Dr. Katie Schertzer, DC, ND is a primary care doctor of chiropractic and naturopathic medicine with an extensive background in athletics, sports science, rehabilitation, nutrition, and holistic health care. Starting her post-secondary education with a Bachelors in Kinesiology and Health Sciences from the University of British Columbia, she then went on to complete a Masters of Science in Sports Medicine, and Doctor of Chiropractic from the University of Western States, later followed by a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine at the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine. Her education, along with her athletic and personal experiences, bring a unique addition to the Broadway at Yew team.
She works with patients on overall health, with a special focus on physical medicine, pain management, movement quality, and athletic performance. From the modern day desk marathoners, to weekend warriors, to professional level, Dr. Schertzer has worked with all types of athletes. She has also worked on the sidelines and behind the scenes treating amateurs to pros, providing medical services for events such as the US National Handball tournament, Portland Stags Major Ultimate and many more.
Through in depth history taking, functional movement screens, and physical assessment, Dr. Schertzer strives to determine the root cause of dis-ease and utilizes an array of techniques to help bring the body back into balance. Drawing from a versatile background she recognizes the utility of conventional and alternative modalities in the journey of health and wellness. She utilizes a diversity of treatments including various soft tissue therapies, rehabilitative exercise, chiropractic manipulation, nutrition and lifestyle changes, herbal medicine, supplementation, acupuncture, prolotherapy and more. She strives to provide a patient centred, collaborative approach to health, offering support and guidance to help each patient achieve their unique health goals. Dedicating herself to continued learning through various programs and research Dr. Schertzer’s commitment is to provide the most innovative, evidence based patient centred care.