Dr. Mitchell Savic’s interest in healthcare and sports medicine led him to the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, where he graduated with both academic [Magna Cum Laude] and Clinic Honors in 2016. He then went on to earn his Sports Sciences Fellowship from the Royal College of Chiropractic Sport Sciences (Canada) through an additional intensive, two-year full time, post-graduate residency program. Currently, only around 120 chiropractors hold this designation worldwide.
He not only addresses injuries, his passion is optimizing performance regardless of the activity and skill level. His care is evidence-informed and patient-centred. Dr. Savic has also obtained certification through McMaster’s Contemporary Acupuncture program, the National Strength and Conditioning Association, and is a registered Sports First Responder.
Dr. Savic’s leadership extends to instructing students, and participating in healthcare research. He has already published several articles in peer-reviewed journals. He was also granted the 2016-17 Research Fellowship Award to assist in his research of sport-related concussions.
Coming from a competitive soccer background, Dr. Savic already had an interest in the athletic world. His list of professional distinctions includes having worked as a Doctor of Chiropractic with Team Canada Beach Volleyball, Team Canada Frisbee, the Ontario Taekwondo Association, and the Ontario Soccer Association. He has worked with athletes from novice level to national and professional level in a range of sports from soccer, football, hockey, tennis, bobsled and track-and-field.
|Rehabilitation – Specific, individually prescribed and evidence-based exercises for a given diagnosis used to re-train the muscles to allow for quicker recovery and prevention of future injury.|
|Spinal and Extremity Manipulation – Very fast, low force thrust applied to joints that are not moving well which have a direct effect on increasing range of motion, decreasing pain and relaxing surrounding muscles|
|Acupuncture – Well versed in dry needling techniques as well as electro-acupuncture. Acupuncture, especially when combined with electrical stimulation, helps to decrease adhesions or scar tissue, increase blood flow to the injured area, & reset the nerve(s) to improve function and help promote quicker recovery.|
|Soft Tissue Release – Superficial and deep tissue release of targeted muscles applied with movement resulting in an increased range of motion and function, and decrease in pain.|
|Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Therapy – Use of a tool in certain instances to help break down extensive amounts of scar tissue or scarring seen in chronic conditions or after surgery to help align muscle fibers and increase function|
|Optimize Performance – Want to feel better? Get stronger? Faster? Move more optimally? Prevent injury? Whether you’re in pain or not, there are dysfunctions the body creates over a period of time which are typically more pronounced in particular lifestyles where the body is being repetitively overused. These can include sitting all day long at a desk, going to the gym, or playing recreational or elite level sports.|
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