Dr. Paul Rooney, D.C. opened his first chiropractic office with Patient Care Services Manager, Mrs. Brenda Moorhead in 1999. Based on their success, they established Balance Chiropractic and developed a family chiropractic clinic.  The Patient Care Services team has since grown to include Registered Massage Therapists and a Reflexologist.

From humble beginnings, and dreams of providing balanced treatment plans for people of all ages and of all walks of life, to a successful health and wellness clinic in Northwestern Ontario.

Balance Chiropractic has become a staple to many.  Over the course of 20 years, every patient has become like family. Each time a patient visits their treatment is uniquely tailored to their individual health care needs, thus establishing genuine relationships and strengthening their outlook on leading a healthy lifestyle.

With a health care professional team of chiropractic, registered massage therapy and reflexology, there's many reasons to choose Balance Chiropractic.  Every time you visit, through natural and effective chiropractic care, Dr. Rooney will help you get the most out of life.

At Balance Chiropractic, we believe that your health is important.  Dr. Paul Rooney, DC is a chiropractor that employs a multimodal approach to each of his patients including, and not limited to,  movement, soft tissue, spinal manipulative, and pain education therapies.  Dr. Paul Rooney, DC treats a variety of musculoskeletal conditions.  Some examples include and are not limited to patients suffering from low back pain, neck pain, sciatic pain, workplace injuries, strains, sprains, motor vehicle accidents as well as many others not listed here.

We provide a unique approach to treatment using a combination of traditional methods and new technology to ensure that everyone receives effective care.  Our traditional techniques include manual spinal adjustment. We also use the new technology of the Impulse I.Q. This instrument provides a low force comfortable chiropractic adjustment.

Each treatment is individualized based on your health and comfort level.

Dr. Paul Rooney, D.C.
Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine

Born and raised in Thunder Bay, Dr. Paul Rooney has been a practicing chiropractor since 1999. He has an Honors Bachelor's Degree in Biology from Lakehead University and a Doctorate Degree in chiropractic from Logan University - College of Chiropractic in St. Louis, Missouri.

His clinical experience has focused on family based private practice in Thunder Bay, Ontario. In addition he has worked in several communities in Northwestern Ontario providing chiropractic care through satellite clinics.

​Dr. Rooney has been fortunate to have had the experience of working with individuals from special athletic groups such as the Nike Tour, NFL, MLB, NHL, Lakehead University varsity programs and many local athletes at a variety of different levels. This exposure to such a diverse group of athletes has helped Dr. Rooney develop practical treatment protocols helping his patients stay in the game.

Public speaking is another component of Dr. Rooney's practice. Several times a year he is invited to speak to special groups and companies. He has always enjoyed this opportunity to speak and has created over a dozen unique presentations covering a variety of topics on healthy living. His goal is to educate his audience on how to create positive change.

Patient Care Services Manager

Brenda has been with Dr. Rooney since 1999 and helped him found his first Chiropractic Clinic! She is regarded as the heart and soul of the practice. She is responsible for the operations of the main office including managing all of the patient care services, staff, the WSIB, Veterans Affairs and Motor Vehicle Claims. Brenda is very professional, courteous and most of all loves her job.  She will work with you to establish treatment timelines and ensure you are taken care of.

Registered Massage Therapist and Reflexologist

Registered Massage Therapist


Registered Massage Therapist


Michelle graduated from the massage therapy program at CDI College in Thunder Bay with honours in June of 2005.  Graduated from College of Acupuncture & Therapeutics Inc.  in  Acupuncture and Modern Cupping technique.  She is trained in Swedish Massage technique, is experienced with deep tissue massage, and prenatal massage.  She is also trained and certified in Cupping through the College of Acupuncture in Winnipeg and is currently practicing this form of therapy. The focus of her treatments are cupping, prenatal care, acupuncture, and kinesio taping.

Registered Massage Therapist


Balance Chiropractic

240 N. Hill St. Thunder Bay, ON


Monday - 8:00am to 5;30pm

Tuesday - 9:30am to 6:00pm

Wednesday - 8:00am to 5;30pm

Thursday - 8:00am to 5;30pm

Friday - 9:30am to 2:00pm  Office may close earlier due to scheduling/availability

Saturday - Closed

Sunday - Closed

*Each RMT sets their own hours. 


The main office has full time reception to schedule your next appointment.

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* Dr. Rooney, D.C. is available for chiropractic care treatment during Practice Hours, Monday to Friday. 


Appointments can be booked by calling 807-768-1400 and speaking to a member of the Patient Care Services team. 


We look forward to hearing from you! 

*Information on this website does not replace advice from a qualified health care professional who can properly assess your physical health and recommend treatment.

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