Dr. Cassandra Champion, D.C., B.Sc.
As the youngest of six children in a military family, Cassandra’s early years were spent living in many different cities and towns throughout Ontario and Quebec before settling in the Barrie area. Cassandra attended high school at Bear Creek Secondary School and graduated with Honours as an Ontario Scholar.
Cassandra has always enjoyed sports. She was on football and rugby teams and was also a ski racer with Snow Valley throughout her high school years. Cassandra is still an avid soccer player with the Innisfil Soccer Club.
After high school, Cassandra headed to Sudbury where she graduated from Laurentian University with a Honours Bachelor of Science Degree in Kinesiology, and received cum laude designation. After graduating she was working as a Kinesiologist and realized that she wanted more and decided to find a healthcare profession that she was truly passionate about. She began to suffer from terrible headaches which she was referred to a chiropractor and before her initial visit was complete, she realized that she had found what she was looking for.
Cassandra headed to Toronto to attend the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College. She went on to graduate with a Doctor of Chiropractic Degree and is happy to have returned to be a chiropractor in Innisfil. In order to better serve her patients and the population as a whole, Cassandra continued her education and now providers Acupuncture after getting certified through Acupuncture Canada.
When Cassandra is not treating patients she can be found playing soccer, stand up paddle boarding, or playing with her dog, Gryffin.
Dr. Joseph Collins, D.C., B.Sc
Joe was born in Toronto, and moved to Innisfil with his family at the age of 4. Joe played on many team sports throughout his school years, excelling at both track and soccer. He went to OFSAA for both sports throughout his high school athletic career. Joe graduated from St. Peter’s as an Ontario Scholar and received the Millennium Scholarship.
Joe departed for Sudbury to study Biochemistry at Laurentian University and he graduated with a Honours Bachelor of Science Degree in Biochemistry. During Joe’s years in Sudbury, he played soccer and continued to coach in Innisfil during the summers.
Being an avid athlete, Joe sustained a hip injury which became persistently painful and when the hip injury started to affect his game a friend referred him to a Chiropractor. After just 3 treatments, Joe was able to return to soccer and had found a new passion for his future career. Joe set forth to accomplish his goal of becoming a member of the profession that had helped him so much.
Joe headed to Toronto to attend Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College and went on to graduate with a Doctor of Chiropractic Degree. Upon his graduation, he and his wife moved back to his home town and and is happy to have returned to be a chiropractor in Innisfil.
In his free time Joe both plays and coaches soccer with the Innisfil Soccer Club. Aside from “football”, Joe is very much a sports fanatic as there is no sport that Joe doesn’t enjoy either watching, playing or discussing.
Registered Massage Therapists
Lisa Graham, RMT
Lisa has been in practice for 20 years as an RMT. She brings experience in many areas of the massage therapy profession. She has completed training is several modalities, such as therapeutic ultrasound, electrotherapy, and cold laser treatments, which she uses on a daily basis in her practice. She also has training in labour support, infant massage, custom orthotics, and medical compression therapy. Lisa is also trained in KT-taping and equine massage. She works with all ages and abilities, from newborn to seniors. Working within a multidiscipline practice allows all our health care professionals to refer to one another and work together for total patient care. Our clinic is fully accessible, including the bathroom, hallways, and all doorways.
Mandy Jakymyc, RMT
Mandy Jakymyc has been in practicing massage therapy for 13 years. She has been working for Innisfil Wellness Centre, previously named Alcona Wellness and Spa, for 13 years now. Within her practice, not only does she do the basic Swedish massage, but she also does prenatal massage, lymphatic drainage, hot stone massage, Thai hot stem facial massage, ultrasound, IFC, and laser therapy. Aside from those modalities, she is also certified to fit orthotics and compression stockings from The Orthotic group.
Leanna Sargent, RMT
Leanna moved to Innisfil in June of 2015 leaving her Massage Therapy practice of 7 years.
She is a proud new mom and is looking forward to meeting and treating the wonderful folk in Simcoe County!
Leanna graduated from Kikkawa College, Toronto, ON in June of 2006. Kikkawa College is a private Massage Therapy & Hydrotherapy College.
Her passion for Yoga, Meditation and the Healing Arts lead her to her current profession as a RMT.
Leanna has a unique touch that is sensitive and caring, yet strong and intuitive. She works toward full body balance and focuses on decreasing pent up muscle tension that is generally the main cause of pain and dis-ease.
She provides a very thorough massage treatment designed according to each clients individual needs and goals. Leanna has experience working with people of all ages. Believe it or not, Kids have stress too! And moreover, love to be massaged. Touch is very calming and healthy for children of all ages!
Services offered: Swedish, Therapeutic Massage, Deep Tissue, Myofascial Release, Relaxation, Pre and Post Natal, Hot Stone Massage, Thai/Yoga and Reiki (certified 2nd level).
Jessica has been doing esthetics for 7 years, and she loves it. She does manicures, pedicures, waxing, facials, and eyebrow and eyelash tinting. Jessica also goes to Lakeside Retirement Centre and does manicures and pedicures for the seniors.