Dr. John White is a director of MSK Clinics and has been treating patients at our Downtown office in the West End of Vancouver, BC since 2011. He works with a variety of patients from those with sedentary desk jobs, to weekend warriors and professional athletes. Dr. White has a particular interest in weight training and golf swing biomechanics, office ergonomics and postural concerns.

Assessment and Treatment

The assessment experience with Dr. White will include a thorough history, physical examination and a functional movement assessment (SFMA) to determine limitations, aberrant motor patterns and pain patters. Treatment will include some combination of manual (hands on) therapy such as Active Release, PNF stretching, joint adjustments or mobilizations, exercise, shockwave and a home care program.

Treating Athletes

He has been involved in athletic training for several competitive rugby clubs in the lower mainland for many years. As the head athletic training for the Vancouver Rower’s Rugby Club since 2016, Dr. White draws on his experience treating a wide array of acute and chronic athletic injuries to bring the same level of exercise to his clinical patients.

Dr. White has extensive experience working with professional athletes competing in golf, rugby, skiing, soccer, dancer and MMA to name a few.


Dr. John White graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Health Physiology from the University of Calgary and with a Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic – West in San Jose, California. He was a member of the varsity basketball team while at the UofC and a member of the hockey team while at Palmer College. Dr. White is proud to have served as vice president of the student council at Palmer College.

Personal Interests

Central to his philosophy on healthy living is physical activity. Dr. White’s fitness routine include golf, snowboarding, cycling, resistant training and gardening. His favourite pastimes include cooking, woodworking, cheering the Canucks and above all, spending time with his wife and two boys.

Professional Affiliations

Dr. White is a proud member of the British Columbia Chiropractic Association, Canadian Chiropractic Association and the British Columbia College of Chiropractors.