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Nearly 2,000 IBS patients surveyed in 2007 by the International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders reported that diagnosis of their IBS was typically made 6.6 years after the symptoms began.

This would indicate that IBS
is a common yet puzzling
medical diagnosis.

Testimonials


IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME

I have struggled with irritable bowel syndrome for the past twelve years. I would have constipation, bloating and gas for a period of time and then it would switch to diarrhea for a couple days. It was a vicious cycle that my body just didn’t seem able to get out of. I tried every form of therapy and prescription medication that is out there. I had come to accept that this cycle would just be a part of my life.

Within my first couple of appointments for Visceral Manipulation with Dr. Roberts, I was beginning to have regular bowel movements and relief from the constant pain.

I am still currently seeing Dr. Roberts, but we have moved on to other areas of my body such as my kidneys, that has helped to relief my constant back pain, and my chest, that has alleviated some restrictions in my breathing. I feel that Visceral Manipulation is amazing, and has greatly improved my quality of life.

I would highly recommend this treatment to anyone.

 V. W., Calgary, AB


 

CHRONIC ABDOMINAL PAIN

"I would like to comment on my visceral therapy with Dr. Roberts.

Visceral Manipulation has had a very positive impact on my digestive tract.

I was having stomach pain frequently without an explanation. It was suggested to go see Dr. Roberts.

After just a few sessions with her soft and gentle approach of visceral therapy she managed to UNSTICK my internal organs creating the proper rhythm in which the body can flow freely again without struggle and pain.

No more abdominal pain, what a relief . . .THANKS Dr. Roberts!!!!!!!"

J. F., Water Valley, AB


 

CROHN'S COLITIS

"Life is more complete when one feels whole and well.

I am 48 years old and suffer from Crohn’s Colitis, inflammation in the Large and Small bowels, plus a congested liver.

For the past 10 years, I have frequented acupuncturists, massage therapists, chiropractors and taken strong medications for IBD. One wonders after years of these treatments and really no results, we continue them at all.

Sometimes change can be for the better.

After just TWO VISCERAL MANIPULATIONS, performed by Dr. Roberts, on the small and large bowels, my pain level went from a 9 to a ZERO. My bowel movements also become normal. I was absolutely dumbstruck! No pain, No inflammation! Visceral's gentle touch relaxes my bowels and abdomen, balancing my digestive organs. I could feel the flow; the discomfort absolutely diminished.

As for my congested liver, Dr. Roberts released the pain in my rib cage and lower back (sacrum), to the point where it is not noticeable."

Derrick, Calgary, AB


 

ONE PATIENT'S EXPERIENCE WITH VISCERAL MANIPULATION

The first time I had visceral manipulation on my abdomen in 2010, it was quite tender, but when Dr. Roberts said she had just released some adhesions in my left lower abdomen and that they could be from old surgeries, I knew this was from my ectopic pregnancy surgery in 1974!!

During one of my latest sessions, Dr. Roberts did a fair amount of visceral manipulation around my chest/heart area as it seems I had a lot of scar tissue near my heart. I didn't notice anything immediately, but the next morning upon awakening, my whole world seemed different - as if my perspective of my life had expanded – it’s very hard to put the feeling in words, but the difference was incredible.

My latest session involved more abdominal manipulation which resulted in the most amazing gurgling sounds coming from my abdomen. I have since noticed that my intestinal system seems to be "working better".

My only regret is that I hadn't discovered this type of therapy a long time ago.

Thank you Dr. Roberts for your kind, compassionate and enlightened care.

J.S., Calgary, AB

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