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What is a chiropractor?

A chiropractor is a doctor of musculoskeletal conditions. Chiropractors are indeed doctors and go by the acronym DC, which stands for Doctor of Chiropractic. What makes them a doctor is that they train for 4 years after undergraduate training, and they are meant to diagnose and treat the problem.

These health professionals use a combination of non-invasive manual and physical therapy to realign joints of the human body. Most chiropractors will use manual techniques and exercises, as well as a combination of other techniques, such as the Graston Technique, to solve the problem. Chiropractors use a specially designed table that allows the patient to lay down in various positions, depending on the treated area, and receive treatment. Chiropractic treatments, commonly referred to as adjustments, are manual therapy acts that, over a period of time, aim at relieving musculoskeletal issues within the body, thus relieving pain.

Dr Mateo Lino


A graduate of the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in 2018, and graduate from York University’s Specialized Honours B.Sc. in Kinesiology & Health Science program, Dr. Lino centers his chiropractic career around finding the best outcomes. Mateo is also a CAN-FIT-PRO Personal Training Specialist, with 4 years experience in the fitness industry.

He specializes in functional exercise programs. Having been passionately involved with sports from an early age, he has seen his share of injuries, and has gained a great perspective on the importance of a proper rehabilitative plan. If you have injuries, Mateo can help you recover and exercise without fear of re-injury.

Patients and clients find Dr Lino to be a very caring, encouraging, fun, safe, and motivating. He is currently training for his 4th marathon.


At Inovo Medical, we treat the person as a whole rather than a specific disorder; for example, a knee injury might also affect the foot, hip, and spine. Our rehabilitative and manual therapy treatments can help relieve the symptoms of a range of conditions, including:


  • General, acute and chronic backache and back pain
  • Neck pain, including whiplash
  • Headaches caused by neck problems
  • Shoulder and elbow pain
  • Sciatica
  • Aches and pains
  • Sports injuries and tensions
  • Postural injuries
  • Repetitive strain injuries
  • Muscle spasms
  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Arthritic joint pain including hip and knee pain from osteoarthritis (in association with other treatment for this condition)
  • Lumbago
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