SUMMER IS HERE! WE ARE OPEN & STAGE 2

We hope that everyone is enjoying the heat of the Summer after our very long and cool Spring! This has been a year to remember for perhaps the wrong reasons, but we are all in this together and like everyone else trying to pivot with the times.

We have been back to full time hours with our Staff since July 2nd and even extended some days in order to accommodate the new normal of physical distancing, regular cleaning and disinfecting of equipment and rooms.  We have installed a new plexiglass screen guard at the reception desk, with hand sanitizer and disinfectant placed strategically throughout the clinic.

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Suspended Plexiglass at Front Desk

The Ministry of Health and Ontario Government announced that the Toronto Region & GTA will remain in Stage 2 of Phase 2, as other areas throughout the province enter Stage 3. Apparently the numbers and data require further assessment for the GTA.

At the centre, we continue to actively screen our clients for COVID risk and symptoms. We still minimize the number of people in the clinic at any one time with very little overlap and ask everyone to physically distance when possible. We clean the rooms after every client visit as well as regularly disinfecting other high touch surfaces. The Doctors and Staff wear masks in the clinic at all times and ALL clients are asked to either bring a mask to wear or we supply them with a disposable mask for everyone’s safety and benefit.

The month of July allowed us to put into practice everything that we prepared for during the months of May & June to ensure that we were meeting all of the guidelines that our National and Provincial Chiropractic Association mandated. We also want people to feel safe and secure in our clinic knowing that we have minimized the risk of exposure to everyone that works or visits our centre.

We thank you for your patience, support and patronage during these difficult times and want to provide you with a great experience of service and care.

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Dr. Eric with Haircut & Mask
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Dr. Rick with Haircut & Mask

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please check our website for our regular clinic hours from Monday to Saturday.

We look forward to seeing you all again soon!

Dr. Rick, Dr. Eric & the Staff at Bridlewood Chiropractic Centre

 

 

WE ARE READY TO RE-OPEN!

The Ministry of Health has amended DIRECTIVE #2 to allow us to gradually restart our practice subject to the MOH COVID-19 Operational Requirements. This will be the new normal, as well as the clinic protocols. Time to get to work! 😷😁 …..oh and a haircut too! 😂

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WHAT WE HAVE DONE TO GET READY!

After some discussion of the guidelines, we have in place the protocols to help serve you. Here is what we are doing:
1. Active screening of clients BEFORE they arrive to the clinic. A few questions will be asked over the phone to ensure the safety of yourself and others.
2. We are spacing out our treatment times to allow for proper cleaning of the tables and surfaces with a disinfectant between clients and to minimize the number of people in the clinic at any one time.
3. We have hand sanitizer at the front desk and encourage you to use it before and after your visit with us.
4. We have disposable masks available for those who do not have one when they come to the office. We ask that only necessary people attend (please do not bring in friends or extra family, unless they are assisting you or they are young children who cannot be left alone).
5. Physical distancing – we have spaced the chairs in the reception area to allow for enough space between people, however as discussed we are trying to minimize the number of people in the clinic at any one time.
6. The staff will be wearing PPE (Personal Protective Equipment), such as N95 masks if examinations or treatments are within two metres. Hand washing and sanitizer will be used as well as disinfectant to clean tables and surfaces between every client.

Please feel free to ask any questions or if you have any concerns surrounding your visit to our clinic when we call. You can also e-mail me at ricklee@sympatico.ca or call or text me at 647-993-2488.

Health & Safety first and we have also included the guidelines from our governing body (CCO – College of Chiropractors of Ontario) regarding how to prepare for your appointment and what to expect.

Dr. Eric Lee & Des Fan, RMT are also available for care. Feel free to call us to book a day & time or we will begin calling you at the end of this week or early next week, June 1st to book your appointments.

We look forward to seeing everyone again!
Dr. Rick & Dr. Eric

e: ricklee@sympatico.ca

w: 416-756-3833

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Gift of Time & COVID-19 Clinic Update

Happy Spring Everyone! As one colleague has put it, we have been given the gift of time during this pandemic. This is one of those situations that like the weather, is completely out of our control, however what we can control is our thoughts and our emotions. Yes, this can suck on so many levels, but what are some of the positives that you can think about regarding this gift of time?

Many people talk about how they wish they had enough time to focus on their health, well guess what, for some of you this is that opportunity to get into some better lifestyle habits, such as proper sleep patterns, walking regularly, eating better, doing some meditation or an easy stretching or yoga routine. You may want to journal or read, just do one thing different per day that will add to your healthy lifestyle.

By now most of you will have heard that the province has man-dated a closure of all non-essential services.Chiropractic falls under the Health Care umbrella that can open for emergency or acute cases. If you have a flare up or a new complaint and require care or have any questions, please call my cell number or text me at 647-993-2488 and leave a message if I am not immediately available. I will return your call as soon as possible.

Anyone who has an upcoming appointment for March, should have already been contacted by phone or text and your appointments moved to a later date. I will be contacting people this week, who have early April appointments to move them out to a later date.

Remember to follow the recommendations of social distancing and erring on the side of caution. The best way to halt this whole thing is prevention and it all starts with you. As social beings, I understand the need for community and there are many ways to keep in touch with others, via social media, phones, texts and emails. Now may also be a great time to reach out to others that you haven’t seen or heard from in a long time “because you were so busy”. A simple hello or just a check-in to make sure they are alright or if they need anything.

The above is a 7-step procedure You Tube video of “How to Wash Your Hands like Doctors”, that one of my colleagues passed along to me and I thought would interest you as well. Just click onto the picture and it will take you to the link.

Be safe and feel free to reach out via e-mail, phone or text to let us know how you are keeping busy during this!

Dr. Rick & Dr. Eric
c: 647-993-2488
w: 416-756-3833

e: ricklee@sympatico.ca

COVID-19 UPDATE

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WHAT WE ARE DOING AND ASKING OTHERS TO DO

March 15th, 2020

Hi Everyone,

As of this writing we are still open for treatments. We are asking clients that if they have or feel any flu or flu like symptoms, such as a fever, runny nose, sore throat and cough, then to postpone their appointments for at least 2 weeks. This is the approximate incubation window limit for COVID-19 and it will manifest or not over that time period.

We are also asking people who have just travelled from another country or have had flights within Canada to self isolate and consider not coming in for at least 2 weeks. Desmond Fan, our Massage Therapist is self-isolating for 2 weeks as he returns from his Dragon Boat training trip in Florida. We have cancelled his appointments to the end of March.

If you have been in contact with someone who has had COVID-19, then you will need to self-isolate for 2 weeks, even if you do not exhibit any symptoms and we ask that you do not come in until after this time period.

As you know, in most people it will only manifest as mild flu symptoms, however seniors, young children and those with compromised immune systems it can become life threatening, so we are also asking those individuals to take extra precautions and try to minimize exposure to crowded areas.

At the clinic, we are disinfecting the common areas and have hand sanitizer available at the front desk and in each room. We are cleaning tables between each client and we only have a handful of clients in the clinic at any one time. Remember to wash your hands regularly and use the hand sanitizer available before and after your visit to our centre.

If you have any further concerns, feel free to reach out to us for more information or to answer any questions.

Dr. Rick & Dr. Eric
w: 416-756-3833

Welcome

Welcome to our website! Bridlewood Chiropractic Centre has provided personalized, professional chiropractic health care services to Scarborough and the surrounding areas since 1989. Our mission is to assist you in regaining your health and then to show you how to maintain it.
Feel free to browse through our site to learn more about our services or pick up some tips that will lead you to a healthier lifestyle!

TESTIMONIALS:

I would highly recommend Dr Eric Lee. Eric was always so friendly and professional while helping me with a hip problem. So grateful for all of his help!
……Alana S.
I have been coming to see Dr. Rick Lee for years and he has always taken good care of any of my concerns in a professional manner. Scheduling is easy, He does not only care about your chiropractic needs but your health overall in general! I recommend Dr. Rick 100%
…..Bradley S.
Professionalism is at its highest! Very knowledgeable and trustworthy! If you are looking for chiropractic care and are unsure, visit Bridlewood Chiropractic (Centre) you will not be disappointed. Trust, Knowledge, Respect, Caring, Professionalism!
…..Vinnette S.
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