François Hains is the director of Centre ProSanté West Island, a Medical and Rehabilitation clinic located in Dollard-des-Ormeaux. Dr. Hains has 30 years of chiropractic practice experience. His expertise lies in the diagnosis and management of musculoskeletal disorders affecting the spine and extremities. He also strongly believes in the benefit of interdisciplinary cooperation and has brought together an excellent team of health care professional to manage effectively the most challenging acute and chronic pain disorders.
Dr. Hains graduated as a chiropractor from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in 1990. He subsequently completed a two-year graduate residency program in Clinical Sciences and was granted, in 1993, the status of fellow of the College of Chiropractic Sciences (Canada).
In 2003, Dr. Hains obtained a Master’s Degree in Community Health from the University of Montréal where he studied the reliability of the clinical examination and diagnosis of chronic neck pain sufferers. In 2011, he completed a Micro program in Insurance Medicine and Medico-legal Evaluation offered by the faculty of medicine of the University of Montréal. Dr. Hains research interest lies in the diagnosis and management of chronic musculoskeletal disorders and associated disability.
Dr. Hains is the current chair of the Specialty College council and executive member of the Canadian Federation of Chiropractic. He was also president of the College of Chiropractic Sciences (Canada) for 20 years. This organization ‘s mission is to promote, advance and maintain expertise in chiropractic management of neuromusculoskeletal disorders, and to qualify and certify clinical specialists in chiropractic.
He is also member of the Société des experts en évaluation médico-légale du Québec. He is a medico-legal consultant and has been called as expert witness in court on maters related to chiropractic practice. He has also been nominated as an independent chiropractic evaluator for the RCMP.
Posts by François Hains
28 March 2017
Gardening is a great outdoor activity anyone can enjoy. But, like any other location in the home, the garden is also a place where injury can occur. These helpful tips…
28 March 2017
Everyone knows there’s nothing like a good night’s sleep for feeling refreshed and alert in the morning. On the other hand, not getting the seven or eight hours of sleep that…