Our sports and injury specialists include an internationally renowned team of Sports Chiropractors, Sports Medicine Physicians, Physiotherapists, Kinesiologists and Massage Therapists who work together – all under one roof - to provide the specialized treatments and therapies you need to heal injury, speed recovery and optimize your performance.
Our track record of success is recognized by the medical and sport communities around the world. We’ve supported athletes at 6 Olympics, 14 World Championships and over 100 international events. We are the only facility north of Toronto accredited as a treatment provider for carded athletes. We teach and lecture internationally. During the past 37 years, we’ve treated over 28,000 new patients. We were one of seven clinics selected by The Ministry of Health and Long Term Care to provide services for the Low Back Pain Pilot Project. Due to our success, we are one of two clinics in Ontario chosen to continue the program.
Sport Injury and Soft Tissue Specialists
Our expert Chiropractors, Sports Chiropractors, Sports Medicine Physician, Physiotherapist, Registered Kinesiologists and Soft Tissue Care Specialists at Back to Function and Bell Chiropractic work with your health care professionals to provide the range of treatment and expert care needed for your specific condition.
Our professionals are certified in the most advanced soft tissue care techniques including Active Release Techniques® and Graston® and are dedicated to relieve pain, speed recovery from injury and improve function for people of all ages and all activity levels.
Dr. Bell leads both the Back to Function and Bell Chiropractic teams. He is considered one of Canada’s foremost Sports Chiropractors. He has worked with athletes across a wide range of sport disciplines at over 50 international events including 6 Olympic Games and 18 World Championship and Commonwealth Games. In addition to treating patients, he lectures to chiropractic and health care professionals around the world. His dedication to bring the same level of expert treatment that elite athletes receive to people of all ages and activity levels has established Back to Function and Bell Chiropractic as the clinics of choice for people and athletes from all over the world.Read More
Dr. Rayfield brings deep chiropractic expertise along with experience as a competitive athlete and coach to your treatment team. He is dedicated to providing the same expert treatment that elite athletes receive to people of any age, any activity level and any injury or condition. His experience as a former Varsity Track and Field athlete led Dr. Rayfield to work closely with both elite athletes and track and field clubs. For over a decade, he has coached sprinters and hurdlers at the local club level. He also travels across the country to coach and provide chiropractic and soft tissue services at numerous athletic events.Read More
Born and raised in Orillia, Dr. Mike Duffy has extensive ties in the community throughout his years of athletics including hockey, soccer, baseball and track-and-field. He attended The University of Western Ontario where he received his Bachelor of Arts Honours Specialization in Kinesiology. In 2015, Dr. Mike graduated from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) in Toronto, with clinical honours.Read More
Dr. Brown was selected as a member of the Integrated Sports Medical Team for the Men’s Canadian Alpine Ski Team and will be travelling with the team throughout the 2016/17 World Cup competition season.
She grew up in Orillia, Ontario where her passion for sports chiropractic began at a young age. With a particular interest in biomechanics and sports injuries, her focus is on restoring pain free functional motion, and in injury prevention. After obtaining her Doctor of Chiropractic, she completed her post-graduate work to become a Chiropractic Sports Specialist and Fellow of the Royal College of Chiropractic Sports Science (Canada).
Dr. Bell believes in the power of movement, exercise and nutrition to sustain a healthy, vibrant lifestyle. Whether you're interested in addressing pain, improving function, or working toward a fitness goal, Dr. Bell combines his expertise in movement science with an ever-growing arsenal of manual therapy techniques to provide you exceptional care that meets your needs.Read More
Dr. Allison McFarlane is a graduate of CMCC, coming to Back to Function with a strong background in exercise and nutrition. She draws from a variety of techniques, including Active Release Technique, Contemporary Medical Acupuncture, and functional assessment systems, which allows her to individualize treatment plans to every patient’s needs. Allison believes that patient education, personalized treatment, and exercise interventions form the foundation of patient care, allowing patients to understand their underlying conditions and prevent future issues from developing. Dr. McFarlane is committed to helping every patient meet their optimal health potential.Read More
Dr. McMordie is a medical doctor specializing in Sport and Exercise Medicine. Before moving her practice to Back to Function, she was practicing Primary Care Sport Medicine at several clinics in the Hamilton/Burlington area, including McMaster University and Mohawk College. Her clinical expertise includes sport injuries, concussion, joint pain, non-operative osteoarthritis management, platelet-rich plasma, cortisone, trigger point, and viscosupplementation injections.Read More
When physiotherapy is a critical component of your treatment, Jessica is a key player on your team. Her expertise includes orthopaedic and sports injuries, post-operative therapy and oncology rehabilitation. She treats soft tissue injuries, post-operative joint surgery rehab, joint mobility after casting, low back pain management and postural correction. She is also certified in providing acupuncture.Read More
Carley’s expertise is focused on helping patients with chronic conditions, acute injuries, motor vehicle accident and workplace injuries, and athletes of all ages and ability levels. Due to her particular interest in functional movement restoration she has completed a number of certifications and courses and has special expertise in lower back rehabilitation and strengthening for high-level performance. Carley has experience training and working with amateur, professional and Olympic athletes and enjoys providing sports specific training programs to sports teams and individuals.Read More
Kerri brings a strong rehabilitation background to your treatment. She has years of experience working with people of all ages – from children to seniors – to address a wide range of conditions including low back and shoulder rehabilitation, concussion and acquired brain injuries. Water rehabilitation is also her specialty and is often incorporated into rehabilitation programs for people with sports injuries, cancer, neurodegenerative conditions and more. Kerri provides individual training and group conditioning programs for Olympic and amateur athletes, is a Trainer for two local hockey teams and provides first aid services at community and athletic events.Read More
Sarah has expertise in a broad scope of practice that includes rehabilitation, water therapy, sport specific training and workplace ergonomics. Her skills, combined with years of experience working as part of a multi-disciplinary health team, make her an invaluable member of our team.Read More
Raised in Orillia, Jessica gained an interest for the health and rehabilitation field while playing competitive sports as a teenager. To further this interest, Jessica then attended Brock University and graduated in 2015 with an Honours Degree in Physical Education. She then attended Niagara College and completed a post-graduate certificate program in Exercise Science for Health and Performance.Read More
During her post-secondary education in Sudbury, Rebecca obtained a Certificate in Health Sciences and an Advanced Diploma in Physical Fitness Management from Cambrian College. As a result of her hands-on experience in fitness improvement and assessment at Cambrian College, and volunteer work within senior care settings, Rebecca formed an interest for expanding her knowledge base and experience working with older adults.Read More
Brittany graduated at the top of her class in December 2011 from Georgian College in Barrie, Ontario. She has worked in both the spa and the clinical environment using her expertise in relaxation and therapeutic massage treatments. She is trained and skilled in a variety of modalities and uses a number of techniques to achieve evidence-based results.Read More
Crystal uses her massage therapy experience and expertise to help patients with chronic pain and those recovering from joint replacements, motor vehicle accidents and sports injuries.
After graduating with honours from Georgian College, she gained experience in the spa industry where she saw the benefits her clients experienced from regular proactive massage treatments. Since joining the team, she has focused on combining her relaxation skills with deep tissue, myofascial release, trigger point therapy and rehabilitative treatments.
Originally from Muskoka, Shelby had an interest in rehabilitation from a young age. As a result of her passion she completed the Occupational Assistant and Physiotherapy Assistant program at Georgian College. She has experience in a variety of areas including concussion treatment and post-op joint replacement with a specific interest in active rehabilitation.
Shelby is a former competitive dancer, experienced in Jazz, Hip-Hop and Acro. She is also a passionate supporter of grassroots athletics and dance. As well she is an avid outdoors person in beautiful Northern Ontario.
“After 6 years, and thousands of dollars spent on therapy and pain clinics, I was still unable to return to work. After just 3 months of treatment at Back to Function I was back on the job. I’ve even participated in a war canoe competition and I’m enjoying golf again!”See More