Dr. Murray McLauchlin
Hons. BA., D.C., D. Ac., C.S.C.S. – Chiropractor / Certified Acupuncture Provider
Dr. Murray McLauchlin has been in practice since 1963. He provides chiropractic care through correcting any joint irritation along the spine as well as rehabilitation and physical therapy services for any muscle and joint problem. His therapy includes treatment of heel pain, knee sprains/strains, hip pain, low and upper back pain, shoulder, elbow and wrist pain as well as headaches and neck pain. He uses hands-on care along with active in-office exercise equipment and prescribes home exercise. Dr. Murray McLauchlin is fully certified in acupuncture through the Acupuncture Council of Ontario. Dr. Murray McLauchlin has a sincere and genuine concern for the needs of each individual patient. He is committed to helping patients achieve a more active and pain-free lifestyle in a comfortable and warm atmosphere.
Dr. Michael McLauchlin
Hons. BA., D.C., D. Ac., C.S.C.S. – Chiropractor / Certified Acupunture Provider
Dr. Michael McLauchlin graduated from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in 2000. He provides chiropractic care through correcting any joint irritation along the spine as well as rehabilitation and physical therapy services for any muscle and joint problem. His therapy includes treatment of heel pain, plantar fasciitis, ankle and knee sprains/strains, hip pain, low and upper back pain, shoulder, elbow and wrist pain as well as headaches and neck pain. He uses hands-on care along with active in-office exercise equipment and prescribes home exercise. Dr. Michael McLauchlin is fully certified in acupuncture through the Acupuncture Council of Ontario. Dr. Michael McLauchlin has a special interest in sport injuries and is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (C.S.C.S). Dr. Michael McLauchlin has a sincere and genuine concern for the needs of each individual patient. He is committed to helping patients achieve a more active and pain-free lifestyle in a comfortable and warm atmosphere
Dr. Kevin Cole
BHK(Hons), D.C. - Chiropractor / Certified Acupuncture Provider
Dr. Kevin Cole is an evidence based, Chiropractor and is committed to providing comprehensive and personalized musculoskeletal and spinal health care using a variety of techniques that aim to maximize the bodies functional capabilities, promote healthy living and alleviate pain. He received his Bachelors of Human Kinetics Degree (Honours) in Movement Science at the University of Windsor. He then attended the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) where he received his Doctor of Chiropractic Degree in 2014. While in clinic at CMCC, he became certified in Clinical Acupuncture, which he uses as an adjunctive therapy with his Chiropractic care. Dr. Kevin Cole has also pursued new treatment techniques used by Chiropractors, Physiotherapists, Athletic Therapist and Massage Therapists to further his knowledge and expertise as a practitioner to make better diagnoses' and provide more effective treatment in accordance with his Chiropractic care. He is full body certified in Active Release Technique (ART) the gold standard soft tissue, system/movement based massage technique that treats problems with muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and nerves. He is also certified in Functional Movement Taping (FMT) a kinesiology taping technique used to help foster proper movement, correct posture, reduce pain/inflammation and prevent injuries.
R.M.T. Registered Massage Therapist
Stacey graduated from Lambton College in Sarnia after completing her secondary education at Ridgetown District High School. She has been in practice at McLauchlin Wellness Clinic since July 2012. Stacey specializes in both therapeutic and relaxation massage. She has had further training in deep tissue massage as well as sports massage. She specializes in trigger point therapy when working with many types of injuries related to stress, work, and sports. Stacey also provides clients with stretching and strengthening exercises to help the client take an active role in their health. Stacey plans on furthering her knowledge in Positional Release Therapy, and Myofascial Release Therapy
RMT, FST, B.H.Sc Registered Massage Therapist
Halinka has dedicated her career specializing in assessments and treating a wide variety of conditions and injuries related to the muscular, skeletal, and nervous systems. Focusing assessments with orthopedic and functional testing allows the treatments to be effective in decreasing acute pain and treating the original cause. This allows treatments to be pro-active rather than re-active. Halinka’s experience includes traveling with varsity, national and Paralympic Swim teams as a therapist. Halinka participates in the Training in Power Academy, an energy based meditation system and is a Level I: The Prophet teacher. With her holistic approach she is able to assist the athlete in competing at their best. Your treatment will include a comprehensive home-care program, educating you on how to heal your body.
R.M.T. Registered Massage Therapist
Brittany graduated from Lambton College in Sarnia following the completion of the Fitness and Health Promotion program at Humber College in Toronto. Brittany has additional training in therapeutic ultrasound and focuses on relaxation and trigger point therapy when working many types of injuries related to stress, work and postural problems.
Dr. Richard Vuksinic
Bsc. N.D. Naturopathic Doctor
Richard graduated with an honours B.A. from McMaster University. He then traveled extensively throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Central America. His travels ignited a passion to blend, the wisdom of traditional medicine with the scientific foundation of western medicine. This led him to the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in Toronto, where he graduated as a doctor of naturopathic medicine. In practice, Richard uses Bowen therapy, Herbal, Homeopathic and Traditional Chinese Medicine, in combination with nutritional and lifestyle counseling, to address the full dynamic of individual healthcare: the mental, the physical and the emotional. As a naturopathic doctor, Richard’s goal is to work with patients in establishing goals and treatment plans that focus on the root cause of illness and empower them to take charge of their own health. Richard has developed a special interest in working with individuals suffering from anxiety, allergies, neurological disease and hormone imbalances. Richard also works and lives in London, ON.
Dr. Megan Soloy-Theil
Bsc. N.D.- Naturopathic Doctor
Megan graduated from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (a 4 year full time program) in Toronto in 2002 after obtaining a 4 year Honours degree in Science from the University of Waterloo. Naturopathic medicine is the treatment and prevention of disease by natural means. Megan assesses the whole individual taking into consideration the physical, mental and emotional aspects of each person. An initial assessment normally lasts 1 1/2 hours. Subsequent visits last anywhere between 30 and 45 minutes. Her main approach may involve nutrition, Chinese medicine and acupuncture, botanical medicine, homeopathy, counselling and hydrotherapy. Megan and her husband, Kurt live in Port Stanley.
Audiologist, B.Sc., M.Cl.Sc., Aud(C), Reg. CASLPO
Gail has a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and a Masters Degree in Clinical Science (Audiology) from The University of Western Ontario. She has been an audiologist for over 15 years. She is a member of the College of Audiologists and Speech Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO) and is a certified Audiologist with Speech-Language and Audiology, Canada (SAC). Gail has vast experience with most hearing aid manufacturer’s products and is an advocate for the use of assistive listening devices such as amplified phones, alarm clocks, and alerting devices. She works hard to find individualized solutions to her clients’ hearing and communication problems.
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Hons. B.A. (KIN. And P.E.) Kinesiologist / Personal Trainer
Kimberly graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University with an Honours B.A. in Kinesiology and Physical Education (4 year program). In her 5th year of study, she took specialty courses in Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription. She has worked in the Kinesiology and personal training field for over 8 years. Kim recently was certified as a Canadian Aquafitness Instructor allowing her to conduct one-on-one and group sessions for rehabilitative pool exercises. Kim has experience in the gym setting, physiotherapy and chiropractic clinics. Kim’s clients range from all ages with goals of general fitness, post injury rehabilitation to athletes preparing for competition.
Yoga & Smart Core Instructor
Virginia Wigle grew up in Chatham and currently resides outside Merlin along the North Shore of Lake Erie. As a child Virginia studied dance. Throughout the years her passion for movement and fitness grew into a career as a fitness instructor. She was first exposed to yoga in 1997 while teaching Step & Spin classes. In 2006, Virginia received her certificate as a Teacher of Yoga from the Still Point Yoga Centre in Picton, Ontario. Virginia work's part-time as an analyst at a local computer company. However, Virginia's passion is yoga, which she currently teaches on a part-time basis at various Chatham-Kent studios, including the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance employee fitness facility known as the Core. She teaches primarily beginner and gentle classes as well as Yin Yoga. By attending workshops and retreats she continues to cultivate her love for yoga and appreciates its spiritual importance. It is her heart's desire to live the spirit of yoga in all aspects of her life.
Lisa Shaw Brown has 10 years of instructional experience offering yoga classes to the Blenheim community. Her relaxed approach and soothing voice will enhance your progression toward wellness. It is her firm belief that gentle stretching, strengthening and relaxation practice can have profound effects on physical health and in still an element of peace and calmness into your life. She encourages her students to explore and enjoy this state of ease and vitality for themselves in the “Stretch and Relax” class. Lisa brings 10 years of prenatal & newborn expertise to the Wellness Studio; offering continued support to expectant and new parents as a professional birth support person (Doula). She has successfully completed teacher training in Pregnancy Yoga. Lisa carries an Hon B.A. in Psychology & Biology. She lives in Blenheim and balances teaching with a busy family; enjoying her husband & 3 children.
This mother of three university students has taken her passion for art, dancing and teaching and developed her professional skills to create two unique therapy programs for seniors and those experiencing trauma, illness or disabilities. Anne is also a certified fitness instructor, facilitator and yoga exercise specialist. Three years ago she created the "Movemental Dance" program, which uses movement as a way to treat emotional, cognitive and physical problems. It is based on the premise that the body and mind are interrelated. Anne has already proven through her work in nursing homes that movemental dance is successful and valid with older persons who have difficulty with physical, thinking and social issues. Anne currently works with about 100 seniors, many of them in wheelchairs or Alzheimer patients, to improve their quality of life using structured movement techniques. She uses music from around the world to get seniors to get active at their own individual pace, sometimes getting them to use tambourines and other aids. The main thing I see is the joy they (seniors) have when they are moving to music, said Anne. This versatile teacher also offers group Yoga classes at the workplace, and Anne is qualified to give therapeutic massage. Anne has also created "Artivity" which differs from traditional art in that the emphasis is on the process of creating rather than on the end product. It is a creative process, suitable for all ages, especially for those who are experiencing many life changes. Anne continues to volunteer in and out of our community. She has co-facilitated with the Windsor Sacred Circle Dancing group, worked with local circle dancing groups, participated on the Art Committee at Riverview Gardens, and helped Blenheim Nursing Home with their accreditation. With all this hands-on activity, its no wonder she relaxes using yoga techniques.
BScPT, Registered Physiotherapist
Jason graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy in 1999. Jason’s career has been focused primarily on treating orthopedic conditions in private practice clinics. He has worked closely with orthopedic surgeons to provide excellent pre and post operative care. Jason has extensive experience treating sports injuries, pre/post-surgery, repetitive strain injuries, spinal pain, motor vehicle accident injuries, workplace injuries, etc. In addition to his 17 years of clinical experience, Jason has attended continuing education courses including:
Registered Kinesiologist, Physiotherapy Clinic Director
Graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University in 2014 with a Bachelor of Arts in Kinesiology and Physical Education, with a minor in Psychology. Started with Talbot Trail Physiotherapy in April 2015. Grew up locally, playing hockey in Ridgetown and fastball in Highgate. Interested in all aspects of therapy, with emphasis on sports injuries and concussion management
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A significant personal loss created a need for support and education in her own grief journey. After volunteering for several years, she became a student of Dr. Alan Wolfelt, PhD., the director of the Centre for Loss and Life Transition in Colorado. Seven years of coordinating the Bereavement Program and Seven Death and Grief Studies Certificates bring Dixie to the Wellness Centre, where she continues to "companion" the bereaved.
Compression Garment Specialist / Mastectomy Fitter
Rachel joined the McLauchlin Wellness Clinic in 2011. It is her goal to provide her clientele with the medical garments and related products that fulfill their lifestyle needs at a competitive price with outstanding personal service. It is Rachel's philosophy to provide quality products with excellent personal care and knowledge, empowering her clientele to a live a confident, healthy lifestyle. New to Perfect Fit Medical Garments in 2013, is the introduction of a Mastectomy Boutique, with a full line of forms, bras and scarves. Rachel has lived in Blenheim for 6 years with her husband Steve and their son Harrison.
Sandy has earned a diploma in Business Administration and worked for a number of corporations before launching her own successful company. Under her leadership, SL Energy Inc. made ground-breaking strides, setting new benchmarks within the natural gas industry. Despite a busy career filled with professional successes, Sandy didn't lose her passion for healing and wellness and continued to nurture this love during her time away from the office. Sandy has studied the healing properties of plants and various holistic healing modalities for over 30 years. She is an accredited Foot Reflexology Practitioner (Ontario College of Reflexology), an Associate Pranic Healer (Ontario Pranic Healing Centre, Pranic Healing USA) certified Holistic Life Coach and Emotional Freedom Techniques practitioner (Awakenings Institute, California). After years of study, Sandy was able to do what many only dream of--she turned her passion into her life's work.
Michele graduated St. Clair College with a Business Degree in Accounting along with a Human Resource Certificate. In the past she worked with the people on a retail level and now finds working on a health care level extremely rewarding. She feels a real sense of pride knowing all the patients at the clinic receive the highest level of personal care available.
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Diane finds it rewarding to see the positive progress our clients experience through all the services offered at the clinic. She is proud to share the vision of encouraging healthy, happy lives.
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Melissa Allen is from Windsor, Ontario and attended the University of Windsor where she completed a Biology/Psychology double major with honours. She then went on to be accepted to the Kent State College of Podiatric Medicine (previously the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine) where she completed her four year doctoral degree in podiatric medicine and surgery. She then completed 1 year of surgical residency at Providence Hospital in Southfield,Michigan. For the past 7 years Melissa has been practicing as a Chiropodist in Windsor. She has been treating a variety of patients in this time providing evaluation of biomechanics and creating custom foot orthotics, but also diabetic footcare, ingrown toenails, callus care, and routine nail care. Melissa is excited to come on board with the McLauchlin Wellness Clinic to serve the Blenheim area.