Tips for Making Exercise Stick!

We all know the benefits of regular exercise. It’s one of the key components of building a healthy body and a healthy mind. So why do we often struggle with making our exercise habits stick? Check out these tips and see what resonates with you. Make sure you read all the way through to see … Read more

What is Causing Your Back Pain?

Dr. Eisert sheds some light on the most common cause of back pain and answers that commonly asked question – “What is decompression therapy and how does it work?” Check it out! Also make sure to find out about how to get rid of hemorrhoids, many people may have lower back pain and it could … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

The Ups and Downs of Inversion Therapy

~by Dr. Greg Eisert THE UPS OF INVERSION THERAPY Inversion therapy is nothing new… Hanging upside down to relieve pain and the effects of gravity has been documented as far back as 400 BC. Hippocrates used a complicated system of ladders and pulleys in order to remove weight from the spines of his patients. Today, … Read more

What’s the Connection?

I have developed an array of spinal injuries and conditions in my athletic career.  These experiences have ultimately led me to my purpose in life: teaching others how to restore health and function to the spine.  When I was in my early 30’s, I had a CT scan for a rib injury that I suffered … Read more

Do Kids Really Need Adjustments?

Our son, Caleb, just turned 9 a few days ago.  As cliché as it sounds, I can’t believe how quickly those 9 years have gone!  He is a bright and caring boy, with quite a sense of humour.  And he LOVES to play sports!  At the moment, it is lacrosse season, and wow – is … Read more

The #1 Cause of Back Pain

Here it is – our first ever video blog! Listen in as Dr. Bartlett talks about the leading cause of back pain and provides some practical tips for reducing daily stress on your spine. Check it out here:  The #1 Cause of Back Pain

7 Natural Solutions for Arthritis

You may think that arthritis is just a disease of the elderly.  Think again.  Studies show that arthritis can develop as early as young adulthood, and that rates are dramatically rising.  Read on to find out how you can prevent arthritis from holding you back! According to Arthritis Canada – ” 4.5 million, or one … Read more