Chiropractic Care

Providing Chiropractic Care for People Just Like You

By tapping into your body’s ability to heal itself, chiropractic care seeks to discover, alleviate and remove the obstacles in your way to bring balance back to the body.

A profession that has roots in alternative health care and has continued to flourish and evolve since 1895, chiropractic care aims to diagnose, treat and prevent a variety of musculoskeletal and neuromuscular conditions and the effects of these conditions on the function of the nervous system, body biomechanics and overall general health. This is accomplished by skilled hands through specifically targeted adjustments to joints in the spine, as well as the extremities.

The premiere chiropractic team here at Back and Balance strive to help alleviate pain and maintain your well being through a range of chiropractic techniques that are individualized to reflect what your body needs and your comfort levels.

These chiropractic techniques span from very gentle Thompson drop table and activator protocols, cranial adjusting and upper cervical specific adjusting, to diversified techniques and other soft tissue approaches. Whatever your body needs, chiropractic can evolve to suit them!

We are honoured to serve our community, from the young to the wise, and proud of the success of our practice members in overcoming various health challenges, helping them get back to doing what they love most – living!

Chiropractic BioPhysics (CBP)

Chiropractic BIoPhysics is a renowned method for addressing prevalent issues such as back pain, neck pain, headaches, and various musculoskeletal conditions. CBP practitioners are dedicated to educating patients on the significance of maintaining proper posture, ergonomics, and adopting lifestyle modifications to sustain the benefits of treatment and ward off future spinal issues.

Chiropractic BioPhysics

Pre and Post Natal Chiropractic Care

During pregnancy, a woman’s body adapts with the weight of her baby. As the fetus develops, the pelvis spreads and the ligaments loosen. The low back curves to compensate for the extra abdominal load while the midback curves with the weight of the breasts. Chiropractic care is very important during this time. It helps to ensure full nerve function to both mother and baby.

Cranial Adjusting Turner Style (CATS)

Developed by Dr. Roger Turner, CATS is a specific chiropractic technique to locate and correct misalignment of the bones of the skull that may have resulted from falls, accidents, blows to the head and difficult births. Cranial misalignment can be the cause of a number of symptoms including, headaches, TMJ dysfunction, blurred vision, ringing in the ear, altered coordination, speech difficulties and more. CATS treatments progressively realigns the skull, thereby improved function and healing and eliminating these symptoms

Chiropractic CATS

Post-Concussion Chiropractic

Post-Concussion Chiropractic Care

Post-concussion chiropractic care is an effective and promising option suitable for individuals who have undergone a traumatic brain injury such as a concussion. This condition can cause several symptoms such as headaches, dizziness, nausea, and vision problems, which can lead to long-term complications if left untreated. However, the good news is that chiropractic care can provide a natural and non-invasive approach to managing these symptoms and promoting healing.

Our chiropractors are well-equipped with the expertise and knowledge to address the specific needs of each patient. They may leverage a range of techniques such as spinal adjustments, soft tissue therapy, and rehabilitation exercises to optimize the function of the spine and nervous system. By doing so, patients can have a better chance of experiencing a full recovery and effectively minimizing the chances of long-term complications that might arise from untreated concussions.

It’s important to remember that post-concussion chiropractic care is a vital component of a comprehensive care plan that could potentially facilitate a rapid recovery from a concussion.

Chiropractic Custom Orthotic Therapy

Custom-Fit Orthotics & Custom Orthotic Therapy

Your feet have direct impact on the rest of your body and support you with each step. Orthotics and proper shoe fit are very important aspects of foot health.

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Chiropractors' Methods & Techniques

At chiropractic offices all over the world, different chiropractic methods and techniques are used to treat patients according to their individual needs. The most common are:

  • The Activator Method is an instrument-assisted treatment method used by some chiropractors to relieve back pain, neck pain, and headaches.
  • The Thompson Drop Technique employs a special chiropractic table that has sections that drop down as the chiropractor applies pressure to the patient’s back.
  • Diversified is a chiropractic adjustment technique that uses manual pressure and adjustment.
  • The Gonstead Technique is named after Dr. Clarence Gonstead, who developed this chiropractic approach which focuses on precise alignment of the spine.
  • The Palmer Upper Cervical Specific chiropractic approach was developed by Dr. B.J. Palmer, the son of the founder of chiropractic care. This technique focuses on correcting problems in the upper cervical region of the spine.
  • The Performance for Life assessment utilizes proprioceptive and neuromuscular recruitment testing to assess for spinal dysfunction.  The method is based on exceptional research.
  • The Webster Technique is a chiropractic approach that helps pregnant women experience comfort and improve pelvic function. It’s safe and effective when done by a licensed chiropractor. It specifically focuses on the pelvis, aiming to restore balance and alignment to the sacrum, ligaments, and surrounding muscles through targeted adjustments and stretches to the lower back. This may help in creating space for the growing baby and even facilitate the baby’s position for delivery. Though not a guarantee of smooth labor and delivery, the technique is a helpful tool for pregnant women seeking relief from discomfort.
  • Chiropractic BioPhysics is a specialized approach focusing on spinal structure correction, postural alignment, and evidence-based treatment techniques. The treatment plans for this approach include a combination of chiropractic adjustments, spinal traction, exercises, and other therapeutic modalities.

We've Helped People Just Like You

Dr. Kelly Norman is very attentive and knowledgeable. She has been instrumental in helping me with general well being and also some pretty intense sciatic pain. Her technique is gentle and effective! The team at BIB are always pleasant and welcoming and the clinic is so appealing esthetically. Just a great welcoming place with wonderful practitioners and staff.
Chantel Lafreniere
Chantel Lafreniere
2021 Patient

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591 Byron Avenue Ottawa, Ontario
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