Dr. Nikita Vizniak (aka ‘Dr. Nik’), BSc, DC, ERYT, RMT, CES is a collection of ~214 bones, ~472 joints, and soft tissues that loves to learn, teach and help people reach their optimal potential.
He is an author, clinician and professor of clinical cadaver anatomy, exercise therapy, orthopedics, joint mobilizations, and a globally recognized subject matter expert. He is certified by the National Academy of Sports Medicine as a Corrective Exercise Specialist, practitioner at prohealthclinics.com and has authored many textbooks, youtube videos and CE courses used around the world; including the best-selling Muscle Manual and Orthopedic Assessment, among others. His works have been translated into many languages and help millions of students, clinicians and instructors promote evidence-based, best practices of multidisciplinary patient-centered care. Dr. Nik loves teaching and empowering people with results-based practical content – Anatomy is the foundation of his work, progressing to assessment and action. His motto – ‘We are all students and life is cumulative – work smarter not harder and have fun. #sayitwithasmile’ Follow him on FB, IG or YouTube. Patient bookings can be made here by appointment only.
A regular student favorite, Dr. Vizniak teaches topics including anatomy, soft tissue mobilization, orthopedics, diagnostic imaging, joint mobilization, IASTM, exercise therapeutics and numerous advanced myofascial therapies. He has also has trained in minor surgery, obstetrics, phlebotomy, acupuncture, botanical medicine and clinical nutrition. His professional experience outside of private practice includes; sports medicine, working as a subject matter expert on exam and continuing education committees for numerous colleges, universities and professional licensing bodies. Dr. Vizniak provides an entertaining lecture full of enthusiasm and positive student learning opportunities, as well as a safe place to ask questions and make mistakes (Dr. Vizniak’s Top Tips for instructors can be found here).
He has also taught standardized exam preparation for MCAT (pre-med), PCAT (pre-pharmacy), DAT (pre-dental), OAT (pre-optometry) and various nutrition & botanical medicine educational series. His professional experience outside of private practice, also include working & volunteering in hospital ERs and cancer wards and as a standardized patient simulator, trainer, national board exam clinical scenario developer & proctor for the NPLEX, 2003 CCEB volunteer, Medical Council of Canada & UBC standardized patient program. Dr. Vizniak has also served as a subject matter expert on medical legal litigation and continuing education committees for numerous colleges, universities and professional licensing bodies.
When not engaged in practice, research or clinical academics, he enjoys wood working, organic farming, Brazilian jujitsu, circuit training, archery, target shooting, soccer, floor hockey, biking, hiking, golf, watching documentaries and spending time enjoying the outdoors with his friends & family.
Dr. Nik’s Consulting Services include:
- Education, Exercise Therapy, Massage, Joint Mobilization
- Instrument Assisted Techniques and Orthopedic Assessment
- Diagnostic Imaging Consultation (xray, CT, MRI)
- Diet and Nutritional Counselling
- Functional Exercise Rehab, Yoga and Movement Therapies
- Practice Management, Business Evaluation, Wealth Management
- Public Speaking and CE seminars (conferences and clinics)
- Mentorship, Clinicians, and Board Exam Preparation
Get help to learn proven learning techniques that help you memorize and become an expert on human anatomy. Get the edge you need to study smarter, not harder, and receive the score that you want in your exams! Create effective treatment plans for better patient outcomes. Whether you’re a student or working professional, Dr. Nik can help elevate your practice.
Prohealthsys offers many resources and ways to support its students and growing professionals, and Dr. Nik wants you to know he can help you succeed. Dr. Nik is available for one-on-one consulting, either in-person at the Prohealth Clinics in New Westminster, BC, Canada, or via a Zoom meeting online.