fitness science consultant
Masters in Sports Medicine
DR. KATIE SCHERTZER
• DC, MSc, BSc, BKin
• PhD of Chiropractic
HOLISTIC CARE THAT RETURNS YOU TO ACTION
Dr. Katie has Bachelor’s degrees in Kinesiology and Health Sciences, as well as Human Biology, a Masters in Sports Medicine, and a PhD of Chiropractic.
She is passionate about pain management, athletic performance and movement quality in athletes of all levels. Dr. Schertzer specializes in chiropractic manipulation, movement screening, rehabilitative exercise, Active Release Technique (ART) and other soft tissue techniques, as well as nutritional and lifestyle counseling.
Her approach emphasizes holistic care, and patient education, while addressing core biomechanical and behavioural factors behind the presenting symptoms. She was in a semi-professional circus troupe and high-level men’s and women’s hockey before injuries led her to a career in health care and sport sciences.
She has coached peewee to major junior hockey, and continues to play hockey herself and lead a very active lifestyle. She is dedicated to continued research and learning, in order to provide the most innovative, evidence-based patient centered care.