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Introducing

Our Team

Dr. George Tardik B.Sc, N.D. - Naturopathic Doctor

Dr George Tardik, ND is a Naturopathic Doctor who has authored several articles including, Lactoferrin – A Natural Molecule Maybe leading the way as a new Anti-Cancer Agent in HumansStrain-Specific Probiotics, and New, Emerging and Controversial Risk Factors for Atherosclerotic Vascular Disease.

George is a product developer for the natural health industry, creating the formulas for new products, including HMB Complex to help decrease muscle wasting in seniors and cachexia in cancer patients.  Statin Care was developed by Dr Tardik, to help patients suffering from side effects of with a product to prevent side effects from ‘Statins’ or Cholesterol-lowering medication.  His latest product, English Ivy was developed as an effective cough and cold product that is suitable for the whole family.

Dr Tardik is a strong advocate for collaborative, patient-focused health care.  He has worked in multi-disciplinary clinics with Gastroenterologists, Uro-Oncologists and Family Physicians. He is devoted to providing his patients with the highest quality of care.


Additionally, George is a council member for the
 College of Naturopaths of Ontario.  In this role, he works as part of a multi-disciplinary council to guide regulation of Naturopathic Doctors in Ontario, in the public interest.


In addition to his passion for science and medicine, Dr Tardik is an active tennis player and is a musician who enjoys playing the guitar and spending time with his wife and son.

 

Dr.Kevin J.McCrae B.Sc, D.C. - Chiropractor

Dr Kevin McCrae is a Chiropractor, his clinical experience, includes neurological and musculoskeletal complaints resulting from Motor Vehicle Accidents (MVA), Sports Injury and workplace injury (WSIB).  In addition to treating the weekend warriors, Dr McCrae has helped athletes with rehabilitation programs for knee, shoulder, and spinal surgeries.  Dr McCrae has treated athletes at the NCAA, CIS, OHL levels and professional European soccer players.

 

Dr McCrae’s sporting passions include hockey, lacrosse, golf, football, rugby, water-skiing and snowboarding.

 

In 2011, Dr McCrae gained certification from the Titleist Performance Institute, one of golf’s premier fitness and instructional companies. Additionally, Dr McCrae has obtained his certification in Graston Technique® and Active Release Technique®.  In his spare time, Dr McCrae likes to coach AA and AAA hockey.

 

Marcus Kapteyn MSc. PT, FCAMPT - Physiotherapist

Marcus Kapteyn, is a registered Physiotherapist, who graduated with a Master of Science in Physiotherapy from McMaster University. Originally from Northumberland County, Marcus is happy to have settled in Cobourg with his family.


Marcus has completed continuing education in acupuncture and dry needling as well as manual therapy. in 2016 Marcus became a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy by completing his advanced Manual Therapy exam. He is also a member of the Orthopedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association.


As a new member of the Living Well team, Marcus has shown his passion for his profession since joining our collaborative multidisciplinary clinic. In his spare time, he enjoys playing sports, being active and spending time with wife and two children.

 

Dr. Sarah Vosburgh B.Sc, N.D. - Naturopathic Doctor

Dr Sarah Vosburgh graduated from Queen’s University where she completed a Bachelor of Science Honours degree in Kinesiology before earning her Naturopathic Medical Degree at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. Sarah works with patients of all ages to treat many different health concerns including pain management, digestive disorders, insomnia, anxiety, weight-loss and women’s health concerns. Sarah is actively engaged in research and education and currently teaches Health Psychology and Wellness courses at Loyalist College. 

 

Sarah is committed to ensuring her patients feel empowered and supported with the tools to achieve optimal mental and physical health. She enjoys exploring the outdoors through hiking and gardening and plays many different sports including running, softball, volleyball and snowboarding.

 

Jennifer Bell, RMT - Registered Massage Therapist

Jennifer Bell graduated from Fleming College in 2019 with an advanced diploma in Massage Therapy and is in good standing with the College of Massage Therapist of Ontario (CMTO). She was first introduced to massage therapy as an adolescent and since has had a deep appreciation for its benefits.

 

Jenn approaches each clients’ needs in a personable nature and uses an evidence-based method to assist her clients along their individual health journeys. She is fascinated by the effects of fascial restrictions in the body and enjoys educating her clientele about the benefits of connective tissue work.

 

Outside of the clinic, Jenn enjoys art, being creative, and new adventures.

 

Theresa Harding, RMT - Registered Massage Therapist

Theresa Harding is a Registered Massage Therapist who graduated in 1999 from Fleming College. She is a member of the College of Massage Therapist of Ontario (CMTO) and Registered Massage Therapists of Ontario (RMTAO).  Teresa has been practicing for more than 15 years.

 

Teresa was first motivated to become a Registered Massage Therapist as her parents suffered from arthritis and she wanted to help her clients with pain feel their best.  She modifies her treatment pressure based on the needs of her clients, which ranges from deep pressure massage to a more, gentle approach if required.

 

In her spare time, she enjoys the great outdoors and spending time with her family.

 

Leza Watters RPN, AFCN - Registered Practical Nurse, Advanced Footcare Nurse

Leza Watters, is a Registered Practical Nurse, who graduated with a certificate in advanced foot care from Foot Canada Training in 2017. She has resided in Camborne with her family for ten years. Leza has completed continuing education in the diabetic foot, wound care, and dementia studies. She is a member of the Registered Practical Nurses Association of Ontario (RPNAO) and Canadian Association of Foot Care Nurses (CAFCN).

 

She has also completed all of the Public Health Ontario/ Infection Prevention and Control Canada courses in instrument reprocessing and has made infection control the pinnacle of her practice. In her spare time, Leza enjoys spending time with her husband and two teenage daughters, reading, crocheting and walking her dogs.

 

Alaria Ritchie - Pilates / Yoga Instructor

STOTT PILATES, Hatha Yoga instructor and Somatic Movement Educator

 

Alaria Ritchie is a STOTT PILATES Post-Rehabilitation Conditioning Specialist, with 12 years of experience.  Having worked previously as a Physiotherapist Assistant, she has experiencing helping clients with Arthritis (OA and RA), Traumatic Brain Injury, and Multiple Sclerosis. Alaria is also a certified Hatha Yoga teacher, and will soon be a certified  Clinical Somatic Movement Educator.  For more information about Alaria and movement classes, please visit Living Well Movement Centre.

 

Krista Ross - Manager of the Living Well Natural Product Dispensary

Krista is a graduate of Fleming College’s Physiotherapy Assistant OTA/PTA program and has been a part of the Living Well team for several years now. She is an avid runner, gardener, and has extensive knowledge in natural health care products – and a keen interest in natural medicine.

 

Claire Ledsham and Mellissa Benns - Clinic Administrative Team

Both Claire and Mellissa have extensive experience in administration having worked in Legal and Dental Administration before joining the Living Well team. Their attention to detail, kind and compassionate approach is an integral part of our clinical experience and patient care.