dr kirstie griffiths, Chiropractic
Total years in practice: 4
Dr. Griffiths is a Chiropractor and Yoga Teacher, practicing in Guelph, Ontario. Dr. Griffiths’ undergraduate academic journey began at the University of Guelph where she majored in Biomedical Science. In her fourth year of the program, she completed research under Professor and Chiropractor Dr. John Srbely, investigating pain patterns in patients diagnosed with chronic pain. This led Dr. Griffiths to develop a particular interest in assessing and treating chronic pain. She went on to complete her Doctor of Chiropractic degree, graduating Summa Cum Laude from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College.
In 2016, Kirstie embarked on a one-month intensive Yoga Teacher Training program in Nicaragua where she acquired her 200-Hour level certification. She currently offers yoga classes publicly at the University of Guelph, Movati Athletic, and LOYOLA Fit. Dr. Griffiths offers a yoga therapy program for low back pain that combines education, movement, and meditation that is specific to back pain. These in-person programs are offered as a chiropractic service and are eligible for coverage through extended health benefits. This program is also available in an online format.
Dr. Griffiths' practice is located at Norfolk Chiropractic Wellness Centre downtown Guelph. As a healthcare provider, Dr. Griffiths values an integrative model of care that is evidence-based, and emphasizes the mind-body connection and the role it plays in wellness.
In her chiropractic practice, she offers hands on, multi-modal treatment to ease pain and improve function, and incorporates physical rehabilitation and yoga therapy in patient care. She also offers customized coaching on lifestyle factors that play a role in health including diet, nutrition and exercise, and provides a safe space to discuss goals, stressors, and strategies to overcome obstacles to wellness.