Dr. Jessica Algar

 

Dr. Jessica Algar, B.Sc., D.C.


Chiropractor, Certified ART Provider, Neural and Visceral Manipulation, Kinesiotape, Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization, Selective Functional Movement Assessment, Acupuncture Provider

Tues 1pm - 6pm
Thurs 12 - 7:30pm
Fri 8am - 1pm
Sat 8am - 12pm

upcoming Nov 10, 24 and Dec 15

Dr. Jessica is a family chiropractor from small-town BC. She is passionate about treating people of all ages and from all walks of life, and getting them back to doing what they love.

Dr. Jessica embraced life in Alberta during her undergraduate degree at University of Alberta’s Augustana Campus.  In addition to attaining a Bachelor’s degree in Biology, she learned first hand what it was like to work in the trades, visited her friends’ farms and rural homes, and spent her summers falling in love with the community of St. Albert. Her chiropractic education took her to Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto. Here, she gained an evidence-based education from leaders in chiropractic research.  She was also fortunate to be involved in a treatment outreach to underserved communities in the Dominican Republic.

Dr. Jessica considers herself a life-long learner. When she is not at the clinic, she can often be found taking continuing education courses to better learn how to assess and treat her patients. She also enjoys reading about a variety of topics outside of her field, including such things as neuroplasticity, anthropology, genetics, and psychology, and can often be found listening to podcasts about everything from economics to history.

In her spare time, Dr. Jessica enjoys trying her hand at new skills. Most recently, she has been dabbling in photography, learning beginner Italian for a recent trip, and re-exploring her passion for music by taking up the flute again. She also loves travel; whether it be sightseeing in Europe or hiking in our incredible Canadian Rockies, she enjoys seeing the beauty the world has to offer.

Dr. Jessica is certified in Active Release Therapy and Medical Acupuncture, and has trained in Kinesiotaping, pediatric care, movement assessment and correction, and visceral and neural manipulation. She takes a comprehensive approach to treating her patients, as she recognizes that we are more than just the sum of our parts. She conducts a thorough functional assessment to determine where your pain is coming from. Her hands-on approach to treatment includes treatment of the muscles, nerves and ligaments in addition to traditional chiropractic adjustments. She likes to supplement her treatments with acupuncture, pain education, and exercises aimed at restoring lost function and preventing pain from returning. She also recognizes that sometimes more is needed, and loves to work together with other providers to manage all aspects of your wellbeing.