Christina Garcia BSc, D.Ch
Christina Garcia D.Ch. is a registered chiropodist with a strong passion for athletics and biomechanics. She began her journey during her undergraduate years where she obtained her Honours Bachelor of Science from the University of Toronto. It was during this time that she realized the need to pursue a career in health care. She went on earn her graduate advanced diploma in Chiropody from The Michener Institute in 2012. She has practiced in hospitals, community centers and private practice clinics around the GTA but now services the Durham Region as that is where she was raised and now resides.
Chiropody treatments cover a wide scope of practice involving but not limited to dermatology, surgery, palliative care, pharmacology and sports medicine. Christina's interest however, resides within the field of biomechanics and how the feet interact with the weight bearing joints of the body. She has treated all ages from as young as four years of age, all the way up to those approaching the 100 year milestone and ranging from the needs of a competitive athlete to partial foot amputees.
Her interest in biomechanics stems from her passion for athletics and fitness which developed early on in life. She grew up playing competitive soccer which later transitioned into a love of weight lifting and yoga. She entered the world of competitive bodybuilding where after only a short period of time, she obtained her professional athlete status with the IDFA organization.
Her personal and professional experiences give her a unique perspective on the care she provides to her patients. She strives to protect foot and joint health, to enhance performance and to shorten injury recovery time.