Dr. John White is a certified Doctor of Chiropractic in both BC and California. Upon graduating from Palmer College of Chiropractic – West in San Jose, CA, he spent one year in Huntington Beach where he worked with many of California’s amateur and professional athletes travelling to events such as the prestigious Sea Otter Classic cycling event in Monterey, California Beach Volleyball Association Tournament in Santa Cruz, Frank Shamrock’s UFC training centre in San Jose and All West Lacrosse in Santa Cruz to name a few.
Since moving back to his home province of British Columbia in 2008, Dr. White has been helping athletes and non-athletes alike achieve their optimal health and performance. He is excited to bring his knowledge and experience to MSK Clinics.
Central to his philosophy on healthy living is physical activity. Dr. White’s weekly routine includes swimming, resistance training and recreational basketball. He also enjoys golf and hiking in summer, snowboarding in winter, following the Canucks, cooking and reading classic novels.
Dr. White holds a degree in exercise physiology from the University of Calgary where he was a member of the varsity basketball team. While at Palmer College, Dr. White was a member of the Palmer hockey team and vice president of the student government.
“I subscribe to the idea that health is a state of physical, emotional and social wellbeing. I believe achieving this state requires direction, planning and encouragement. I see my role as a chiropractor is to educate my patients, provide direction, help formulate the plan and provide encouragement. There is an undeniable connection between physical, emotional and social aspects of health. As my patients gain a greater state of physical health, they make positive changes in other areas of life whether it’s reduction in stress or general happiness. Most of my patients come to see me because of an injury or pain. My goal is that my patients leave pain free and educated on how to achieve and maintain true health.”
Dr. White is a proud member of the British Columbia Chiropractic Association, Canadian Chiropractic Association and the British Columbia College of Chiropractors.