Category Archives: Sports Injuries

Dr. Jory interviewed about Toronto Raptor’s Kyle Lowry wrist surgery

Title: Kyle Lowry Wrist Surgery – Dr. Jory Interview

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CTV News segment interviewing Dr. Jory about Toronto Raptor’s Kyle Lowry wrist surgery. What is his prognosis? Will he be back for the playoffs? NOTE: CTV News incorrectly titled Dr. Jory as a Sports Medicine Specialist. He is a Chiropractor, Professor, and Sports Therapist.

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Downtown Toronto Professor, Chiropractor, Sports Therapist, Strength & Conditioning Specialist. I have an immense passion for all things health and fitness! Contact Dr. Jory

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Exercise as a Pain Killer

Exercise is a Healthy Alternative to Pain Medication As you may know one of the fastest growing areas of addiction in North America is pain medication. According to a 2016 Center for Disease Control study 78 Americans die every day from opioid overdose. Opioid prescription overdoses have quadrupled since 1999. Now I know I’ve started… Continue Reading

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Downtown Toronto Professor, Chiropractor, Sports Therapist, Strength & Conditioning Specialist. I have an immense passion for all things health and fitness! Contact Dr. Jory

One Year Post Surgery Update

Four knee surgeries later – SUCCESS! Lateral Cartilage Transplant/Femoral Microfracture procedure helps Doctor ride bike again. Almost exactly a year ago I was under the knife for a fourth time to remove scar tissue and manipulate my knee under anesthetic to get more range of motion back. I had been stuck at 90 degrees of… Continue Reading

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Downtown Toronto Professor, Chiropractor, Sports Therapist, Strength & Conditioning Specialist. I have an immense passion for all things health and fitness! Contact Dr. Jory

6 Months Post Surgery Update – Meniscal Transplant/Microfracture

Knee Cartilage Transplant/Microfracture Surgery a Success! After a grueling two surgeries and a very challenging rehab over the past six months I have achieved my goal of riding to work again! Does that mean my knee is perfect? No – but it does feel about 85% better. My range of motion has improved from around… Continue Reading

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Downtown Toronto Professor, Chiropractor, Sports Therapist, Strength & Conditioning Specialist. I have an immense passion for all things health and fitness! Contact Dr. Jory

10 Weeks Post Cartilage Transplant/Microfracture Surgery Update

Farewell to Crutches! After a very invasive cartilage transplant/microfracture knee surgery I can finally WALK AGAIN! My post surgery updates haven’t been as frequent as I had hoped but life has gotten in the way. We bought a house and moved 2weeks after my surgery and we are expecting our 2nd child soon. I’m also… Continue Reading

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Downtown Toronto Professor, Chiropractor, Sports Therapist, Strength & Conditioning Specialist. I have an immense passion for all things health and fitness! Contact Dr. Jory

Day 12 Post Cartilage Transplant/Microfracture Surgery Update

Almost Two Weeks After Getting Surgery Doctor Shares His Progress Cold Turkey – No More Pain Medications In my previous post, Percocet – An Honest Review, I discussed how this opioid pain medication with controversial oxycodone helped me through the darkest days of pain in the seven days after surgery. I also talked about the… Continue Reading

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Downtown Toronto Professor, Chiropractor, Sports Therapist, Strength & Conditioning Specialist. I have an immense passion for all things health and fitness! Contact Dr. Jory

Percocet – An Honest Review

Doctor Gives Perspective on Percocet Post Knee Surgery Here I am five days post knee surgery and still taking percocet, a combination of oxycodone and acetaminophen. I was prescribed 1-2 pills every 4hrs for pain. The strength prescribed was the second weakest (Percocet 5/325 – 5mg oxycodone/325mg acetaminophen). I rarely ever take pain medication even… Continue Reading

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Downtown Toronto Professor, Chiropractor, Sports Therapist, Strength & Conditioning Specialist. I have an immense passion for all things health and fitness! Contact Dr. Jory

The Day I Finally Got a Cartilage Transplant

Surgeon Performs a Microfracture and Cartilage Transplant After 18 years of knee pain and two prior knee surgeries I underwent my third knee surgery three days ago at Women’s College Hospital – a state of the art new hospital in Toronto. What did the surgery consist of? The anesthesiologists performed a femoral nerve block (to… Continue Reading

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Downtown Toronto Professor, Chiropractor, Sports Therapist, Strength & Conditioning Specialist. I have an immense passion for all things health and fitness! Contact Dr. Jory

Should I Run Barefoot?

With the Popularity of ‘Barefoot’ and Minimal Shoes – Should You Try it? Recently a patient came in to see me complaining of foot pain. During the health history I found out that he had been wearing ‘barefoot’ type running shoes for a few weeks (around the same time his pain developed). We did a… Continue Reading

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Downtown Toronto Professor, Chiropractor, Sports Therapist, Strength & Conditioning Specialist. I have an immense passion for all things health and fitness! Contact Dr. Jory

The Day I was Supposed to get Knee Surgery

My Third Knee Surgery Has Been Delayed As I mentioned in a previous post, and to my patients, students, family, and friends I was supposed to get knee surgery today but I found out last week that it will be delayed. WHY? The knee surgery is quite complex as there are a number of factors… Continue Reading

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Downtown Toronto Professor, Chiropractor, Sports Therapist, Strength & Conditioning Specialist. I have an immense passion for all things health and fitness! Contact Dr. Jory

Knee Surgery Cartilage Transplant – Part 1 of 2

The after effects of two previous knee surgeries for torn cartilage Well – here we go again. After a very active 15 years since having a second knee surgery to remove torn cartilage I will be going under the knife this winter. How/when did the original injury occur? When in grade 10 during a high… Continue Reading

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Downtown Toronto Professor, Chiropractor, Sports Therapist, Strength & Conditioning Specialist. I have an immense passion for all things health and fitness! Contact Dr. Jory

5 Tips to Overcome Injuries

Reaching Optimal Fitness and Peak Health Doesn’t Come Without Setbacks After treating thousands of patients over the last decade I have noticed a commonality when in conversation. After mentioning that I’ve had four knee surgeries and an ankle surgery (updated Jan 2016 but the picture below hasn’t been updated) most patients appear slightly shocked. Especially… Continue Reading

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Downtown Toronto Professor, Chiropractor, Sports Therapist, Strength & Conditioning Specialist. I have an immense passion for all things health and fitness! Contact Dr. Jory