Dr. Hunter has been offering NUCCA spinal care to the city of Calgary since 2003 after she graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa. She became fully trained in the NUCCA spinal evaluation and corrective procedures before graduating Magna Cum Laude and earning a membership in an International Chiropractic Honor Society, Pi Tau Delta. Prior to joining Align Health & Wellness, in 2011, she practiced for eight years at the Britannia Clinic with her mentor, Dr. Gordon Hasick. Earlier to her Chiropractic career, Dr. Hunter earned a Bachelor of Physical Education & Recreation (Kinesiology) at the University of Alberta in 1998 where her studies centered on Active Living, Health and Well-being for the older adult.
Currently, she maintains membership with the National Upper Cervical Chiropractic Association (NUCCA) and serves as board member on the Ralph R Gregory Memorial Foundation (Canada), which supports the Research, Education, Endowment and Public Awareness of the NUCCA procedure in Canada. In addition to regularly attending post-graduate conferences and seminars to broaden her professional knowledge of NUCCA and other chiropractic subjects, she also remains involved in the challenging NUCCA board-certification program of which she hold Part 2 Certification in a three-part process. She has also broadened her scope of practice to involve training with the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA), which specifically trains doctors to treat with competence the specific needs of women in pregnancy, both pre and post natal, and pediatrics. She currently holds certification with the ICPA for the Webster Technique.
Dr. Hunters’ husband, Mitch, is a Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine and together, they keep a healthy balance with quality time at home or outdoors and with their young sons, Leighton, Calvin and Marshall. She looks forward to serving you in your pursuit for improved health and balance.