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Ashley, Family Chiropractic Chiropractor

Dr. Ashley Duesling, DC BSc(H) – Chiropractor

Dr. Ashley is a Waterford girl born and raised! Growing up on a farm allowed her to develop a strong work ethic which led her to attending the University of Western Ontario and attaining an honours degree in health sciences. While at Western her interest in health and wellness grew which inspired her to attend the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto. After graduating in 2011 she moved home to Norfolk county and started working at Family Chiropractic.

As a chiropractor she uses the best available evidence and clinical experience to design a treatment plan that will help you achieve your health and wellness goals, whether it be return to sport or just being able to play with the kids again.

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She is a certified FMT movement specialist (This will be after August 23, 2020) and has received certificates in FMT basics and advanced (kinesiology taping), FMT pods (cupping), Graston level 1, and the Lumbar Spinal Stenosis bootcamp program from the Spine Mobility Research and Resource Center. She has also attended courses in pregnancy and paediatric chiropractic!

Dr. Ashley prides herself in putting your health first so you can finally reach your performance goals, reduce pain, increase function, and get back to living again!

Heather, Family Chiropractic Physiotherapy Assistant/Class IV Laser Technician

Heather Brown – Physiotherapy Assistant/Class IV Laser Technician

Heather graduated as a Physiotherapy Assistant with Honours from TRIOS College Oshawa in 2012. She has since gained more experience with other modalities including Deep Tissue Laser Therapy through the American Institute of Medical Laser Applications.

Her greatest professional enjoyment comes from seeing her clients regain their wellness. Heather is very happy to be working with such a caring and talented team of health care specialists.

Mary Ann, Family Chiropractic staff

Mary-Anne Dass-Chadee, RMT – Massage Therapist

Mary Anne started her career in 2004. She has worked at gyms, spas and clinics in Toronto and Mississauga with her last workplace being at a massage clinic in a small village. She was there for 8 years and was able to build a strong clientele in that time.

She is the mother of two beautiful girls of whom she is very proud. She moved to beautiful, peaceful Simcoe in 2018 and is so happy and blessed to join this wonderful clinic. With the use of her experience and knowledge, she hopes to assist every client in gaining a healthier, happier, more balanced life. Mary Anne enjoys traveling, trying new recipes and going for walks.

Rhiannon, Family Chiropractic RMT

Rihannon Kirkwood, RMT – Massage Therapist

Rihannon grew up in Port Dover and attended PDCS. She completed introductory courses in therapeutic touch, and holistic nutrition before attending the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy in Cambridge ON. She certified in prenatal massage through Trimesters Inc. and enjoyed sports and athletic massage therapy training through her colleges outreach program at the U of Guelph.

Rihannon has practiced in clinical, spa, and fitness center settings. She is proud to be a part of the amazing team of health care providers at Family Chiropractic and strives to provide professional quality care for all.

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Rihannon enjoys cooking for friends and family, SUP boarding on the lake and walking the beautiful trails in Norfolk County with her dog.

Rihannon and her husband Martin live in Port Dover and are proud parents of six daughters and two grandchildren.

Sarah, Family Chiropractic massage therapist

Sarah Witham, RMT – Massage Therapist

Sarah graduated from Kikkawa College in 1999 and has practiced massage therapy in Norfolk County for the duration of her career. She has experience in Swedish massage, hot stone therapy, scapular stretch and rotator cuff release.

Sarah enjoys working with the staff and health care professionals at Family Chiropractic as their shared focus is to provide quality care, health and wellness for the patients and clients of the clinic. Sarah lives in Waterford with her husband and two children.

Ravi, Family Chiropractic staff

Ravi Noon – Chiropractic Assistant

Ravi Noon is a healthcare coordinator/receptionist at Family Chiropractic, greeting you with a warm, friendly smile when you arrive and happy to assist you with your appointments, insurance and account related questions.

She is a graduate of the Medical Office Administrative program and has worked in the medical administrative field for over 20 years.

Ravi lives in Norfolk County with her husband and 2 kids. On her time off, she loves to cook various cuisines, read and spend time with her family and good friends.

Marlene, Family Chiropractic staff

Marlene Earl – Chiropractic Assistant

Marlene was born and raised in Simcoe and is a proud citizen of Norfolk County. She enjoys living in a rural setting, and likes to walk and bike the beautiful trails the area has to offer.

Marlene attended Medix College and graduated from the Medical Office Assistant program. She has been employed at Family Chiropractic since June 2019 and takes great pride in working at a thriving chiropractic clinic. It is important to Marlene to be able to assist the chiropractors, massage therapists and all her coworkers in providing quality health care to everyone that puts their trust in Family Chiropractic.


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