Chiropractic

Your brain, spinal cord and nerves control how all of your body works including its ability to self-heal and self-regulate. Physical, chemical and emotional stresses produce defensive posture causing muscles to contract while locking spinal joints that can irritate nearby nerves. This is called Vertebral Subluxation Complex. Applying gentle and precise pressure the spine helps restore nervous s... Read More

Your brain, spinal cord and nerves control how all of your body works including its ability to self-heal and self-regulate. Physical, chemical and emotional stresses produce defensive posture causing muscles to contract while locking spinal joints that can irritate nearby nerves. This is called Vertebral Subluxation Complex. Applying gentle and precise pressure the spine helps restore nervous system integrity and returns the body to it's normal self-healing and self-regulating properties.


Clinical Nutrition

Addressing the root cause of our client's main health concerns while implementing dietary support, supplementation, lifestyle recommendations and targeted laboratory testing.


Registered Massage Therapy

Our Registered Massage Therapists are trained in Swedish, Therapeutic, Infant and Relaxation Massage. They can also incorporate myofascial release, lymphatic drainage as well as sports therapy.


Registered Nurse

Pre and Post Natal Care support:
Prenatal Classes
Breastfeeding support
Sleep Support


Acupuncture

Jocelito Camargo (Joe) is a Registered Acupuncturist in good standing with the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario (CTCMPAO).

He majored in Biomedicine in 2012 and, after understanding the biological mechanism of the human body, he also wanted to understand its energetic mechanisms, when then immersed in the world of Traditional Chinese Medicine, concluding the post-graduation in Acupuncture in Brazil in 2016. In Canada, Joe graduated with Honours from Georgian College’s Advanced Diploma in Acupuncture, in December of 2020, in Barrie, Ontario.

He has dedicated additional study and training to learn about using Chinese Medicine in oncology care and neurological diseases. “I do believe that with acupuncture we can offer a better quality of life to patients during cancer treatment or after been affected by a stroke.”

Through this experience, he developed a passion for well-being, which comes in many different forms, integrating the best of both western and eastern medicines. Using his various disciplines, he likes to treat not only the disease, but its roots, using the right tool for the right job.

We are pleased to offer Joe’s know-how and experience through his services so that you can more than just read or hear about what he does, but actually feel it.

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I am Antea! A registered nurse with 12+ years experience in the labour and delivery unit. After having two of my own children, I realized the immense impact this new chapter has on so many. It is beautiful yet challenging and I wanted to bring more to our community. Evidence-based support and empathy are the cornerstones of my work, and I provide services to make parenthood easier. Lactation support, sleep coaching, bottle feeding assistance, CPR/Choking and introducing solids workshops, and more! I am committed to helping you find solutions for feeds and sleep for your child! Whether that means more consolidated and restful sleep for your preschooler, or establishing breastfeeding with your newborn - I am here for you and I will have a positive impact on your journey. Two main reasons why I’ve embarked on this journey: 1. Hospital stays are getting shorter, meaning support is that much more needed. I am here to bridge that gap. 2. Every baby and family is unique, and it is vital to look at things holistically and work together to get the best results possible. I am passionate about helping parents navigate through parenthood; it is my calling to be there for you! I am happy to meet you and work with you to meet your family’s goals. We are in this together!

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As your partner in health, Optimal Health Family Chiropractic & Wellness Centre is thrilled to be able to offer nutritional services to our patients.

After speaking with you one-on-one to learn more about your wellness goals, Geneviève Drummond, Registered Holistic Nutritionist at Optimal Health Family Chiropractic & Wellness Centre, aims to find the root cause of your health concerns through specialized testing and comprehensive assessments. More so, Geneviève believes in taking the necessary time with you to properly asses any imbalances or potential deficiencies.

A Natural Nutrition Clinical Practitioner, consultations with Genevieve are typically claimable with most major health care plans.

Dive Deeper into Your Health Geneviève may recommend one or more of the following laboratory tests available at Optimal Health Family Chiropractic & Wellness Center to help pinpoint your underlying health issues. These tests help us gain a better understanding about your health requirements and give us the proper information needed to develop the best course of action to attain your health goals:

Food Sensitivities Testing Gluten Sensitivity Blood testing for Vitamin & Mineral Deficiencies Vitamin D blood level testing

What To Expect Whether you’re interested in implementing a healthy lifestyle change, or are met with more serious health complications, Geneviève will use her knowledge to devise a dietary plan that will not only help you feel better, but can improve your quality of life. This plan may incorporate lifestyle factors, nutritional counselling and meal planning. When an imbalance in the body is detected, medical grade supplementation and preventative medicine are often recommended to get your wellness back on track, naturally.

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Massage keeps you in circulation! AllisonAlison Graham’s degree in biomechanics combined with her years of experience in sport and fitness enables her to provide expert pain assessment and treatment for youths, adults and seniors.

A registered massage therapist who has been practicing in Ottawa since 1995, Alison earned her degree at the University of Ottawa, graduating with a B.Sc. in Health Sciences (Kinanthropology). She also holds a certificate in Level 2 Craniosacral Therapy, a treatment for people of all ages that is used to relieve stress, migraines, pain, fatigue and TMJ disorders, as well as many other conditions and injuries.

Because muscle pain is often a symptom of an underlying problem, Alison helps her clients by first performing a variety of assessments. These include bio-mechanical analysis, postural alignment, a review of the client’s past injuries, and the balancing of tight short and long muscles. More than just relaxing Most people are aware of the relaxing benefits of message. But therapeutic massage can also be used to successfully treat a variety of conditions, such as:

Sport injuries Bursitis/Shin splints Carpal tunnel syndrome IT band (knee/thigh) injuries Muscle spasms Plantar fasciitis Whiplash Hamstring/quadriceps injuries TMJ (temporomandibular/jaw joint) Frozen shoulder Fibromyalgia Low back pain/backache Sciatica Tendonitis of forearm muscles Sacroiliac joint pain

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As a Chiropractor for over 20 years she has helped thousands of people overcome injury and adopt a healthy and active lifestyle. Her love of the spine, biomechanics and mobility recently led her to the study of yoga as a way to keep fit, stay youthful and have fun. She focuses on helping patients and students develop a mindful practice that embraces the importance of a healthy, mobile spine for longevity and wellbeing.

As a Chiropractor for over 20 years she has helped thousands of people overcome injury and adopt ... Read More

Dr. Eric Periard is graduate of Life University and has spent the last 20 years dedicated to becoming a leader in his field. Eric has trained in the most advanced state of the art models of healing with some of the world’s top health professionals, to bring him to the cutting edge in Chiropractic. Eric is a Gatineau City native who has come to Ottawa to bring a new invigorating and exciting approach to teaching people about hands on health. Eric one of the most passionate care educators in the world and is excited about helping you achieve the most out of life.

Dr Éric Périard, diplômé de l’Université a passé les 20 dernières années a devenir leader dans ce domaine.

Il a été formé dans l’état le plus avancé des modèles de l’art de la guérison avec les meilleurs professionnels de la santé pour l’amener à la chiropratie.

Eric est natif de Gatineau, il est venu apporter une nouvelle et passionnante approche de l’enseignement aux personnes sur la santé.

Éric est l’un des éducateurs de soins les plus passionnés dans le monde et est heureux de vous aider à atteindre le maximum de votre santé.

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