“Rebound Sport & Spine is committed to evidence based, collaborative, patient-centered chiropractic care.” Dr. Mark Malowney, Doctor of Chiropractic, Owner – Rebound Sport & Spine

Chiropractic

At Rebound Sport & Spine, our goal is to provide the highest quality of collaborative chiropractic care. As our company name suggests, our chiropractors, Dr. Mark Malowney, Dr. Brad Kufske, and Dr. Meredith Barbour understand sports and sports injuries. They work with athletes of all levels to promote safe, efficient injury recovery. While they are sports injury specialists, our chiropractic doctors are highly trained to assess and treat all types of neuromusculoskeletal (nerve, muscle, ligament, tendon, joint and bone) injuries and dysfunction, no matter the cause. From auto accidents to repetitive movement strains to surgery recovery, Dr. Mark, Dr. Brad and Dr. Meredith, along with their in-house team of professionals, can help you return to full function quickly and safely. If you are looking for a Langley Chiropractor, we’ve got your back (and the rest of your neuromusculoskeletal system, too)!

Chiropractic care, like any health profession, is continually evolving as new research and innovations come to light. Our chiropractors believe strongly in continuous, life-long education. They regularly attend seminars, conferences, and online courses to ensure they remain at the forefront of chiropractic care. Delivery of the highest quality of care using proven diagnostic and treatment methodologies enables our chiropractors to help you recover faster and get moving again!

What is chiropractic care?

The short answer: Chiropractic care involves the examination, diagnosis and treatment of neuromusculoskeletal injuries and dysfunction.

The plain English answer: If you sprained it, strained it, knocked it, pulled it, or it has just never felt right, come see a Chiropractor.

The long answer: “Chiropractic is a healing discipline firmly grounded in science. Although its main focus is the relationship between the skeleton (particularly the spine) and the nervous system that runs through it, chiropractic is concerned with the care of the entire body.” – BC Chiropractic Association

What can you expect at your first chiropractic appointment?

1. Introductions and History: After introductions, your chiropractor will ask you to give a detailed history of your issue or injury, along with other relevant information. It is important to understand how the injury occurred, in addition what was injured, as this can give insight into the nature of the injury.

2. Physical and Neurological Exam: Next, the chiropractor will conduct a thorough physical examination of the injury site and any related areas. This may include assessments of your quality of movement, strength, range of motion, and alignment. Your chiropractic doctor will also look for neurological symptoms that could point to an injury involving your nerves. This could include some physical tests such as leaning your body to one side and then the other, checking your reflexes, moving your arms and legs, or squatting.

3. Diagnosis: After the examination is completed, your chiropractor will discuss their diagnosis (what they believe to be the cause of what is giving you pain or discomfort) with you.

4. Treatment Plan: After diagnosis, you and your chiropractor will collaboratively form a treatment plan, taking into account your individual recovery goals and lifestyle. A treatment plan includes the methods of treatment, the number of treatments, and the estimated recovery time.

5. Informed Consent and Treatment: Once you understand your treatment plan and feel comfortable moving forward, your chiropractor will explain the informed consent form with you and request your signature before you begin any treatments. Informed consent is about ensuring you are clear as to the diagnosis, treatment options and anticipated outcomes of the treatments. Your chiropractic doctor will perform the first treatment, which may consist of a chiropractic adjustment. Adjustments are generally performed on a chiropractic table, similar to a massage table.

6. Prevention Methods: How did you end up in this situation? Your chiropractic doctor will help you identify the underlying cause of your condition, whether it is from poor posture while studying, a repetitive strain injury from the workplace, or some other cause. Your chiropractor may recommend lifestyle changes and/or strength and movement exercises for you to complete at home, between treatments, to aid in your recovery. You may be guided through these exercises in the office, to ensure you are familiar and confident with them. The goal is to get you well and keep you well.

7. Referral for Other Treatment: Based on the findings from your Chiropractic, they may also recommend trying additional therapies at Rebound or other healthcare providers to assist in a full recovery and to prevent future injuries.

Dr. Mark Malowney, D.C., B.Sc., CSCS

Dr. Mark knows sports. From football to golf, he has done it all – with the injuries to prove it. Bouncing back from injury time and again, he became a chiropractor to help other athletes discover the importance of movement as medicine. Dr. Mark’s years of experience in sports medicine and concussion management enable him to skillfully diagnose difficult, elusive injuries and guide patients along the path to recovery. Above all, Dr. Mark is passionate about high quality, patient-centered care. He strongly believes that collaboration between doctor and patient, and doctor and other healthcare providers, is critical for successful healing. It is this belief in collaborative treatment that inspired Dr. Mark to launch Rebound Sport and Spine.

Credentials:

  • D.C. (Doctor of Chiropractic), Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College
  • B.Sc. Kinesiology, University of Victoria
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, National Strength and Conditioning Association
  • Certification in Concussion Management, Complete Concussion Management

Dr. Brad Kufske, D.C., B.Sc.

A recently graduated (2017) doctor of chiropractic, Dr. Brad is well versed in all the latest advances in chiropractic care. As evidenced by his Bachelors degree in human kinetics, Dr. Brad is fascinated with human movement in all it’s forms, from professional athletics to recreational activities. He is committed to helping people overcome pain and movement limitations by empowering them with practical knowledge and effective tools to get them back doing what they love to do. Dr. Brad believes that patient comfort and trust is critical in the healing process. By overcoming pain-based hesitancy through collaborative treatment, patients can begin to build confidence and increase movement, ultimately leading to a faster recovery.

Credentials:

  • D.C. (Doctor of Chiropractic), Palmer College of Chiropractic West – Magna Cume Laude
  • Bachelor of Human Kinetics, Trinity Western University
  • Certification in Concussion Management, Complete Concussion Management

Dr Meredith Barbour, D.C., B.Sc., B.FA.

Dr. Meredith Barbour grew up as a dancer and is no stranger to injury. After having some amazing experiences being helped by chiropractors, she knew this was the path she wanted to pursue. Dr. Barbour’s approach to treatment is holistic, taking into account the patient’s limitations, nutrition, outlook and lifestyle. Treatments she provides include chiropractic adjustments, soft tissue release, cupping, rehabilitation, and nutritional counselling. She strongly believes that there is not one treatment plan that will best suit everyone! Meredith has a passion for working with everyone from pregnant moms to athletes and everyone in between. If you are looking for someone to be a partner in your health journey, you will be in good hands with Dr. Meredith!

Credentials:

  • D.C. (Doctor of Chiropractic), University of Western States
  • Bachelor of Science, Human Biology, University of Western States
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts, Dance, Simon Fraser University
  • Diploma in Personal Training, Northern Alberta Institute of Technology
  • Certification in Concussion Management, Complete Concussion Management