About

Studies 

Dr Elaine Eglin, chiropractor at Centre Chiropratique Specifique Quantum in Quebec City, completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from the University of Waterloo in Ontario in 1984 after which she headed to Toronto to study chiropractic. Once her studies at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto were completed in 1988, she started her private clinical practice in the Québec City region. 

Appreciated by her clientele, it is now 31 years that she has been helping people rediscover and maintain their health, one adjustment at a time. Whether it is for back pain, headaches, neck pain, sciatic nerve pain, shoulder pain, herniated discs or other various musculoskeletal conditions, her clientele appreciates her rigorous scientific thinking as well as her efficient treatment methods. 

An active member of the Quebec Order of Chiropractors, the Quebec Chiropractic Association and the Canadian Chiropractic Association, Dr Eglin, chiropractor, considers continued education important for chiropractors desiring to stay current and effective. Keeping the mind sharp helps to better analyze and diagnose problems. Understanding how and why a health problem presents for her patients contributes to solving the problem as well as preventing future problems. 

Interested and passionate about learning in various areas, Dr Eglin, chiropractor completed a Master’s degree in Business Administration (2013) while practising full-time. 

Her clientele comes from many different cities and villages in the province of Québec and the other Canadian provinces as well as Europe and the United States.  

Clinical experience 

In order to resolve effectively and efficiently her clients various pains and problems, Dr Eglin, chiropractor, uses the most appropriate techniques. Diversified chiropractic technique, where adjustments through the use of the hands are made to displaced vertebrae or joints, relieves suffering for many. Soft-tissue techniques such as pressure points, passive stretching or active resistance may be utilized according to the condition. Her extensive expertise in Upper Cervical Specific Technique provides an interesting method to help people with complex and difficult problems. All of her treatment methods are done by hand and personalized. Since each person is unique, Dr. Eglin, chiropractor, chooses to apply certain techniques according to the clinical examination, history and neurological, orthopaedic and chiropractic evaluations. 

Aware that chiropractic care may be a choice among many other treatment methods available for pain relief, her clinical experience allows her to determine if her treatment methods are the most appropriate or if it would be better to consult another professional. Dre Eglin, chiropractor, strives to find the best solution for a patient's health problem. For certain people who consult for her services, Dr. Eglin, chiropractor, does not hesitate to make a referral to another health professional, when necessary.  

Interested in serving effectively her clientele, Dr Eglin, chiropractor is available to discuss in person or over the telephone with people interested in resolving their health issues. 

Let Dr Eglin, chiropractor, take care of your health. Schedule your appointment right away!

Chiropractic Education

In the Quebec province, the future doctor of chiropractic must complete a first cycle doctorate over a period of five years at the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières. The program is restrained to a limited number of individuals and the conditions for admission are similar to those used by other highly considered health profession programs. The student must complete eighteen months under clinical supervision in a university setting. Afterwards, the student must write demanding provincial exams from the Order of Chiropractors of Quebec.

Only after having succeeded these exams will the doctor of chiropractic be able to welcome and treat patients in his chosen professional clinical setting. At the end of professional training, the chiropractor possesses the necessary expertise to make a chiropractic diagnosis, in order to care for the patient according to his physical condition, age and health objectives.

Disciplines studied 

In Quebec or Ontario, areas of studies, other than chiropractic principles and clinical sciences directly related to the chiropractic diagnosis, include:

  • anatomy
  • biochemistry
  • physiology
  • neurology
  • embryology
  • immunology
  • microbiology
  • pathology
  • nutrition
  • etc. 

Instruction in radiology is particularly detailed for chiropractic students. It includes 360 course hours as well as a clinical internship, touching biophysics, x-ray protection, clinical x-ray interpretation and x-ray diagnosis.