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Helping You Manage Osteoarthritis

2022-06-30T12:36:44-04:00Chiropractors Helping Patients, Chronic Conditions|

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” in [...]

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 [...]

Providing Timely, Effective Concussion Care for Athletes

2022-02-17T22:18:12-05:00Chiropractors Helping Patients, Managing Concussions, Sports and Fitness, Women's Health|

By Dr. Leah Lawson | Did you know that any blow to your head, face, neck or even your body may cause a concussion if it causes your brain to move? Concussions are serious injuries. Although they typically have short-term effects, concussions can lead to long-lasting symptoms. This is especially true if they are left untreated. This is why providing timely and effective concussion care is so important. Treatment & Concussion Care As someone who treats a lot [...]

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How Teamwork Helps Our Patients and Keeps Them in the Forefront

2021-06-29T13:52:18-04:00Chiropractors Helping Patients, Chronic Conditions, Sports and Fitness|

Dr. Paolo De Ciantis (right) examines his patient, while his twin brother Dr. Marco De Ciantis (left), co-owner at the clinic looks on. 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 [...]

Helping Individuals with Arthritis Improve their Quality of Life

2021-06-29T13:53:08-04:00Chiropractors Helping Patients, Chronic Conditions|

By Dr. Aksa Ahmed | Arthritis is a chronic condition that affects the lives of more than six million Canadians. This term describes a group of more than 100 diseases characterized by inflammation in the joints or other areas of the body. Some of the various symptoms arthritis causes include limited mobility, stiffness and joint swelling. And arthritis is one of the most common chronic health conditions, affecting about one in five Canadians, aged 15 [...]

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