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

2022-07-22T15:43:43-04:00Back | Shoulder | Arm Pain, Patient Experiences, Spinal Stenosis|

Brian Mandelker had experienced low back pain before but lumbar spinal stenosis was different. “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 spinal stenosis. “I couldn’t sit through dinner, I couldn’t sit at my desk to do my work,” recalls Brian, who was [...]

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