CHIROPRACTIC & NUTRITION
Owner, Strength & Conditioning Coach, Chiropractor
Matt started his coaching career at Poley Mountain where he was a level two ski instructor, and freestyle coach. Today, he is a Doctor of Chiropractic, a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, and a Certified medical acupuncture provider. He has also obtained his certification by StrongFirst as a Kettlebell Instructor, and Complete Concussion Management Institute as a Concussion Management & Rehabilitation Specialist.
Matt is the Owner, Head Chiropractor, and Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for Forfitness and Athletics. He graduated from Mount Allison University (2001) with a degree in Chemistry and Dalhouise University (2005) with a degree in Biology, and continued onto the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, graduating in 2009. Matt works with his patients and athletes following a movement-based approach. When caring for patients and athletes he applies only sound clinical and evidence based approaches to his treatment and training. His approach to treatment is active based, which means he uses education and exercise as his primary treatment modality. Matt works with all types and ages of people from rehabilitation to performance and is currently working with tactical (firefighter, police, paramedic etc) soccer, MMA, hockey, golf, kayaking, rowing, basketball, racquet, baseball and running athletes. His passion is providing his patients and athletes with knowledge and ability that they need to perform pain free.
BSc, DC, CSCS
Owner, Chiropractor, Nutritional Consultant
Dr. David Forgie, B.A.,D.C.,M.Sc., has been in private practice in Rothesay, N.B., with Dr. Elizabeth Forgie, B.A.,D.C., since 1979. Dr. Forgie grew up in Moncton, N.B., and completed his first degree at Mount Allison University in 1972 in Biology, Chemistry and Psychology. In 1979 he and Elizabeth received their Doctor of Chiropractic degrees from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College; Dr. Forgie also completed one year of Naturopathic training from the Ontario Naturopathic College in 1979. Dr. Forgie then went on to receive his Master of Science degree in biochemistry with specialty in clinical nutrition in 1985 from the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut. During his current twenty-nine years of professional practice, Dr. Forgie has volunteered his time to teach athletes the biomechanics of running, aided various sports teams including karate, soccer, hockey, badminton, tennis and basketball. He hosted a weekly half-hour television program on Wellness called “Nutrition Break” for seven years with local provincial television station CHSJ, and has been interviewed many times on radio and television about alternative health care.
Numerous articles on health have been written by Dr. Forgie for his patients, and published in local media. He has over the years volunteered his time for speaking engagements and still does so. Currently the Forgies’ office, the “Forfitness and Athletics”, offers an educational newsletter, “Your Health Your Choice”, for patients and interested public. Dr. Forgie provides care for musculoskeletal injuries and is a consultant on food and human biology, health and disease.