North Vancouver Chiropractor, Dr. Wentzell was born and raised in a small town on the South Shore of Nova Scotia. With interests in sport, physical activity and rehabilitation, Dr. Wentzell’s post-secondary education began in Wolfville, Nova Scotia at Acadia University where he completed a Bachelor of Kinesiology degree with “Acadian Scholar” distinction.Following his undergraduate degree, Dr. Wentzell attended the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto, Ontario where he completed his Doctor of Chiropractic degree with Cum Laude and Clinical Honors.
His clinical internship provided him with two unique experiences, having worked in both public health center and rehabilitation hospital settings.Dr. Wentzell is currently completing a Masters in Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of British Columbia and a Sport Sciences Residency through the Royal College of Chiropractic Sport Sciences (Canada). He has also pursued additional education in Strength and Conditioning through the NSCA, Contemporary Medical Acupuncture through McMaster University, Functional Range Release (FR), Functional Range Conditioning (FRC) and the Selective Functional Movement Assessement (SMFA).
With a focus on sport injury care, Dr. Wentzell works with athletes of all ages and skill levels. He is currently a part of the support medical staff for the BC Lions (CFL) and is the team chiropractor for the 2016 Women’s Soccer Selects “A” Provincial Champs, the North Shore Hearts. Dr. Wentzell has also been involved with the core medical staff of numerous sporting events including the 2015 PGA Tour Canada PC Financial Open, the 2015 LPGA CP Women’s Open and the 2016 PGA Tour Canada Freedom 55 Financial Open.
When Dr. Wentzell is not working, he enjoys reading current health and performance literature, playing hockey and hiking BC’s amazing trail systems. Dr. Wentzell is a committed lifelong learner, constantly immersing himself in literature and lectures that benefit his patients on a daily basis.