Dr. Wilbour Kelsick

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Dr. Wilbour E. Kelsick, BSc, DC, FCCSS(C), FCCRS(C)
2703 Clarke Street
Port Moody BC
V3H 1Z5
Phone : 778.889.7594


• Sports medicine chiropractor and consultant for musculoskeletal injuries
• Sports injuries and musculoskeletal rehabilitation specialist working with some of the world’s top Olympic and recreational athletes from Canada, USA, Sweden, the Caribbean and Africa
• Sports Chiropractic Lead for Athletic Canada - Olympic Track & field Team
• Member of the Canadian Olympic Committee Health Care Team
• Published author and respected lecturer
• Founder and clinical director at MaxFit Movement Institute, an integrative health care clinic in Port Moody
• Team Sports Chiropractor of the Vancouver Grizzlies, NBA Team since 1995

• BSc in Kinesiology, Simon Fraser University (SFU), Canada
• DC (Doctor of Chiropractor) from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, Toronto, Canada
• Fellow of the Royal College of Chiropractic Sports Sciences (Canada) and the College of Chiropractic Rehabilitative Sciences (Canada)
• Biomechanical Summer Course (Basic Biomechanics & Biomechanical Method for experimental Research of Musculoskeletal System: July 13-16th, 2010; University Ulm. Ulm Germany
• Research Methods of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (30 professional development credits): September 15 -19th, 2010. University Charite. Berlin, Germany.
• Interdisciplinary Fascia Research Course: March 21-26th, 2010: University of Ulm. Ulm Germany
• Fascia Research Summer School: September September 02-7th, 2012. University of Ulm. Ulm Germany

Academic recognition:
• 1997 - 2003 - Vice president of the College of Chiropractic Sport Sciences (Canada)
• 1994 – 1998 – Chair of the College of Chiropractic Sport Sciences Academic Committee
• Currently: Academic advisor and regional coordinator to the RCCSS(C) Residency Committee responsible for developing and implementing a new Chiropractic Sports Fellowship program in Canada

Clinical experience:
• 1997 - present – Chiropractor and musculoskeletal rehabilitation specialist at MaxFit Movement Institute. Consultations include treating musculoskeletal injuries and conditioning (amateur and professional level) for sports such as track and field, wrestling, hockey, soccer, football, basketball, and figure skating.
• 1994 – present - Participation at National and International Sporting Events (Olympic Games and World Championships) as Team Chiropractor for various national teams (details upon request)

• 1998 to 2003 - Clinical research practitioner at the Tzu Chi Institute of Complementary Medicine at Vancouver General Hospital (VGH)
• Injuries in figure skating (completed and unpublished work)
• Temperatures effect on fascia (work in progress)
• The effects of pregnancy on the fascia in athletes (work in progress)

• Functional strength, stability and flexibility for running sports
• The Breath of Life: Learn proper posture for breathing with movement
• Fascial Fitness: Learn how to do functional exercise which strengthen and mobilizes the fascial network of your entire body
• Physical activity: Finding your “fit”: Learn how to choose physical activities that will benefit your overall well-being. Emphasis on how to avoid injury and get full benefits from what your preferred physical activity

• Ergonomic Wellness: Saying healthy and productive in the workplace

Running workshop:
• Teach me to run
• Functional physical training for running
• Aquatic running: Lean how to run with the most efficient style and technique in water; Improve running economy and decrease running
• Aquatic training for hockey players: Improve skating power and technique by training in the aquaciser (underwater treadmill)

Writing and lecturing:
• Recent lecture: Aquatic Therapy Used in Managing Muscular and Skeletal Dysfunctioning – An Efficient Rehabilitation Tool in Pain and
• Canadian Sports Chiropractic Centennial Award (2003)