CHIROPRACTIC & WELLNESS
Find Your Movement
Thunder Bay Chiropractors with a goal to help the citizens of Thunder Bay and the surrounding regions stay active and achieve a better state of overall health. This may include helping you with an acute injury or pain; assisting with a chronic or ongoing condition; or helping you to improve your performance in sport, work or life.
Please reach out and ask any questions to find out how we can help!
Translated from Latin, Motus means movement, or motion. Our goal is to take away any barriers preventing you from moving, to help you move better and to get you moving more frequently.
As a chiropractor, our role is to help you meet your health goals. This may include reducing symptoms; helping you get back to an activity or sport; moving better; improving performance or much more. Whatever your goals are, we are here to help you!
Generally, the primary reason someone seeks chiropractic care is because something hurts, feels different or is preventing you from doing something. Let's get to the root of the cause and get you feeling BETTER.
Now is the time to get the body functioning optimally. This stage we are looking at correcting the underlying issues that were present before symptoms even showed up.
RETURN TO YOU
Helping you return to the things you love is why we got into healthcare. Whether it is returning to an activity, sport, hobby or every day tasks; we are thrilled you are feeling great and able to be YOU again.
HOW WE HELP
It depends on YOU! Every patient is different and every patient has different preferences, reasons or goals for seeking chiropractic care. This is why we are equipped with a variety of treatment options to get you moving and feeling like you again. Below are some of the services we may suggest as part of your individualized treatment plan.
Manual Therapy may include spine or extremity manipulation/adjustments or mobilizations). This is a highly skilled procedure in which a precise force is applied to a joint in your body. The goal is to improve joint mobility and help to reduce symptoms.
Acupuncture aims to reduce pain and restore function to muscles, joints and nerves in the body by stimulating a variety of effects in the central nervous system. Acupuncture helps to release endorphins (the natural pain killers in the body) and reduces muscle tightness due to an immediate increase in blood flow to the local area.
SOFT TISSUE THERAPY
Soft Tissue Therapy, including trigger point therapy, myofascial release therapy, cross friction massage or more, can be used with other treatment options or as a stand alone service depending on the condition and patient preference. This may help to reduce pain, decrease muscle tension, and improve range of motion.
Exercise Prescription is part of every treatment plan, which may include stretching for tight muscles, mobility drills and / or strengthening exercises. Every treatment plan requires a combined effort between in office appointments and exercises at home. Additionally, exercise has a multitude of short and long-term positive effects on overall health.
Custom orthotics may be beneficial to restore proper biomechanics of the foot and ankle complex. Improper biomechanics of the foot can cause instances of knee pain, hip pain, and even lower back pain. Examples of conditions helped by orthotics include: over pronation/supination, pes planus (flat feet), ITB Syndrome and much more.
Certified through the Titleist Performance Institute (TPI), our chiropractors are able to screen and help you find any movement deficiencies or limitations that may be effecting your golf swing. We aim to improve your ability to move, without giving you direct swing changes.