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Dr. Taco Houweling

 

Chiropractor

Academic titles

 

Dr. of chiropratic and Dr. phil.

Education

 

2013 – 2015  

Swiss Chiropractic Institute (SCI), Berne.

Post-graduate federal chiropractic training

 

2009 – 2013 

University of Portsmouth, UK

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)   

 

2007 – 2008              

University of Roehampton, London, UK

Master of Research (MRes) in Sport en Exercise Science       

 

2003 – 2007              

Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC), Toronto, Canada

Doctor of Chiropractic (DC)  

 

2002 - 2003               

University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland

First Propedeutics of Medicine

 

Speciality areas

 

Acute and chronic back and neck conditions.

 

Sport injuries and rehabilitation.

 

Disc herniation and sciatica

 

Evaluation of patient’s health status over time.

Languages

 

French,

German,

English,

Dutch

2010 - present

2010 - present

Professional experience

 

2015 – Present           

Chiropractor in private practice                    

Cabinet Houweling, Neuchâtel

2016 – Present          

President Neuchâtel Association of Chiropractors 

Canton of Neuchâtel

 

2015                          

Various locums at chiropractic practices.

Burgdorf and Thun

 

2014 – 2015              

Hospital rotations in orthopaedics and rheumatology          

University Hospital Balgrist, Zürich and Regional Hospital of Emmental, Burgdorf

 

2012 – Present          

Postdoctoral Fellow/Researcher

University Hospital Balgrist, Department of Chiropractic Medicine, Zürich.

 

2012 – 2014              

Assistant-chiropractor

Practice of Dr. Wangler, Medical Centre Kurwerk, Burgdorf

 

2009 – 2012              

Researcher, tutor and chiropractor

Anglo-European College of Chiropractic, Bournemouth, Uk

 

2008                        

Pilates instructor

London, UK

 

2006 –2007               

Aquatic Therapy Instructor

Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, Toronto, Canada

Memberships

 

Association Suisse des Chiropraticiens (ASC),  www.chirosuisse.ch

 

Union Européenne des Chiropraticiens (ECU),  http://www.chiropractic-ecu.org/

Publications
 
  • Houweling TA, Braga AV, Hausheer T, Vogelsang M, Peterson C and Humphreys BK. First-Contact Care With a Medical vs Chiropractic Provider After Consultation With a Swiss Telemedicine Provider: Comparison of Outcomes, Patient Satisfaction, and Health Care Costs in Spinal, Hip, and Shoulder Pain Patients. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2015; Aug 15 [Epub ahead of print].

  • Houweling TAW; Bolton JE; Newell D. Comparison of two methods of collecting healthcare usage data in chiropractic clinics: patient-report versus documentation in patient files. Chiropractic and Manual Therapies. 2014; 22:32

  • Houweling TAW and Hamzeh A. Does knee joint alignment with the axis of the isokinetic dynamometer affect peak torque? Isokinetics and Exercise Science. 2010; 18: 217-221.

  • Houweling TAW. Reporting improvement from patient-reported outcomes measures. Clinical Chiropractic. 2009; 13: 15-22.

  • Houweling TAW, Head A and Hamzeh MA. Validity of isokinetic testing for previous hamstring injury detection in soccer players. Isokinetics and Exercise Science. 2009; 17: 213-220.