Dr. Nader Abdelkader
B.Sc., D.C., Sports Sciences Resident (RCCSS)
Dr. Nader Abdelkader obtained a Bachelor of Science degree with distinction from the University of Manitoba while concurrently competing at the national fencing circuit. During his athletic career, his appreciation for sports medicine sparked interest, having sustained several sports injuries himself. Combining his passion for health sciences and sports, he further pursued his academics at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College. He is currently completing his post graduate fellowship from the Royal College of Chiropractors of Sports Sciences.
His clinical practice includes proficient diagnoses of the neuromusculoskeletal system, manual-therapy, and advanced rehabilitative exercises.
Dr. Abdelkader focuses in the area of lunging biomechanics, fencing and racket sport injuries, and sports performance and conditioning. He is currently conducting scientific research in the area of dynamic balance assessments in athletic populations. During his academia, he was involved in internships and placements at various hospitals across the Greater Toronto Area, and other specialized sports medicine clinics involved in advanced therapeutics and surgical consultations.
He is currently chairing the Medical and Health committee of the Ontario Fencing Association, and is the lead medical consultant of the Canadian National Fencing team. Notably, he was part of the medical team for the 2019 Canada Cup Squash (a Professional Squash Association event), Fencing World Championships 2018-19, and Toronto 2015 Pan-Am Games.