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Join Kaleb Dahlgren on His Journey of More Than 4,200 Hours to Become a Chiropractor

2024-05-15T09:42:31-04:00Chiropractors Helping Patients|

Meet Kaleb Dahlgren – a third year Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) student and survivor of the Humboldt Broncos bus tragedy. After a long recovery with chiropractors supporting his resilient return to good health, Dahlgren was more determined than ever to pursue his dream of becoming a chiropractor. He was eager to learn how chiropractors use evidence-based care and clinical expertise to diagnose and treat issues impacting the body’s movement. Dahlgren has been [...]

How a chiropractor helped alleviate and prevent Kyra’s headaches from returning

2024-03-18T12:54:34-04:00Headaches | Neck Pain, Patient Experiences|

Headaches and migraines are painful and can affect your ability to go about your daily activities. Often, they appear seemingly out of nowhere, but can, in some cases be the result of known factors like family history or an injury. The good news is that there’s help, including from a chiropractor to address head-related pain. Kyra is a 30-year-old accountant who was struggling with mysterious headaches for years. Despite having no history of headaches [...]

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Treating hand, wrist, and elbow pain with chiropractic care

2023-07-21T00:25:15-04:00Elbow | Wrist | Hand Pain, Patient Experiences|

Hand, wrist and elbow pain can affect anyone – regardless of age. Even if you’re young and active, chances are you may still experience pain associated with your daily activities. Learn how Anthony discovered chiropractic care as the solution to his hand, wrist and elbow pain. As an active 20-something with a busy life, Anthony commutes to and from work but does what he can to stay in shape. He goes to the gym [...]

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Helping You Manage Osteoarthritis

2022-07-20T14:14:42-04:00Chiropractors Helping Patients, Chronic Conditions, Injuries|

By Dr. Lino Panetta | Did you know that osteoarthritis affects one in seven Canadian adults? While there’s no cure yet, there are fortunately many ways we can manage osteoarthritis and its debilitating effects. With proper chiropractic care, many people find relief from osteoarthritis. At my clinic, BackTracks Health Centre, we treat patients with a variety of conditions. Our mission statement is “Getting you back on track to your active lifestyle,” and the “you” [...]

Helping Runners and Endurance Athletes Be Their Best

2022-03-01T15:42:22-05:00Chiropractors Helping Patients, Injuries, Sports and Fitness|

On December 5, 2021, Dr. Moran ran the California International Marathon in Sacramento, California, where she placed ninth overall and achieved a personal best of 2:33:37. She was the only Canadian woman to rank in the top 10 elite women’s field in the competition. By Dr. Brittany Moran | As are all patients, runners are unique individuals. They’re so inspiring because they’re the type that want to be better yesterday. As a chiropractor and runner, [...]

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Learning how to cope with chronic pain helped Domenic to keep moving forward

2021-10-17T17:55:31-04:00Patient Experiences, Spinal Stenosis|

After experiencing pain like no other from a regular walk, Domenic was diagnosed with spinal stenosis, which led to years of struggle with finding care and treatment. Eventually, a visit to a chiropractic 'bootcamp' helped Domenic strengthen his body and learn the value of taking things slow.  There is new hope in the circle of care of some patients with arthritis. Domenic Manieri, a patient with spinal stenosis found it at Toronto’s Mount Sinai Hospital [...]

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How chiropractic care helped David manage his severe arthritis

2021-10-13T10:32:29-04:00Chronic Conditions, Patient Experiences|

At just 26 years old, David never thought that his back and glute pain could have been due to arthritis. After years of navigating the health care system for the right diagnosis and the right kind of care, he finally found a way to help manage his chronic pain at a chiropractic spine clinic.   At 26 years old, David Rennick, a technology consultant, never thought that his back and glute pain could have been due [...]

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Biking, walking, and interval training a reality again for Jane, who has spinal stenosis

2021-10-13T10:21:45-04:00Patient Experiences, Spinal Stenosis|

A sudden onset of arthritic pain led Jane to seek a chiropractor, who helped her get back to biking, walking, and even interval training.  “I never thought I had or could have arthritis because you don’t want to think you’re getting old!”. Jane, a patient with spinal stenosis reflects on learning her diagnosis after years of leg and back pain. For 40 years, Jane worked with visual artists and then managed a modern dance company. [...]

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From Athletes to Seniors: Chiropractic Treatments for Various Needs

2021-07-19T10:37:45-04:00Chiropractors Helping Patients, Sports and Fitness, Workplace Wellness|

By Dr. Chris Gordon-Tennant | I’ve always had a huge passion for sports. As a chiropractor, I’ve treated many elite and professional athletes, including at the 2015 Pan American Games and Parapan Am Games. It’s particularly satisfying to help athletes recover so they can continue to excel. However, my greatest passion is getting to the bottom of someone’s discomfort, whether they are an athlete or not. In my practice, I treat people of all [...]