Dr. Trevor Vander Doelen

Dr. Trevor Vander Doelen



  • Chiropractor
  • Active Release Techniques® Provider
  • Acupuncture McMaster University
  • Honours Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology
  • Registered Kinesiologist


Dr. Trevor Vander Doelen earned his Doctorate of Chiropractic from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College following an Honours Bachelor of Science Degree in Kinesiology from Laurentian University. Following his Chiropractic degree, he then completed a Masters of Science in Rehabilitation Sciences from the University of British Columbia and a 5-year residency to become a Sports Specialist Chiropractor. He is currently a Fellow of the Royal College of Chiropractic Sports Sciences and the lead author in a number of peer reviewed journal articles pertaining to injury care and sports performance.

He is the current Chiropractor at the Athlete Institute Basketball Academy in Orangeville that has produced numerous NBA basketball players. Trevor’s passion for his work has also led him to teaching his peers, as a current instructor in the Functional Integrated Acupuncture program. He was also a Lead Medical Practitioner at the Toronto Pan Am Games in 2015.

Dr. Vander Doelen takes an integrative approach to injury care by optimizing movement for both injury recovery and performance improvement. Along with his chiropractic education, Dr. Vander Doelen is also trained in Full body Active Release Technique (ART), Contemporary Medical Acupuncture (McMaster University), Functional Integrated Needling (FIN), Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), Neurokinetic Therapy (NKT), Complete Concussion Management (CCM), and SHIFT Concussion Management.

He has a special interest in basketball related injuries, chronic injuries, and performance care. He currently consults with NCAA, NBA, and basketball players from international professional leagues. Along with basketball players, he serves as a consultant for OHL, AHL, and NHL hockey players, and regularly speaks to athletic groups. Dr. Vander Doelen is a former Toronto Lifeguard Champion and has received the Toronto Emergency Medical Services Citizenship Award. In his spare time he enjoys cycling, windsurfing, playing basketball, squash, and volleyball.