Doctors Offices Phone: 1.519.624.5999

350 Contestoga Blvd, Unit B4D Cambridge, ON N1R 7L7

519.624.9994

CCHW

Welcome to CCHW

Our Team

Dr. Kristina Brooks HBSc, Naturopathic Doctor

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 Kristina is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor.  She completed her Honours Bachelor of Science in Biology at the University of Guelph.  With a strong passion for health and the desire to positively influence others, she completed her training at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine.  Kristina acknowledges that each person is unique, and provides an individualized approach to treating her patients.  She has a clinical focus on addressing pain management in addition to metabolic and digestive concerns.  She recognizes that everyone is capable of improving their health and looks to remove the obstacles to wellness.  Kristina practices an evidence informed approach, and strives to integrate naturopathic therapies alongside other medical interventions that a patient may be involved with.  When outside of the clinic, Kristina can be found enjoying time with horses, hiking, and doing her best to keep up with her active family!

Kendra Saunders, PT, BScExSc(Hon), MScPT, Registered Physiotherapist / Acupuncture

 Kendra Saunders graduated with a Master’s degree in Physiotherapy from the University of Toronto. She became intrigued by sports injuries through personal experience as a varsity Fastpitch ball player at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore where she obtained her Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Exercise Science. Kendra’s philosophy in helping people recover from their injuries takes the person as a whole into consideration. She understands each client is unique and adapts treatment accordingly. Her treatments include a combination of education, hands-on care, and exercises to encourage her clients to have the quickest return to their normal activities of daily life. Kendra has taken further educational opportunities in taping, acupuncture, manual therapy, concussion management, vertigo and vestibular rehabilitation. Moving forward, Kendra plans on continuing to learn about vertigo and other vestibular dysfunctions. She continues to remain active in the community participating in high-level softball. When Kendra’s not playing sports she can be found spending time with her family.  

Dr. Stephanie Crawford DC, CAC, Registered Chiropractor, Certified GLA:D Provider

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 Dr. Stephanie Crawford is a registered chiropractor trained in diversified technique, myofascial release therapy, Graston Technique, IASTM (instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization) and functional rehabilitation. She treats conditions of the spine and the extremities, ranging from acute injuries to chronic pain. She is a graduate of the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College and completed her undergraduate degree at Trent University. Her goal is to help each patient as they actively work toward pain-free function, health, and quality of life by providing evidence-based care and encouraging healthy and active lifestyle choices. Dr. Crawford is enthusiastic about collaborating with other health care professionals to ensure her patients receive the best care possible. Dr. Crawford is an avid equestrian and rock climber; when she is not treating patients, she enjoys staying active in the great outdoors, spending time with her horse “Bizzy.” 

Dan Chagnon, Clinic Owner

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 Dan Chagnon is the Owner/Athletic Therapist of The Cambridge Centre for Health and Wellness. He brings 15 years of experience to the Centre. He was the Head Therapist at the University of Toronto, David L. MacIntosh Sport Medicine Clinic for 10 years. While there he worked with 45 Varsity Sports Teams, taught Sport Medicine and Emergency First Aid in the Faculty of Physical Education and Health and was part of the Senior Professional Managerial Staff of the University. He was a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with the National Strength and Conditioning Association. He was the Curriculum Coordinator of Neuromuscular Conditioning at U of T for 8 years, teaching/training students, National, Olympic and Professional Athletes. He was a team therapist for the Canadian Men’s Rugby team for 10 years and Head Therapist for the Ontario Ruby Union for 6 years. Through his many experiences he has worked with numerous National teams, Olympic and Professional athletes and events. Dan is also an Instructor Trainer with the Canadian Red Cross for the past 17 years for their First Aid and First Responder programs. He has taken numerous manual therapy course including, Active Release Techniques©, Muscle Energy, Strain Counter Strain, Articular Pumping, Myofascial Release, Advanced Myofascial Stretching, Soft Tissue Release, Muscle Activation Techniques and Crainosacral Therapy. Dan brings a passion for Sport Medicine to the centre and enjoy’s Golf and Curling in his spare time. 

Niyati Gandhi, Registered Physiotherapist

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  Niyati is a registered Physiotherapist with special interest in musculoskeletal rehabilitation. She completed her bachelor program in Physiotherapy from India and holds a Master’s degree in Rehabilitation Science from McMaster University. Along with constantly updating her knowledge by reading latest research papers, she has done courses in manual therapy and mobilization techniques for lower extremities and thoracic and lumbar spine. She is also interested in geriatric rehabilitation and has done advanced courses in Arthritis, Osteoporosis rehabilitation and maintenance of bone health. She has done a research masters in Carpal tunnel and has experience in treating patients with hand injuries and post surgical wound management. She is also trained in basic acupuncture and uses it in adjunct to physiotherapy treatments as warranted. With a positive motivation to improve quality of life and a passion to provide complete rehabilitation, she believes in delivering individualized treatment programs with a client centered approach. In her spare time, being a food lover that she is, she loves to cook and try new recipes and spend time with her husband and 2 kids. She looks forward to working with you.  

Rutali Prabhu, Physiotherapy Assistant

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Rutali is a foreign trained Physiotherapist with clinical experience with musculoskeletal injuries as well as some geriatric population. She came to Canada to learn about health care practice in Canada and hence studied the OTA/PTA program at Conestoga College. The program also helped her gain and a occupational therapy perspective and gave her the best of both worlds. She has interned at Long Term Care homes, physiotherapy clinics and also worked as a front desk receptionist in a polyclinic. She aspires to be a registered Physiotherapist in Canada and be a specialist in sports injuries.  

Lindsay Cameron, Msc. OT., OTReg(Ont.)

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 Lindsay graduated from the University of Prince Edward Island with an undergraduate degree in Psychology and a Master's degree in Occupational therapy from Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia. Lindsay has been working as an occupational therapist for four years and became interested in upper limb and hand therapy. Lindsay completed a splinting course in June 2019 to further her knowledge in this area of practice. Lindsay enjoys spending time with friends and family and being physically active. 

Erica Knight, Registered Massage Therapist, R.Ac

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 Erica Knight is a Registered Massage Therapist that graduated with Honours from the Canadian Therapeutic College in Burlington in 2002. In addition, Erica is also a Registered Acupuncturist practicing since 2005, and is member of the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario (CTCMPAO). She has a vast experience in treating all types of acute and chronic physical conditions, general relaxation, sports injury, work related injury, medical conditions, pregnancy and stress related tension. Erica tailors her massage and acupuncture treatments based on your needs in order to achieve optimal physical health and wellness. Erica strives to educate clients that Massage Therapy and Acupuncture with Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Exercise, & Relaxation are safe and effective techniques to help restore balance allowing our body’s to heal and restore function. In Erica’s spare time, she enjoys creating memories with her husband and two girls, playing guitar, songwriting and performing.  

Kaylyn Ardiel, Certified Athletic Therapist

  Kaylyn is a Certified Athletic Therapist and member of the Canadian Athletic Therapists Association. She graduated with a Bachelor of Applied Health Sciences in Athletic Therapy from Sheridan College; as well as a Honours Bachelor of Arts Specialization in Kinesiology from Western University. In the clinic it's Kaylyn’s goal to help each patient return to their pain free life in the best possible function. Outside of the clinic Kaylyn enjoys covering rugby games as medical coverage and volunteering as a Board Executive for a children's residential summer camp back in her home town.  

 

 Our dedicated team of highly educated professionals are here to provide you with comprehensive rehabilitation services. Call us today.  

Cambridge Centre for Health & Wellness

350 Contestoga Blvd, Unit B4D Cambridge, ON N1R 7L7

519.624.9994

Hours

 Monday - Thursday: 8:00am-7:30pm
Friday: 8:00am-4:00pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed