Just a few weeks ago we initiated chiropractic care at our drop in. What an amazing outreach!
Dr. Greg Payne from Ottawa came to us last fall and offered his services to our guests at the drop in. He took our Urban Intervention Training, and just a few weeks ago, he came with his portable adjustment table and a heart to serve the poor. Calm and unassuming, Dr. Payne spends time with each of our street friends who are suffering in their bodies, and makes appropriate chiropractic adjustments.
What a hit! Our street friends have warmly accepted the treatments and the kindness of the good doctor. More than ‘treating patients’, Dr. Payne genuinely cares for each of his new patients.
No hassles. No appointments. No penetrating ‘interview’ about the history of each injury. No fees.
I sat and watched for three or four of the treatments. Dignity, respect, compassion and help are the mainstays of th