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Virtual Naturopathic Medicine

**VIRTUAL NATUROPATHIC APPOINTMENTS or PHONE APPOINTMENTS** via secure phone or video calling. Naturopathic medicine is a form of primary health care that combines the most relevant scientific research with time-tested and honored traditional remedies. Using various modalities such as Nutrition Functional Lab tests, Botanical Medicine, Acupuncture and Supplementation allows Naturopathic doc... Read More

**VIRTUAL NATUROPATHIC APPOINTMENTS or PHONE APPOINTMENTS** via secure phone or video calling.

Naturopathic medicine is a form of primary health care that combines the most relevant scientific research with time-tested and honored traditional remedies. Using various modalities such as Nutrition Functional Lab tests, Botanical Medicine, Acupuncture and Supplementation allows Naturopathic doctors the flexibility of treating each person as an individual, with customized treatment plans that get to the heart of the issue! Naturopathic medicine takes a safe, gentle and effective approach to supporting the body's own unique ability to heal.


Naturopathic Medicine

Naturopathic medicine is a form of primary health care that combines the most relevant scientific research with time-tested and honored traditional remedies. Using various modalities such as Nutrition Functional Lab tests, Botanical Medicine, Acupuncture and Supplementation allows Naturopathic doctors the flexibility of treating each person as an individual, with customized treatment plans that... Read More

Naturopathic medicine is a form of primary health care that combines the most relevant scientific research with time-tested and honored traditional remedies. Using various modalities such as Nutrition Functional Lab tests, Botanical Medicine, Acupuncture and Supplementation allows Naturopathic doctors the flexibility of treating each person as an individual, with customized treatment plans that get to the heart of the issue! Naturopathic medicine takes a safe, gentle and effective approach to supporting the body's own unique ability to heal.


Osteopathy

Osteopathy is a gentle manual therapy that emphasizes the structure function interrelationship of the body. This approach considers the entire body, assessing and treating areas and tissue layers of dysfunction. Osteopathy works by removing obstruction/restrictions in the musculoskeletal system so the nerve, artery, vein, and lymphatic vessels can function freely. This restores health to the ti... Read More

Osteopathy is a gentle manual therapy that emphasizes the structure function interrelationship of the body. This approach considers the entire body, assessing and treating areas and tissue layers of dysfunction. Osteopathy works by removing obstruction/restrictions in the musculoskeletal system so the nerve, artery, vein, and lymphatic vessels can function freely. This restores health to the tissues so the body can return to it’s inherit ability to self heal and self regulate. Manipulation is used on the tissue layer(s) of dysfunction (fascia, muscles, ligamentous, boney, or viscera) to remove these restrictions.


Massage Therapy

The practice of massage therapy is the assessment of the soft tissue and joints of the body, and the treatment and prevention of physical dysfunction and pain. Massage works on the soft tissues and joints and is modified to fit the needs and comfort level of each individual client and can be used to treat a wide variety of conditions, reduce healing time, and for general maintenance. A light to... Read More

The practice of massage therapy is the assessment of the soft tissue and joints of the body, and the treatment and prevention of physical dysfunction and pain. Massage works on the soft tissues and joints and is modified to fit the needs and comfort level of each individual client and can be used to treat a wide variety of conditions, reduce healing time, and for general maintenance. A light touch can be used to decrease stress and tension while increasing circulation to and relaxation of the soft tissues of the body.


Nutritional & Lifestyle Consultant

Customized meal plans and lifestyle suggestions based on your specific needs and goals

Nathan Burbidge is a osteopathic manual practitioner and native to Barrie, Ontario. Nathan has been involved in a variety of athletic activities from a very young age. He competed at the high school, club, and provincial level in many sports, and earned Athlete of the year during his senior year of high school.

Nathan graduated on the Deans list with a honours bachelor degree in Kinesiology from the University of Western Ontario in 2013. During his final years of study Nathan looked into many different healthcare modalities and professions in search of his future vocation, which would integrate his interests and philosophies within healthcare. After researching and visiting different programs he felt Osteopathy was the most complete, viewing the body as a whole, treating the cause, and the tissue layer of dysfunction (fascia, muscle, ligamentous, boney, or viscera).

In fall 2017 Nathan graduated from the Canadian Academy of Osteopathy after completing a 4 year program and clinical case studies. This course of study incorporated more than a thousand hours of supervised clinical treatments, in addition to many in class practical hours during the four years. During those years Nathan volunteered much of his time treating club and high school athletes, as well as the general public dealing with various conditions.

He has experience in treating young children through to seniors who suffer from a variety of ailments and issues. Nathan is very passionate about osteopathy and strives to help his patients regain their health and well being.

Nathan Burbidge is a osteopathic manual practitioner and native to Barrie, Ontario. Nathan has be... Read More

Vesna has a degree in Kinesiology and Health Science and has worked in the field of cardiac rehab at Southlake Hospital and as Health Promotion Coordinator for employee health and wellness programs. In recent years she has received certification as a Natural Nutritionist and as a Registered Massage Therapist.

Vesna believes that the body was designed to heal itself when placed under the right conditions, receiving the appropriate therapy along with the patient’s engagement and participation.

Her massage therapy approach to treatment includes various manual techniques, with emphasis on active movement therapy, joint mobilization, progressive neuromuscular facilitation, hydrotherapy, cupping, dynamic taping as well as remedial exercises.

For those requiring nutritional support and counseling, Vesna can help by assessing where the break down is occurring in the diet, provide customized meal plans and lifestyle recommendations to address underlying dysfunction or provide the body with additional support and preventative maintenance.

Vesna has a degree in Kinesiology and Health Science and has worked in the field of cardiac rehab... Read More

Dr. Anna Falkowski received an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Physiology from the University of Western Ontario, where she finished an undergraduate thesis at the Lawson’s Research institute (department of Obstetrics and Gynecology) in 1999. She went on to pursue her interest in the Health Sciences field by completing four years at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, where she graduated as a Naturopathic doctor in 2003.

Over the last several years Anna has extensively explored the use of Intermittent Fasting and Lower Carbohydrate/Ketogenic diets as a tool for treating Insulin Resistance, Blood Sugar imbalances and improving body composition. Anna is a passionate advocate for women in their perimenopausal years helping them feel supported and empowered during this often challenging time. She has a special interest in Women’s health including Perimenopause and Menopause; fertility support, menstrual/hormonal imbalances, endometriosis and PCOS.

In addition, her practice has a focus on clinical nutrition, Lifestyle counselling and Anti-aging (cosmetic acupuncture, micro-needling and skin therapies) .

During her studies, Anna pursued her interests in nature, fitness and individualized nutrition which have helped to create the foundation for her beliefs in preventative medicine.

Dr. Anna Falkowski received an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Physiology from the Universi... Read More

Dr. Stacy Foley received her Honours Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology and Psychology from McMaster University in 2000. She then completed for four years of Naturopathic Medical training at The Canadian College Of Naturopathic Medicine, where she graduated in 2004.

Dr. Stacy has a special interest in supporting and optimizing digestive health, metabolic health (diabetes, insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome), mental health (depression, anxiety, and ADHD) and evaluating for food sensitivities. Dr. Stacy also sees infants and children for well baby/child check ups as well as acute care. Her clinical style incudes laboratory testing and research to optimize outcomes.

Direct billing to insurance available.

Dr. Stacy Foley received her Honours Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology and Psychology from Mc... Read More

Dr. Heather Goldthorpe is originally from North Bay, Ontario. She graduated from the University of Guelph in 2010 with an Honours degree in Biomedical Science and completed a Masters degree in Cellular and Molecular Medicine at the University of Ottawa in 2013. She began her education at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM) in 2012 and received her Doctor of Naturopathy degree in May 2016. While enrolled at CCNM, Heather completed a 1-year internship at the Robert Shad Naturopathic Clinic, a 4-month internship at the Queen West Community Health Centre, and a 9-day Global Health Course in Nicaragua with Natural Doctors International.

Dr. Heather has a special interest in women’s health (PCOS, thyroid disease, endometriosis, menopause, irregular periods), thyroid conditions and fatigue, gastrointestinal concerns (IBS, celiac, constipation, bloating, chronic antibiotic use), mood disorders, autoimmune disease, and skin conditions. Her practice utilizes laboratory testing and focuses on the foundations of health, proper supplementation, clinical nutrition, anti-aging, and lifestyle counselling.

In her spare time, Dr. Heather plays recreational sports, enjoys outdoor activities, and is a major foodie. She’s also involved in continuing education and strives to stay updated on the latest health-related research.

Dr. Heather Goldthorpe is originally from North Bay, Ontario. She graduated from the University o... Read More

Originally from Vaughan, Ontario, Jonathan attended York University for his postsecondary education. Having been interested in the healthcare and helping field from a young age, Jonathan was initially enrolled in York’s Psychology program. However, his passion for anatomy was ignited when he began attending Kinesiology courses. Shortly after completing his first anatomy course, Jonathan changed his major and subsequently graduated with an Honours Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology while minoring in Psychology.

While exploring his options after graduation, Jonathan discovered the field of Osteopathy after receiving osteopathic treatment for lower back pain. After achieving long-lasting relief, he was inspired to explore the educational options regarding Osteopathy, and after careful consideration he decided to attend the 4 year program offered by the Canadian Academy of Osteopathy in Hamilton. The educational experience at the CAO was a rewarding one, as Jonathan enhanced his knowledge of anatomy, physiology and palpation, while also gaining an understanding of vital osteopathic concepts such as the structure-function relationship of the human body and the body’s ability to self-heal and self-regulate.

Graduating from the CAO in 2022, Jonathan has completed extensive clinical hours to prepare him with the experience necessary to help as many people as possible during his osteopathic career! When Jonathan is not practicing Osteopathy he enjoys playing and watching sports, cooking, gardening and spending time with his pets.

Direct billing to most insurance companies available.

Originally from Vaughan, Ontario, Jonathan attended York University for his postsecondary educati... Read More

Dr. Christina Roper is a dedicated healthcare professional who has spent years of her life pursuing knowledge and training to help others. She graduated from York University in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Driven by a desire to learn more about natural healing modalities and treating the root cause of illness, Dr. Christina pursued further education at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. There, she immersed herself in the study of Naturopathic Medicine, learning about the power of botanical medicine, nutrition, acupuncture, homeopathy, and lifestyle changes in promoting optimal health and wellness. In addition to her education, Dr. Christina also volunteered with Naturopaths without Borders in Mexico, providing healthcare services to underserved communities. This experience allowed her to put her skills and knowledge into practice, while also gaining a deeper understanding of the importance of culturally sensitive care.

Dr. Christina’s education and background in both conventional medicine and naturopathic medicine give her a unique perspective on patient care and healing. She is passionate about holistic healing and is motivated to support you on your journey to optimal health.

Dr. Christina is covering Dr. Goldthorpe’s maternity leave from July 18, 2023 to November 24, 2023. Her practise at Vitality Health will focus on women’s health (from PMS to menopause including perinatal and postpartum support, PCOS, endometriosis, and irregular periods), children’s health, digestion concerns (IBS, IBD, constipation, reflux, chronic bloating and more), mood changes (anxiety, low mood, stress management), and skin health (eczema, perioral dermatitis). New patients and current patients of Dr. Goldthorpe can book with Dr. Christina to address any of these concerns.

Dr. Christina Roper is a dedicated healthcare professional who has spent years of her life pursui... Read More

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