DR. ERICA GIFFORD
Dr. Erica Gifford grew up in the city of Ottawa. She attended the University of Ottawa, where she obtained an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Molecular Biology. While attending the University of Ottawa, Dr. Gifford started her professional journey working with patients as a medical assistant for medical doctors. She went on to obtain her Doctor of Chiropractic Degree, graduating with Magna Cum Laude from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) in Toronto. During her time at CMCC, she also worked as a Certified Personal Trainer. She is certified in Acupuncture, Advanced Functional Techniques, Smart Tools and Active Release Technique.
Dr. Gifford provides patients with the most current evidence-based care. She tailors each treatment plan to your specific needs, goals and comfort. Dr. Gifford works with you to help you understand the cause of your pain. She uses a combination of Chiropractic Adjustments and mobilizations with Active Release Technique, Acupuncture, education and rehabilitation exercises to decrease your pain, get you moving better and prevent re-injury. She has a special interest in complex chronic pain patients.
Recreationally, Dr. Gifford enjoys rock climbing, skijoring (cross-country skiing fueled by her dog Bella), snow boarding, hiking, camping and canoeing. She also coaches competitive water polo in Ottawa. She is thrilled to join the RCRC team and looks forward to helping you feel better soon! Learn more about chiropractic care and acupuncture.