Dr. Kirk Andrew graduated from the University of Western Ontario with an Honors Bachelor of Health Sciences and graduated with honors from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC). Furthermore, he is also a Medical Acupuncture Certified (through McMaster University), Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the NSCA (National Strength and Conditioning Association).
Dr. Andrew is passionate about continually upgrading his clinical skills in order to provide the most comprehensive and effective care possible for his patients. Since graduating, he has taken numerous courses related to soft-tissue therapy, injury prevention and rehabilitation, exercise science and athletic performance, concussion, headaches, to name just a few.
Dr. Andrew has become known as a leader in his field as an innovator and a world-renowned clinician. His unique skill-set has afforded him the ability to provide treatments for difficult cases that are otherwise unresponsive to other types of care. Patients travel from great distances, even as far as South America, Central America and from all over North America (including California, British Columbia, Minnesota, etc.) to seek his treatment. Dr. Andrew has developed successful and novel treatment protocols for a variety of ailments, including Concussions, Bunions and Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndromes.
Dr. Andrew lives a healthy and active lifestyle, and believes in the importance of a holistic and preventive approach to health. His approach is rooted in the biopsychosocial (BPS) model, and consists of addressing biomechanical imbalances in the body, optimizing physical and mental status and also focuses on nutrition. Through this, he is able to guide people towards achieving the best possible version of themselves.
Courses, post-graduate qualifications & procedures:
Neuro-Functional (Medical) Acupuncture Certified (McMaster University)
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
Member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)
Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization A (DNS) (Prague School of Rehabilitation)
Functional Range Conditioning (FRC) Certified
Functional Range Release (FR) Certified
Active Release Techniques (ART) Certified (Full-Body)
Trigenics Myo-Neural Medicine (RTP) Certified
Cranial Adjusting Turner-Style (CATS) Certified
Personal Trainer Specialist (PTS)
Extra-Corporeal Shockwave Therapy (ESWT)