Dr. Michael Maxwell, DC, BHK 

Dr Maxwell has a special interest and knowledge in the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of sports and athletic injuries, and movement-based care for optimal health and performance. Dr Maxwell is not your average Chiropractor. He is passionately involved in post-graduate continuing education of Chiropractors and Physiotherapists through his continuing education company SomaticSenses.com, through which he has hosted well over 300 continuing education courses since 2002. Through his consistent and exceptional exposure to some of the worlds most recognized clinicians and educators, Dr Maxwell has become a leader in the continuing education of Chiropractors and rehabilitation practitioners alike. He is a certified instructor for Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization, which originates from the world-renowned Prague School of Rehabilitation, and is creator of the continuing education course "The Shoulder: An Integrated Approach". Dr. Maxwell has alsop served as an assistant instructor for courses related to the treatment and rehabilitation of the: low back, neck, TMJ, and lower extremity injury rehabilitation. 
Dr Maxwell's postgraduate and speciality education include (but not limited to):

  • Active Release Technique (Upper and Lower Extremity)
  • Full Body Certified provider of Functional Range Release
  • Selective Functional Movement Assessment and Functional Movement Screen (Level 2)
  • The Anatomy Trains - Myofascial Release
  • Functional and Kinetic Treatment with Rehab (FAKTR)
  • The Shoulder Made Simple: Examination and Management of the Shoulder in Clinical Practice (Assistant Instructor)
  • Building the Ultimate Back: from Rehab and Prevention to Performance with Dr Stuart McGill (Assistant Instructor, 2014)
  • Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) - Level 1 Certified 
  • Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization Certified Instructor
  • Manual Therapy and Rehabilitation of the Temporomandibular Joint and Cervical Spine (Assistant Instructor)
  • NCCP Level 1 Weightlifting

Dr Michael Maxwell holds an Honours Bachelor of Human Kinetics - Exercise Science degree from the University of British Columbia and graduated Suma Cum Laude from Western States Chiropractic College. Dr Maxwell is a member of the British Columbia Chiropractic Association and the BC College of Chiropractors. He has been a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist since 2002-2012 and has been a rehabilitation and performance consultant since 1997. Dr Maxwell was Chiropractic Consultant for Bobsleigh Canada Skeleton from 2007-2009, World Champion Ironman (age 30-34) Tommy Nielson and Ironman Champion Heather Wurtele, and Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Camosun Men's Volleyball team in 2003-2004. Dr Maxwell currently works with a variety of patients including recreational and elite athletes and the non-athlete looking for short and long-term strategies to pain resolution and improved function. 

Dr Maxwell's treatment approach includes a variety of treatment "tools" including:
  • Soft tissue therapies such as Active Release Technique, Functional Range Release, Myofascial Release and Deep Tissue Massage
  • Joint manipulation and graded mobilizations. He is a certified practitioner in Mulligan Mobilizations with Movement.
  • Exercise rehabilitation and corrective exercise: Dr Maxwell has an extensive background in strength and conditioning and medical exercise.
  • He is NCCP Level 1 Weightlifting certified and spent 10 years in the trenches as a strength and conditioning coach, Medical Exercise Specialist, and Kinesiologist.

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