Dr. Rankin began his undergraduate studies at the St. George Campus of the University of Toronto. At U of T, Dr. Rankin concentrated his studies in both social sciences and the humanities, earning a specialist in Archaeology and a major in Celtic studies. Dr. Rankin graduated with distinction in these programs.
In 1996, Dr. Rankin found the direction he was looking for and decided to become a chiropractor. Dr. Rankin attended the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto. During these four years, Dr. Rankin also completed his study of Acupuncture at the Canadian Academy of Clinical Acupuncture. Dr. Rankin combines the best of the eastern and western acupuncture traditions with chiropractic care in his approach to patient care. Dr. Rankin has practiced chiropractic in two downtown Toronto multi-disciplinary clinics. From this experience, he learned that co-operation between health care professionals was a key in patient’s overall health care. He brings this experience to the Momentum Healing Arts Centre.
Dr. Rankin is also a martial arts practitioner, practicing Yang style T’ai chi. This involvement in martial arts has led Dr. Rankin to working with members of the Taekwondo and Grappling communities as a volunteer and chief medical personnel at numerous competitions.
Dr. Rankin finished further graduate studies at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in the summer of 2005. Dr. Rankin graduated with a Fellowship in Rehabilitation Sciences. This three year program focused on the treatment and rehabilitation of injuries, motor vehicle accident rehabilitation, work place accident and injury treatment, and prevention of health problems through exercise and other patient driven techniques. Dr. Rankin is excited to be implementing these effective programs into his current patient care. In addition to completing his Rehabilitation Fellowship, in the winter of 2005 and 2006, Dr. Rankin completed additional training in acupuncture with the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute in affiliation with the University of Toronto, School of Medicine and continuing studies. Dr. Rankin believes that his patients deserve the latest and best techniques in health care, and that his continued education is an important step towards this goal.
Dr. Rankin is currently a member in good standing of the Ontario Chiropractic Association, the Canadian Chiropractic Association, the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, the Canadian Academy of Chinese Traditional Health Sciences, and the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute.
Dr. Rankin believes in holistic and preventive health care. He genuinely enjoys meeting new people and helping them to reach all their health goals.