Dr Martin Camara
Sports Chiropractor, Philippine
Dr. Camara is a Chiropractic Specialist, Director of Clinics, and Chief Executive Officer at Intercare Chiropractic Center. He serves as a member of a multitude of national and international organizations. Most recently, he was chosen as a Development Group Member of the World Health Organization for Low back pain as a part of their ‘Rehabilitation 2030’ initiative. On top of that, he is a member of the Department of Health and National Certification Committee on Chiropractic of the Philippine Institute of Traditional and Alternative Health Care (PITAHC), at which he is a presidential appointee on the Board of Trustees.
Furthermore, he works as a Chiropractic Specialist at the National Golf Association of the Philippines and Philippine Jiujitsu Federation, and Medical Director of the Philsilat Sports Association, Inc. He also served as Co-Chair of the Philippine Olympic Committee from 2007-2018 and set up comprehensive sports medicine care for the Philippine team. He has been accredited as a sports chiropractor and traveled extensively with the Philippine Team for all major international games: three Olympic Games, seven Asian Games, and seven Southeast Asian Games.
He is a clinical excellence awardee from Palmer College of Chiropractic-West in 1993 and was instrumental in setting up the registration process for Chiropractic in the Philippines.
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Director of Clinics Chiropractic Specialist
Intercare Chiropractic Centers Inc. www.intercare.com.ph
CHAIRMAN 2006 – Present
National Certification Committee on Chiropractic
Philippine Institute of Traditional and Alternative Health Care (PITAHC) Department of Health, Republic of the Philippines
EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBER – Fédération Internationale de Chiropratique du Sport
BOARD MEMBER – Philippine Institute of Traditional and Alternative Health Care (PITAHC) Department of Health, Republic of the Philippines
MEMBER – May 2020 – Present – Development Group World Health Organization Primary Rehab Interventions – Low Back Pain
MEMBER – Oct 2019 – Present – Healthcare Technology Assessment Council Subcommittee on Traditional Medicine Department of Health, Republic of the Philippines
CHIROPRACTIC SUPERVISOR – Philippine Institute of Traditional and Alternative Health Care (PITAHC) Department of Health, Republic of the Philippines
2019-Present – Philippine Taekwondo Association
2019-Present – National Golf Association of the Philippines
2019-Present – Jiu-Jitsu Federation of the Philippines
MEDICAL DIRECTOR – 2017-Present – Jiu-Jitsu Federation of the Philippines
CHAIRMAN – 2005 – 2018 – Commission on Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Philippine Olympic Committee
MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF STUDIES – 2001-2009 – Master of Clinical Studies International Medical University Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Pre-Chiropractic Requirements – 1985-1989 – University of Santo Tomas, Philippines
1993 Cum Laude, Clinical Excellence Awardee – Palmer College of Chiropractic-West California, U.S.A.
Board Certified 1993 – The National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, U.S.A.
International Certified Sports Chiropractor – Fédération Internationale de Chiropratique du Sport, Lausanne Switzerland
PhD Candidate in Organizational Development – South East Asian Interdisciplinary Development Institute, Philippines
RockBlades and RockTape Instructor Training – Singapore, 2017
Fascial Manipulation / Stecco Methode level 1 – University of Santo Tomas Manila, 2016
RockDoc – Functional Taping – Perth, Australia, 2013
Sports Medicine Course – International Olympic Committee Singapore, 2007
Certified Graston Technique Clinician – Orlando, U.S.A., October 2005
The first Chiropractor in the Philippines trained in the Graston Technique (GT), a scientifically-advanced instrument- assisted method to treat soft tissue injuries, used by professional sports teams, universities and healthcare institutions in the U.S.A.
Anthroposophic Medicine Trainee – Dornach, Switzerland, March 2003
International Post Graduate Medical Training in Anthroposophic Medicine. Received Level 1 Training in Anthroposophic Medicine under the auspices of the Medical Section of the Goetheanum in Dornach, Switzerland.
International Kettlebell Sport Association – Level 1 and 2 Coach
Presidential Appointee – 2004 – present – Member of the Board of Trustees of the Philippine Institute of Traditional and Alternative Healthcare (PITAHC), Philippine Department of Health (DOH)
Rapporteur Milan, Italy, 2004 – “WHO Guidelines on Basic Training and Safety in Chiropractic” World Health Organization
Co-founder 1993 – Intercare Healthcare Systems, Inc.