Dr.Barry WhyteNanaimo Chiropractor
Dr. Barry Whyte graduated with his doctorate degree from Palmer College, Davenport Iowa in 2006. During his doctorate training he received extensive training to provide clients with a diagnosis. Since then he has had extensive experience in assessing, diagnosing, treating and preventing biomechanical disorders that originate from the muscular, skeletal and nervous system.
In fact, spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) is recommended as first line intervention for back pain in numerous clinical practice guidelines. This form of therapy reduces nervous system stress throughout the body and helps to relieve pain, discomfort and improved health.
Dr. Barry Whyte's practice focuses on comfortable methods to correct spinal misalignment and normalize nerve function and reduce pain.
Chiropractic clients looking for the results, however have anxiety about being treated now have the option of the Ultralign G2 by Sigma Instruments. This adjustment treats the entire spine with no pops, clicks or noisy drop table adjustments. Please discuss your preference on your initial consultation or examination.
Birgit WhyteBPE (Rehab)
Birgit completed her degree in Sports Medicine Physiotherapy from a Private University in Stuttgart, Germany. She then moved to Vancouver to further her experience in this field. Birgit's past experience has included working with one of the largest manufacturers of Prescription Foot Orthotics and Sports Medicine Devices. Her role included educating Medical Doctors, Orthopaedic Surgeons and other Sports Medicine Professionals in the diagnosis of various medical conditions and the treatment of using prescription foot orthotics and other medical apparatuses. Birgit is also is a certified Class IV Medical Laser Therapist since 2011.
She also worked with Everest and Jennings the first mass-manufacturer of wheelchairs. Again her role was in educating Medical Doctors and Physiotherapist in the treatment of sports injuries and permanent disabilities across Canadian hospitals and Rehabilitation Centers. In her career Birgit also had the opportunity to work with the Vancouver Canucks, BC Lions and the Rick Hansen Foundation.
Birgit enjoys helping every client who visits Atlas Chiropractic in Nanaimo and is amazed on a daily basis by the positive affects of Chiropractic Adjustments, Deep Tissue Laser Therapy, Nanaimo Shockwave Therapy and Custom Foot Orthotics on patient health and well being. Birgit has been in Nanaimo with her husband Barry and her two girls since 2006. Together they opened Atlas Chiropractic and Body Balance in 2008.
She is proud of raising her children as part of the Chiropractic lifestyle.
Cheryl A. SchmidtRMT
Cheryl A. Schmidt, RMT, graduated from the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy in March of 1988. She has been providing Registered Massage Therapy in a variety of clinics , spas,and has had her own private practice for 26 years. Cheryl loves treating her patients with Swedish Massage Therapy, Trigger Point Therapy and Acupressure.
Cheryl looks forward to meeting you and your family and friends.