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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 healthcare 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 healthcare 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 extensive 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 before graduating from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) in Toronto, with clinical honours. While studying at CMCC, he attended McMaster University, obtaining his certification in Contemporary Medical Acupuncture. During his internship, Dr. Duffy completed an extensive clinical placement at Sunnybrook St. John's Rehabilitation Hospital.Read More
Born and raised in Orillia, Dr. Bell is a sports chiropractor with a deep understanding of clinical biomechanics, human performance, and functional movement. Dr. Bell has done extensive continuing education courses and is currently one of five Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS) certified practitioners in Ontario. He is a published author with over twelve scientific contributions across various fields of study.Read More
Dr. Allison McFarlane comes 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. Chris Grant is a Sports Specialist Chiropractor. He has a keen interest in helping athletes achieve their full potential. He places an emphasis on biomechanics, sports nutrition and recovery to help his patients achieve their goals. Dr. Grant has worked in a variety of sports settings at the local, provincial, national and international level including the 2019 Canadian Wakeboard Championships, Mountain Biking Nationals, and Track Cycling Nationals. He was also a member of the medical team for the 2018 North American, Central American & Caribbean Track & Field Championships held in Toronto.Read More
Dr. Nader Abdelkader obtained a Bachelor of Science degree with distinction from the University of Manitoba while concurrently competing at the national fencing circuit. During his athletic career, his appreciation for sports medicine sparked interest, having sustained several sports injuries himself. Combining his passion for health sciences and sports, he further pursued his academics at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College. He is currently completing his post graduate fellowship from the Royal College of Chiropractors of Sports Sciences.Read More
Dr. Ross is a graduate of the Clinical Neuroscience Program of the esteemed Carrick Institute and is a board-certified Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Neurology Board (DACNB). This is a specialty fellowship program with over 1000 hours of coursework through 25 modules focusing on the assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation of complex neurological conditions.Read More
Dr. Tara Brown’s philosophy of healthy living has been instilled since a very young age, which lead her to pursue a career in health and wellness. When a ski injury hampered her performance at 14 years of age, Dr. Brown turned to a chiropractor to help her recover. This gave her the passion and drive to become a chiropractor herself, as she wanted to provide the same quality of care to others.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, and platelet-rich plasma, cortisone, trigger point, and viscosupplementation injections.Read More
Carolyn is passionate about getting individuals back to their respective goals as quickly as possible. In addition to general orthopedic rehabilitation, Carolyn’s specific physiotherapy interests are pelvic health, concussion management, cancer rehabilitation, and sport injuries.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
Jasmine graduated from the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy in 2008. She specializes in Swedish/Relaxation massage and incorporates techniques such as Deep Tissue, Shiatsu and Active Release Techniques into her treatments.
Jasmine recently relocated to the Orillia Area from Maple, Ontario where she worked as a massage therapist for the past 12 years.
Jacqueline graduated from the three year massage therapy program at Georgian College in 2012. She believes in providing treatments with a balance of relaxation and focused deep tissue massage in order to achieve maximal results and improve client’s overall wellness. She provides clients with a personalized treatment, tailored to each individuals needs.Read More
“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