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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 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. 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. 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, Mountain Biking 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. 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 physiotherapist is a critical component of your treatment, Jessica is a key player on your team. Her expertise includes the treatment of low back pain and sciatica, neck pain, postural correction, musculoskeletal soft tissue and sports injuries, post-operative therapy and functional impairments through out the oncology process. She is one of the few certified MDT clinicians north of the GTA and 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
Born and raised in Orillia, Annemarie completed her undergrad at Nipissing University, graduating with honours in Physical and Health Education with a minor in Business Administration. She then pursued a graduate certificate in Exercise Science and Lifestyle Management at Humber College. Her education gave her a balance between kinesiology and teaching which allows her to take a different approach to therapeutic exercise.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.
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