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1050 Hamilton Road
London, ON  N5W 1A6
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300 South Edgeware Road
Unit 305
St. Thomas, ON  N5P 4L1
519.637.8880

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PROFESSIONAL BIO
Dr. Brandon VanTorre
D.C., R. Kin., Acupuncture Practitioner, C.S.C.S.


Brandon is a Doctor of Chiropractic; Registered Kinesiologist; Precision Nutrition Certified Level 1 Coach; medical Acupuncture practitioner; certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist; Fitness and Ergonomic consultant; certified Functional Capacity Evaluator; Independent Chiropractic Evaluator; certified Canadian Red Cross Training Partner; First Aid & CPR/AED Instructor, former Ontario Soccer Association Region 1 (Southwestern Ontario) Team Doctor for Sports Centres, the exclusive service provider for the OSA Regional, Provincial & National teams; former Ontario Hockey Association trainer for the Lambeth Lancers Junior Development; Clinical Director for Body Mechanics East (Bob Hayward YMCA location) and St. Thomas Chiropractic.

Brandon is certified in Contemporary Medical Acupuncture from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario; he is a graduate of the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto, Ontario, and holds an Honours Bachelor degree in Kinesiology & Health Sciences from York University in Toronto, Ontario.

Brandon is a former Canadian Fitness Professional PRO TRAINER with 10 years experience teaching the canfitpro Personal Trainer Specialist (PTS) certification program, and recipient of the 2004 canfitpro entrepreneurial award.

    EDUCATION: DEGREES / CERTIFICATIONS

  • degree: Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Kinesiology and Health Sciences, York University, Toronto ON, November 2001.
  • degree: Doctor of Chiropractic, Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, Toronto ON, June 2006.
  • delegate: Independent Chiropractic Evaluator certificate, Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, Fall 2009, Toronto, ON.
  • certified: Muscle Activation Techniques (MAT) Jumpstart Program - Upper Extremity, October 25-26, 2008, Toronto, ON.
  • delegate: Active Release Techniques (ART) Upper Extremity Soft Tissue Management System certificate, September 25-28, 2008, Niagara Falls, ON.
  • certified: Contemporary Medical Acupuncture for Health Professionals, McMaster University, Spring 2006, Hamilton, ON.
  • certified: Strength & Conditioning Specialist, NSCA, December 3, 2005 - present.
  • certified: First Aid & CPR/AED Instructor, Canadian Red Cross, February 5, 2008 - present, London, ON.
  • certified: Functional Capacity Evaluator, Metriks Education Inc., October 5, 2007, Kitchener, ON.
  • delegate: In-Home Assessment certificate, Metriks Education Inc., September 28-29, 2007, Kitchener, ON.
  • delegate: Job Demands Analysis and Ergonomic Assessment certificate, Metriks Education Inc.,June 15-16, 2007, Kitchener, ON.
  • certified: Ontario Hockey Association Trainer, Lambeth Lancers Junior Development, Lambeth, ON, 2001-2002.


  • PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • College of Kinesiologists of Ontario (CKO), 2013 - present.
  • Canadian Contemporary Acupuncture Association (CCAA), 2013 - present.
  • College of Chiropractors of Ontario (CCO), 2006 - present.
  • Ontario Chiropractic Association (OCA), 2006 - present.
  • Canadian Chiropractic Association (CCA), 2006 - present.
  • Canadian Chiropractic Protective Association (CCPA), 2006 - present.
  • National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA), 2005 - 2013.
  • Ontario Kinesiology Association (OKA), 2002 - present.
  • Canadian Kinesiology Alliance (CKA), 2002 - 2013.
  • Canadian Fitness Professionals (canfitpro) Personal Trainer Specialist, 2001 - present.


  • PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • evaluator: Auto insurance Independent Chiropractic Evaluator / Functional Abilities Evaluator, 2009 - present Southwestern, ON.
  • committee member: Ontario Kinesiology Association 27th Annual Conference, October 16-18, 2009, London, ON.
  • medical coverage: Ontario Soccer Association U16 Boys Provincial Team Doctor, Los Angeles, CA, March 12-23, 2009.
  • medical coverage: Ontario Soccer Association U16 Girls Provincial Team Doctor, Charlotte, NC, April 7-16, 2008.
  • medical coverage: On-site field practitioner for Sports Centres London, OSA Regional Provincial Team Satellite training, Optimist Soccer Dome, London, ON, 2006 - 2012.


  • PRESENTATIONS / ARTICLES / COURSE INSTRUCTION

  • article: The Huffington Post Canada, "Office Exercises: 5 Moves to Make Sitting At The Computer More Bearable", January 24, 2014.
  • presenter: YMCA of Western Ontario Fitness Jam Conference, "Running Injuries and Prevention Strategies", November 25, 2012, London, ON.
  • presenter: YMCA of Western Ontario Fitness Jam Conference, "Performance Training for Athletes", November 6, 2011, London, ON.
  • radio: 106.9 FM Radio Interview: Concussion in Sport, November 24, 2010, London, ON.
  • article: Sweat Magazine, "the Wii fit: a hop, skip and jump in the right direction", Issue: Fall 2010, page 49.
  • presenter: YMCA of Western Ontario Fitness Jam Conference, October 3, 2010, London, ON.
  • presenter: Victoria Family Medical Centre, "Low Back Assessment for Medical Doctors", September 28, 2010, London, ON.
  • expert panel: YMCA Fitness Fever Conference, Geneva Park, June 5, 2010, Orillia, ON.
  • presenter: YMCA Fitness Fever Conference, "Making your YMCA Athlete Friendly", Geneva Park, June 5, 2010, Orillia, ON.
  • author: Occupational Safety Group Advanced Industrial Ergonomics Course Manual, V1, May 2009.
  • presenter: YMCA Fitness Fever Conference, "Functional Fitness" / "Low Back Fitness", Geneva Park, May 30, 2009, Orillia, ON.
  • guest lecturer: Integrated Therapy: Chiropractic/Acupuncture/Kinesiology, Health Occupations Course, University of Western Ontario, 2008-2009 & 2014, London, ON.
  • instructor: Canadian Red Cross Standard First Aid, Emergency First Aid & CPR/AED Certification courses, Toronto/Southwestern, ON, 2007 - present.
  • instructor: Personal Trainer Specialist Certification course, Canadian Fitness Professionals, Toronto/London, ON, 2003 - 2012.


  • PROFESSIONAL CONFERENCES / CONTINUING EDUCATION

  • delegate: Sports Conference: Run Faster - an Integrated Approach to Performance Enhancement, Royal College of Chiropractic Sports Sciences (Canada), November 16-17, 2013, Whitby, ON.
  • delegate: 2013 Annual canfitpro International Fitness and Business Conference & Trade Show, August 15-18, Toronto, ON.
  • delegate: Canadian Chiropractic Conference, October 12-14, 2013, Niagara Falls, ON.
  • delegate: 2012 Annual canfitpro International Fitness and Business Conference & Trade Show, August 16-19, Toronto, ON.
  • delegate: Comprehensive Soft Tissue Manipulation Course, November 3-4, 2012, London, ON.
  • delegate: Contemporary Acupuncture Integration in Today's Health Care Symposium, May 3-6, 2012, Toronto, ON.
  • delegate: 2011 Annual canfitpro International Fitness and Business Conference & Trade Show, August 18-21, Toronto, ON.
  • delegate: Functional Capacity Evaluation & Performance Enhancement, Dr. Craig Liebenson, April 9-10, 2011, Toronto, ON.
  • delegate: 2010 Annual canfitpro International Fitness and Business Conference & Trade Show, August 13-15, Toronto, ON.
  • delegate: 2009 Annual Can-Fit-Pro International Fitness and Business Conference & Trade Show, August 14-16, Toronto, ON.
  • delegate: London Hockey Concussion Summit, January 17, 2009, London, ON.
  • delegate: 2008 Annual Can-Fit-Pro International Fitness and Business Conference & Trade Show, August 15-17, Toronto, ON.
  • delegate: Sports Conference: Emerging Trends in Sports Health Care. Royal College of Chiropractic Sports Sciences (Canada), May 5-6, 2007, Toronto, ON.
  • delegate: Foot Biomechanics & Custom Orthotic Therapy certificate, The Orthotic Group, October 27, 2007, Markham, ON.
  • delegate: 2007 Annual Can-Fit-Pro International Fitness and Business Conference & Trade Show, August 16-19, Toronto, ON.
  • observer: Adolescent scoliosis surgery performed by Dr. Kevin Gurr: Orthopedic Spinal Surgeon, London Health Sciences Centre, Victoria Hospital, August 2, 2007, London, ON.
  • delegate: 2006 Annual Can-Fit-Pro International Fitness and Business Conference & Trade Show, August 17-20, Toronto, ON.
  • delegate: Record keeping workshop, presented by the College of Chiropractors of Ontario, February 19, 2006, Toronto, ON.
  • delegate: 2005 Annual Can-Fit-Pro International Fitness and Business Conference & Trade Show, August 18-21, Toronto, ON.
  • delegate: 2004 Annual Can-Fit-Pro International Fitness and Business Conference & Trade Show, August 19-22, Toronto, ON.
  • delegate: 2003 Can-Fit-Pro Personal Trainer Specialist PRO Trainer Instructor Course, August 21-24, Toronto, ON.
  • delegate: Motion Palpation Institute Spine 1 Seminar, April 23-24, 2005, Toronto, ON.
  • delegate: Module 1 Graston Technique Basic Training, March 12-13, 2005, Toronto, ON.