Dr. Slaney received her undergraduate education from Memorial University of Newfoundland where she earned a Bachelor of Kinesiology degree with honours. She continued her education at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College and graduated as a Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.) in 2008. In addition to her chiropractic training, Dr. Slaney has also attended several specialized soft tissue technique and adjustment seminars including Active Release Techniques (Upper Extremity), Graston soft tissue therapy and Thompson Technique. She is a member of both the Newfoundland and Labrador Chiropractic Association (NLCA) and the Canadian Chiropractic Association (CCA). She has served on the NLCA as secretary for 3 years and currently President for the last 3 years.
As a licensed chiropractor, Dr. Slaney specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide variety of conditions and disorders relating to the skeletal, nervous, and muscular systems. She treats different patient populations ranging from the athlete to the injured worker. She believes firmly in treating the source of the problem rather than the symptoms alone. Dr. Slaney believes that education and proper communication is imperative to patient care. When people understand why they have pain, they are better able to make the necessary life changes to correct the problem.