N. Richard Pragnell, N.D., D.C.


Dr. N. Richard Pragnell

Dr. N. Richard Pragnell has practiced chiropractic medicine since 1969 and naturopathic and classical homeopathic medicine since 1975. He has also been a qualified ortho-bionomic practitioner since the mid-1970's when he trained under Arthur Pauls, the founder of ortho-bionomy

Dr. Pragnell currently operates the Hockley Valley Naturopathic & Chiropractic clinic just outside Orangeville in Ontario, Canada where he brings much knowledge, skill and professionalism to his practice. His life is dedicated to the advancement of natural health and well-being. 


1969 - Degree: Doctor of Chiropractic from the National College of Chiropractic (now the National University of Health Sciences) in Lombard, Illinois

1971 - Studied Applied Kinesiology under Dr. George Goodhart in Alberta

1973 - One year General Residency Program at the National College of Chiropractic (now the National University of Health Sciences) in Lombard, Illinois 

1973 -  National Board of Chiropractic Examiners "DIPLOMATE" U.S.A. (Certificate #4493) 

1973 - Certificate of Registration - National Examining Board - Canadian Chiropractic Association (Certificate #389) 

1974 - Studied Ortho-Bionomy as one of the first pupils of its originator, Arthur Pauls

1974 - Certificate of Registration under the Drugless Practitioner's Act, Ontario, Registered as a Chiropractor (Certificate #1131)

1975 - Registered as a Naturopath under the Ontario Drugless Practitioner's Act (Certificate #454) 

1978 - The Sathi Homeo-Medical College - Laheriaserai (Bihar) India Diploma: H.L.M.S. (Licence of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery) 

1981 -  Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine; Diploma: Doctor of Naturopathy 

1982 - Degree: M.D.(HOM.) - Arizona Homeopathic Medical University 

1982 - Commonwealth Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons; Grand Turk, B.W.l. Licentiate in Homeopathy 

Dr. of Homeopathy, Homeopathic Medical Council of Canada (Registration # 901-72)


1968 - 69 - Inhalation Therapist at Du Page County Hospital in Elmhurst, Illinois

1970 - 72 - Chiropractor in Edmonton, Alberta 

1974 - Assistant Clinical Director of the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto, Ontario 

1991-2006 - Professor of Homeopathy at the Homeopathic College of Canada

1992 - Faculty Member at the International Academy of Homeopathic Medicine at Glendon College in Toronto, Ontario 

1992 to 2006 - Member of the Board of Governors of the Homeopathic College of Canada.

Clinic supervisior at the Homeopathic College of Canada (2 years).