The Riverview Chiropractic clinic provides a variety of treatment options including chiropractic care, registered massage therapy, acupuncture, custom foot orthotic and laser therapy.
Patient appointments are usually available within 48 hours. No medical referrals are necessary and chiropractic care is covered under most private insurance plans.
Dr Frank Mangoni and Dr Marie-Josée Maillet established the Riverview Chiropractic Clinic in 1996. The clinic initially only provided chiropractic care, however, in 2002 registered massage therapists (RMTs) were invited to be a part of our health care team. In 2020, Dr Rebecca Laffoley joined the Riverview Chiropractic Clinic team. The clinic also providesacupuncture, custom orthotics and several modalities to help in patient care and expedite recovery. The Riverview Chiropractic Clinic has recently incorporated THERALASE laser therapy in order to help treat conditions that normally do not respond to chiropractic treatment alone. Individualized stretching and strengthening programs are also provided to patients.
DR FRANK MANGONI - FOUNDER
Dr Mangoni is a native of Mississauga, Ontario. He earned his bachelor’s degree of Science in Biochemistry in 1991. His interest in medicine and health led him to apply to the chiropractic program at CMCC in Toronto. He graduated in 1995 with a doctorate in Chiropractic. Upon graduation, Dr Mangoni worked as an associate in two clinics in Ottawa until 1996. He then moved to New Brunswick and together with his wife, Dr Marie-Josée Maillet, founded the Riverview Chiropractic Clinic.
Dr Mangoni focuses on musculoskeletal conditions of the body. He uses primarily diversified adjusting technique as well as employing modalities such as interferential current, acuTENS, and activator as well as Theralase laser therapy. He is also certified in acupuncture and is a member of the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute (AFCI). Dr Mangoni provides custom made orthotics as well as prefabricated foot orthoses. It is also one of his goals to provide his patients with personalized stretching and strengthening programs as well as ergonomic and lifestyle advice.
Dr Mangoni is a member of the New Brunswick Chiropractic Association (NBCA), the Canadian Chiropractic Association (CCA), the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) and the Canadian Chiropractic Research Foundation (CCRF). He is past president of the NBCA, past governor of the CCA as well as past chair of the CCRF board. He was also a member of the National Practice Guidelines Steering Committee. In 2010, Dr. Frank Mangoni was the recipient of the CCRF President’s Citation Award and he received the CCA Award of Merit in 2011. He was also awarded the 2017 NBCA President’s Citation Award.
As a true advocate of healthy living, Dr Mangoni enjoys kayaking, cycling, hockey, hiking as well as his gym weightlifting program, which he does with his wife, Dr Maillet. He is the proud father of two children, Madeleine and Zacharie.
Dr. Mangoni retired from practice March, 2021.
DR REBECCA LAFFOLEY
Dr. Rebecca Laffoley was born and raised in Riverview. She attended Dalhousie University as a President’s scholar, earning her undergraduate degree in microbiology and immunology. Following her time at Dalhousie, Dr. Laffoley attended the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College earning her Doctor of Chiropractic degree. During her time at CMCC, Dr. Laffoley also graduated from McMaster University’s Neurofunctional Acupuncture program. We are very fortunate that Dr. Laffoley has decided to return to her hometown to practice at the Riverview Chiropractic Clinic.
Dr. Laffoley is interested in neuromusculoskeletal health and how it impacts her patients’ daily lives. A detailed physical exam as well as functional movement assessment is done to evaluate her patients. She uses a combination of diversified manipulation techniques, mobilization, and soft tissue therapy to address and treat her patients’ conditions. Dr. Laffoley also frequently employs modalities in her treatment plans, including low level laser therapy, interferential current therapy, instrument-assisted soft tissue therapy, therapeutic and athletic tape, AcuTENS, traditional and electroacupuncture as well as orthotics. She is also a proponent of active, self-directed care through supervised and independent rehabilitation exercise protocols. Dr. Laffoley enjoys treating all conditions and patient populations, and is an inclusive healthcare provider.
Dr. Laffoley is an active member of the New Brunswick Chiropractors’ Association (NBCA), the Canadian Chiropractic Association (CCA), and the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC).
Beyond chiropractic medicine, Dr. Laffoley enjoys living an active lifestyle that includes cycling, swimming, and running. She is an avid gardener and devoted dog mom, and enjoys being outdoors exploring everything the east coast has to offer.
DR MARIE JOSÉE MAILLET - FOUNDER
Dr Marie-Josée Maillet is a New Brunswick native and did her undergraduate studies at l’Université de Moncton. She graduated Cum Laude from CMCC in Toronto in 1995 with her doctorate in Chiropractic. Upon graduation, she moved to Ottawa where she worked as an associate in 2 busy clinics. In 1996, she returned to her home province and founded the Riverview Chiropractic Clinic with her husband, Dr Frank Mangoni.
Dr Maillet is interested in natural health, specifically the intricate relationship between muscles and joints and their role in a person’s well being. She uses manual therapy such as diversified manipulation techniques, mobilization, soft tissue and trigger point therapy. Dr Maillet also employs modalities in her treatment protocols including interferential current, AcuTENS, activator, percussion massage and Theralase Laser therapy. She provides, when needed, custom foot orthotics or prefabricated foot orthoses. She promotes self-care through personalized exercise programs and lifestyle advice.
Dr Maillet is an active member of the New Brunswick Chiropractors’ Association (NBCA), the Canadian Chiropractic Association (CCA) and the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC). She sat on the NBCA board of directors from 2014-2018.
Along with her passion for chiropractic, Dr Maillet has enjoyed being able to take an active role in raising her two children, Madeleine and Zacharie. She has been a parent volunteer in many of their activities. She is an outdoor enthusiast spending most of her free time cycling, hiking, kayaking and gardening. She also maintains a regimented gym program. She is a true believer of ‘Practicing what she preaches’.
Dr. Maillet retired from practice November, 2020, after a long and fulfilling career.