Collaborative Care for All – Particularly Young Professionals

2021-04-29T16:23:48-04:00October 1st, 2021|Adults, Back Health at Work, Health, Healthy Lifestyle, Wellness|

By Dr. Nardine Bekhit | Some people think you don’t need a chiropractor until you have an injury or reach middle age years. Young professionals sometimes believe they can get away with pushing past their physical limits in order to meet the demands of their busy schedules, but eventually this catches up to them. Supporting Young [...]

How Teamwork Helps Our Patients and Keeps Them in the Forefront

2021-04-29T13:34:36-04:00August 1st, 2021|General, Health, Wellness|

By Dr. Paolo De Ciantis | From managing low back pain through Rapid Access Clinics to helping patients get off opioids, the impact of how multidisciplinary teamwork helps our patients can’t be denied. We see the value of collaboration play out every day for patients visiting our sports-based practice. There, we help a range of needs, from athletes [...]

Tom and Colleen are aging well with the right exercise program and care

2020-06-23T19:57:44-04:00May 15th, 2021|Back Health at Home, General, Health, Healthy Lifestyle, Seniors, Sports & Fitness, Wellness|

Tom Kellar and his wife, Colleen Fraser, from Sudbury, Ont., have always tried to stay active by going to the gym, walking, or hitting the trails on snowshoes or skis during the winter. But in recent years, pain made exercise a challenge for them both. For Tom, the pain was particularly bad in his left [...]

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 Chris curbed the back pain diabetes can bring

2020-06-23T19:48:36-04:00December 15th, 2020|General, Health, Sports & Fitness, Wellness|

Diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of nine, Chris Drake, 39, first started having issues with his back in his late twenties. It sidelined his much-loved golf habit, which Chris, an entrepreneur, had played competitively and continued to play multiple times a week, often with business clients. Although he was in good shape [...]

Pam almost missed her trip to Italy due to low back pain

2020-06-23T19:48:31-04:00November 15th, 2020|General, Health, Wellness|

Pam Damoff, a town councilor in Oakville, has always enjoyed an active lifestyle, especially cycling and the feeling of freedom that she experiences when she is out for a ride. However, all it took was the simple, innocuous act of putting on her socks one day for this to quickly change. Pam felt something shift [...]

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 [...]

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