"Functional Balance is the Key to Optimal Performance"
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Pain in the absence of physical signs is often difficult to appreciate,
therefore, I would like to take this opportunity to present my approach
to chiropractic care.
There are essentially two very different
approaches to chiropractic; one is more holistic and philosophical
while the other is more evidence-based and biomechanical in nature.
My approach is what may be termed Modern Chiropractic; a blend of the evidence
based science while retaining the essence of holistic health care.
In a biomechanical approach, the focus is on joint motion and the
cause of any dysfunction. I believe that the majority of all musculo-skeletal injuries are caused
by repetitive micro-trauma (little things you do wrong) and that
only a small percentage of injuries are caused by macro-trauma (car accidents,
My practice is not built on maintenance care, but more on education
about ergonomic / physical stresses which may affect your function
and performance. Recognizing ways to alleviate these stresses is
critical for long term health.
I hold degrees in Physical Education and was an athletic
therapist with various athletic teams including the University of
Alberta, McGill University and most notably Hockey Canada. I
graduated from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in 1995
and in 2004 was awarded a post-doctorate specialty in Sports
Injuries and Rehabilitation from the Royal College of Chiropractic
Sports Sciences (Canada). I am a former competitive athlete (track &
field, soccer, hockey) and now try to appreciate a variety of
physical pursuits towards good health.
I look forward to working with you towards your good health.
Jim Verners DC, FRCCSS(C)