Lakeshore Chiropractic Group

Lakeshore Chiropractic Group, St. Catharines, ON

Chiropractor & Massage Therapist in St. Catharines

Lakeshore Chiropractic Group in St. Catharines, ON is a Chiropractic and Massage Therapy clinic specializing in the treatment of sports injuries as well as chronic pain treatments (knee, lower back, shoulder and neck pain), concussion, arthritis, sciatica, and more.

State-of-the-art PulStar™ System, Mechanical Movement, ART (Active Release Technique)

Serving the Niagara region including Port Dalhousie, Niagara Falls and Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON, we offer custom orthotics and utilize state-of-the-art PulStar™ technologies to treat musculoskeletal conditions without all the popping, twisting and cracking from traditional chiropractic methods.

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Don’t just suffer through your pain. Let us use our state-of-the-art facilities to improve your quality of life today. 

Lakeshore Chiropractic is rated one of the top 3 chiropractors in St. Catharines...Click here



NEW - Rapid Release Technology

We have just added FMST which is Fluid Motion Soft Tissue technique to help relieve soft tissue restrictions and adhesions, including the use of the new Rapid Release Technology from California.

We are now able to dispense pre-fabricated orthotics for individuals with no extended health care coverage at an affordable price.

Treatment of Chronic Pain, Concussion Symptoms, Arthritis, Sciatica and more

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Our Services

Lakeshore Chiropractic Group is a full-service health care centre focusing on chiropractic treatment and massage therapy. We use state of the art computerized assisted manipulation to take the fear out of traditional adjustments as well as spinal decompression treatment.

We offer chiropractic care as well as nutritional products and counselling, custom orthotics using state of the art gait analysis equipment, laser and ultrasound treatment.

Chiropractic Adjustment

A chiropractic adjustment is a non-invasive procedure that is intended to restore motion to a restricted joint. When joints are restricted and/or painful, muscles can as well become tight and sore. It can also result in compensation by other muscles and joints surrounding the issue and create further problems. An adjustment works to decrease pain, muscle tightness, and restore range of motion.

Chiropractic is safe, non-invasive, drugless, and effective manual therapy for correcting the underlying cause of many health concerns:

  • Athletic Performance Enhancement
  • Headaches and Migraines
  • Arm and Leg Pain/Numbness/Tingling
  • Stress and Fatigue
  • Sports, Auto, Work Injuries
  • Joint and Muscle Conditions
  • Pre-natal and Pediatric Care
  • Digestive/Bowel Disorders
  • High Blood Pressure
  • PMS Symptoms/Women’s Health
  • Low Back Pain

Lower Back Pain Treatment

Did you know that lower back pain is second most common discomfort in humans……two thirds of adults are affected by lower back pain at some point in their lives?

The sight of lower back pain is most common in people aged 30-50 years and the most common causes are muscle or ligament-related injuries.

PulStar™

With PulStar™, Dr. Scales can scan your spine to find the exact source of your pain. Then, he can use the system’s gentle multiple impulse therapy tool for a long-lasting solution that leaves you pain-free in a fraction of the time.

During your visit, you will meet with a doctor of chiropractic. The doctor will discuss your specific concerns and show you how the PulStar multiple impulse therapy technology may help. You can also discuss insurance coverage and ask the doctor any questions you may have before choosing to either continue with the appointment or simply walk away. Dr. Scales will also provide you with a free trial of PulStar’s Essential Elements Lotion, valued at $50, to help ease your pain.

Non-surgical Spinal Decompression

An effective treatment for:

  • Low Back/Neck Pain
  • Herniated or bulging discs
  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Facet Syndromes
  • Sciatica
  • Failed Spinal Surgery
  • Spinal Stenosis

If you or your family members have been struggling with these debilitating conditions with little or no relief, then ask yourself the following questions:

  • Are you currently dependant on medications on a daily basis?
  • Are you limited in daily activities?
  • Have you had repeated injections or epidurals with little or no relief?
  • Are you considering surgery and are uncomfortable with that choice?
  • Have all the options been presented to you?
  • Have you already tried chiropractic or Physiotherapy?
  • Have you been out of work due to pain?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, then non-surgical spinal decompression therapy is certainly a viable treatment option and could very well be what you’re looking for.

What are the benefits of receiving regular Massage Therapy treatment?

  • Reduce muscle tension
  • Reduce or eliminate joint and muscle pain
  • Improve circulation and lymphatic drainage
  • Improve joint mobility
  • Relaxation

Massage Therapy can be used to treat both acute and chronic conditions, as well as aiding in preventative care, including injury prevention, ongoing stress management and more!

Deep Tissue Massage

Deep tissue massage therapy is a health treatment that works the muscles and connective tissue found below the surface of the top muscles, this is why it is called “deep” tissue massage.
Chronic pain or tense muscles are usually the result of adhesions in the tendons, muscles and ligaments. These are bands of rigid tissue, usually painful, which block circulation and cause the pain, limited movement and inflammation. Deep tissue massage breaks down the adhesions, and ultimately relieving the patient of pain and muscle tension.

Soft Tissue Massage

Soft tissue massage therapy is a health treatment that addresses aches, pains and injuries suffered by the soft tissues in the body, like tendons, ligaments and muscles.
A wide variety of medical conditions can be healed with soft tissue massage therapy treatment. It can also enhance muscle performance, your circulatory system, joints and you’re of course your immune system.

What is ART?

ART is a soft tissue/movement based massage technique that treats problems with muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia, and nerves.  Injuries and dysfunction are often a result of overused muscles. Over-use injuries cause production of tough, dense scar tissue.  ART is able to aid in correcting the dysfunction and break up the accumulation of scar tissue.

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Have you been looking for a chiropractor in Niagara?

Unlike conventional medicine, which focuses on attempting to treat disease once it occurs, the chiropractic care offered at Lakeshore Chiropractic Group in St. Catharines emphasizes the importance of improving your health in an effort to reduce the risk of pain and to improve your function. Given the option, most people would prefer to be healthy and avoid illness if possible, and chiropractic care can help those people achieve their health and wellness goals. For those patients who may already be in pain, chiropractic care offers a unique way to provide pain relief for many types of pain and conditions, including back pain, neck pain and more.

If you have been suffering from  pain in the Niagara Region, don't wait another second to begin your road to recovery and better function.   We treat patients from New York State as well.

At Lakeshore Chiropractic Group, our comfortable chiropractic techniques can assist patients with the rediscovery of health and wellness.

People around the world are recognizing the benefit of chiropractic treatment; one that will help them achieve and maintain optimal health without requiring invasive treatments such as surgery. Please take the time to meet Dr. Albert Scales, Dr. Brendan Macoretta and Alana Goertzen RMT,  our network of chiropractic and wellness care professionals dedicated to helping you achieve your wellness objectives.

Dr. Albert M. Scales DC

Dr. Albert Scales has been helping victims of motor vehicle accidents for over 35 years. Dr. Scales has successfully helped hundreds of auto accident sufferers return to a pain free and active lifestyle.

He has been an independent insurance assessor for over 25 years and has seen many types of injuries related to motor vehicle accidents.  He is registered with FSCO and is licensed to treat your injuries and bill your insurance provider directly allowing you to avoid the hassles of paperwork.

Our staff and professionals at Lakeshore Chiropractic Group do not take your pain and injuries lightly. We utilize the latest advances in natural pain relief and attempt to help you restore your health, mobility and quality of life as quickly as possible.

Common conditions treated in our office after a motor vehicle accident are:

  • Neck strain/sprain injuries (whiplash)
  • Low back strain/sprain injuries
  • Headache
  • TMJ dysfunction
  • Extremity joint pain (shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand and hip, knee, ankle and foot)
  • Extremity muscle pain
  • Mid back pain

"If you suffer from any of these conditions please call us right away at (905) 935 3355 ".

Dr. Scales is different from the average chiropractor because he is using PulStar™ technology, which treats musculoskeletal conditions from head to toe without all the popping, twisting and cracking from traditional chiropractic methods.

With PulStar, Dr. Scales can scan your spine to find the exact source of your pain. Then, he can use the system’s gentle multiple impulse therapy tool for a long-lasting solution that leaves you pain-free in a fraction of the time.

Alana Goertzen, Registered Massage Therapist

Alana is a Registered Massage Therapist at Lakeshore Chiropractic Group. She received the Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.), Kinesiology from Brock University and subsequently completed the Massage Therapy program at Ontario College of Health & Technology.

Dr. Brendan Macoretta, Chiropractor

Dr. Macoretta is a recent graduate from the chiropractic program a D’Youville college in Buffalo. He specializes in sport/orthopedic rehabilitation which includes soft tissue work, Kinesiotaping and developing exercise programs. He is proficient at muscle release techniques and flexion-distraction treatment for comfortable and effective relief of your pain.

Karen MacKiddie

Office Manager (Blonde hair staff) For over 31 years, Karen MacKiddie our fabulous Office Manager has greeted our patients when they come to the office. She is proficient at getting your appointment set up as soon as possible, and works with your insurance companies and WSIB to get your claims and treatments processed in a quick and efficient manner. She always has a smile and will help our patients with their questions, and concerns. We couldn't do it without her!!

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1-905-935-3355

126 Lakeshore Road Unit 3,
St. Catharines, ON, L2N 2T5

Hours

Monday

8:30 am

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6:00 pm

Tuesday

8:30 am

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6:00 pm

Wednesday

8:30 am

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12:00 pm

Thursday

8:30 am

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6:00 pm

Friday

8:30 am

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12:00 pm

Saturday

8:30 am

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12:00 pm

Sunday

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