Dr. Jory Basso, BSc(Hon), Dip SIM, CSCS, DC, found his passion for sports therapy and chiropractic care after suffering numerous injuries during high school sport. His many rehabilitation sessions provided exposure to various types of therapy. This fueled his interest in studying human anatomy, physiology, nutrition, biomechanics, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries and conditions.
From early on Dr. Jory realized that he needed to create multifaceted treatment plans to help maximize patient results. When creating a patient’s ‘hybrid treatment plan’ he draws on over a decade of experience with athletes, office workers and everything in between. By combining the best therapies, patient education on nutrition, stress reduction, stretching and strengthening – Dr. Jory will have you back to doing the things you love as soon as possible!
EDUCATION & ACCREDITATION
Dr. Jory was accepted into a combined Degree/Diploma program at the University of Guelph and Sheridan College in 1996. In this intensive program, seven years of education was condensed into five. A Bachelor of Biological Science Honours Degree specialized in Human Kinetics and a Diploma in Sports Injury Management was obtained.
He completed the four year Doctor of Chiropractic Diploma in 2005 at Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) in Toronto. He serves clients in downtown Toronto within GoodLife Fitness Health Centre just west of Union Station as Clinic Director.
Dr. Jory is a professor at George Brown College in Toronto currently teaching Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathology to nursing students pursuing a BScN. This experience has sharpened Dr. Jory’s diagnostic skills and increased his clinical expertise.
Sports Therapist and Team Trainer
Dr. Jory was Sports Therapist and Team Trainer with the Peterborough Pagans Rugby Club, Guelph Gryphons Hockey and Toronto Varsity Blues Hockey and Football Teams. He provided strength and conditioning advice at the University of Guelph weight and circuit training rooms.
He has treated marathon runners at the finish line of The GoodLife Fitness Toronto Marathon for the past three years as part of the official medical services team. In 2011 he competed in the GoodLife Toronto half-marathon bettering his pre-race goal by eight minutes.
Golf Fitness Instructor, Strength & Conditioning Specialist
Dr. Jory is a Golf Fitness Instructor and is certified as a Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) with the National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA). Recently Dr. Basso was certified in the application of SpiderTech Kinesiology Tape. He has worked at some of the top chiropractic and sports injury clinics in Toronto.
Dr. Jory has a keen interest in public speaking. He has presented health and wellness talks at such companies as Scotiabank, SNC Lavalin, Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment (MLSE) and the Toronto GoodLife Fitness Group Exercise Instructor Summit.
Dr. Jory has provided health, wellness & fitness expertise on television including a segment on CBC’s “The National” and two episodes of CMT’s “The Fashion District“. Recently he has provided health expertise on CTV’s Dr. Marla and Friends. Watch ‘Running Tips to Prevent Injury’ Click Media Appearances for more info.
Dr. Jory is very passionate about fitness. He believes in finding a balance between cardiovascular fitness, endurance, strength, toning and flexibility. Retired from hockey and basketball due to knee surgeries, he is now an avid cyclist, golfer and exercise junkie. Dr. Jory not only preaches health and fitness – he practices it! He recently completed a Half Marathon and a Triathlon and is constantly seeking out new physical challenges and adventures.
Dr. Jory is an active member of both Canadian and Ontario Chiropractic Associations and has over 12 years of experience in the health and wellness industry. He treats a wide range of clients from baby boomers and urban office professionals to ‘weekend warriors’ and professional athletes.
He believes in a preventative approach to healthcare and sees fitness as the cornerstone to health and well-being. His goal with every client is getting them back to the activities they enjoy as quickly as the healing process allows.