Our Chiropractic Technique

Atlas Family Chiropractic (AFC) is the most state of-the- art chiropractic health centre in southern Alberta. Dr. Glen believes in treating all patients like family and building lasting, trusting relationships. We are a family-focused practice that offers care in all stages of life, including pregnancy, infants, children and adults.

We are very UNIQUE AND DIFFERENT compared to all other Chiropractors.

We exclusively provide neurological corrective chiropractic care to help you function at your optimal best. It is what we do different that gets the results where others may fail concerning your health and getting your life back. We utilize the latest chiropractic diagnostic technologies; AFC preferred technique is very gentle, yet effective even for the newest baby or largest athlete, and it is the most scientifically reproducible technique in the last one hundred and twenty years of chiropractic.

  • Precise Care

    Our techniques are gentle yet effective.

    Our care is 100% neurologically based and very specific, so there is no guessing when it comes to analyzing, detecting and correcting subluxations in your spine.

    Our state-of-the-art diagnostic scans and digital X-rays allow for the most accurate customized and specific care plans available. Dr. Glen utilizing the latest innovations in chiropractic today along with twenty years of chiropractic experience, will assess your spine with each visit ensuring you are getting exactly what you need to get to be well and keep healthy.

    We find the cause of your health concerns and correct them at the source!

    Dr.Glen Johanson is the only chiropractor in southern Alberta that utilizes TRT and TIC to care for patients.

  • Torque Release Technique (TRT)

    Torque Release Technique (TRT), has been proven through research to be the most specific, scientific chiropractic technique in the world.

    TRT is the first chiropractic technique of the new millennium and provides practice members of any age with the most gentle and reproducible chiropractic adjustments available.

    TRT is a mixture of the ”best-of- the-best” systems of chiropractic assessment and care.

    Published research shows TRT to be successful in reducing anxiety and depression, and improved measurements of well-being.

  • Tonal Integrative Correction (TIC)

    Tonal Integrative Correction (TIC) Chiropractic System is based upon chiropractic’s founder D.D. Palmer’s statement that “life is the expression of tone.” TIC was developed right here in Alberta by Dr. Jason Sabo within the largest family practice in Canada.

    By bringing together neural, muscular and skeletal components, TIC restores the normal degree of nerve tension (tone) and expression for the maintenance of optimal body harmony and function.

    TIC is about removing interference within the body, so that the power that made the body can heal the body. Many patients have reported improvement of symptoms to absolute remission with consistent neurological correction.

    Over the past decade of hands on learning and application in a clinical setting, the TIC Chiropractic System has helped to clarify and improve the chiropractor’s ability to provide safe, gentle and specific care that has patients coming back for maintenance and referring their loved ones in, to begin their chiropractic journey.

TRT device
TRT is based upon what D.D.(founder of chiropractic) and B.J.(developer of chiropractic) intended – that we have innate and genetic potential and that the subluxation interferes with this expression. TRT is a tonal technique based on constant never ending improvement.”
Matthew McCoy, D.C. Director of Research Life University, Chief Editor of Journal of Vertebral Subluxation Research; VP of Council of Chiropractic Practice
  • Gentle and Effective

    Most people have assumptions about what chiropractic is, but what we do is very different.

    We want you to experience a new way to obtain optimal health. Torque Release Technique and Tonal Integrative Correction entails no twisting, cracking or popping.

    You will have confidence in getting your brand new baby, children, right through to grandma and grandpa adjusted for the most effective care available today. The correction is so specific we have had great results from the smallest person to the largest athlete. Through a series of neurological checks, Dr. Glen assesses when, where and what to adjust in order to get to the primary cause within the spine.

  • Pregnancy and Pediatric Care

    Dr. Glen, being a father of two young boys, has a passion for helping pregnant women and children.

    Dr. Glen’s care is designed specifically to help moms be more comfortable throughout their pregnancy, as well as be perfectly aligned to assist in the best delivery possible. Research has proven chiropractic care can give your baby the best start by allowing for a healthier pregnancy, decreased labor time, less pain and smoother delivery.

    When performing an adjustment on a child, a skilled and experienced chiropractor, like Dr. Johanson, need only use a minimal amount of force, analogous to the pressure used to check the skin of a ripe tomato, and can even be performed while the child is sleeping!

Interested in gentle, specific and effective chiropractic care for your whole family? Contact us today and see how Dr. Glen can help you improve your health!

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Clinic Hours


  • M: 9:30 am - 12 pm; 3pm - 6 pm
  • T: 3 pm - 6 pm
  • W: 9:30 am - 12 pm; 3 pm - 5 pm
  • Th: 9:30 am - 11:30 am; 3 pm - 6 pm
  • Fri-Sun: Closed.

Atlas Family Chiropractic

  • Dr. Glen Johanson
  • Airdrie, Alberta
  • 403-945-9450
  • 5113, 403 Mackenzie Way SW

Patient Testimonials

 

Your reviews are much appreciated! Please consider leaving us a review if you have appreciated our hard work.

I had issues with my neck and could not turn my head to the left. I also had panic attacks which I had no idea chiropractic could help. Dr. Glen explained removing nerve interference would allow my body and brain to function better. Try it, listen to your body and it will let you know how it will be working for you. I now have full motion in my neck, and as a bonus it stopped my panic attacks.Mary
I’m pain free with regular adjustments. No more pain pills! I take my kids to be checked every two weeks. Good nerve function equals a healthy body and soul. Go see Dr. J he will take good care of you and your whole family.Lynette P
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