Dr. Stephanie Shaw is a graduate from Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) in Toronto, ON. Originally from Cobourg, ON., Dr. Shaw moved to Calgary to pursue her passions and be closer to family. Dr. Shaw is trained in Active Release Technique (ART), Contemporary Medical Acupuncture, Graston Technique, and SHIFT Concussion Management.
Dr. Shaw has successfully treated patients of all ages, ranging from 2 days old to 96 years of age. With her experience in prenatal care, she loves to follow women through their journey of gestation into motherhood. Dr. Shaw’s practice philosophy is to provide evidence-based care in order to resolve pain and other dysfunctions, as well as promote an active and healthy lifestyle.
Dr. Shaw started her own practice in 2016 which quickly grew. She decided she wanted to offer more to her patients and created Eminent Wellness at the end of 2017. Eminent Wellness has grown into a multidisciplinary clinic and offers a wide range of services.
At the age of 16, Dr. Shaw fell down a flight of stairs, resulting in severe low back pain. Medical doctors gave her pain medication, but could not provide her with any relief. After a full month of pain and difficulty walking, she finally sought chiropractic care, which changed her life.
Since then, it has been a regular part of her life and helped her through multiple injuries. Chiropractic soon became her passion and her career path.
In her lifetime, Dr. Shaw has suffered from a cervical compression fracture, moderate degeneration of her cervical spine, chronic headaches and migraines, referred pain, numbness and tingling, lumbar instability, rotator cuff impingement and bursitis, a wrist fracture and a fibular fracture.
With Dr. Shaw's great understanding of pain, the steps needed for recovery, as well as Dr. Shaw's strong belief of rehabilitation after care, in order to not only prevent further injury, but to also provide a better quality of life.
I found Dr.Shaw very personable, organized and genuine. I’ve tried a few other chiropractors in Calgary and she is undoubtedly a top shelf specialist addressing any and all issues your first visit. I’m very happy to have found a 10/10 chiropractor for once
I have chronic pain and haven’t taken care of my body to the best I can during times of stress. Going to see Dr. Shaw has helped me a lot and I feel more confident in the way I carry my body. The step of going to see her has helped physically change my body and has helped me to treat my body better.
Great clinic with a lovely and calming vibe. The staff is super friendly, lots of services available, and with such a central location, it’s hard to beat. I’ve been seeing Dr. Mandie for a few years now, so of course I followed her to Eminent Wellness! I can’t express how wonderful she is - knowledgeable, kind, and amazing at what she does. Today is a great example of her care where I arrived feeling anxious and fatigued, but after talking with her and getting a treatment, I feel like myself again. If you’re considering acupuncture, you have to see Dr. Mandie.
Eminent Wellness believes that you must look at a person in its entirety in order to understand their pain and to resolve any dysfunction. Pain can be influenced by a multitude of factors. These factors include, but are not limited to, hormones, metabolism, sleep, anxiety, medication, smoking, diet, supplements, and daily activities. Therefore, it is our prerogative to understand the patient as a whole in order to better serve them.
Our treatments often include recommendations on posture, stress relief, supplementation, nutrition, hormones, exercise, daily routine, interests, goals, as well as further testing. A patient’s interest and goals are important in recovery. Being able to enjoy an activity pain free can lead to a better overall quality of life.
Toppling the current Canadian Health Care Model through education and providing superior, holistic, and accessible health care to all.
At Eminent Wellness, we believe the western medical system is broken. Fifteen minutes to discuss all of your concerns, perform a physical examination, provide a diagnosis and treatment is simply not enough. Yet, that has become the standard of our health care system.
It takes far more time to receive a full comprehensive history, perform a thorough physical examination, and develop not only a treatment plan, but the RIGHT treatment plan for YOU. As amazing as free health care is, a lot of diagnoses often get missed due to lack of time, or slip through the cracks due to testing guidelines. With further diagnostic testing, the wait can be incredibly long unless you are willing to pay out of pocket. Some are willing to pay, but most cannot afford it. Unnecessary medications are too often prescribed, when simply diet and exercise can heal and prevent further disease. Seldom are answers, solutions, or support provided.
Eminent Wellness strives to help those with chronic illness and injuries, who have fallen through the cracks of the medical system and have yet to find answers or relief. With a holistic and systemic approach to health care, our team of diverse and well-rounded health professionals will provide an alternative approach to reach your health goals. Our team will uphold our 13 points of culture to ensure we are holding ourselves and our services to the highest standards. We understand that different approaches are often needed for each individual. At Eminent Wellness, it is of the utmost importance to take an individualistic approach to health and come up with a solution and treatment plan that works for you.
Our Mission, at Eminent Wellness, is to provide the answers to your questions, the reasons for your ailments, and a plan to not only provide you with relief, but the tools and knowledge to fix the problem of origin, ultimately giving you a higher quality of life. Our team of professionals is dedicated to giving you the time you deserve, listening to your concerns, and communicating our process and the realistic expectations that accompany your care.
Eminent Wellness is committed to not only improving your pain levels, but improving your entire life. It isn’t enough to simply focus on symptom relief. We are determined to find the root of the issue and give the right set of tools in order for patients to help themselves. We believe that knowledge is power, and therefore, educating patients on their recovery is essential and of the utmost importance to us.
If we do not feel we can help with your pain, we are not afraid to refer you to someone who can, or to give an alternate option. Our goal is to help you, regardless if we are providing you with the treatment that gets you to your goals.