Lifeclinic of Burlington , MA
Restore, maintain and optimize your body.
Thanks to our joints, muscles, and soft tissues, we’re able to do various tasks and activities every day. But sometimes, an accident, ailment, or repetitive job might hurt these parts of the body. A painful joint, muscle, or soft tissue can keep you from moving, working, or exercising optimally. Moreover, they might affect other bodily functions like concentration and bowel movement.
Musculoskeletal injuries and conditions cause different symptoms, ranging from mild pain to chronic dysfunction. By treating these symptoms, you can feel better, move properly, and continue your activities without unnecessary pain and discomfort.
LifeClinic of Burlington offers care that restores, maintains, and optimizes human function. We’ll help you manage your condition with chiropractic treatment, physical therapy, and rehabilitation therapy. Through any of these services, you can work towards optimal health and function. Our chiropractic and physical therapy clinic conducts different treatments for back pain, extremity pain, arthritis, and other musculoskeletal conditions.
Meet the Team
Dr. Corey Samuelson
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Dr. Corey Samuelson graduated and received his Doctor of Physical Therapy from UMass Lowell. He has been serving patients in the Burlington, Middlesex County, and Northshore area for over seven years. Dr. Corey was inspired to become a physical therapist ever since he can remember. As a young athlete, he was constantly injured. He met a phenomenal Physical Therapist who amazed him with the answers to all his questions as well as the correct plan of care to get him back on the field. Immediately Dr. Corey wanted to follow the ways of his doctor, and help people return to what they love to do. He enjoys that he can provide direct effectiveness to areas that can immediately change an individual’s movement pattern and create opportunity for long term solutions.
Dr. Corey has particular interest in working with athletes of all sports including soccer, basketball, football, hockey, lacrosse, baseball, volleyball, golf, CrossFit, running, swimming, cycling, and triathlon. His clinical interests are orthopedic manual therapy, ACL reconstruction, shoulder impingement/dysfunction, ankle sprains/fractures/pathologies, lower back/pelvic dysfunction, and breathing dysfunction. He is certified in strength and conditioning (CSCS), systemic dry needling (SDN), blood flow restriction training (BFRT), instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization (IASTM), cupping, North American Orthopedic Manual Therapy (Level 1), trained in Postural Restoration (PRI), Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), Nationally and Massachusetts registered Emergency Medical Technician (NREMT). Life Time and LifeClinic are a true home for Dr. Corey. To live a healthy way of life is part of him and he is ecstatic that he can share and help this community.
Dr. Amber Dunford
Doctor of Chiropractic
Dr. Amber Dunford graduated from Norwich University Military College where she received her Bachelor of Science in Sports Medicine, commissioning as an Officer into the United States Marine Corps. After serving as a Captain for seven years, she went on to receive her Doctor of Chiropractic from Logan University. She enjoys serving people of all ages and walks of life; having had the opportunity to work with veterans, bodybuilding competitors, and pre- and post-natal demographics. Dr. Amber was inspired to become a Chiropractor after experiencing the benefits of chiropractic recovering from her own injuries to her knees and back. She loves being a part of her patient’s lives by aiding in their journey to healing, restoring movement and optimizing their potential to live a happier, healthier, and more vibrant active lifestyle through every stage of their life. Dr. Amber is a certified spinning instructor and former NPC National Physique competitor. Other interests of hers include acupuncture and dry needling with specialties in Pelvic Floor Therapy, Pregnancy and Postpartum Rehabilitation.
Dr. Kathryn Judd
Dr. Kathryn Judd graduated from the University of Massachusetts Lowell and received her Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of New England. She has been serving patients in the Northshore area and Essex county for over three years. She was inspired to become a physical therapist through her experience as a high school and collegiate athlete recovering from numerous injuries. Kathryn developed a passion for helping others recover from acute and chronic injuries, achieve their goals and maximize performance. Kathryn is a Functional Range Conditioning Mobility Specialist (FRCms) and has strong clinical interest in orthopedic manual therapy, with certifications in Functional Dry Needling (FDN1), Graston Technique, and Functional Movement Techniques (FMT).
Dr. Ray Antoun
Dr. Ray Anton graduated from Lasell University where he received his Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training becoming a Certified Athletic Trainer andreceived his Doctor of Chiropractic from Palmer College of Chiropractic West. He has been serving patients in San Jose, CA and Boston, MA including the surrounding suburbs.
Dr. Ray was inspired to become a Chiropractor so he could help people move pain-free while enhancing confidence in movement/exercise. He enjoys getting to know the members of the community and learning their life stories as they progress through their fitness goals. Dr. Ray has an interest in working with athletes of all skill levels including but not limited to soccer, golf, football, basketball, hockey, field hockey and baseball. His areas of focus are in manual adjustments, trigger point manual therapy, instrument assisted soft tissue technique, taping, cupping and nutritional interventions.
Burlington, MA Chiropractic Services
Burlington, MA Physical Therapy & Chiropractic Services
Manual therapy can help you move affected joints properly and address aching muscles and soft tissues. We can restore, maintain, and optimize human function through different forms of therapy. Our manual therapy techniques include adjustments and strengthening exercises.
Your treatment plan may also include specific exercises for your condition, from range-of-motion to conditioning exercises. The exercises we’ll recommend will help you strengthen muscles and improve imbalances. Moreover, these exercises can help address pain and performance issues.
Traction therapy helps ease pressure on your spine so that it becomes aligned and heals faster. We can perform this treatment to resolve sciatica, herniated discs, and other back problems. With traction therapy, your back can go back to performing optimally.
In passive therapy, we use precise techniques to address musculoskeletal conditions and injuries. Treatments range from hot and cold therapies to electrical stimulation. These modalities help us minimize your pain, treat your affected body part, and restore its function.
Along with active and passive therapies, we’ll recommend helpful ways to improve your health and avoid reinjury. You’ll learn everything from doing specific exercises to using assistive devices. Plus, we can recommend changes in activities or work routines.
Physical therapy involves various treatments that address the restricted movement of your joints, muscles, or soft tissues. Our therapies will help you move properly and ease your pain.
We can help you develop healthy habits while you recover, too. Our team will look into your condition, then recommend a specific diet and exercise program for you.
Our physical rehabilitation services also focus on treating bodily pains. We’ll provide relief with hot and cold therapy, traction, massage, acupuncture, and other passive treatments for your pain.
As the name suggests, assistive devices help you perform simple motions and tasks. We use a wide range of these tools for rehabilitation, including crutches, canes, and walkers.
Active Release Techniques (ART)
ART relieves tension and restores function of soft tissue by removing adhesions/fibrosis and helps to improve nerve, lymphatic, and vascular function.
Burlington, MA Special Services
Dry needling therapy addresses pain and limited mobility. It targets trigger points, easing your discomfort and your tight muscles.
Cupping therapy offers several benefits. It can help soothe achy and inflamed tissues, improve circulation, and more.
Blood Flow Restriction Therapy
This therapy stops blood flow to any extremity as you do light exercises. It can help with muscle mass.
Normatec compression therapy can help your muscles heal quickly and reduce body aches. Plus, it can relieve tight muscles.
Conditions We Treat
Arthritis is a condition that inflames your joints. It has over 200 types, including osteoarthritis. Arthritis comes with different symptoms like hurting and stiff joints, fatigue, and fever.
Fibromyalgia is a form of arthritis that causes body pain. It can also make you more sensitive to pain, affect your sleep, and give you headaches, among other symptoms.
Repetitive Stress Disorder
A repetitive stress disorder is any injury you can get from performing tasks repeatedly. Carpal tunnel syndrome, bursitis, and tennis elbow are examples of repetitive stress disorders.
Back pain affects your upper or lower back. However, it may also occur in other parts of your body. Injured muscles and medical conditions can cause back pain.
Tension Headaches & Migraines
A tension headache occurs in your head, scalp, or neck and contracts their muscles. Meanwhile, a migraine triggers sharp pain on either side of your head.