With manual therapy, strengthening and stretching exercises, Brian stood up to spinal stenosis

2020-06-23T19:57:51-04:00April 15th, 2021|Back Health at Home, General, Health, Healthy Lifestyle, Overall Back Health, Seniors, Sports & Fitness, Wellness|

Brian Mandelker had experienced low back pain before. “Mostly standing around coaching kids’ baseball and hockey teams,” says the 64-year-old entrepreneur from Thornhill, Ontario. But nothing like the constant, searing pressure that hit him in the autumn of 2017. Fortunately, a chiropractor’s manual therapy helped treat his lumbar spinal stenosis. “I couldn’t sit through dinner, [...]

How Leroy got his life back after a knee injury had a domino effect on his body

2020-06-23T19:54:33-04:00March 15th, 2021|Back Health at Home, Back Health at Work, General, Health, Healthy Lifestyle, Overall Back Health|

After suffering a knee injury, chiropractic care helped Leroy Gallagher return to work as an electrician. Seven years ago, a knee injury started a domino effect in Leroy Gallagher’s body that would leave him off work for years. “It happened back in 2011,” recalls the 36-year-old electrician from Cambridge, Ontario. “I busted up my knee [...]

Brent’s recovery from an industrial work-related back injury

2020-06-23T19:53:17-04:00February 15th, 2021|Back Health at Work, General, Health, Healthy Lifestyle, Overall Back Health|

After a work-related back injury added to Brent’s ongoing low back pain, leaving him with severe pain, numbness in both legs and unable to work, he turned to chiropractic care for help. As a heavy-equipment operator, 45-year-old Brent Pataki needs to regularly lift heavy loads for his job at a paving company in Sudbury. After [...]

Treating Sharon’s whiplash and boosting her overall health

2020-06-23T19:48:20-04:00September 15th, 2020|General, Health, Healthy Lifestyle, Overall Back Health|

When Sharon Pike was involved in a car accident a few years ago, she needed a chiropractor — and discovered that reaching one was easier than she thought. “I started going to see Dr. Christopher Morgan at TAIBU Community Health Centre in 2016,” says Sharon, a Toronto medical technician who sustained whiplash and other injuries [...]

Coletta’s return to tennis after a shoulder and arm injury

2020-06-23T19:48:14-04:00August 15th, 2020|Back Health at Work, Health, Overall Back Health, Wellness|

Coletta McGrath, an executive director of a community health centre in St. Catharines, is an avid tennis player who enjoys an active lifestyle. However, a serious car accident, which caused significant damage to her right arm and shoulder, put her tennis playing days in doubt. Coletta’s arm was successfully treated with the surgical insertion of [...]

STRAIGHTEN UP!

2016-10-01T15:26:59-04:00October 1st, 2016|Overall Back Health|

Good posture is easy to neglect, it’s hard to keep focused on how to carry ourselves throughout the day. Much like eating right, exercising and getting a good night’s sleep, having great posture can have a positive impact on your life.Many injuries can develop from poor posture. If not corrected, the long term effects of [...]

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