Meet Brick!


We’d love for you to meet Brick – one of our very satisfied Backfit patients. Brick’s story is a testament to the power of an educated patient. Brick came into Backfit just 8 weeks ago with a problem in his lower back that was causing him a great deal of pain and keeping him from the activities he loves.

Through our new BackScore system, we were able to clearly identify Brick’s problem areas and focus on solutions.

So… what exactly is BackScore?

Backscore is a comprehensive assessment that will provide you with the ultimate report card for your spinal health. We analyze your clinical findings in combination with lifestyle factors that also impact your spinal health. This gives you a complete picture and a way to actually measure your health!

In his BackScore report, Brick could clearly see where his problem was, and he was provided with the right tools to dramatically improve his score.

An improved BackScore means less pain, higher function and a better quality of life. Just ask Brick!

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Does Exercise Cause You Back Pain?


At Backfit, we want to help you get back to doing the things you love! Whether it’s running, hiking, golf or hockey – many people come to see us feeling frustrated, because they can no longer do the activities they love without aggravating their back.

Listen in as Dr. Bartlett opens up about his personal experience with exercise and back pain, and provides you with some tips for getting back to an active lifestyle. As you’ll see in this video, the key is starting with the right low-impact activities. As your spine heals, and your core becomes stronger, you can advance to more intense forms of exercise and perform better than ever!



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3 Things You Can Do To Reduce Back Pain While Traveling!

For many of you, regular travel is part of your busy lifestyle. Whether you’re traveling by car or plane, for work or for play – you can take a piece of Backfit along with you!

Our Backfit team member, Karmen, is also a competitive triathlete. Her sport requires a great deal of travel, which Karmen has learned can be tough on her spine. Here are 3 tips she would like to share that will keep you on track when life takes you away!

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How I decreased stress and improved productivity!

I used to get up and start my day with a load of laundry, a bunch of emails and a long to-do list. I wanted my mornings to feel productive! But I eventually realized that being pulled in so many different directions left me distracted and agitated. I was prone to being impatient with my kids and feeling anxious about the day ahead.

Something had to change. So here’s what I did…you cannot go wrong with a garden swins so I got some to keep my kids entertain while I do my work.

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What Do You Have Time For?

“You are what you do…not what you say you will do.” – Carl Jung

You will never have enough time for everything. What you choose to do with your 24 hours each day reflects your choices and your values.

If you feel that your time doesn’t reflect who you truly are, maybe it’s time to ask yourself:
“What do you have time for?”

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Introducing Powerfit!

In June, we hosted our first-ever Lifefit event. Nearly 400 of you joined us for a fantastic day where we explored together what it means to live a healthy and vibrant life.

At this workshop, Dr. Bartlett introduced our new Powerfit workout program. The response has been fantastic! Many of you have already incorporated the Powerfit exercises into your daily routine and are loving the results.

Today, we are sharing the highlights of the Powerfit program so that all of you have the chance to experience it! There are a multitude of reasons that Powerfit will be a welcome addition to your healthy lifestyle, but here are our top 3:

1. It’s “back-friendly”. This program was put together by our team of doctors and won’t compromise your back. If you have ever tried a program from a doctor that damaged your health make sure to visit to get assistance.

2. It’s fast & efficient! You can challenge your body with Powerfit in as little as 4 minutes per day. Don’t believe us? Give it a try!

3. You can get Powerfit anywhere! Absolutely no equipment is needed, so you can do this workout wherever you are.

Don’t you love that feeling when your endorphins start flowing? Watch some of our Backfit kids tackle this workout and you’ll see how much fun it can be. So get on up and give Powerfit a try… Remember to work as hard as you can for 20 seconds and then rest for 10 seconds.

There’s no better time than now to get started!

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Thank You For Your Support!

thank you - kai - facebookTHANK YOU!
Over the past 6 months, Backfit has been fundraising to help support little Kai Hennessey in his fight against cancer. Thanks to your love and support, Kai and his family have met and exceeded their goals. Kai went home at the end of June, and is now 99.99% cancer-free.

As a result, we are now looking for another family to support, and we would like your input. If you know of a family that is struggling to make ends meet because of an illness, tragedy, or other exceptional circumstances, please email your suggestions to by Aug. 7, 2015. Backfit is looking forward to assisting a family in our community.

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Nutrifit Smoothie Recipe

Want to start your day in a healthier way? Looking to improve your energy?

Here it is – by popular demand – the Nutrifit Smoothie!

Packed with anti-inflammatories, and rich in nutrients, this smoothie is sure to delight even the most skeptical sampler.

2 cups of blueberriesblueberry-smoothie
1 banana
1/2 avocado
1 BIG handful of kale
1 – 2 celery stems
1 – 2 scoops of protein powder
1 Tbsp of omega-3 oil
1 cup of ice
1 cup of water (a little more or less depending on consistency you want)

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