Who Is Dr. Gaelan?
Dr. Gaelan Connell graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Kinetics. Growing up in Vancouver, Dr. Gaelan experienced the benefits of Chiropractic care for various sports injuries and decided to pursue a future in Chiropractic. After Dr. Gaelan’s undergraduate education, he attended the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto. Throughout his four-year Chiropractic education, he obtained numerous awards for his community involvement and academic achievements including graduating with clinical honours and Magna Cum Laude. Part of his post graduate experience included clinical rounds at the South Riverdale Community Health Care Centre and at St. Micheal’s Hospital in Toronto, where he provided Chiropractic Services to inner-city patients. Dr. Gaelan is also a published author in several peer-reviewed scientific journals and continues to use evidence-based protocols in his daily practice.
Dr. Gaelan has trained in Active Release Technique (ART), Myofascial Release Technique (MRT), Graston Technique (GT), gait analysis and Orthotic foot therapy. His areas of interest include a variety of both acute and chronic Neuro and musculoskeletal injuries. Dr. Gaelan uses well rounded, evidence based treatment protocols in his daily practice.
Injeyan, H. S., Connell, G., Foster, K., Kopansky-Giles, D., Sovak, G., & Tibbles, T. (2018). The prevalence and characteristics of HIV/AIDS patients presenting at a chiropractic outpatient clinic in Toronto, Ontario. A retrospective, observational study. The Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association, 62(2), 77.
Busse JW, Bruno P, Malik K, Connell G, Torrance D, Ngo T, et al. An efficient strategy allowed English-speaking reviewers to identify foreign-language articles eligible for a systematic review. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 2014, 67(5):547-553.
Busse JW, Ebrahim S, Connell G, Coomes EA, Bruno P, Malik K, et al. Systematic review and network meta-analysis of interventions for Fibromyalgia: A protocol. Systematic Reviews. 2013, 2: 18. DOI: 10.1186/2046-4053-2-18
Lucaciu, OC, Connell G. Understanding the Itch Sensation through Transient Receptor Potential Channels: A literature review. JMPT. 2013, 36.6: 385-393.
Dr. Gaelan is a proud husband and father. He developed a love for the outdoors while growing up in the Vancouver area. As an ultra-marathoner and trail runner, he is passionate about injury prevention. He was a coach and lecturer with the Running room 10km and Half-Marathon clinics. Dr. Gaelan’s has completed four trail ultra-marathons since 2017.
Philosophy To Care
Your health, your rules – Dr.Gaelan’s philosophy to care
Dr. Gaelan’s philosophy on health and wellness as a chiropractor is through his comprehensive clinical skills and knowledge. Not only will he provide patients with a working diagnosis of their condition, but implement a wide spectrum of manual treatment protocols, guidance on active stretching and strengthening to prevent re-injury, but most importantly, counsel the patient on modifications to activities of daily living to break the repetitive injury cycle.
Every patient is treated with a unique plan of care that is tailored to meet their needs. Ultimately, Dr. Gaelan’s purpose as a chiropractor is to use his clinical skills and knowledge to help people reach their health goals.