Doctors Offices Phone: 1.519.624.5999

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

Phone: 519.624.9994 Fax: 519.624.1917

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

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 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.  

Niyati Gandhi, Clinic Manager, 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.  

Dan Chagnon, Owner, Athletic Therapist

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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.  

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

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 Kaylyn is a Certified Athletic Therapist and Registered Kinesiologist with Bachelors degrees in both Kinesiology from Western University (2011) and Athletic Therapy from Sheridan College (2014). Her continuing education includes bracing, vestibular care and concussion management; with interests to continue into cupping, myofascial and soft tissue release. She had the privilege of working with athletes at the Invictus, ParaPanAm, and Ontario Parasport Games as a member of the host medical teams. If you can’t find her on our clinic floor, you’ll usually find her on the rugby sideline. She enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter; and volunteering as a Board Executive at for a kids camp in London.   






Chris Coughlin, Registered Massage Therapist

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 Chris brings 22 years of multi-educational experience to his treatment style. Graduating from the University of Guelph in Biological Sciences, Sheridan College from the Sports Injury Management Program (currently known as Athletic Therapy) and Canadian Therapeutic College in Massage Therapy. He furthered his education through courses in Muscle Energy, Strain-Counterstrain, Myofascial Release and Craniosacral Therapy. He treats all types of acute and chronic conditions resulting from sports, work, motor vehicle accidents and medical conditions. In his spare time he plays hockey and curls; as well as enjoying spending time with his wife and 2 children. He looks forward to seeing you at our clinic. 

Zoey Brown, Registered Massage Therapist

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Zoey Brown is a registered massage therapist. She graduated from the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy. Zoey has worked with lots of different clients from the MS society to hospice care to athletes. She has taken a cupping course and plans on continuing with more courses to increase and maintain her knowledge. Zoey was a competitive figure skater that represented Canada internationally. Since Zoey was an elite athlete she understands the maintainace and treatment of acute and chronic injuries. In her spare time she enjoys golfing, playing softball and spending time with her family and friends. 

Alex Johnston, Registered Kinesiologist

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 Alex is a registered kinesiologist, and an active member of the Ontario Society for Health and Fitness. Alex graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University with a Bachelor of Science, Honours Kinesiology & Physical Education degree. Alex strongly believes in continuing to learn and enhance her knowledge on various aspects of health and wellness. Currently she is a member of Mohawk College’s continuing education program where she is working towards a management certificate in Occupational Health and Safety. In her spare time, she enjoys attending antique and vintage shows, completing home DIY projects, running, and spending time with her friends and family.  

Janette Holtzman, Administrator

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Lisa Veria, Administrator

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Christina Tonkin, Administrator

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Judy Goad, Othopaedic Administrator For Dr. Leone

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Michelle Scott, Orthopaedic Administrator For Dr. Mathew And Dr. Ballard

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 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