Dr. John Bickert trip to Northern India in fall of 2016

Dr. John Bickert trip to Northern India in fall of 2016  

Posted on: February 26th, 2016 by Roland Bohemier

Chiropractic for the World Foundation proudly announced a trip to Northern India made by Dr. John Bickert will be traveling to Northern India to the states of Delhi, Punjab, and Rajasthan with a goal bring Chiropractic hundreds of people who have little opportunity of receiving quality health care. Dr. Bickert trated relatives of patients he presently sees at Saddletowne Chiropractic Clinic located in Northeast Calgary.   He had been requested in the past by three Calgary families to travel there since 2011 and when the fourth offer came with support from the Chiropractic for the World Foundation, he decided that it was time to make the trip.

Drs. John Bickert and Navdeep Kaur examine a patient at a hospital in Rajasthan

Dr. Bickert traveled to Delhi, Ludhiana, Jalandhar, and a rural areas of Rajasthan, India introduce Chiropractic to these areas.  Dr. Navdeep Kaur, MBBS generously joined Dr. John on his journey to Rajasthan for 3 days to work at the Buddha Jonar Hospital in Dabla Rajasthan.  Dr. Navdeep worked as a medical associate of Dr. Bickert’s at his clinic in Calgary before returning to practice in India.  Most people in India have had no opportunity of seeing the tremendous advantage of Chiropractic care and the poor in these areas were treated at a no fee.

Dr. Bickert has a plan to introduce a Mobile Chiropractic Health Unit fully outfitted to deliver quality chiropractic care in conjunction with other health care providers in rural areas of India. This will require a considerable expenditure and he thanks you for your generosity in assisting in this project, we hope to make it come to fruition.

Dr. John Bickert is a graduate of Life Chiropractic College in Atlanta, Georgia, USA in 1984. He continues to work diligently to maintain his skills and techniques to provide quality Chiropractic Care to his patients. Dr. Bickert is a proud licensed member of the Alberta Association and College of Chiropractors and the Canadian Chiropractic Association. He was recognized by the Alberta College and Association of Chiropractors when he reached 25 years of service to Alberta patients in 2011.

Dr. Bickert started his varied career in the Canadian Navy. He served as a Sonar Operator and Seaman on the H.M.C.S. Saskatchewan.

He subsequently embarked on a teaching career and taught high school in Alberta for 20 years and still holds a Permanent, Professional Teaching Certificate in the Province of Alberta, Canada. With this experience, he cares a great deal about the people he serves.

Saddletowne Chiropractic is the natural culmination of all this accumulated skill and knowledge. Dr. Bickert is a highly dedicated professional with a record of success in providing quality chiropractic care to patients and his emphasis in functional neurology has led him to seek solutions to many serious and difficult patient problems. Dr. Bickert relates well with people of all ages, and is very skilled in treating patients from babies to seniors.

Dr. Bickert is a dedicated family man and he and his wife celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in April, 2018. He and his wife Gail have 6 grown children and enjoy family activities with them and their 12 grandchildren and one more expected in March 2019.

He is an active sportsman and enjoys recreational scuba diving, cycling, holds a private pilot license.

If you would like to help fund this or other chiropractic trips you can donate to Chiropractic For The World Foundation by clicking here.

 

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