Watch this video to learn about chiropractic adjustments.
Chiropractic treatment can help people of all ages! Watch this video to learn why it is important for children to receive chiropractic treatment as well.
Registered Massage Therapist Ashley Rocheleau touches on important self care tips that are often overlooked.
Meet our chiropractor, Dr. Rodwin. She is also certified in Acupuncture, Active Release Technique, and Cranial Adjusting! She is passionate about her patients and loves what she does!
Have you ever wondered what the sound of a chiropractic adjustment is? The popping noise is called cavitation. Watch this video to find out what that means!
Acupuncture is an effective tool to help treat a variety of problems such as ankle sprains, fractures, arthritis, joint problems, headaches, migraines, jaw problems, depression, shin splints, AND MORE! Watch this video to find out how it works.
Back braces can be used in many different situations to provide you with more support without causing muscle atrophy or weakening. Purchase your back brace now!
Our lifestyles have us hunched over instead of standing up with good posture. In this video, Dr. Rodwin explains how to improve your posture.
A good sleep is a really important part of good health. Watch this video to learn about the importance of a pillow that fits you and the pros and cons of different sleeping positions.
Heel lifts can assist in reducing back, knee, and hip pain by lengthening a shorter leg. The shorter leg might occur because of an anatomical difference or a rotation at the hips. Using a heel lift will reduce the pressure on your joints and muscles.
Watch this video to figure out how to choose a mattress and when you should be getting your new mattress.
We spend a lot of time at our workstations which is why it is really important to ensure that they are set up to fit our bodies. Over time, postural strain can have lasting effects on your health. Watch this video in which Dr. Rodwin demonstrates how to set up a workstation. We also have a workstation set up checklist.
Massage Therapy and Active Release Technique
Registered Massage Therapist Andrew Bouchier explains an extremely effective technique that he uses with his patients called Active Release Technique.
Ashley Rocheleau explains the lymphatic system and lymphatic drainage massage which can help with injury recovery, to decrease joint pain or swelling, or just to boost your immune system. This style of massage is great for treating patients with Lyme Disease as well!
Our massage therapist, Andrew Bouchier, is certified in Sound Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (SASTM). This is a technique that uses tools to break down scar tissue and promote healing.
Get to know Andrew Bouchier! He is one of our Registered Massage Therapists at Back to Health and is HIGHLY qualified in Active Release Technique.
In this video, Andrew explains a technique that he frequently uses for tight calves and shins which he sees commonly in runners.
With a passion to help her patients in whatever way she can, Ashley is constantly further educating herself and adding new skills to her repertoire! As a Registered Massage Therapist, she has undergone additional training in craniosacral therapy, lymphatic drainage massage, and cupping therapy.
Meet Jessica! One of our amazing Registered Massage Therapists. She has been with us since 2010. Jessica is dedicated to helping her patients in whatever way that she can!
Meet Dr. Sarah Kristolaitis, our Naturopathic Doctor. Watch this video to learn about Dr. Sarah, the conditions she treats, and the services that she offers.
Watch this video in which Dr. Kathy explains AND demonstrates cupping therapy!
Cupping is a technique that involves the application of glass or plastic “cups” to the surface of the skin. A gentle suction is applied to the cups to create a vacuum which draws the skin, small blood vessels, muscle and connective tissue into the cup.
This video explains how our individualized Stretching and Strengthening programs will help you recover from whatever injury you might have.
Foam rolling is a great way to improve flexibility and stability through myofascial release. Buy a foam roller here.
Rounded shoulders, forward head posture, and a sway back are all common postural problems in today’s society due to our lifestyles. Watch this video to learn some stretches that can help improve your posture.
In today’s society, we spend A LOT of time sitting. This can take a toll on our bodies and leave us tight and uncomfortable. Watch this video in which Dr. Rodwin explains how to use an Acuball while sitting to loosen up your body.
Our feet are pretty important, they give us a lot of freedom to move how we want. Check out this video that shows you how to use an Acuball to lessen plantar fascia tightness along with other tips for helping with plantar fasciitis.
The shoulder is a complicated joint. Normal scapulothoracic motion is 2/3 from your shoulder and 1/3 from your scapula. However, this differs when you have a shoulder injury.
Conditions That We Treat
Cranial Adjusting is an INCREDIBLE technique that Dr. Rodwin explains in this video. She practices this with many of her patients to aid with concussions, migraines, headaches, learning disabilities, jaw problems, and SO MUCH MORE!
In this video, Dr. Rodwin explains how to rehabilitate after an ankle sprain! Visit this link for more information.
Pregnancy causes your centre of gravity to move forwards, creating postural issues. Read about the different treatments that we offer at our clinic and how they can help you through your pregnancy.
Each day Dr. Rodwin treats jaw problems. Treatments for the jaw include: Active Release Technique, Chiropractic (including Cranial Adjustments), Acupuncture, Night Splint, Home Exercises, and Icing.
Dr. Barbara Rodwin, Orthotic Consultant at Back to Health Wellness Centre explains treatments and recommendations for aiding with Plantar Fasciiits! Watch this video as well!
At Back to Health, we treat a wide variety of conditions! Dr. Rodwin frequently adjusts patient’s sinuses to clear up any sinus problems that they might be having and to help them breathe better!
Watch this video to stay on top of your health by educating yourself on the treatment and prevention of arthritis! For more information about this topic, click here!
Your feet are the foundation of your body. Problems in your feet can translate up to other parts of your body. Dropped metatarsal arches are common in today’s society. Watch this video to find out how metatarsal pads can help raise your metatarsal arch.
Your iliotibial band crosses both the hip and the knee. This means that a tight IT band can cause a lot of problems elsewhere in your lower limb. Watch this video to learn more!
Watch this video to find out how Dr. Rodwin assesses the shoulder, shoulder blade, upper back, and lower neck when treating a patient’s shoulder.
Patellofemoral syndrome occurs when the kneecap doesn’t properly move with the thigh bone. This can occur for a variety of reasons.
At Back to Health we see results within just a few days for the treatment of frozen shoulder! Watch this video to find out why our treatment is fast and effective!
Tennis elbow and golfer’s elbow are the common names for elbow conditions. These elbow problems can occur even if you do not play either sport. Watch this video to find out more!
Carpal tunnel syndrome involves compression of the median nerve at the wrist. This is the major nerve supply for your hand. This can result in pain, numbness, and tingling.
Advice about Activities
This video will help you find the pair of running shoes that is right for you! Wearing running shoes that don’t suit your anatomy can lead to running injuries.
We want to help you accomplish all of your athletic dreams – injury free!! Check out this link for a checklist regarding proper running form.
Gardening should not hurt! This popular spring activity is a great way to get outside, help the earth, and get active! 🙂 We want to help make sure that you are following proper gardening ergonomics so that you can be injury free and enjoy your time gardening.
Watch this video to understand the nitty gritty details about setting up a bike. Bike comfortably and ergonomically safe this season!
Back to Health Events
Here is a collection of photos of Dr. Barbara Rodwin’s dog Abby with staff members, patients, and friends throughout her first year at Back to Health Wellness Centre!
Lyme Disease sucks. Our team participated in the Lyme Sucks Challenge to raise funds and awareness for Lyme Disease and you can to!
For more information about Lyme Disease, click here.
Check out our video from this AMAZING event for Lyme Disease! We have both Naturopathic Treatment and Lymphatic Drainage Massage for Lyme Disease patients.
Back to Health participated in the ALS ice bucket challenge!