Dr. Barry W Young, D.C.

Dr Barry Young a Chiropractor in Hamilton OntarioDr. Barry  is a proud Hamiltonian.  His pursuit of a career in Chiropractic began after a serious back injury prohibiting from continuing his professional hockey aspirations with the New York Rangers in 1991/92.

His new educational pursuits began at the University of Waterloo where he studied Kinesiology.  During his time at Waterloo he spent time as an Anatomy Lab teaching assistant where he gained extraordinary experience while performing dissections and teaching first year students through the cadaver laboratory.

In 1995 he was granted advanced standing acceptance to The Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) in Toronto.

At Graduation in 1999 Dr. Barry was awarded the Chiropractic Science Award for highest proficiency in both academic and technique courses in that department.

In 2012 Dr. Young began work in an advanced practice role with the highly regarded ISAEC program. 

The  Inter-professional Spine Assessment and Education Clinic is an innovative government funded shared care model of care in which patients receive rapid access to low back pain assessment, education and evidence based treatment plans.  Dr. Young has held the position of Practice Leader in which he works closely with orthopaedic spine surgeons and other specialists in physiatry and  rheumatology to provide appropriate plans of management.


Absolute Chiropractic & Wellness opened it's doors in September of 1999.  It has been one of Hamilton’s most comprehensive wellness centres for almost 20 years offering services in Family Chiropractic Care, Massage Therapy and Naturopathic Medicine.  The clinic shares space with the Hamilton Foot Clinic which provides foot care and orthotics through their team of Podiatrist, Chiropodist and Orthopaedic Surgeons.  For extensive rehabilitative services we have a professional relationship with our neighbours at Upper James Physio.