Uthrive Calgary chiropractor Dr. Benjamin Jespersen



Dr. Benjamin Jespersen was born and raised in Calgary. He graduated, with honours, from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto. He is passionate about working alongside other health care practitioners to provide collaborative, evidence-based care for his patients. 

He has experience in treating a wide variety of neuromusculoskeletal disorders using a combination of therapies, for which he has been extensively trained (chiropractic, Active Release Techniques, Graston technique, medical acupuncture, Kinesio-taping, electro-stimulation, and rehab, etc). He enjoys working with all patients, from infants/toddlers, pregnant women, elderly, weekend warriors to athletes. 

Dr. Jespersen is married with four sons, and in his spare time, he enjoys road-biking, hockey, tennis, squash, and dirt-biking.

Uthrive Calgary chiropractor Dr. Johnathan Murray



Dr. Johnathan Murray graduated magna cum laude from Western States Chiropractic College (now University of Western States) in Portland, Oregon in September of 2007. Before his studies at WSCC, Dr. Murray completed a Bachelor of Science degree majoring in Exercise and Health Physiology at the University of Calgary.

Dr. Murray is a certified Active Release Technique (ART) provider. ART is a movement-based massage technique that treats problems with muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia, and nerves. Dr. Murray has further training in Graston Technique and FAKTR (Functional and Kinetic Treatment with Rehab) concepts, which are a form of instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization and are used to treat soft tissue/fascial conditions. As well, Dr. Murray has further training as a medical professional through the Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) focusing on the diagnosis and treatment of golf injuries with an emphasis on golf posture and swing mechanics.

Dr. Murray was born and raised in Newfoundland and relocated to Calgary in the summer of 1997. Dr. Murray continues to participate in a variety of sports and activities in his daily life and has a special interest in working with sport-related injuries, whether it is with Olympic-level athletes or "weekend warriors". However, Dr. Murray's true passion is helping individuals in all walks of life achieve, maintain and enjoy a healthy and active lifestyle

Uthrive Calgary chiropractor Dr. Michael Hoiles



Dr. Michael Hoiles is a Calgary Chiropractor that utilizes a combination of soft tissue therapy, joint mobilization, functional rehab, and biomechanical guidance. His goal is to help his patients overcome pain and injury while giving those patients the knowledge and skills needed to limit future injuries and perform at their best.


Whether he is treating elite professional athletes, weekend warriors, or occasionally active people, he knows his patients deserve to be able to do what they love and do it at their highest level.   


Dr. Hoiles has achieved additional certifications and training in other therapies including Active Release Techniques (ART), Graston Technique, FAKTR (Functional and Kinetic Treatment with Rehab), SFMA (Selective Functional Movement Assessment), and Kinesiology Taping. Dr. Hoiles continues to advance his education by staying up-to-date on the most current treatment methods. 


Passion for sports, helping people, building connections, and having fun all energize Dr. Hoiles to enjoy life with his patients, his friends, and his family. Outside of the clinic, you can usually find Dr. Hoiles staying active with his wife Amanda and his two young children Aria and Dax.  

"Injury recovery and performance don’t have to be complicated. I want to help you feel your best, perform at your best and have some fun along the way.” 



After graduating with honours from Palmer West Chiropractic College in (San Jose, CA), Dr. Billy McKay moved to Calgary, where he has practiced since 2005. He is a member of the International Chiropractic Honour Society and a strong advocate for both Active Release (ART) and Graston Techniques for soft tissue injuries. A sports enthusiast, Billy has extensive experience working with elite athletes, some of whom include the WHL's Calgary Hitmen and the World Cup Bobsled Team (USA).

Billy is passionate about volunteerism and ice hockey. He played four years of Division 1 NCAA Hockey for Brown University and continues his involvement with the sport both on the ice and as a volunteer coach.

Uthrive Calgary chiropractor Dr. William McKay