Dr. Crystal Draper is an evidence-based practitioner who offers a variety of treatment options including chiropractic manipulation/mobilization, soft tissue therapy, medical acupuncture, postural advice and rehabilitation programs. Each treatment plan is based on your individual needs.
In addition to the hands-on component of her practice, Crystal is also dedicated to education and awareness. Her appointments typically include time spent discussing lifestyle changes, postural advice and reviewing stretches and exercises.
Education and Certifications
Crystal is a lifelong learner who believes that “By learning you will teach; by teaching you will learn." To learn, Crystal obtained her Doctor of Chiropractic from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) in Toronto. During her studies at CMCC, she received numerous citizenship awards for her contributions within the school, in addition to academic awards, including clinical honours. Prior to attending CMCC, Crystal completed her Bachelor of Arts and Science Honours degree with a focus on Developmental Psychology and Human Kinetics.
Crystal is Doula Trained, Webster Certified and a member of the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association. She is also certified in Active Release Technique (ART®) and trained in Contemporary Medical Acupuncture from McMaster University.
Teaching and Research
To teach, Crystal is faculty in the Clinical Diagnosis, Chiropractic Therapeutics and Chiropractic Principles Departments for undergraduate studies at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto. She is also active in research at CMCC and in collaboration with Sunnybrook Hospital.
Crystal enjoys being a part of the action and actively participates in clinical outreach events including a Chiropractic Without Borders Mission in the Dominican Republic. She has also worked on the sidelines of sporting events such as the 2009 Ironman in Lake Placid, the Toronto Rush Ultimate team and most currently as one of the Lead Medical Practitioners for the Toronto 2015 Parapan Am Games.