Dr. Burton, Chiropractic Specialist

About Dr. Burton

"I never knew much about chiropractors. I developed back pain & visited one. Amazing! A doctor who doesn't give drugs or perform surgery but has this 'wow, walk out of office feeling better' effect. Why didn't I know about this?"

Now with 25 years of clinical experience, Dr. Burton is uniquely qualified to offer an uncommon combination of knowledge, training, skills & experience. Graduating from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (Toronto 1985-1989), Dr. Burton received 6 awards there including the prestigious Canadian Chiropractic Association's (CCA) President's award (1988) given to one intern in Canada annually for academic accomplishment, clinical competency, and volunteer service inside and outside the school. Dr. Burton's accomplishments continue professionally, where acknowledgements have included an Award of Achievement from the Newfoundland and Labrador Chiropractic Association in recognition of attaining the advanced designation 'chiropractic specialist' in 2003.

Dr. Burton is in fact an internationally trained Board certified specialist (USA and Canada). Thirty-four trips to locations such as Toronto, Boston, and Tampa were taken between 1995 to 2003 as a part of fulfilling requirements of being a Fellow of the College of Chiropractic Physical & Occupational Rehabilitation (Canada), displayed as FCCPOR(C). Dr. Burton has also fulfilled American requirements and earned the additional distinction of being a diplomate of the American Chiropractic Rehabilitation Board, displayed as DACRB. In addition to specialist achievements, Dr. Burton has passed Canadian & American general chiropractic Board examinations which regulates general practice in the United States and many countries internationally including Italy where Dr. Burton spent a summer at back pain institute during his earlier education.

Dr. Burton remains on top of current research evidenced by publishing in it. For example, Dr. Burton has published in the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics (JMPT 2005) and the Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association (JCCA 2008). Publishing, attending scientific symposiums such as the Specialist Conference on Spine Disorders (Toronto, 2013) , and teaching are some of the requirements required by specialists.

Dr. Burton was given the honor of being invited to be a member of a review panel which developed guidelines for Canadian chiropractors entitled Chiropractic clinical practice guideline: evidence-based treatment of adult neck pain not due to whiplash.

Dr. Burton is a member of the CCA, NLCA, and Newfoundland and Labrador Chiropractic Board (NLCB). Dr. Burton is a past director of the NLCA (10 years).

Dr. Burton enjoys pursuing personal & professional development. He completed a Science degree (Biology major, Biochemistry minor) in 2005, and a Masters degree (Post-Secondary Education) in 2012.

Dr. Burton is married to Kim and they have 2 children Vincent & Dorothy Maria.