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About Dr. Jerome Fryer – Nanaimo, BC, Chiropractor


Who Am I?

Dr. Jerome Fryer obtained his bachelor of science degree in biopsychology from the University of British Columbia in 1995. He then obtained his doctorate degree in chiropractic, graduating with honors, from the University of Western States, Portland Oregon in 1999. Between the years of 2000-2006 practiced on the West Coast of Vancouver Island in Ucluelet and later expanded to Tofino with a satellite clinic.

In 2006, decided to move to Nanaimo for more opportunities where he currently practices Mon Wed, Thurs and Fri making room for conducting spine research and crafting spine education models. He also lectures on the topics of degenerative disc disease and related spinal hydraulics and nutrition. His latest was at the request of the mechanical engineering department at the University of British Columbia.

Dr. Fryer has a history of sport. His four personal North American Speedskating Championships as well as seven Canadian National Championships set the foundation for a career in chiropractic. Dr. Jerome Fryer has extensive knowledge in sport physiology and injuries.

See Jerome Fryer’s Google Scholar page to view his publications and how others are citing his work.

Publications by Fryer

PLOS One Kawchuk, G; Fryer, J; Jaremko, J; Zeng, H; Rowe, L,; Thompson, R W. Real-Time Visualization of Joint Caviation. PLOS One April 15, 2015.
certi-4 Fryer, J.; Zhang, W. Preliminary investigation into a seated unloading movement strategy for the lumbar spine: A pilot study. Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapy 2010, Apr;14(2):119-26.
certi-5  Fryer, J.; Is a purpose of REM sleep atonia to help regenerate intervertebral volumetric loss. Journal of Circadian Rhythms 2009, 7:1 (5 January 2009).
certi-6 Fryer, J.; Quon J.; Smith, F.W. Magenetic resonance imaging and stadiometric assessment of the lumbar discs after sitting and chair-care decompression excercise: a pilot study. The Spine Journal 2010, April 10:4:297-305.
J Sleep Disorders and Therapy Fryer, JC. Hypnic Reflex: A Spinal Perspective. J Sleep Disord Ther 2014, 3: 177. 3:5, (2014)

Provided Lectures, Presentations and Awards

  • Guest Speaker UBC Mechanical Engineering – Joint sounds and Mechanics 2017

  • 2009, 2010, 2011, 2014 Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of British Columbia. Course BIOFLUIDS Title of lecture: Intervertebral Motion, a Hydraulic Perspective
  • 2009 World Congress of Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery and Technique
  • 2014 Becker’s 11th Annual Orthopedic, Spine & Pain Management Conference in Chicago
  • 2014 Lunch Speaker BC CHIROPRATIC ASSOCIATION AGM and Conference
  • Award for Excellence in Research (2015) – issued by the British Columbia College of Chiropractors (The Award of Excellence is granted to BCCA members who have demonstrated, exceptional dedication or service to the chiropractic profession and/or the community)

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Contact Dr. Fryer at 250-591-1945

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