Dr. W. Scott Christie | Chiropractor
Doctor of Chiropractic
Hons B.Sc. Kinesiology
Medical Contemporary Acupuncture
Functional Range Release Provider
Concussion Management Provider (Complete Concussion Management)
Dr. Scott is the co-owner of the Back in Action Health Clinic with his wife, Dr. Lauren. They started the clinic in 2012 and have quickly become one of the leading manual therapy clinics in the Bathurst and Lawrence area.
Prior to becoming a Chiropractor, Dr. Christie graduated Summa Cum Laude from McMaster University with an Honours Bachelor of Science Kinesiology degree. He then completed his Chiropractic degree, graduating Cum Laude from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College.
Dr. Scott is also a certified Contemporary Medical Acupuncture Provider (McMaster University), a Concussion Management Practitioner (Complete Concussion Management), a Functional Range Release Provider, Kinesio Taping practitioner, and has taken numerous courses in Graston Techniques, Orthotic fittings, Functional Neurology and Functional Anatomical Palpation. He has a strong belief in life-long continuing education and continues to expand and master his clinical skills through various manual therapy, exercise, and rehabilitative courses and seminars.
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Dr. Scott practices an evidence-based, functional and diversified model of care; his individualized patient care consists of numerous types of therapies, treatment approaches, and exercise rehabilitation to get his patients back to feeling better and performing optimally.
Dr. Scott's major areas of expertise include: Concussion Management, Athletic physiological testing and professional program design, strength training and aerobic prescriptions for optimal fat loss, and fitness program design for maintaining health while aging.
When not treating at Back in Action, Dr. Scott spends his time perfecting strength and conditioning program designs for competitive World-class Cheerleaders.
Over the past 20 years, Dr. Scott has functioned in a variety of roles that include fitness facility Entrepreneur, Sport Scientist, Coach, Certified Kinesiologist, Personal Trainer, Athlete and Teacher. He creates an environment that allows all people to work toward achieving a pain free fully functioning lifestyle. One of Dr. Scott’s main roles as a certified kinesiologist was working closely with medical doctors, physiotherapists, and other chiropractors to both restore function and remove pain for thousands of his clients.
Dr. Scott also spent several years as an educational instructor for the Sport Performance Institute and was responsible for teaching, educating and certifying many of today’s personal trainers. His high professional standards and determination to constantly help others has afforded him the opportunity to work with several elite teams such as the Toronto Maple Leafs, Toronto Marlies, Canadian National Rowing Team, and the Canadian National Sledge Hockey Team. In 1998 Dr. Scott was named the Special Olympic's Coach of the Year.
Dr. Scott is also a published author. His research entitled "Cross-frictional therapy and stretching for the treatment of palmar adhesions due to Dupuytren's contracture: a prospective case study." is published in the Journal of Manual Therapy.