Dr. Patrick Maguire | Calgary Chiropractor | Mount Royal Village Family Chiropractic

Meet Dr. Patrick Maguire

As a teenager, Dr. Patrick Maguire was very active in sports. Water skiing in the summer, he would go flying across the wake at as much as 90km hours, and periodically “wipe-out” in a mass of arms, legs, and water skis… only to get back up and do it again. Playing hockey in the winter, he was a strong player working hard for the puck in the corner. The list goes on and on, with all of the associated injuries that are far too common, and all without thinking for a moment about what kind of injury might result to the neck, back and spine.

And then one day it happened – something went terribly wrong, and the pain in his lower back was beyond description. Dr. Maguire simply could not move.

At that time, the first step was typically to visit the medical doctor, and muscle relaxants were prescribed. Unfortunately, they didn’t even take the edge off the pain. Dr. Maguire tried exercising and stretching, but could hardly move. After over a week of suffering, his father suggested he go to a chiropractor, and Dr. Maguire remembers thinking, “I’m not going to one of those ‘Quacks’!”. (It’s so puzzling to think of today, why I thought this way about Chiropractic care! I had never even met a Chiropractor?!?!). After three more days of unbearable pain, Dr. Maguire finally relented and went to the chiropractor for the very first time.

In a word, it was amazing. After the very first adjustment, there was significant relief, and as care was continued, everything just got better and better. This is one of the many reasons why Dr. Patrick J. Maguire B.Sc., D.C. became a chiropractor.

Some years later, after following other aspirations, Dr. Maguire found himself needing something more – something where he could contribute more and live for a ‘Vision Greater Than Self.’ He remembered his experience in his teens and his first visit to the chiropractor and, after doing a lot of soul searching and research, he made his decision; Patrick Maguire was going to be a Doctor of Chiropractic!

Dr. Patrick Maguire's Education

My chiropractor of years gone by had retired, and I was now going to his son, who had also dedicated his life to chiropractic. I had decided to go to a chiropractic college in Canada or California, and as part of the application, a reference letter from your chiropractor was required. My chiropractor, Dr. Jeff, would not sign my letter?!?! He said I had chosen the wrong school and that if I wanted to become a chiropractor, I would go to Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa. I consider this one of the greatest favours anyone has ever done for me. I was to discover later that Palmer College of Chiropractic was the very first chiropractic college and considered one of the finest chiropractic colleges in the world.

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Definitely lives up to the 5 star reviews! I had extreme pain from a lower back injury and Dr. Pat and his team helped figure out where it was all stemming from and within a few weeks it is significantly better. I used to be fearful of Chiro but Dr. Pat makes you feel at ease and explains things very well so that you know what is going on in your body. He and his team are extremely friendly and welcoming. I definitely recommend them. Alysa V. H. - Google
5 star experience! My boyfriend and I were expecting our first child this past November and I (like any first time mom), was extremely nervous about giving birth.... Dr. Pat ensured me that with consistent chiropractic care, it could potentially ease the birthing process. Sure enough, on Nov 15th 2018.... our healthy 7.2oz baby boy basically cruised on out after only 15 minutes of pushing! No complications and minimal downtown for myself! Thanks doc for the awesome pre/post care. I look forward to many future family visits to your clinic! Alysha L. - Google
Love Dr Pat, I had a lot ao pain in my hips after the stampede and a couple hours later I had no more pain. As well as many other concerns he is helping me with Carol P. - Google
I was skeptical about chiropractic care at first. Dr.Pat has changed my opinion for the better. The initial intake is very comprehensive and he encourages you to ask questions and really understand your body and also take change of your health. In the few weeks I have been coming I've noticed a remarkable improvement in sleep quality, pain levels, and frequency of pain. The whole team is super friendly and helpful and seem to care deeply about healing. Celine M. - Google
I went to Mount Royal Village in March as I had a very stiff neck and was tried of taking anti-inflammatory medication. I will admit was skeptical at first. The staff there are super friendly and Dr. Pat sent me for x-rays before he would even consider doing an adjustment. I have been going ever since and I have noticed a major difference in my posture, the decrease in pain, and a great improvement in my golf swing. Jasmine is very friendly and always professional. Natalie (who is gone now, 🙁 ) was a great front staff person, always smiling when you walked in. Dr. Pat is great at putting you at ease. Cheryl R. - Google
Only five stars? I would give more.... My teenage son and I have had a fantastic experience with Dr. Pat, and all of his associates. They treat you like family. The initial exam was extremely thorough. Dr. Pat took great care in explaining our health in a detailed, understandable manner. The treatment has also been exemplary. One of the surprising benefits that both my son and I have experienced is a marked improvement in our eyesight. Both of us have 20/20 vision, however immediately after treatment we both noticed a heightened vibrancy and clarity. Looking forward to our next treatment. Christine W. - Google
Dr Pat and the team are absolutley fantastic. I was a little skeptical on my first visit, but then Istarted to feel the benefits. Highly reccomend. Hannah W. - Google
I had this small hump at the top of my spine from always texting/being on my computer. I assumed it was like a fat hump or something but within 2-3 sessions at mount royal family chiropractic the little hump was completely gone. The staff are incredibly friendly and their schedule is very flexible!!! I highly recommend!! Isabella S. - Google
I'm almost in tears of joy after leaving Dr. Pat's office today. I have a ton of back issues, and he's taken the time to find those issues. I'm not a quick fix kinda gal, but he's the first to address some things never addressed before.  He cares. There is no other thing I can say other than he cares about what he does and how he helps his patients. I'm beyond happy with Dr. Pat. Amazing how one can feel when knowledge is combined with a deep concern for other's well being. Thank you Dr. Pat. Jacquie R. - Google
Since going to mount royal family chiropractic, I notice my posture has improved while at work and I'm feeling less fatigued and have more energy at the end of the day. I would recommend Dr. Maguire to anyone. The clinic and staff are awesome too! Jennifer B. - Google
I came on the recommended of my coworker. I have always felt like a relatively healthy person with no systemic or any chronic pain of any type. However, I am completely sold on this whole practice. As a life long insomniac I find myself falling asleep earlier and sleeping more soundly. Additionally I literally breathe deeper and easier after every adjustment. I can’t recommend these services enough, even if you feel healthy and think you don’t need adjustments. Jennifer L. - Google
Helpful staff well organized clinic and enjoy coming to get adjusted by Dr Pat Jhoanne C. - Google
When I first went in, I barely straightened my back or walked because of the pain, but I don’t feel any pain now after only two weeks of treatment. Their kindness always made me smile and going there is very pleasant. I can imagine my life without a backache. Thank you so much, Dr. Maguire and the team. 진충호 - Google