What is Chiropractic

Chiropractic is used to relieve various kinds of pain that may be present in muscles, joints, bones and connective tissues.

Why choose a chiropractor at MSK Clinics?

The team of Chiropractors at MSK Clinics are healthcare professionals who have completed the Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) program at a leading education and research facility. They are highly trained practitioners who effectively employ a multi-faceted functional approach to assess and manage joint and soft tissue injuries of the spine and extremities.

Our team of chiropractors have collectively provided chiropractic care to athletes and non-athletes alike for decades. They have treated Olympic athletes, professional athletes from the NHL, WHL and CFL, performing artists, and a wide range of patients with everyday aches and pains.

Regarded as leaders in the field of chiropractic care, our team of Chiropractors have been involved with teaching and lecturing at a number of academic institutions, professional conferences and sporting events.

MSK Health and Performance clinics is a group of multidisciplinary clinics that values the importance of interdisciplinary care. Our team of chiropractors will often consult and work together with our physiotherapists and massage therapists to provide patients with the most effective care.

What do we treat?

Our Vancouver and Burnaby chiropractors effectively treat both acute and chronic conditions which include:

  • Low back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Elbow tendonitis
  • Rotator cuff tendonitis
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Various running injuries
  • Whiplash
  • Knee injuries
  • Hip pain
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • And many more…

What services do our Chiropractors offer?

Active Release Techniques® (ART®) uses deep massage and motion to locate and to break up scar tissue and adhesions that can form due to direct injury or repetitive movement over time.

Chiropractic Manipulation techniques are used to normalize joint mechanics.

Shockwave therapy is effective for enhancing tissue regeneration and healing using sonic waves applied to the site of injury.

Electromodalities or muscle stimulation uses a very low amperage electrical current in various frequencies to treat nerve and muscle pain.

Graston Technique® uses a specially-designed tool to identify and treat areas of fascial tension to improve quality of movement and to treat injuries such as tendinopathies.

Performance Taping uses elastic kinesiology tape in a specialized manner to correct muscle function and improve neuro-motor control.

Laser Therapy uses laser light to reduce pain and inflammation and to improve tissue healing.

How do I book an appointment with a Chiropractor?

You can click on the ‘Book now’ button above or request an appointment by filling out the fields on this page or by calling our offices.

We have 3 convenient locations to serve you. Our Kitsilano clinic is located at 4th and Macdonald. There is free and pay street parking available. Our downtown location is conveniently located by St. Paul’s hospital at Burrard and Davie. There is pay street parking. Our Burnaby clinic is located at Kingsway and Mckay across from Metrotown and is walking distance to the skytrain station. There is ample street and underground parking.