BC Chiropractor Dr. Gerry Ramogida makes his second appearance at the Super Bowl!

Although the Seattle Seahawks were not victorious at Super Bowl XLIX in Arizona, they had a very successful season nonetheless. Part of this success can certainly be attributed to the dedicated professionals who work alongside the team to ensure these high performance athletes are in game ready condition. BC Chiropractor, Dr. Gerry Ramogida is the Hawks go-to doctor on the sidelines for musculoskeletal concerns. Whether a player has a chronic condition or simply wants to prevent an injury, Dr. Ramogida’s education as a chiropractor provides him with the expertise to treat these issues.In fact, more often than not, sports teams include a chiropractic doctor as part of the medical group. Not only do chiropractors help treat injuries that occur as a result of sport, many athletes report that chiropractic helps to elevate their performance.Congratulations to the Seattle Seahawks and Dr. Gerry Ramogida on another outstanding season. As proud 12th men and women, we look forward to cheering you on again in the fall!

Salvation Army Backpack and School Supply Drive

The BC Chiropractic Association put out a call for volunteers to help with the Salvation Army Backpack and School Supply Drive. Several chiropractic doctors responded and came out, some even with their families, to stuff backpacks full of school supplies for elementary school children. After just over an hour, the team completed over 400 bags!2013-08-01_salvation-army-bcca-volunteersThe Association sends their sincere thanks to Dr. Michael Vipond, Sharon Vipond, Dr. Jen Chen, Dr. Colin McKay, Claudia McKay, Kieran McKay, Dr. Margaret Wallace, Dr. Don Nixdorf and Michelle Da Roza for their help with this partnership.Going forward into 2013, our goal is to establish similar events throughout the province so that doctors in other communities can take part. If you would like to aid the cause but were unable to make it to this event, donations are still desperately needed. Monetary or supply donations can be made through participating Staples, Starbucks and Fitness Town locations.The British Columbia Chiropractic Association (BCCA) is once again proud to support the Salvation Army’s Backpack and School Supply Drive which runs from July 15 – September 11. Along with several other committed partners, the BCCA will help to provide over 5,000 BC elementary school students with the best possible start at an education. Backpacks filled with paper, pencils and other essentials for learning will be distributed before the start of the next school year.Help Us Help Kids: From July 15 – September 11, drop off a donation of cash or unused school supplies to participating Starbucks, Staples and Fitness Town locations. Or make a $5 donation through your phone by simply texting “GIVEBC” to 45678.What school supplies do kids need? Find a printable list at the Fitness Town website For more information on how to donate visit the Staples websitePlease help us help BC kids to get off to a great start this upcoming school year!

BC Chiropractors support high performance athletes at the Sochi Winter games

Behind every top Canadian athlete is a healthcare team that often includes a team chiropractor or two. The BC Chiropractic Association is proud of BC’s chiropractors who are supporting these high performance athletes as they compete on the world stage in Sochi. Dr. Clark Konczak is among several Canadian chiropractors who are featured in Canadian Chiropractor magazine for his work with the Canadian Freestyle Skiing team.2014-02-07_konczak-sochi