Our Staff

Dr. Ron Nusbaum B.Sc., D.C.
Dr. Nusbaum is straightforward, compassionate, and dedicated to helping people find a solution to their pain.

Dr. Ron Nusbaum, Director of Back Clinics of Canada, graduated from the University of Toronto with a B.Sc. degree in Psychology. He became a Doctor of Chiropractic in 1989 at Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto. Dr. Nusbaum is a member of the Ontario Chiropractic Association (OCA) and the Canadian Chiropractic Association (CCA). He is licensed by the College of Chiropractors of Ontario (CCO). He is a frequent contributor to both print and online publications. He has also appeared on Toronto radio and television. Learn more about Dr. Ron Nusbaum.

Shannon M.
Treatment Coordinator
Shannon has a keen interest in health and wellness, and has extensive experience as a treatment plan coordinator.

Shannon has exceptional knowledge and understanding of patient care, having previously worked in the dental field. She makes everyone feel welcome and comfortable in our office, putting patient needs and desires first. Shannon is always available to answer any questions you may have. Shannon enjoys spending time with her husband, two children, and their rather large Bullmastiff. She is also a proud supporter and volunteer of the Tema Conter Memorial trust.


Tara C.
Tech Assistant
Tara's bubbly smile and warm personality puts patients at ease and adds to our positive atmosphere.

Whether assisting with physical functioning and abilities of individuals, or maximizing clients’ abilities in all aspects of their usual daily activities, Tara is passionate about making a difference in the lives of others with her professional skill set and unique background of experiences. She has been recognized for her caring, compassionate nature and positive attitude. Tara graduated from Georgian College with a diploma in the Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Assistant Program. Tara loves travelling, camping, sports, family and meeting new people.

Emily C.
Tech Assistant
Emily is the newest member of the Back Clinics team.

Emily is currently studying Kinesiology at the University of Windsor. She is in the Co-operative Education Program, and is thrilled to be doing her placement with us. “I am excited about the innovative care that Back Clinics offers, the intersection of technology and healing.” Emily spends her leisure time with family, scuba diving, and furthering her education.

Nelly V.
Tech Assistant
Tech Assistant Nelly is a Registered Practical Nurse and a proud Mom of 3 children.

She loves helping patients. She is a great addition to the Back Clinics of Canada team and brings to our center a great disposition, a positive attitude, work ethic, and super friendly smile.

Fran J.
Director, Online Presence
Fran is an Internet expert. She maximizes our online presence so everyone can find Back Clinics of Canada more easily on the Internet, and stay up-to-date with news and information about us.

Fran maintains backclinicsofcanada.ca, our Facebook page Spinal Decompression Toronto, our Twitter feed backpainDR, and many other social media outlets. Fran “gets” what we do and understands how we work to change people’s lives, one disc at a time.

Lauren E.
Manager, Communications
Lauren supports the Back Clinics of Canada team from behind the scenes.

She is a writer, primarily responsible for all web site content, presenting important and often complex information to the public in a crisp, clear and understandable way. Lauren has 20 years of experience in business communications. Helping people learn more about how to achieve a pain-free life is her most satisfying assignment in a long time.