Dr. Taco Houweling



Academic titles


Dr. of chiropratic and Dr. phil.



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.







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



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              


Practice of Dr. Wangler, Medical Centre Kurwerk, Burgdorf


2009 – 2012              

Researcher, tutor and chiropractor

Anglo-European College of Chiropractic, Bournemouth, Uk



Pilates instructor

London, UK


2006 –2007               

Aquatic Therapy Instructor

Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, Toronto, Canada



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


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

  • 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.


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