Dr.Norman graduated from the University of Saskatchewan where he earned a 4 year B.Sc(Hons) in Anatomy and Cell Biology. He furthered his education in Southern England at the Anglo-European College of Chiropractic (AECC) where he graduated with:
1st class honours: B.Sc.(Hons) Chiropractic and M.Sc. clinical rehabilitation summa cum laude in the top 1% of his class.
His practice philosophy is simplistic and efficient: patient-centered, manual healthcare…Diagnose, educate, treat and prevent.
Dr Norman previously co-owned a multi-disciplinary (DC, MD, PT, RMT, ND, Pedorthist) sports health care practice in Ontario for 8 years and has been in practise since 2003.
2020 marks the 20th year of Pacific Rim Chiropractic on the west coast of Vancouver Island.
In 2011, Dr Norman was the first Chiropractor to offer satellite clinics in other west coast communities to aid in addressing the lack of manual healthcare to the people of the First nations : on Flores Island (Ahousaht), Hot Springs Cove and Itattsoo (Hitacu).
Medical Services Plan of BC (MSP)
M.S.P. provides partial coverage only for persons on premium assistance. Please consult this office for details. An initial co-pay fee of $60.00 will be charged with subsequent visits charged $25 co-pay. Fees related to x-ray examinations, insurance reports, and requested letters not insured otherwise are the patient’s responsibility. No referral is required.
Extended Health Plan Benefits
Patients may receive reimbursement of office fees from most extended health benefit plans, such as those offered through Pacific Blue Cross. Extended health benefit information is available from your employer. This office will help with the completion of required forms and provide receipts that should be sent to your extended health benefits provider. Your employer determines limits and conditions for reimbursement. No referral is required.
Chiropractic office visit fees, reports and x-rays are paid by WorkSafeBC for work related injuries. Workers are also covered for wage loss benefits while under the care of their family chiropractor. Injured persons should consult their doctor of chiropractic immediately following injury. No referral is required.
Coverage is provided for office visits and x-rays for injuries resulting from motor vehicle accidents. Please speak with your family chiropractor regarding office fees and related procedures. Your chiropractor will provide, upon request, a medical legal report and attend court when requested by your or ICBC’s lawyer. Injured persons should consult their doctor of chiropractic as soon as possible following their car crash. No referral is required.
Preferred Areas of Practice
Team Chiropractor and IST member for the Canadian Surf Team
Advanced manual, neuro-musculo-skeletal healthcare
Myofascial release (Active release therapy and fascial manipulation)
Evidence-based rehabilitation – MSc in Clinical Rehab
Nutritional advice supplementation – nutraceuticals by Metagenics and Genestra
On-site (beach, street) chiropractic health care: Canadian Surfing Championships – Rip Curl Pro Tofino, Queen of the Peak Tofino, Edge to Edge marathon – Ucluelet.
Sole Footbeds – heat moulded inserts up to 3.2 mm thick with clinical evidence
Sole Supports Custom Orthotics – 3D casted clinically researched orthotics
Spidertech Kinesiotaping – the original Japanese sports tape, sticky, stretchy, 100% cotton
Complete Concussion Management Inc.™ Partnership Program – visit our concussion management page for more information
ABOUT PACIFIC RIM CHIROPRACTIC
Dr. Ron Norman is a European-trained and educated Chiropractor specifically trained to diagnose and treat your musculoskeletal conditions through various diagnostic and therapy techniques.
Each patient’s treatment plan and services required will be tailored to suit their unique needs.
You can recover faster, attain a better balance and get you back to living life fully as you are meant to on the this slice of paradise of the west coast.
Keep moving…motion is lotion to the joints and muscles! Be proactive not reactive to your injury prevention so you can play comfortably for decades.
I hadn’t found any relief with massage over those years, and had resigned myself to living with the discomfort
Days later, I’m still feeling relief and relaxation
“Thank you Dr. Ron for straightening me out and making my babymoon extra special. Oh! And your awesome restaurant recommendations”
PO Box 347
#11-1636 Peninsula Road
Ucluelet, BC V0R 3A0
Monday 1:00pm – 6:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am – 6:00pm
Friday 9:00am – 1:00pm
381 Main Street
Tofino, BC V0R 2Z0
Mon, Wed, Fri – Closed
Tuesday 12:00pm – 6:00pm
Thursday 12:00pm – 6:00pm
Ahousaht ~ Flores Island Clinic
Clinic Hours: As Posted
Hot Springs Cove
Clinic Hours: As Posted
Hitacu – Ittatsoo
Clinic Hours: As Posted