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Chiropractic Sports Sciences

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What does it mean to be a sports sciences resident? It is a speciality in sports sciences requiring an additional three to five years of study, education, and field work to become a qualified practitioner. This allows you the knowledge and experience to work within high end athletics, such as International, National, and Professional level athletes.


The Royal College of Chiropractic Sports Sciences (Canada) is the national governing organization for sports chiropractic in Canada.

Chartered as a Specialty College of the Chiropractic profession in 1984, the RCCSS(C) is an educational and coordinating organization that acts as the Regulatory College for Chiropractic Sports Specialists in Canada.

Members of the RCCSS(C) have been working with Canada's elite athletes for over 20 years. Since the 1998 Winter Olympic Games in Nagano, Japan, our members have been part of the Core Health Care Team for Canada's Olympic athletes.Serving elite athletes has led to affiliations with many institutions and associations, including the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and the Canadian Sports Centres. Members of the RCCSS(C), along with CASEM, SPC, CATA, and CSMTA make up the Service Provider Expert Group which advises the COC on healthcare policy development and provider selection for various International Games.

The RCCSS(C) strongly believes in keeping the needs of ALL athletes as our top priority.

Chiropractic Sports Specialists keep active Canadians at their best by treating mechanical imbalances or dysfunctions. We get to the cause of the problem, so you can focus on giving your best in whatever sport you are participating in.

RCCSS(C) Core Values

Expertise – Pursuit of specialized knowledge & skills through advanced education, research, & practiceLeadership – Inspire through dedication,  action, & guidanceExcellence – Commitment to ExcellenceIntegrity – Adherence to a professional moral and ethical codeCollaboration – Working together to achieve common interests and goals

RCCSS(C) Vision

Expanding the Horizons of Sports Health Care

RCCSS(C) Mission

To develop and support Chiropractic Sports Specialists committed to excellence and collaboration in education, research and service


Dr. Mike Hadbavny

Chiropractor, Sports Sciences Resident RCCSS(C)

If you are interested in learning more about how chiropractic care can be effective for your particular condition or health goals, contact Dr. Mike Hadbavny at 250-881-7881 today to make an appointment and discover the many benefits of seeing a chiropractor in Victoria, BC. Contact us today.

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