Dr. Jayson Shephard

Leading Calgary Chiropractor & Active Release Techniques Provider


Dr. Jayson Shephard was born and raised in Calgary and graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic West in 1992. As well as introducing Active Release Therapy to Western Canada, Dr. Shephard holds advanced certification in Active Release Techniques (ART®) and has been an active instructor of ART® since 1998. He was also one of the first practitioners to bring the Graston Technique to Calgary.

Dr. Jay (as his patients call him) has been providing manual and sports therapy along with corrective exercise rehabilitation to all that seek him out. Dr. Shephard has 20 years experience in the assessment on injury and biomechanical dysfunction. As well as treating the weekend warrior and everyday folks like you and I, Dr. Jay Shephard has had the pleasure of treating Olympic athletes and professional athletes from the NHL, CFL, NFL, MLB, and PGA Tour, as well as movie actors and touring recording artists.

We Look Forward to Meeting You at Shephard Health


Welcome to Shephard Health – Your Calgary Chiropractor and Wellness Provider

Suffering Pain? We Welcome Walk-In Emergencies!
Or Call Our Office 24/7 for the Doctor On Call Phone Number!

Shephard Health is a Chiropractic Care Clinic in NW Calgary that focuses on getting patients back to optimal health and of the cycle of constant care. At our Calgary Health & Wellness Centre (located in Kensington on Kensington Road NW), our focus is to find the CAUSE of the problem. Once we do this, we then work with you (in our Health Centre) with the focus on treating your ailments as a holistic whole. This way we can work together towards a solution to your health issues.

It is our goal to help our patients to
live, work, and play pain-free!*

Dr. Jay Shephard

Shephard Health is a Calgary Chiropractor who uses the latest combined treatments of Chiropractic Care, Active Release Therapy, Shockwave Therapy, Spinal Decompression, Massage Therapy, Electro Acuscope & Myopulse Therapy as well as Cold Laser Therapy services to help you achieve optimal healing.

Please contact us or make an introductory appointment to come in for a Complimentary Consultation at our clinic. Let us answer your questions and provide you with the information you need to determine the right care program for you. Shephard Health always welcomes new patients! No Referral Necessary!

We Always Welcome New Patients!

Call Us at (403) 543-7499 to book your
NW Calgary Chiropractic appointment today!

Shephard Health’s COVID-19 Response

With the recent COVID–19 outbreak, we would like to reinforce that Shephard Health takes all infectious diseases seriously and that the safety and well-being of our clients is our highest priority. For the safety of all team members and our patients, we have introduced the following procedures in addition to our already high standards.

  • Doorknobs, handles and surfaces are now sanitized hourly.
  • Front desk team members are washing and sanitizing their hands and workspace hourly.
  • As per normal, all team members will wash/sanitize their hands between each patient visit.
  • We continue to use our regular hospital-grade cleaning formulas.
  • In our treatment rooms, we are regularly sanitizing bed corners, coat hooks, doorknobs, face rests, and any equipment used or handled after every patient.
  • All towels and laundry in the facility are cleaned in a sanitized setting.

We are here for you to continue to deliver services and care, and we’ll remain open until otherwise notified.

If you have a minor cold and none of the COVID-19 symptoms, you may continue your care and utilize the hand sanitizer provided upon entering the clinic.

We ask that you please do not come in the following instances:

If you are feeling any flu-like symptoms, have been out of the country in the last two weeks, or have been in close contact with someone who might have been exposed to COVID-19, we will reschedule you for a later date. Call Health Link at 8-1-1 before leaving your home if you suspect you may have the virus. If you have to cancel due to illness or any suspicion of COVID-19 symptoms, please know that you will not be charged any cancellation fees even if after the usual 24-hour mark.

We look forward to continuing to serve you and please feel free to contact our office with any concerns you may have.


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A Chiropractic Team That Works For You

You can be confident that you are in good hands with the team at Shephard Health.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact our team. We are
here to help you achieve your health goals.

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CLINIC REOPENING

WE ARE OPEN TO IN-CLINIC APPOINTMENTS AS OF MAY 11TH, 2020

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As a leading health care provider, our number one priority is the safety and wellness of our clients and staff.

As regulated health care professionals, our chiropractic team will continue to abide strictly to the specific guidelines from the Government of Alberta and our regulatory body regarding reopening chiropractic clinics during the COVID-19 pandemic.

We have been given directives from our governing bodies and will provide all safety standards including:

  • Screening
  • Hand hygiene
  • Environmental cleaning and disinfection
  • Physical distancing
  • Use of PPE

Additionally, we are taking the following precautions:

  • Spaced out the patient bookings and have allotted time between patients for cleaning and sterilization of all treatment tables, modalities and surfaces.
  • Surfaces are continually being disinfected several times per day
  • All treating practitioners will be masked and wearing all required PPE’s.

As our valued patients, please follow these procedures during your appointment:

  • Please ensure that you wear a mask. If you do not have one, Shephard Health will provide one for you upon entry.
  • Please allow additional time before your appointment to be properly screened. Your safety is our primary concern.
  • For those who may be high-risk, have symptoms or prefer consults over your computer or device, we will continue to offer Telehealth appointments.

We are so excited to resume our care for you all!

To make an appointment or for any questions, please give us a call at (403) 543-7499 or email us at drshephard@shephardhealth.com.  We look forward to continuing to provide you with the highest level of service and helping you with your pain and injury recovery.

In health and gratitude,
Your Shephard Health Team