Dr. Jason Dick studied at the University of Calgary prior to attending Palmer College of Chiropractic, West. He graduated with honours (Cum Laude) and earned his Doctor of Chiropractic degree in September 2003. During his educational career, Dr. Dick earned an International Student Scholarship and he participated as an active member of both the Sports Council and Palmer West’s Hockey Team. After graduating from Palmer West, he completed a continuing education course in soft tissue and he earned certification in Active Release Techniques. He is currently a member of the Chiropractic Honours Society.
Throughout his career, Dr. Dick has been involved in many athletic events, including Special Olympics Soccer (San Jose CA) and Laguna Seca Mountain Bike Race. In 2003, he was involved with events such as the Highland Games (Pleasanton CA), the World Cup Bobsled (Calgary AB), the World Cup Freestyle (Fernie, BC), the Olympic Wrestling Trials (Edmonton AB), and Ironman Canada (Penticton BC). Dr. Dick was involved with Hockey Canada’s 2008 Women’s Under-18 IIHF Championships and he has worked with Mike Miles (Muay Thai Kickboxing) from 2004 to present. Since 2005, Dr. Dick has treated the Calgary Hitmen and the Cochrane Cobras, as well as several Calgary Stampeders.
Dr. Myles graduated from the University of Calgary with a degree in Biological Science, concentrating in Biological Chemistry. He was awarded his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Toronto’s world-renowned Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC). Dr. Myles continued at McMaster University to obtain his diploma in Contemporary Medical Acupuncture.
As he continually upgrades his skills, he has completed courses in Graston Soft Tissue Mobilization, as well as spine, upper limb, and lower limb ART. He has achieved Level 1 Certification from the Titleist Performance Institute. His interest and extensive knowledge in anatomy and the biomechanics of movement enable him to provide patients with treatment plans that are specifically tailored to individual need and designed to help patients reach their lifestyle and fitness goals.
Dr. Myles demonstrates his knowledge of and dedication to health and wellness in many areas of his life. As an avid skier and Crossfit competitor, Dr. Myles has an insider’s understanding of Calgary’s active community. He delivers informative presentations throughout the city and travels throughout North America with the Canadian Halfpipe Ski Team. These experiences provide Dr. Myles with opportunities to practice in various environments and with athletes of all calibers.
Dr. Tyler Vickerson was born and raised in Cornwall, Prince Edward Island and has been involved in a number of competitive soccer, hockey and rugby associations.
He completed his undergraduate degree at Saint Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, Nova Scotia with an Advanced Major in Biology. He then traveled to Toronto, Ontario where he completed his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College.
Constantly continuing his knowledge and taking some of the best evidence-based advanced courses in soft tissue therapy, functional assessment and rehabilitation he has acquired a unique compilation of skill sets that utilizes optimal breathing patterns to facilitate core stability, address muscle imbalances and to eliminate joint dysfunctions; thereby alleviating pain and stress and attributing to a more balanced and healthy well-being.
“Once the biomechanical imbalances are addressed, proper neuromusculoskeletal function enthuses and pain diminishes. I prefer to not only treat the symptoms but to find and address the cause of the condition.”
His treatments include but not limited to a variety of soft tissue and rehabilitation techniques including:
-Active Release techniques (ART)
-Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS)
-Neurokenetic Therapy (NKT)
-Peripheral Neurovascular Facilited stretching (PNF)
-Spinal Manipulative Therapy (SMT)
Dr. Trevor Dandridge, Chiropractor
Dr. Trevor Dandridge completed his Doctor of Chiropractic from Palmer College of Chiropractic in San Jose, California. An avid golfer and snowboarder, and former junior level hockey player, Dr. Dandridge has a keen interest in those who love to stay active. Having sought out chiropractic care for injuries in the past, Dr. Dandridge understands the value of manual therapy and has spent countless hours above and beyond his educational requirements ensuring he delivers the best possible care.
In June of 2017, after completing the world-renowned Contemporary Medical Acupuncture Program in Hamilton, Ontario, Dr. Dandridge was offered an opportunity to begin working with the Canadian Olympic Half-Pipe Ski Team. Through his continuing travels with this organization, and professional athletes ranging from NHL players to Olympic Bobsledders, Dr. Dandridge’s experience continues to expand within the dynamics of manual therapy. A few other extracurricular specializations and interests include: The Foundations of Clinical Neuroscience, Active Release Technique, Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization, Functional Movement Screening, Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization, and Performance and Functional Kinesiology Taping.
Gerry M. Bellows received his Physical Therapy and Physical Education Degrees from the University of Saskatchewan. He has continued to pursue excellence in his career, obtaining his diploma in Sports Physiotherapy and obtaining his Certificate Program Medical Acupuncture. His experience as Physiotherapist for the Canadian Men’s National Ice Hockey Team Physiotherapist and Canadian Junior Men’s National Ice Hockey Team ensures his clients receive a level of care second to none. His ongoing commitment to education and the ability to blend Western and Eastern philosophies within his practice facilitates optimal recovery times. His interests include enjoying time with his family, most sports and continuing to participate in cycling, swimming, golf and hockey.
Yovo Yovchov, Massage Therapy
Yovo has been an active member of the Massage Therapy Association of Alberta since 2004. While practicing as a Massage Therapist in Calgary he has had the opportunity to work closely with many athletes specializing in Olympic wrestling and Olympic track speed skating. While in Bulgaria, Yovo’s formal education was in Physiotherapy where he worked in Orthopedic departments at many hospitals and with the Bulgarian professional basketball team. His Physiotherapy background has helped him become a Massage Therapist with detailed knowledge of human anatomy and physiology. His extensive work with the athletes has allowed him to perfect myofascial release echniques, cupping and rehabilitative/restorative massage.
Milan is a Certified Pedorthist and he has been the owner of Feet First Orthotics since 1993. Throughout his career, Milan has worked with some of the most prestigious clinics in Calgary, including Lindsay Park (now known as Talisman Centre). He specializes in the biomechanics of the feet, as well as the lower extremities, and gait functions. After carefully assessing the needs of his patients, he prescribes custom-made orthotics to help eliminate foot, knee, leg, and back problems. Each orthotic is hand-crafted in Canmore and there is no 3rd party involvement in the process. Milan focuses on improving patients’ day-to-day activities in order to promote patient health for years to come.