Dr. Shannon Gow completed her Bachelor of Science majoring in honours Kinesiology at the University of Waterloo in 2016. Dr. Gow then graduated with honours from New York Chiropractic College in 2020. She has received a Distinguished Service award, a Phi Chi Omega Honours Designation, a Distinguished service in Basic Sciences award, and a Human Performance and Sport Science Certificate.
During her clinical experience, Dr. Gow has encountered patients from all walks of life. She treats patients with a combination of chiropractic adjustments, manual soft tissue mobilization, and rehabilitation exercises. She creates and implements individualized treatments plans for a variety of conditions. Dr. Gow has a special interest in the pregnant and pediatric populations. She has encountered a variety of conditions, including torticollis, sciatica, disc herniations, round ligament pain, and difficulties with latching. She prides herself on being able to provide quality care to a wide variety of patient needs.
It has been a personal goal for Dr. Gow to be a chiropractor for over 12 years. When she was 14, she suffered a debilitating injury. After being told that she would never walk properly again, and that pain would likely be a part of her days going forward, all seemed lost. Manual therapy and adjustments helped her to be able to overcome herinjury, and participate in the activities that she loves. She decided to become a chiropractor with the hopes of changing other’s lives, as hers was.
Dr. Gow is a positive, energetic individual who fully commits to every task that she takes on. She believes that everyone deserves a chance to live pain free, and that a positive attitude and a helping hand can go a long way. Dr. Gow is committed to helping others reach their maximum level of health: from newborn babies, to athletes, to pregnant moms, to the elderly. She believes that everyone deserves to have a healthy, joyful, pain free experience.
If Dr. Gow is not in the clinic, you can find her with her nose in a good book, spending time with friends and family, exploring and hiking, or trying out a new recipe.