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Local Chiropractor in Vaughan Launches the Vaughan Wellness Pregnancy Support Group on Facebook

Friday, November 6th, 2015

Chiropractor at Back To Health Chiropractic Centre in Maple (Vaughan) is Creating an Online Community of Mothers-To-Be to Share their Thoughts, Ideas, and Experiences that Support a Natural, Safe, and Easy Pregnancy

MP900442961 Maple, ON – Today pregnancy is treated more like a medical condition rather than a natural, normal process. The use of medical interventions in the form of drugs and surgery have become very common, like pitocin, epidurals, c-sections, and episiotomies.

My mom tells me stories of how she and my dad were delivered by a midwife in their little southern Italian village decades ago. There were no hospital rooms and no medications. Pure, natural births.

At our chiropractic office, we strive to foster an environment where our patients are empowered, trusting, and confident in a pregnancy and birth process that is innate and natural.  

Chiropractic care, amongst other holistic professions, offer support for a natural, wellness pregnancy so that birth can be easy and safe for both mother and baby.  Pregnancy chiropractic care is safe and gentle and it helps balance the pelvic and spinal structures. This not only helps relieve pregnancy-related back pain, hip pain or leg pain, but it also helps minimize tension on the uterine ligaments and contraint on the uterus. This is important as a uterus free of intra-uterine contraint will provide for a safer environment for fetal position and subsequently an easier birth.

One of the initiatives at Back To Health Chiropractic Centre is to connect like-minded people who want to share their ideas, thoughts, and experiences about the wellness pregnancy. How we accomplished this is with a Facebook Group called the Vaughan Wellness Pregnancy Support Group.

The purpose of the Vaughan Wellness Pregnancy Support Group is to educate mothers-to-be in Vaughan and the surrounding areas about the vast resources that support a natural, wellness pregnancy so that both mom and baby can experience a healthier, easier, and safer birth.

Feel free to check out this group and join. You can share your thoughts, ideas, and experiences with holistic practitioners, chiropractic, Webster Technique, other support therapies, exercises, yoga, classes, workshops, seminars, nutrition, supplementation, stress relief, and goals/vision that support a wellness pregnancy.

We would love to hear about your holistic, wellness pregnancy experience.

Also, share your experiences, thoughts and ideas about home birthing, midwife care, doulas, and lactation consultants.

This is a group of like-minded people and experts that will support and encourage other mothers-to-be to trust in the natural process of birthing so they can experience pregnancy and birth with peace, joy, and love, versus stress, fear, and doubt.

Vaughan Wellness Pregnancy Support Group was launched by Vaughan chiropractor, Dr. Walter Salubro on October 29, 2015 and it has already grown to 51 members in it’s first week.

“My vision with the Vaughan Wellness Pregnancy Support Group is to connect mothers-to-be so they can create a community of support for each other and encourage a more natural pregnancy and birthing process”, says Dr. Walter Salubro. “I would love to see other holistic pre-natal care providers join, participate, and offer their expertise and insights into how to have a wellness pregnancy. We invite midwives, doulas, naturopaths, homeopaths, pre-natal yoga intructors, holistic nutritionists, and any other holistic practitioner or therapist.” 

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About Dr. Walter Salubro

Dr. Walter Salubro_1Dr. Walter Salubro is a family wellness chiropractor and the owner of Back To Health Chiropractic Centre in Maple, Ontario. He grew up in Toronto, Ontario, and moved to Vaughan, Ontario, with his family at the age of fifteen.

Dr. Salubro graduated from York University in 1996 and from the National College of Chiropractic in 1999. He has been practicing chiropractic and serving his community of Maple and Vaughan for over fifteen years. 

Dr. Salubro provides chiropractic care to people of all age groups.  He is trained in applying specific chiropractic techniques that are just as suitable for children as they are for adults. In addition to offering specific spinal adjustments and posture corrective techniques, Dr. Salubro offers an extensive lineup of health seminars, exercise classes, and a run/walk club to his patients. Dr. Salubro is an avid runner, having completed multiple marathons and half marathons.

Dr. Walter Salubro is dedicated to providing exceptional chiropractic care for all his patients. He caters to the care of infants and pregnant mothers. Dr. Salubro is certified from the Academy of Chiropractic Family Practice and the Council on Chiropractic Pediatrics (CACCP).  Dr. Walter Salubro is Webster Technique Certified, which is certified and recognized by the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA). 

The Wellness Pregnancy Workshop

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

Vaughan Chiropractor Presents The Wellness Pregnancy Workshop

pregnant mom with childToday, pregnancy is seen more like a health condition than a beautiful normal process of nature.  Caesarean rates are high and intervention with medicine, hospital monitoring equipment and surgery has now become a norm. Many first time moms-to-be go through their pregnancy with fears of the unknown and without a solid birth plan.

However, the process of pregnancy is a natural human experience to be cherished. The goal should be an easier, safer and healthier birth for both mom and baby. And the closer to nature the birthing process is, the better it is for both mom and baby.

The objective of this workshop is to lead expectant moms and moms-to-be to make natural holistic health care choices so they can experience a Wellness Pregnancy for themselves. 

At this workshop, you will learn: 

  • Key dietary recommendations that provides optimal nutritional support for mom and for the growing baby.
  • Simple exercise routines to help maintain fitness during pregnancy.
  • How to choose your pregnancy health care team and who should be on your health care team.
  • How pregnancy chiropractic care and Webster Technique can help maintain spinal and pelvic balance to promote an easier birth.
  • And much much more.

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Why Chiropractic Care For Children?

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

An Interview With Chiropractor, ICPA’s Dr. Claudia Anrig.

This is a great video that answers many frequently asked questions that, as a mom or dad, you may have about chiropractic care for your child.

I personally met Dr. Claudia Anrig at a chiropractic pediatric seminar she taught in Toronto.  She is one of the foremost experts in chiropractic care for children and also the co-author of the textbook Chiropractic Pediatrics. 

At Back To Health Chiropractic Centre, we receive many calls from parents in our community asking us how chiropractic can help with the care of their children and in promoting health and wellness.  If you are not from the Maple, Vaughan area, be sure to seek out a family wellness chiropractor in your area if you have questions about chiropractic wellness care.

I hope you enjoy watching this brief video clip.  As always, if you have any questions about family wellness, chiropractic pregnancy care or chiropractic care for children, feel free to call us at (905) 303-1009.  

Video By ICPA (International Chiropractic Pediatric Assocition)

Family Care, The Essence Of The Chiropractic Wellness Lifestyle: Come And See What We Teach And Do At Back To Health Chiropractic Centre in Maple, Vaughan.

Thursday, January 12th, 2012

Video provided by:  ICPA – International Chiropractic Pediatric Association

For more information about the family wellness lifestyle, chiropractic care for children or chiropractic care for pregnancy, call the family wellness chiropractor at Back To Health Chiropractic Centre, in Maple Vaughan at (905) 303-1009.

“Having chiropractic care throughout both of my pregnancies made the experience of being pregnant more enjoyable.”

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Yes, chiropractic care is helpful and beneficial for pregnant women.  Read how chiropractic care during pregnancy has helped this patient at Back To Health Chiropractic Centre …

Read story here. 

To find out how chiropractic can help you during your pregnancy ask your family wellness chiropractor or call Back To Health Chiropractic Centre today at (905) 303-1009.

We provide pregnancy chiropractic care and Webster Technique.

The Webster Technique In The Chiropractic Care For Pregnancy

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

Many expecting moms seek chiropractic care during their pregnancy.  More then low back pain relief, chiropractic care during pregnancy prepares the mom and the baby for an easier birth.

Chiropractic care during pregnancy helps improve nervous system function, providing greater health potential for both the mother and the baby.  Also, chiropractic care during pregnancy help correct pelvic and spinal imbalances through the correction of spinal and sacral misalignments (subluxations).

Webster Technique is a specific chiropractic adjustment that helps correct sacral subluxations and balance pelvic bones, muscles and ligaments.

Chiropractic care and the specific use of Webster Technique may help facilitate easier, safer births for both baby and mother.
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Dr. Walter Salubro is a family wellness chiropractor who provides chiropractic care for pregnancy.  He is certified in Webster Technique, certified and recognized by the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA).

Back To Health Chiropractic Centre Is Your Family Wellness Centre

Friday, February 11th, 2011

Over the last 6 years at Back To Health Chiropractic Centre, we have had the extreme pleasure of serving over a thousand patients and their families.  Our vision is to see:


“Children, youths and families realizing their full potential,
Living with the full expression of  health and love,
Enjoying a long-lasting, healthy, happy and active quality of life.”

Our focus at Back To Health Chiropractic Centre is health and wellness for the whole family.  With childhood diseases on the rise these days (eg. asthma, allergies, obesity, diabetes, learning disorders, behavioural disorders) it’s not enough that mom or dad are the only ones on the path to health and wellness.  The time for children health and wellness is now.

Many parents today are more educated and more informed about health, wellness and prevention.  Many parents of our Centre are already making wiser health choices for their children, whether it’s about the types of foods their child eats or the amount of physical activity their child gets.  Make chiropractic care one of those health choices for your child.  Ask Dr. Walter how children can benefit from chiropractic care. If your children haven’t been checked recently for spinal misalignments, let us know and we will do spinal check up for them. They deserve it! Likewise, you can look for a family wellness chiropractor in your community that cares for children.

During this past year, Dr. Walter has completed an extensive chiropractic pediatric training with the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA – www.icpa4kids.org). Dr. Walter is providing chiropractic care for children of all ages including infants and newborns. A component of family wellness care is chiropractic pregnancy care – chiropractic care before and during pregnancy for the mom-to-be. Chiropractic adjustments for pregnant women are gentle, safe and always performed with comfort.

If you know anyhow who is pregnant or is planning to be pregnant, let them know that chiropractic is an option for optimal health and wellness and recommend a chiropractic check-up.  We also have lots of resources and information we can pass on to them.

As always, we acknowledge you for your commitment to being the healthiest you can be and thank for sharing chiropractic stories and referring your family and friends to our Centre.

Chiropractic Care In Pregnancy

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

Today, I received wonderful news from one of my patients.  She gave birth to her second boy.  And labour was less then 30 minutes.  She has been under regular chiropractic care for the last 4 months right up until yesterday, the day before delivery.  I thought it would be a good time to write about the wonderful benefits of chiropractic care during pregnancy.

Chiropractors have been helping pregnant women for many years.  Chiropractic adjustments during pregnancy are safe and gentle.  Chiropractic adjustments help reduce pressure and discomfort in the low back that  develops as weight is gained during pregnancy.

Specifically, chiropractic care helps improve nervous system function in the pregnant mom, reduce stress on the nervous system,  and improve spinal and pelvic function.  This helps optimize the pelvic biomechanics in preparation for safer, easier births.

I invite to you to view this short video by Dr. Jeanne Ohm, Executive Coordinator for the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA) where she discusses chiropractic care in pregnancy for easier, safer births.