What’s New

Foot Care

Synergy Medical Plus is pleased to announce the introduction of this new service. Our Nurse provides assessment, care and advice for patients of all ages, including people who suffer from chronic diseases like diabetes. Care includes clipping nails, treating corns, calluses and thickened nails and preventative care. Referral to other health professionals can be arranged depending on the condition. Call the office for further information.

Podiatry - Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy

Dr Scott Russell DPM and Synergy Medical Clinic are pleased to announce the addition of another service for patients requiring foot care. Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy, (or ESWT), is a new technology using shockwaves to treat chronic, painful conditions.

Accelerate Healing with Shockwave Therapy

There are no side effects with this non-surgical treatment and it is available at a reasonable cost. Shockwave treatments are non-invasive and promote accelerated recovery of injured soft tissue, bone, heel and joint pain.

Treatable Conditions Benefits

• Plantar Fasciitis • Non-surgical Treatment
• Achilles Tendinopathy • No side effects
• Heel Spurs • Accelerates healing
• Stress Fractures • Affordable
• Bunions • Coverage available from most insurance companies

A shockwave is an intense, but very short energy wave traveling faster than the speed of sound. The basic technology involved with extracorporeal shockwave technology has been used for decades on millions of people.

Therapy sessions are short, usually 15 – 20 minutes in length, and provide successful relief of chronic pain and restores mobility painlessly. Permanent relief typically begins about 72 hours following treatment

 Call 780-416-8747  to get more information and to make an apppointment.

The clinic is fortunate to have the services of Dr. Scott Russell, DPM. Dr. Russell is a member of the Canadian Podiatric Medical Association, the American Podiatric Medical Association, the Alberta and British Columbia Podiatric Associations.  He is licenced in Alberta, B.C., New Jersey, Vermont and Washington.  He is a graduate of the Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine and completed a residency in podiatric medicine and surgery at Vancouver General Hospital and the University of British Columbia. He practiced for 6 years on the staff of Princeton University Medical Center and St. Francis Medical Center in the departments of surgery and orthopaedics. Dr. Russell has been practicing at the Seymour Health Centre in Vancouver for the past 17 years and in Calgary for the past 11 years.

Orthotics and sports medicine, ambulatory surgery, diabetic foot care and routine foot care are areas where patients may receive services.

Shingles Vaccine

In Canada, it is estimated that nearly 1 in 3 people will develop shingles in their lifetime ZOSTAVAX is the first and only vaccine indicated to help prevent shingles in individuals 50 years of age or older. Talk to your physician about getting the shingles vaccine.