At Lake Effect Chiropractic, we work with many kinds of people, all with a common goal: to find comfort and strength so their bodies can fully support them through their activities. 

If you’re like them, our team will determine the causes of your discomfort, put chiropractic strategies in place to re-establish function, and provide the rehabilitation and corrective exercises necessary so you can reach your potential. 

From high school and college athletes to empty-nesters to retirees, if your goal is to get safe, natural solutions that lend to longevity, reduced stress, better movement patterns, and overall well-being, you’ve come to the right place.

Active Lifestyles for the Legends

Whether your kids just left for college or you’ve been retired for years, it’s never too late to start caring for yourself. And don’t you deserve to? It’s your time to shine. 

Exercising and stretching strategies are vital to a healthy body that moves with ease. We’ll design a plan unique to you so you can live to the fullest and enjoy this much-deserved time in your life.

Outdoor Enthusiasts

Those who love the outdoors come with various lifestyles, maybe you love a good nature walk, and maybe a rock climb is more your thing; either way, take care of your body so you can rely on it for all that time in the fresh air. 

Fishing, river cruises, biking, strolls on the boardwalk, golf- Bay City boasts so many great outdoor activities; enjoy them comfortably and with confidence.

Weekend Warriors

Calling all CrossFitters, pickleballers, tennis players, golfers, weightlifters, and anyone who works hard during the week but plays harder on the weekends. 

Physical activity is important to your quality of life, don’t let injuries get in the way of your favorite activities. We’ll help you thrive at your warrior status.

Endurance Athletes

Repetitive use of soft tissues and joints can add up, so runners, triathletes, swimmers, cyclists, let us get your body balanced and strong so you can go the extra mile. We understand that achieving your goals is important; preventative care combined with healing solutions is a great way to start down that road to triumph.  

From conditioning to warm-up and cool-down advice to rehabilitation, we’ll help you get and stay optimized for the long haul. 

Youth & College Athletes

Young athletes need endurance, speed, and cunning intuition, don’t jeopardize that by pushing too hard, not listening to your body, or harming yourself with improper training that leads to pain and injuries. 

We’ll maximize your potential to get to your peak performance levels with non-invasive and strengthening techniques that can reduce your risk of injury and re-injury. You want to win and to do so, protecting your body is key, now and for your future. 

Student athletes we've helped from these Schools include:

  • John Glenn
  • Bay City Central 
  • Bay City Western 
  • SVSU: Saginaw Valley State University
  • Essexville Garber

The Health-Conscious & Proactive

Many health-conscious people turn to safe, natural chiropractic solutions to empower and embolden the body proactively. For those who want to live actively, comfortably, and confidently, the body’s full function is essential. You can find it with methods designed around your goals and abilities. 

You may even surpass your expectations. 

Office Workers

Desk workers put their bodies through a lot, even if it doesn’t appear so. Sitting for extended periods puts pressure on the same areas regularly, poor posture can affect the spine and cause back and neck pain, and inactivity weakens muscles and soft tissues.

Chiropractic care encourages restoration but also provides education on posture, movement patterns, workstation setup, ergonomics, and at-work exercises and stretches.

First Responders

Police, EMTs, firefighters, and all first responders, we see you, we thank you, and we’re here to help you. We recognize the challenges you routinely encounter, putting yourself on the line in precarious ways. 

From aches and pains to chronic injuries to mental stress and anxiety, we want to support you so you can do your jobs safely and responsibly. 


Teachers have a full plate teaching the next world leaders, don’t let discomforts like neck pain and headaches slow you down. We’re prepared to get you balanced and energized so you can continue the invaluable work you do.

Surgery-Related Patients

From those trying to avoid surgery to post-op patients to people who have just ended physical therapy sessions, chiropractic services can benefit you. Chiropractic offers physical activity and teaches correct movement patterns, which nurture the recovery process, keep muscles from weakening further, and stimulate the body and mind. 

Working with a chiropractor as your first line of defense will give you the insight to make an educated decision regarding surgery. Seeking this guidance at the first signs of discomfort can play a pivotal role in the need for aggressive treatments, downtime, and prescription medications.


Those involved with the military and our veterans are a significant part of America’s fabric, and you deserve to live in comfort. Whether you have chronic pain or restricted movement or just want to feel better overall, let non-invasive chiropractic solutions help pave the way to an improved quality of life. 

We’re prepared to put in the time to get you there whenever you’re ready.

How We Treat

Chiropractic techniques are holistic, natural, safe, gentle, and effective. These attributes make them an excellent resource for almost any type of person leading any kind of lifestyle. If you want to feel and move better, Lake Effect Chiropractic should be your next stop. 

Our methods can help with so many aspects of life. Common benefits include:

  • Improved comfort and range of motion 
  • Improved joint and soft tissue health
  • Improved spine health and movement
  • Improved strength and flexibility 
  • Improved performance, focus, and endurance
  • Enhanced energy
  • Improved sleep quality

Our Bay City chiropractic clinic offers several chiropractic services to meet your needs.


Chiropractic Adjustments

Correcting improper movement patterns through manipulation of affected joints and tissues. 


Massage Therapy

Massage improves relaxation, reduces mental stress, and supports healing and rehabilitation of the muscles. 


PulStar Adjusting

This handheld tool generates gentle thrusting over affected areas of the body, adjusting joints that are impaired.


Active Release Technique (ART)

Applying specific kinds of pressure to injured soft tissues and adhesions promotes healing and comfort in almost any area of the body.


McKenzie Method

Targeted functional movement exercises created around your unique joint or tissue condition help the body perform and move better and stronger. 


Rehabilitation Exercises

When injured, movement is vital to your recovery; we’ll help you find the best and safest rehab exercises and stretches for the optimal healing process. And you can even do them at home. 


Instrument-Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM)

IASTM uses handheld devices to treat soft tissues using a highly targeted approach that improves range of motion and tissue health by decreasing inflammation.


Summus Class IV Medical Laser

Using light wavelengths, this powerful technology enhances the healing process by inducing reactions on a cellular level. 


Compression Therapy

Compression therapy can reduce inflammation, promote healthy blood and oxygen circulation, and decrease pain so you can move comfortably. 


Cupping Therapy

Using suctioning cups over affected areas, the tissues are stimulated, and energy is unrestricted, moving freely toward the injury to help restore and heal the body.

Whether your goal is to pick up your grandkids with ease or run the next marathon, the power starts with you, and we’re determined to help you get there. 

Let’s get you booked; contact us today and start living better and stronger, doing the things you love. 

Book an appointment today!