While studying Kinesiology at Simon Fraser University, Dr. Gertz had the opportunity to work as an assistant to a chiropractor. It was during this time that he was introduced to chiropractic care and it’s effective, drug-free approach to alleviating pain and restoring the body’s normal joint function and nervous system. After witnessing first-hand the powerful and positive effects of chiropractic care, Dr. Gertz chose it as his profession.
Dr. Gertz uses a wide variety of techniques from chiropractic adjustments, nutrition, and lifestyle management, to biomechanical assessments, physical therapy and core strengthening regimes.Dr. Gertz has been in practice serving the Yaletown community for the past 11 years. During this time he has provided care for NHL and NBA players, visiting Ballet and Musical Performance tours, professional body-builders and on-set care for numerous actors in feature films. “When dealing with such elite athletes as a ballet performer, where such minute changes can have such a great impact on their performance, it is essential to have a very detailed understanding of their body and a variety of techniques to use in order to aid in their performance and provide efficient results.”