MEET OUR CHIROPRACTORS

Dr. John Dang, DC, ART (C), GT (C)

Doctor of Chiropractic

Dr. John Dang graduated from the University of Alberta with a specialization in Pharmacology in 1998 and went onto pursue his Doctor of Chiropractic Degree from Life Chiropractic College West in California. He has practiced as an associate doctor in several multidisciplinary clinics in both Calgary and Vancouver, but now brings his experience and expertise to Columbia Integrated Health Centre in New Westminster, B.C. as the Clinic Director.

Aside from providing his patients with the highest quality care in clinical practice, "Dr. John", as his students call him, shares his time teaching in a multitude of capacities. He is a part-time faculty member at The Vancouver College of Massage Therapy, instructing courses in Human Anatomy and Physiology as well as Orthopaedic Assessments to students training to become Registered Massage Therapists. Most recently, Dr. John Dang joined the instructional cadre at The Boucher College of Naturopathic Medicine where he instructs naturopathic students in the art of and science of "adjustment". Finally, Dr. John is a lead instructor for Graston Technique, teaching to other health professionals such as massage therapists, chiropractors and physiotherapists. (Read More)


Dr. Shaun Lemke, DC, ART (C), GT (C)

Doctor of Chiropractic

Dr. Shaun Lemke graduated from the University of British Columbia with a degree in Human Kinetics. He grew up playing several different sports and encountered a variety of injuries, which in turn led him to discover chiropractic and how it could help not only treat his injuries but enhance his performance. His love for sports and dedication to health led Dr. Shaun to pursue a Bachelors degree in Human Biology and subsequently earning a Doctorate in Chiropractic at the University of Western States in Portland, Oregon. While in school he was involved with the sports medicine club that allowed him to treat at several community athletic events such as marathons, wrestling and volleyball tournaments. Since graduating, Dr. Shaun continues to focus on helping in the community by providing treatment to the athletes of BC Wheelchair Basketball. Dr. Shaun has also been involved with hockey, lacrosse and rugby as a player, coach and athletic trainer.

Dr. Shaun is a diversified chiropractor that treats not only spinal complaints but also the joints of the extremities. He is full body certified in Active Release Technique (ART) which is a complex, hands-on treatment that has proven incredibly effective in treating a variety of neuromusculoskeletal disorders. Dr. Shaun is also proficient in several other treatment techniques such as Graston Technique©... (Read More)


Dr. Gaelan Connell, DC, ART (C), GT (C)

Doctor of Chiropractic

Dr. Gaelan Connell graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor's Degree in Human Kinetics. Growing up in Vancouver, Dr. Gaelan experienced the benefits of Chiropractic care for various sports injuries and decided to pursue a future in Chiropractic. After Dr. Gaelan's undergraduate education, he attended the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto. Throughout his four year Chiropractic education, he obtained numerous awards for his community involvement and academic achievements including graduating with distinction and Magna Cum Laude. Part of his post graduate experience included clinical rounds at the South Riverdale Community Health Care Centre and at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto, where he provided Chiropractic Services to inner-city patients. Dr. Gaelan is also a published author in several peer-reviewed scientific journals and continues to use evidence-based protocols in his daily practice.

Dr. Gaelan has trained in Active Release Technique (ART), Myofasical Release Technique (MRT), Graston Technique© (GT), gait analyis and Orthotic foot therapy. His areas of interest include a variety of both acute and chronic Neuro and musculoskeletal injuries. Dr. Gaelan uses well rounded, evidence based treatment protocols such as... (Read More)