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All posts by Mike Gotuaco

Dr. Mike Gotuaco graduated from Queen’s with dual degrees in Biology and Physical Health Education and went on to complete chiropractic college at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College. Mike was a high level freestyle snowboarder and spends his free time training, surfing, playing golf, hiking and mountain biking.

A german shepherd lying on a rocky beach in profile. His ears are perked making him look very alert. The sky is blue and the sea is in he distance.

Harley the Dog at Jordan River

Swell patrol on guard, thanks Harley!

A german shepherd standing to the right of a trail in a forest and looking away from the camera.

Trail Dogs

Harley Douglas scoping the lines and making sure dad stays safe 🐶⛑

Dr. Mike Gotuaco surfing

View this post on Instagram #tbt to 1 week ago kook’ing out in Costa Rica 🇨🇷 Mellow swell and fat

This is a beach view with a small white dog running towards the camera and a surfboard lying in the front to the right.

Hard to believe yesterday we were supposed to get a tsunami 🌊

mikeguatzWhat up January 😳Hard to believe yesterday we were supposed to get a tsunami 🌊 #sunnyskiessummervibes #tsunami #meandmydog

A girl wears a back pack that rests a long way away from her back.

Backpacks are everywhere: pack it light, wear it right!

As autumn descends and we’re heading into October, I see so many elementary school, high school, and University students with back packs. There are a number of important considerations to make when helping ourselves, and our young scholars, purchase and pack book bags…

A surfer, a chiropractic surfer, walks out of the water with his surfboard.

A new age of health science and chiropractic care

I have only being in practice for a couple years, but some of my patients have reported that they’ve had a bad experience seeing a chiropractor. Some common themes that arise are the long term treatment plans and …

A man in a black tshirt and red pants standing agains a brown wall and pouting with his bottom lip sticking out. He is holding his hands palms up in front of him, and they are both bandaged with white tape.

CrossFit Open 2017

Thanks Dave Castro for that test of skin durability that you call 17.2. Allowed me to use a full range of

Snow in Victoria!

Tips for how to shovel smart

Just when you think that you’ve moved out to Victoria to get away from the snow of Eastern Canada, think again. Snowpocalypse! Here are some tips to take care of to keep your spine safe…

A group of people on the beach, jumping in sync and moving their bodies

Debunking the many myths of back pain

There are some surprisingly persistent myths and misleading beliefs floating around about back pain, and recovering from back injury …

Mike shows us his non-existent mustache in preparation for Movember in Victoria

Movember in Victoria, coming soon

Mike tells us about Movember, a fundraiser that helps men think about health in a different way, and that has many benefits for our community…

A man on the left and a woman on the right both wearing backpacks and red tshirts. They are shoulder to shoulder and smiling widely and the camera. Tall evergreen trees and fog are behind them.

Partners in Adventure

Huge happy birthday to the super-woman 💃 I’ve had the pleasure of sharing most of my adult life with. May

A man in a blue tshirt and a helment biking over damp rocks towards the camera with the sun shining through some thin trees behind him.

Heartland Bike Park

They say the closer you are to death the more alive you feel. Few things in this world make me

A man facing away from the camera in a red and white plaid shirt and jeans is standing on rocky ground looking out (and down on) a bright blue turquoise lake surrounded by evergreen covered hills to the left and right. On the other side of the lake a large mountain rises up into a blue sky.

Follow the Rainbow to Joffre

Going that extra mile with my baby bro! What a beauty day checkin out Joffre top shelf!

Five people sit and stand to the left of a room with beige walls and a hardwood floor. Slightly right of center a man in navy shorts and a white tshirt is lying on the floor on his stomach, and he is stretch his left arm up towards the ceiling.

Chiro Corner

This is how we roll in Chiro Corner! Doing the SFMA (Selective Functional Movement Assessment).

An indoor gym with two rows of light wooden lifting platforms. Each has a metal pole on it and there are round black weights in the foreground. Someone is lighting a bar above his head in the distance, he is out of focus.

Missing the Crew

Certainly missing the crew in the gym these days! More fun training together!

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