Dr. David Cryderman, DC grew up in Thamesville, Ontario, a small country community about one hour southwest of London. In 1991, Dr. Cryderman earned a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from University of Western Ontario. Dr. Cryderman then attended the National University of Health Sciences (formerly National College of Chiropractic) in Chicago, Illinois where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Human Biology and received his Doctor of Chiropractic in 1994. The next year involved a chiropractic practice in Cleveland, Ohio, and Thamesville/Dresden, Ontario. Dr. Cryderman continued his education by teaching at the National University of Health Sciences, from 1995 to 1997, in the department of Diagnosis, such subjects as ENT, Physical and Laboratory Diagnosis. As an instructor at the College of DuPage from 1996 to 1997, he taught Anatomy and Physiology. Dr. Cryderman is board eligible for the Diplomate of American Board Chiropractic Internists, a designation of the American Chiropractic Association.
Dr. Cryderman’s accomplishments include: being a Research Clinician with the National Institute of Health study, Flexion Distraction Therapy for the Treatment of Low Back Pain in conjunction with Loyola Medical School. He has specialized in the treatment of Whiplash since 2000, attending many lectures and the only human subject, full-scale car-to-car crash test program in 2003 and 2005. Yes, these were people who volunteered to be studied with high-speed film in low speed car crashes. Dr. Cryderman has been performing needle acupuncture since 1993, and spent 250 hours recently earning his acupuncture certificate from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College.
Dr. Cryderman’s experience is unique in that he has the advantage of treating patients in both medical and chiropractic practices. Dr. Cryderman practiced with a Medical Doctor in a multidisciplinary practice in Elkhart, Indiana previous to owning his chiropractic practice in Portage, Indiana. He left his 13 year chiropractic clinic in October 2011, to return to London. “I was missing so much of my nieces and nephews lives, and also my parents are getting on in years. I want to live close to them.”
Dr. Cryderman bases his care upon a foundation of diagnostic information gathered through patient history, physical examination, outside x-rays if indicated. “I will not hesitate to refer you back to your medical doctor if I feel further clinical testing is indicated.” Dr. Cryderman offers low force adjustments designed for elderly and pediatric health problems; as well as traditional diversified techniques, physiotherapy, rehabilitation, acupuncture, and nutritional counseling.
Dr. Cryderman is a past-president of the Portage Exchange Club, a service club dedicated to the prevention of child abuse. He is also a past member of the Portage Rotary Club, having served on the board as treasurer. Dr. Cryderman is a past board member with Rebuilding Together*Portage, a grass roots organization that rehabilitates housing, particularly for low-income elderly or disabled homeowners. Dr. Cryderman was also involved with the Greater Portage Chamber of Commerce, and was elected to the Board of Directors for 1999-2000. He has been involved locally with MS Society of Canada, and Juvenile Diabetes Walk. He is a volunteer chiropractor with the Salvation Army Clinic London.
Dr. Cryderman took over Dr. Langford’s chiropractic practice in December 2012. He enjoys working in downtown London. He welcomes you to his practice.