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. 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 Utopia Academy, 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 and science of the "adjustment". Finally, Dr. John is a lead instructor for Graston Technique, teaching to other health professionals such massage therapists, chiropractors, and physiotherapists.
Dr. John is a Certified Chiropractic Extremity Practitioner and is a WCB, ICBC, DVA, & RCMP provider. He is fully certified in both Active Release Technique ® and Graston Technique ®. He also holds certification as a ROCK-Doc Kinesio-taping therapist, as his particular areas of interest are in sports injuries and exercise rehabilitation and currently participates as a member of the health team that provides treatments for tri-athletes in the grueling Iron Man competitions. As he is passionate about sharing knowledge, he is also completing courses towards the Provincial Instructor's Diploma program and believes that to be great doctor, is to be a great educator.
When asked about why he decided on a career as a Doctor of Chiropractic, he responds by saying, "my passion for sports and an active lifestyle made me realize that I wanted to be involved in the health and wellness industry. I have always been fascinated by the human body and its amazing capacity to heal from stresses and injuries. Chiropractic provided me a career in which I was able obtain the knowledge and skills necessary to diagnose, treat, and help educate others on the many aspects of optimal health and wellness. And now, on a daily basis, I am able to affect the lives of my patients and have seen many of them achieve what can only be described as the best they've ever felt."
Dr. Dang is fully committed to a lifestyle of health and wellness and challenges his patients to possess the same level of dedication and resolve. He can be found 2 hrs a day, 4 days a week in a fitness facility both personal training and providing fitness counseling to others. He also enjoys hockey, snowboarding, skiing, mountain biking, and fulfills his community service by volunteering with the New Westminster Citizens Crime Watch Patrol, serves as a board member of the New Westminster Business Improvement Association, sits as a director on the Board of Advisors for the Salvation Army, as well as contributing to fund raising for local charities.
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Dr. John Dang - New Westminster Chiropractor
Appointments with Dr. Dang are:
Monday: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm