Harwood Chiropractic and Massage Centre

Massage Therapy

Massage is the manipulation of soft tissues in the body. The purpose of massage is generally for the treatment of body stress or pain.


Chiropractic

a system of integrative medicine based on the diagnosis and manipulative treatment of misalignments of the joints, especially those of the spinal column, which are held to cause other disorders by affecting the nerves, muscles, and organs.


TCM Acupuncture

During an acupuncture session, needles are inserted into points along meridian lines. These lines represent the body’s organs, and they are based on ancient Chinese medicine. Acupuncture is based on the idea of balance and restoring proper flow of energy throughout the body. The needles are usually left in place for 15 to 30 minutes. It is most often used to treat internal ailments, including ... Read More

During an acupuncture session, needles are inserted into points along meridian lines. These lines represent the body’s organs, and they are based on ancient Chinese medicine. Acupuncture is based on the idea of balance and restoring proper flow of energy throughout the body. The needles are usually left in place for 15 to 30 minutes. It is most often used to treat internal ailments, including digestive problems, insomnia, stress and chronic pain.

Before making his way “across the pond” to Canada, Jack had been trained in Traditional Chinese Medicine and practiced as an orthopedic surgeon. On arriving in Canada he decided to take his extensive knowledge of the human body and parlay it into the field of Registered Massage Therapy.

Since 2017 Jack has been delivering therapeutic massage to address patients aches and pains as well as their stress-reduction and relaxation!

Before making his way “across the pond” to Canada, Jack had been trained in Traditional Chinese M... Read More

Dan Landers graduated from Elmcrest College of Applied Health Sciences as a Registered Massage Therapist way back in 2005!

Since then Dan’s empathetic nature led him to specialize in deep tissue massage with an emphasis on rehabilitation.

One would think that an RMT who has been practicing for THAT long has a long list of satisfied patients - what’s stopping you from joining that list?!

Dan Landers graduated from Elmcrest College of Applied Health Sciences as a Registered Massage Th... Read More

Yoshika was raised with a family that uses Traditional Chinese Medicine. After getting her license as an acupuncturist, she travelled to BC to follow her teachers steps, and learned a technique that balances Qi in the body. She strongly believes that when a balance is made, and when the Qi is circulating, the body will then proceed to heal itself.

Yoshika was raised with a family that uses Traditional Chinese Medicine. After getting her licens... Read More

Dr. Kelly Schoonderwoerd

Dr. Kelly Schoonderwoerd is a graduate of the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto. After graduating from CMCC, she obtained her Personal Trainer’s license and completed extensive additional training in sports chiropractic. She has worked as a trainer for rowing and soccer teams and has been part of the medical team for events such as karate, hockey, soccer, triathlons, and both the Ontario Summer Games and the Canada Summer Games. Dr. Kelly combines many treatment methods to help you feel more comfortable in your body, ranging from extensive soft tissue therapy and adjustments/manipulations of bony joints to the use of K-taping, Graston Technique, active rehab, and therapeutic ultrasound. Dr. Kelly is one of few chiropractors who provides tailbone / coccygeal treatment. Many people with longstanding discomfort from a chronic tailbone injury have found dramatic relief from gentle internal work to the coccyx and surrounding ligaments. Dr. Kelly will never provide a 5 minute treatment and will never provide a high-volume “treatment plan.” All treatment recommendations are made in consultation with you, and are based upon your individual response to treatment, and your goals. Dr. Kelly stays healthy by biking, hiking, cross-country skiing, cycling, jogging, in-line skating, playing soccer, rowing, working out at CrossFit, & eating healthy! Please call, email or use the chiropracticajax.janeapp.com to book with Dr. Kelly; she’s looking forward to meeting you and working with you!

Dr. Kelly Schoonderwoerd Dr. Kelly Schoonderwoerd is a graduate of the Canadian Memorial Chiropr... Read More

Rebecca is an evidence based chiropractic, who has been helping patients in Ajax for over 25 years. Being in the industry for so long she’s practically from the Jurassic era. She specializes in a wide range techniques: acupuncture, Graston, cold laser, decompression, etc. Wow that was a mouthful. She enjoys staying active and helping her patients.

Rebecca is an evidence based chiropractic, who has been helping patients in Ajax for over 25 year... Read More

Carolyn is an experienced massage therapist that takes her clients health seriously while remaining personable and funny. She is always a resourceful individual covering a wide range of techniques to best fit your treatment needs. With specialization in pregnancy, sports, rehab, deep tissue massage. After meeting her, you’d agree that massage therapy is her super power.

-P.S. We’re not going to finish this bio because she does pretty much everything :)

Carolyn is an experienced massage therapist that takes her clients health seriously while remaini... Read More

Clarity studied Massage Therapy at Durham College. She is friendly, energetic, and committed to client-centred care. With a focus on soft tissue manipulation and movement, Clarity tailors her treatments to a client’s preferences and needs, whether they be relaxation and stress management or assessment and treatment of specific concerns. When she’s not in the clinic, Clarity enjoys swimming, reading, and being active in the outdoors.

Clarity studied Massage Therapy at Durham College. She is friendly, energetic, and committed to c... Read More

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