Back to Function and Bell Chiropractic

Relieve Pain / Improve Recovery / Optimize Performance

In this vibrant hub of expertise, we bring together a remarkable team of highly skilled professionals, including chiropractors, sports chiropractors, a physiotherapist, a sports medicine physician, registered massage therapists, and a registered kinesiologist to provide the range of treatment and expert care needed for your specific condition. Each one of us is committed to providing you with the highest quality care, tailored to your unique needs and aspirations. By combining our diverse skills, knowledge, and holistic approaches, we are confident in our ability to guide you towards optimal health, recovery, and performance.

Whether you're an athlete seeking to overcome an injury and regain your competitive edge, an individual recovering from an accident or surgery, or simply someone striving to improve your overall physical condition, our collaborative approach ensures that every aspect of your well-being is addressed.

Chiropractors & Sports Chiropractors

Dr. Larry Bell


Doctor of Chiropractic

Fellow of Royal Chiropractic College of Sports Science (Canada)

Fellow of International College of Chiropractors

Service Provider to the National Sports Centre

Certified Graston® Provider

Certified Active Release Technique® Provider

Certified Sports First Responder

Masters in Human Nutrition

Dr. Bell leads both the Back to Function and Bell Chiropractic teams.  He is considered one of Canada’s foremost Sports Chiropractors. He has worked with athletes across a wide range of sport disciplines at over 50 international events including 6 Olympic Games and 18 World Championship and Commonwealth Games.  In addition to treating patients, he lectures to chiropractic and healthcare professionals around the world. His dedication to bring the same level of expert treatment that elite athletes receive to people of all ages and activity levels has established Back to Function and Bell Chiropractic as the clinics of choice for people and athletes from all over the world.

Chiropractors & Sports Chiropractors

Dr. Ben Rayfield

B.A., D.C.

Doctor of Chiropractic

Certified Active Release Technique® Provider

Dr. Ben Rayfield was born and raised in Orillia. He was heavily involved in Track and Field and various team sports which led him to a keen interest in sports injury treatment and prevention. He graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a degree in Kinesiology, then Magna Cum Laude from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto in 2003. He has been a dedicated member of the team at Bell Chiropractic and Back to Function since his graduation.

Chiropractors & Sports Chiropractors

Dr. Michael Duffy

B.A. (Hons), D.C., C.S.C.S.

Doctor of Chiropractic

Certified Contemporary Medical Acupuncture Provider

Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist

Certified Active Release Technique® Provider

TPI Certified

Born and raised in Orillia, Dr. Mike Duffy has extensive ties in the community throughout his years of athletics including hockey, soccer, baseball and track-and-field. He attended The University of Western Ontario before graduating from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) in Toronto, with clinical honours. While studying at CMCC, he attended McMaster University, obtaining his certification in Contemporary Medical Acupuncture. During his internship, Dr. Duffy completed an extensive clinical placement at Sunnybrook St. John's Rehabilitation Hospital.


Chiropractors & Sports Chiropractors

Dr. Spencer Bell


Fellow of Royal Chiropractic College of Sports Science (Canada)

Certified DNS Practitioner

Medical Acupuncture Provider

Active Release Techniques® Provider

Certified Emergency First Responder

Dr. Bell is a sports specialist chiropractor and one of Ontario’s few certified Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS) practitioners. He graduated with honours from Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College where he was awarded 13 scholarships including the prestigious FICS International Student Scholarship for his contributions to sports chiropractic. He is the recipient of an international award for his student-led research initiative in clinical biomechanics, and was awarded an Academic Achievement Award by the Royal College of Chiropractic Sports Sciences (RCCSS) for his research project investigating the effects of chiropractic manipulation in elite sprinters.


Chiropractors & Sports Chiropractors

Dr. Allison McFarlane

D.C., BSc. HK

Doctor of Chiropractic

Active Release Techniques provider

Medical Acupuncture provider

Dr. McFarlane comes to Back to Function with a strong background in exercise and nutrition. She draws from a variety of techniques, including Active Release Technique, Contemporary Medical Acupuncture, and functional assessment systems, which allows her to individualize treatment plans to every patient’s needs. Dr. McFarlane believes that patient education, personalized treatment, and exercise interventions form the foundation of patient care, allowing patients to understand their underlying conditions and prevent future issues from developing. Dr. McFarlane is committed to helping every patient meet their optimal health potential.


Chiropractors & Sports Chiropractors

Dr. Nader Abdelkader


Doctor of Chiropractic

RCCSS Sports Sciences Resident

Medical Acupuncture Provider

Active Release Techniques® Provider

Certified Emergency First Responder

Dr. Nader Abdelkader obtained a Bachelor of Science degree with distinction from the University of Manitoba while concurrently competing at the national fencing circuit. During his athletic career, his appreciation for sports medicine sparked interest, having sustained several sports injuries himself. Combining his passion for health sciences and sports, he graduated from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College. After obtaining his doctorate degree, he further pursued his academics and completed an intensive 2-year post graduate fellowship in Sports Sciences.


Chiropractors & Sports Chiropractors

Dr. Tara Brown

B.A. Kin., D.C.

Doctor of Chiropractic

Medical Acupuncture Provider

Active Release Techniques® Provider

Webster Technique Certified

Dr. Tara Brown’s philosophy of healthy living has been instilled since a very young age, which lead her to pursue a career in health and wellness. When a ski injury hampered her performance at 14 years of age, Dr. Brown turned to a chiropractor to help her recover. This gave her the passion and drive to become a chiropractor herself, as she wanted to provide the same quality of care to others.


Chiropractors & Sports Chiropractors

Dr. Brett McEwan

MSc., D.C

Doctor of Chiropractic

Masters of Sports Science and Rehabilitation

Acupuncture and Dry Needling Provider

McKenzie Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy certified(MDT)

Dr. Brett McEwan grew up in a very active family playing hockey and baseball throughout the year and golf in the summers. With this came an inevitable sports injury, which exposed him to chiropractic. After successful treatment, he decided he wanted to become a chiropractor himself to help people with their injuries. Dr. McEwan started his education at the University of Ottawa where he graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Science in Human Kinetics. He then completed his Doctorate of Chiropractic and Master of Sport Science and Rehabilitation concurrently at Logan University in St. Louis Missouri. Dr. McEwan takes a movement and evidenced-based approach to care with patients, which includes soft tissue therapies, joint mobilization and manipulation, and rehabilitative exercise.


Sports Medicine Physician

Dr. Janet McMordie

MSc, MD, CCFP (SEM), Dip. Sport Med

Master of Science

Doctor of Medicine

Certification in The College of Family Physicians (Sport and Exercise Medicine)

CASEM Diploma in Sport Medicine

Dr. McMordie is a medical doctor specializing in Sport and Exercise Medicine. She has been part of Team Canada's medical staff at several major games including the Pan Am Games, World Beach Games, and FISU Winter/Summer

Her clinical expertise includes sport injuries, concussion, joint pain, non-operative osteoarthritis management, and platelet-rich plasma, cortisone, and viscosupplementation injections.


Registered Physiotherapist

Carolyn Delkus


Registered Physiotherapist

Orthopedic and Pelvic Health Physiotherapy

Carolyn is passionate about getting individuals back to their respective goals as quickly as possible. In addition to general orthopedic rehabilitation, Carolyn’s specific physiotherapy interests are pelvic health, concussion management, cancer rehabilitation, and sport injuries.

Registered Kinesiologists

Carley McCutcheon


Honours Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology

Bachelor of Education

Registered Kinesiologist

FMS Level 1

Carley’s background in education and experience as a high school teacher brings a unique set of skills to her work. Her ability to interpret the different learning needs and styles of others and her ability to explain difficult concepts in a clear and concise manner is very helpful to patients. Carley enjoys combining her knowledge of Kinesiology with her joy for teaching to help others discover the therapeutic potential of corrective exercise.


Jessica Gregson


Honours Bachelor of Physical Education

RCSEP Certified Exercise Physiologist®

CPR & First Aid

Raised in Orillia, Jessica gained an interest for the health and rehabilitation field while playing competitive sports as a teenager. To further this interest, Jessica then attended Brock University and graduated in 2015 with an Honours Degree in Physical Education. She then attended Niagara College and completed a post-graduate certificate program in Exercise Science for Health and Performance.

Rebecca Denis


Bachelor of Physical Education

Certificate in Health Sciences

Advanced Diploma in Physical Fitness Management

During her post-secondary education in Sudbury, Rebecca obtained a Certificate in Health Sciences and an Advanced Diploma in Physical Fitness Management from Cambrian College.

As a result of her hands-on experience in fitness improvement and assessment at Cambrian College, and volunteer work within senior care settings, Rebecca formed an interest for expanding her knowledge base and experience working with older adults

Registered Massage Therapists

Jasmine Kelly


Registered Massage Therapist

Jasmine has been an RMT since 2008 after graduating with honors from the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy. She specializes in Swedish massage, Deep Tissue Massage and Cupping; and incorporates Shiatsu, myofascial release and active release techniques into her treatments. She is also a qualified yoga instructor, having completed a 200 hour teacher training in Costa Rica in 2010. Jasmine moved to Orillia with her husband and two boys in 2020. In her free time she can be found on the trails hiking or riding her bike with her husband, two boys and their dog Roo.

Registered Massage Therapists

Jacqueline Calverley


Jacqueline graduated from the three year massage therapy program at Georgian College in 2012. She believes in providing treatments with a balance of relaxation and focused deep tissue massage in order to achieve maximal results and improve client’s overall wellness. She provides clients with a personalized treatment, tailored to each individuals needs.

Office Team