitive function, mental processing, reaction speed, exertion testing/training, and other lifestyle factors affected by mild Traumatic Brain Injuries (mTBI) we are able to identify the systems affected by the injuries and create a specific rehabilitation protocol to better manage and provide optimal recovery and return to normal sport and activities.


Functional Range Systems

A system of manual musculoskeletal assessment, treatment and rehabilitation aimed to increase joint health and mobility.


Kettlebell 101

Our team has broad areas of expertise. We love sharing knowledge and teaching techniques for you to move and improve. Many of these classes and courses are offered virtually so you can do them from home! Courses include Kinstretch, Pelvic Health, Kettlebell Training and more.


Kinstretch 101

Our team has broad areas of expertise. We love sharing knowledge and teaching techniques for you to move and improve. Many of these classes and courses are offered virtually so you can do them from home! Courses include Kinstretch, Pelvic Health, Kettlebell Training and more.

Dr. Boyd is a native Calgarian. Throughout his life Ryan has been heavily involved in the soccer community, both as a player, and a coach. As a competitive athlete, Ryan relied heavily on chiropractic care, proper fitness training, and rehabilitation methods to be able to perform at a high level.

Ryan decided to pursue his passion in fitness and athletics by attending the University of Calgary, graduating with a Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology. While pursuing his degree, Ryan decided to take on the role of a student-athlete, as a member of the University of Calgary Dino’s Men’s Soccer team. Ryan still actively plays league soccer in his spare time outside the clinic.

Ryan continued pursuing knowledge in the field of health and wellness while attending the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) in Toronto. While at CMCC, Ryan developed a greater understanding of how to properly treat (and even prevent) various injuries. Summers off while attending Chiropractic College were spent maintaining an active role in the Calgary community, working as a fitness consultant and personal trainer in a network of corporate gyms downtown run by “Health Systems Group.”

Ryan is a certified Active Release Techniques® (ART®) and Functional Range Release® (FR®) provider, and has Graston Technique® certification as well. Additionally, he graduated from the Contemporary Medical Acupuncture program at McMaster University. Golf has always been a passion for Ryan. He grew up playing as many courses as he could across Western Canada. Recently, Ryan has been specializing in the treatment and rehabilitation of golfers. Titleist Performance Institute (TPI®) courses taken (Level 1 and Medical Level 2) allow Ryan to effectively help his golfers treat and prevent golf-related injuries, as well as increasing their golf performance.

Outside the clinic Ryan also enjoys distance running as a way to stay fit. He has run two half marathons (among a variety of other races) as recent as last summer.

Dr. Boyd is a native Calgarian. Throughout his life Ryan has been heavily involved in the soccer ... Read More

Hamilton Cordeiro | RMT Hamilton is from Brazil. He has background in nursing and graduated in Advanced Clinical Massage Therapy with 3000 hours in Canada. He is experienced professional with a demonstrated history of working in the health wellness as a nurse and as a massage therapist.

His training includes Deep Tissue, Myofascial Release Therapy, Trigger Points Release, Sports Massage, Orthopedic Assessment, Lymphatic Drainage Massage, Rapid NeuroFascial Reset, Advanced Techniques for Musculoskeletal Injuries, Manual Therapy for pain management upper and lower body conditions. He cares for the well-being of his clients and he customizes the best care for each case. His wealth of knowledge allows him to explore different possibilities of treatment with each client. For him is important to understand clients’ needs to allow you to provide the best care for each situation.

Hamilton enjoys staying active with running, working out in the gym. Lastly, he enjoys expanding his knowledge in massage therapy by taking professional development courses.

Hamilton Cordeiro | RMT Hamilton is from Brazil. He has background in nursing and graduated in Ad... Read More

Jessie is a Registered Physiotherapist and Certified Athletic Therapist. She holds a Masters degree in Physiotherapy and two Bachelors degrees in Athletic Therapy and Kinesiology. Previous to completing her Physiotherapy registration she worked as the Head Athletic Therapist (AT) for the Acadia University Football program and Assistant AT for the University of Guelph Football program and was also a part-time faculty member in Acadia’s School of Kinesiology.

She has experience working with a variety of patients from various backgrounds including but not limited to professional, university and recreational athletes along with those looking to get back to activities of daily life. Her treatment approach aims to allow you to be as active as possible throughout your recovery while integrating the use of manual therapy, functional dry needling, individualized exercise prescription and when required uses athletic and/or kinesio-taping strategies. She also spends spare time working with sports teams and at events in the community providing Athletic Therapy coverage. Outside of work, Jessie is passionate about travelling and staying active with regular weightlifting, participating in recreational sports and also competes in Strongman.

Jessie is a Registered Physiotherapist and Certified Athletic Therapist. She holds a Masters deg... Read More

Chelsea was born and raised on Canada’s east coast where she achieved a Bachelor of Science from the University of Prince Edward Island (2014). She then moved to Nova Scotia to complete a Master of Science in Physiotherapy (2016) at Dalhousie University. She moved to Calgary in January 2018 to expand her personal/professional network and experience new things.

Chelsea grew up playing competitive sports (softball, long distance running, basketball and volleyball) her whole life and has worked with multiple varsity sport and club teams as their trainer throughout her education degrees. Since moving to Alberta, she has fallen in love with the mountains and become very passionate about ski-mountaineering, rock climbing, trail running and mountain biking.

She has a particular interest in treating these types of athletes as she can draw on her knowledge of these outdoor activities to assist in their recovery and achieve their goals.

Chelsea’s physiotherapy practice incorporates a combination of manual therapy, exercise prescription, education, acupuncture and dry needling. She has completed training in vestibular rehabilitation and concussion management as well McKenzie Method mechanical diagnosis and therapy for low back pain. She is pursuing more training in advanced manual therapy techniques and functional range assessment and conditioning.

She strongly believes in the importance of getting patients to be actively involved in their own recovery process and strives to provide the tools and knowledge necessary for them to recover from their injury/health condition as well as to prevent re-injury.”

Chelsea was born and raised on Canada’s east coast where she achieved a Bachelor of Science from ... Read More

Dr. Scott Fisher | DC | Clinic Director Dr. Fisher is a graduate of Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College with the distinction of Clinical Honors and Cum Laude. He has a background in Kinesiology and is further certified as a Medical Acupuncture Practitioner, Functional Range Release and an Active Release Techniques and Graston Technique provider. He is also certified with Shift Concussion Management.

Dr. Fisher collaborates with his patients and other health care professionals to establish patient-centred, measurable and achievable health goals. He enjoys working with all types of patients including weekend warriors, competitive athletes, office workers, infants/mothers, and the aging. He provides evidence-based treatments focusing on resolving pain, correcting abnormal function, and encouraging prevention through proactive healthy lifestyles.

Dr. Fisher was on the PanAm medical team in 2015, primarily working with elite amateur golfers. His passion for chiropractic, helping others and travel has also allowed him to treat on various local and international heath care missions to areas including Dominican Republic, Tanzania, and Swaziland. When not at the clinic, he and his wife Ricki enjoy staying active with squash, weight training, snowboarding/skiing, touring, camping and hiking.

Dr. Scott Fisher | DC | Clinic Director Dr. Fisher is a graduate of Canadian Memorial Chiropracti... Read More

Rylee Garnett is a licensed 2200hr registered massage therapist. She enjoys incorporating movement into her treatments to create more of a dynamic approach. She incorporates several techniques into her treatment including deep tissue, stretching, strengthening, sports massage and dynamic cupping.

As a former rugby player and sprinter, she has learned from a young age the importance of taking care of your body. Rylee enjoys working alongside her patients to improve overall health, recovery time and performance so they are able to achieve all their goals.

Rylee Garnett is a licensed 2200hr registered massage therapist. She enjoys incorporating movemen... Read More

Helen Lo graduated with a Master of Science degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Alberta. She also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from the University of Calgary. Helen first developed an interest in physiotherapy while studying abroad at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia. While in Australia, she played for the UQ Reds basketball team and her coach was a physiotherapist. Through many practices and games, she learned about what physiotherapists can do to help people recover from injury. Helen is passionate about her career in physiotherapy because it gives her the opportunity to both continue to increase her knowledge and skillset through courses and assist people with reducing their pain and improving their function.

Helen utilizes a hands-on approach to treatment that always begins with a thorough assessment. This is followed by a combination of education, manual therapy, soft tissue techniques, dry needling, taping, and therapeutic exercise. Helen is ready to help people of all ages reach their personal goals whether that be competing at a national event or being able to walk the dog around the block.

Helen grew up in Vancouver, BC but has made Calgary her home now. Outside the clinic, you can find her staying active with running, biking, playing basketball, and hiking or snowboarding in the mountains. Helen also likes to find time to relax with her cat, Earl Grey, while watching her favourite hockey team, the Vancouver Canucks.

Helen Lo graduated with a Master of Science degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Alb... Read More

Samantha March is a licensed 3000 hr massage therapist offering a variety of techniques such as general Swedish massage, deep tissue, functional release (FR), functional range conditioning (FRC), sports massage and strength/stretching into her treatments.

As a former competitive athlete of multiple sports, Sam understands what’s required to provide the best care for her patients and with a holistic approach, strives to help them achieve their best. With her extensive personal training background and recent certifications in Functional Anatomy Seminars courses, Sam’s knowledge and approach to treatment focuses on maintaining and/or improving joint range of motion as to decrease the risk of injury and/or increase performance.

Samantha March is a licensed 3000 hr massage therapist offering a variety of techniques such as g... Read More

Dr. Menta is a Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College graduate with the distinction of Clinic Honours and he recently completed the prestigious two year Sports Sciences Residency at CMCC. A Kinesiology graduate from the University of Calgary, he is a certified clinical acupuncture provider also trained in Functional Release (FR), Active Release Therapy (ART) and Graston technique.

Born and raised in Calgary, Dr. Menta’s life-long dedication to sports and fitness lead him to the chiropractic profession where he has worked with athletes from many backgrounds in Calgary, Toronto, and around the world. As a former competitive athlete, Dr. Menta understands the dynamic nature of care required and he strives to work collaboratively with his patients and other health care practitioners in order to provide the highest of care, allowing patients to achieve their best. He provides evidence-based treatments focusing on injury rehabilitation and prevention, along with strategies to improve function, mobility, and performance.

Dr. Menta’s passion for chiropractic, and working with athletes on the international stage, lead him to Russia where he was the team doctor for Taekwondo Canada at the 2015 World Championships. In his free time, you can find Dr. Menta cycling around Calgary or out on the golf course.

Dr. Menta is a Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College graduate with the distinction of Clinic Hon... Read More

Dr. Zach Morcom received his Bachelor of Kinesiology from the University of Calgary before pursuing his Doctorate of Chiropractic from the University of Western States in Portland, Oregon where he graduated cum laude.

Growing up in Calgary Zach was heavily involved in athletics, which led to his fair share of injuries which is what drove him to study Kinesiology and ultimately pursue a career in chiropractic. As a movement enthusiast, Zach’s passion is not only helping his patients return to doing what they love following an injury, but to help them move better, feel better, and ultimately live better. Dr. Zach is always learning new things and has pursued numerous continuing education opportunities in order to better help his patients achieve their goals and better their health. He believes that no two patients are the same and thus tailors their treatment plan and home care to meet their own unique needs and lifestyle.

Dr. Zach treats a variety of musculoskeletal complaints with an emphasis on chiropractic adjustments, soft tissue therapies, and rehabilitation to both treat and prevent injuries. He has training in soft tissue therapies including instrument-assisted soft tissue manipulation (IASTM) as well as other technique systems including Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS) and McKenzie Diagnostic Technique (MDT).

Outside of the clinic, you can find Dr. Zach staying active outdoors biking, skiing, and hiking with his partner Jaime and their dog Mia, playing sports, or cheering on his hometown Calgary Flames.

Dr. Zach Morcom received his Bachelor of Kinesiology from the University of Calgary before pursui... Read More

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