Dr. Roland Bryans
Clarenville Chiropractic
Dr Lino T. O'Keefe BSc DC
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About Us

Dr. Lino O'Keefe, BSc, DC

A 2002 Summa Cum Laude graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa, Dr. Lino O’Keefe has practised in his hometown of Ferryland, the St. John’s area and the Dawson Creek region in NE BC. He is proud to have had the opportunity to practise with Dr. Roly Bryans and take over the reigns of the Clarenville Chiropractic Clinic practice. He has settled in the Clarenville area with his wife and three sons, where they enjoy hiking, running, snowshoeing and cross country skiing.

Dr. O’Keefe focuses on evidence based management of a variety of spinal conditions, using all the current research to provide care to suit each patient’s individual needs. Due to a lifetime of involvement in both team and individual sports, Dr. O’Keefe has a keen interest in the assessment and treatment of sports and extremity injuries. He has also been providing patients with custom orthotics using the most reliable foam casting methods to help with biomechanical issues of the foot.

Dr O'Keefe is highly involved in the local community, serving on the executive boards of the Clarenville Area Chamber of Commerce, Clarenville Rotary and the Clarenville Area Soccer Association. He also continues to be active in the chiropractic profession, having served in various positions and roles for the Newfoundland Chiropractic Association and the Newfoudland Chiropractic Board.

Gail Walters

Gail has worked as clinic chiropractic office assistant since 2007. She is the friendly voice you hear when you call the clinic and the smiling face that greets you when you enter the office. Because of her years of experience working in the clinic, she can answer many of your questions with respect to insurance, DVA and compensation coverage.
If you need an appointment, give her a call and she will get you in.

Dr. Roland Bryans, BA, DC

Currently retired but continues to hold an active membership in the NLCA.

After attending Brock University in Ontario and Memorial University in Newfoundland, Dr. Bryans attended the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto. Graduating in 1982, he moved with his wife, Rowena, to Clarenville where he has maintained his chiropractic practice and raised his family. Dr. Bryans has been actively involved in his community and has served as President of the Clarenville Rotary Club, the Clarenville Chamber of Commerce, and the Clarenville Flying Club.

He has also served his profession as President of the Newfoundland and Labrador Chiropractic Association (1986-1991) and President of the Canadian Chiropractic Association (1999-2000). While president of the Newfoundland and Labrador Chiropractic Association, he spearheaded the move for provincial chiropractic legislation that would allow hospital-based x-ray privileges for chiropractors and compensation coverage for injured workers under the province’s Workplace Health and Compensation legislation. In addition, Dr. Bryans served as Chair of Newfoundland and Labrador’s Chiropractic Regulatory Board between 1992 and 1998 and again between 2005 and 2007.

Since 2001, Dr. Bryans has chaired his profession’s national Practice Guidelines Committee, which has developed evidence based clinical practice guidelines on the chiropractic treatment of acute and chronic neck pain, headache and whiplash. His committee is currently developing evidence-based guidelines for the chiropractic treatment of lower back pain.

In recognition of his service to the chiropractic profession and the public, Dr. Bryans was awarded the Newfoundland and Labrador Chiropractic Award for Outstanding Service in 1999 and again in 2009. He was awarded the Canadian Chiropractic Award of Merit for service to the profession in 2003 and received the profession’s highest award, the Canadian Chiropractic Medal of Merit, in 2008 for his work on evidence-based clinical practice guidelines.
In 2015, he became the first ever recipient of the NLCA Life Member Award.

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