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What is Chiropractic?

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Martin G. Camara, D.C., Intercare’s Clinic Director, explains what Chiropractic is in an episode of “Loren: Kabalikat Natin”


Martin Camara D.C.


Martin G. Camara, D.C., INTERCARE’s Clinic Director , was part of a Chiropractic expert panel for the World Health Organization (W.H.O)Consultation on Chiropractic
– Milan, Italy (2004)





Director of Clinics , Chiropractic Specialist
Intercare Healthcare Systems, Inc.

Medical Commission
Philippine Olympic Committee

Ad Hoc Committee of Chiropractic
Philippine Institute of Traditional and Alternative Health Care (PITAHC)
Department of Health, Republic of the Philippines

Board Member
Philippine Institute of Traditional and Alternative Health Care (PITAHC)
Department of Health, Republic of the Philippines

Director of Membership
International Sports Chiropractic Association

Commission on Complimentary & Alternative Medicine
Philippine Olympic Committee




Cum Laude, Clinical Excellence Awardee
Palmer College of Chiropractic West
California, U.S.A.

Board Certified
The National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, U.S.A.



Sports Medicine Course
International Olympic Committee
Singapore, 2007



Certified Graston Technique Clinician
The first Chiropractor in the Philippines trained in the Graston Technique (GT), a scientifically-advanced instrument-assisted method to treat soft tissue injuries, used by professional sports teams, universities and healthcare institutions in the U.S.A.
Orlando, October 2005
Anthroposophic Medicine Trainee
International Post Graduate Medical Training in Anthroposophic Medicine
Received Level 1 Training in Anthroposophic Medicine under the auspices of the Medical Section of the Goetheanum in Dornach, Switzerland.
March 2003





A. Sporting Events


1. Olympics – A major international event held every two years with Summer and Winter Olympic Games alternating

Team Physician
Philippine Olympic Committee
Beijing Olympics
China, 2008

Team Physician
Amateur International Boxing Association Olympic Qualifier
Bangkok, Thailand, 2008

Attending Chiropractor
World Olympian Association
Turin Winter Olympics
Italy, 2006
Chosen as part of a 12-man delegation by the International Sports Chiropractic Commission to service the World Olympian Association for the 2006 Winter Games


2. Asian Games – A multi-sport event held every four years in which games are organized and regulated by the Olympic Council of Asia under the supervision of the International Olympic Committee


Attending Chiropractor
16th Asian Games
Guangzhou, China, 2010


Attending Chiropractor
Doha Asian Games
Qatar, 2006
Chosen by the Philippine Sports Commission and the Philippine Olympic Committee as the only Chiropractor to a multidisciplinary team of physicians and therapists to service the 246 elite athletes of the Philippine National Team.

Team Physician
Asian Youth Games
Singapore, 2009

Team Physician
1st Asian Martial Games
Bangkok Thailand, 2009

Team Physician
Asian Indoor Games
Vietnam, 2009

3. SEA Games – A biennial multi-sports event which is participated by 11 countries in the South East Asia


Attending Chiropractor
Philippine Olympic Committee
25th SEA Games
Vientiane, Laos, 2009


Team Physician
Philippine Olympic Committee
24th South East Asian Games
Nakhom Ratchasimaran, Thailand, 2007

Attending Chiropractor
Philippine Olympic Committee
SEA Games
Philippines, 2005
Certified by the Philippine Olympic Committee for the Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention Programs for the Aquatic Delegation to the South East Asian (SEA) Games in November 2005





Relevant Professional Affiliations


1. Presidential Appointee
Member of the Board of Trustees of the Philippine Institute of Traditional and Alternative Healthcare (PITAHC), Philippine Department of Health (DOH)
2004 – present

2. Philippine Chiropractic Expert Representative, Speaker
“Chiropractic in a Community Healthcare Setting”
Reviewed and Edited, WHO “Guidelines for Chiropractic Education”
World Health Organization (WHO) Consultation on Chiropractic
Milan, Italy, 2004

3. Co-founder
Intercare Healthcare Systems, Inc.


4. Executive Board Member
International Sports Chiropractic Association


5. Country Representative
World Federation of Chiropractic (WFC) for 2005
Participant, 8th WFC Biennial Congress
Sydney, Australia, June 2005

6. Representative
Consortium of Chiropractic Institutions – Asia Pacific
Singapore and Korea

7. President and Founder
Myotherapy for Life, Philippines in 2005
Myotherapy for Life, Philippines is a sister organization of Hands on Health Australia (HOHA), a not-for-profit voluntary organization from various backgrounds and experiences helping over 20,000 people in need with twenty centers in Australia and overseas.


Media Involvement

A. Contributing Writer
Manila Bulletin Sports Digest
November 2010-present


B. Contributing Writer
The Bull Runner Magazine
November 2010-present


C. Contributing Writer
The Philippine Daily Inquirer (PDI), a national newspaper
Elan Health, Fitness and Lifestyle Section

4. Television Health Program Host
Life Essence, 2003
A series of 13 episodes aired on cable television network, ABS-CBN News Channel (ANC)


9:00 am – 12:00 nn
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Wednesdays and Fridays
9:00 am – 12:00 nn


10:00 am – 2:00 pm
9:00 am – 12:00 nn


3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
9:00 am – 12:00 pm