Proudly serving St. Albert and the surrounding community since 1996 with wholistic healthcare.

About Riverview Chiropractic Clinic

Dr. Peter J. Shipka, BSc, DC, CPMA, C.Dir

Clinical Director

Chiropractor and Medical Acupuncturist

Dr. Peter Shipka graduated from the University of Alberta prior to his attending Los Angeles College of Chiropractic in Whittier, California in 1991. Upon graduation in 1994, Dr. Shipka worked with Dr. Masahiro Yoshihashi at the Hokkaido Chiropractic Centre in Sapporo, Japan from 1995 until the fall of 1996. 

Since September 1996, Dr. Shipka has been in private practice in St. Albert, Alberta. In addition to his private practice, Dr. Shipka has been actively involved with research and has been presenting at local and international conferences since 1998. Dr. Shipka has presented on: the management of ankle sprains, TMJ, chiropractic pre-natal care, low back pain, whiplash and frozen shoulder management. But he's not limited to just those issues, he welcomes any challenge you could have.

Dr. Shipka has continued with his educational journey since his graduation from chiropractic college. In 2007, he graduated with a certificate from the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute and in June 2009 he was the first chiropractor to graduate from Dr. Steven Aung’s Certificate Program in Medical Acupuncture from the University of Alberta. In 2014, Dr. Shipka completed his course in Intra-Muscular Stimulation  from CMCC and has continued to attend courses each year in both chiropractic and acupuncture technique.

Dr. Shipka also volunteers with a number of chiropractic bodies and professional organizations. He was recognized in September 2017 with a service recognition award by the College of Chiropractors of Alberta. Dr. Shipka currently serves as a council member for the Alberta College and Association of Chiropractors and the Canadian Chiropractic Research Foundation.

Dr. Shipka enjoys his clinical practice and looks forward to serving your health needs. Please call the clinic to book your first appointment at (780) 460-2200.

Designations: Bachelor of Science (1989), Doctor of Chiropractic (1994), Certificate Program in Medical Acupuncture (AFCI I/II) 2007-8, Certificate Program in Medical Acupuncture (2009), Certificate Program Intramuscular Stimulation for Myofascial and Neuropathic Pain (2014), Certified Director Program (2020)
Dr. Jenefer "Ginny" Shaw, BA,DC
Dr. Shaw is entering her 22nd year in practice and enjoys treating patients from all walks of life. She has practiced in Ottawa, Ontario, in England and in the greater Edmonton area. Dr. Shaw received a B.A. from St. Lawrence University of Upstate New York while on a hockey scholarship, and has also enjoyed playing high levels of box lacrosse, volleyball, field hockey and track and field. Dr. Shaw draws on her athletic background to help those with athletic interests.

A graduate of the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic Clinic in Toronto. Dr. Shaw practices a diverse technique using manual, drop table and activator techniques. Her techniques allow for her to treat a wide range of clients, including babies, the elderly or those who just might be a tad nervous about Chiropractic care!

In her spare time Dr. Shaw enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters, especially while watching and playing sports and travelling.

Dr. Shaw enjoys the challenges and relationships formed in helping those in need, and prides herself on being approachable and caring.

Designations: Bachelor of Arts (1995), Doctor of Chiropractic (1999)