THE ION TEAM

Ben Holtom

Dr. Ben Holtom

Chiropractor

Guelph + Orangville

  • Doctor of Chiropractic (DC)
  • Certified Medical Acupuncture (CMA)
  • Neurofunctional Sports Performance Practitioner
  • Functional Sports Medicine (FSM)
  • Sports Science and Human Performance Certified
  • Functional Movement Techniques (FMT) Certified
  • Foundations in Neurofunctional Assessment (FIFA)

drben@ionhealthperformance.com

Dr. Ben played OHL hockey and was a member of the varsity men’s hockey team at the University of Guelph before studying at Chiropractic at NYCC. There he completed additional training in Sports Science and Human Performance, and has since received certifications in Contemporary Medical Acupuncture, Neurofunctional Sports Performance and Functional Sports Medicine. His experience as an athlete, while recovering from hip and knee surgeries, provides a unique insight to injury rehabilitation and performance care.

Sam MacDonald

Sam MacDonald

Registered Massage Therapist

Guelph + Orangville

  • Registered Massage Therapy (RMT)
  • Certified Medical Acupuncture (CMA)
  • Registered Kinesiologist
  • Sport Massage Therapist
  • Advanced Sport Massage Course
  • Cupping Course

sam@ionhealthperformance.com

Sam grew up playing competitive hockey and soccer prior to studying massage therapy at the Ontario College of Health & Technology. Her athletic experience and work with junior hockey and lacrosse teams led her to take a different approach to massage. She utilizes a combination of active range of motion, deep tissue treatments and medical acupuncture to improve performance and recovery.

tyler baron

Dr. Tyler Baron

Chiropractor

Guelph

  • Doctor of Chiropractic (DC)
  • Certified Medical Acupuncture (CMA)
  • Athletic Movement Model (AMA) Certified
  • Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS) Certified 
  • Active Release Therapy (ART) Certified
  • Specialized Hip and Shoulder Manual Therapy Courses

drbaron@ionhealthperformance.com

Dr. Tyler graduated from CMCC in Toronto and has since devoted himself to learning empirically innovative new techniques. He takes a functional approach to care, utilizing his background in kinesiology, and advanced knowledge of Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS), and Athletic Movement Assessment (AMA) when determining the root cause of musculo-skeletal pain conditions. He has also received certifications in advanced manual techniques including Contemporary Medical Acupuncture and Active Release Therapy (ART).

Cole pollard

Dr. Cole Pollard

Chiropractor

Guelph

  • Doctor of Chiropractic (DC)
  • Certified Medical Acupuncture (CMA)
  • SMART Tools (IASTM)
  • Foundations in Neurofunctional Assessment (FIFA)
  • Bachelors of Kinesiology (HBK)
  • Bachelors of Arts (HBA), Psychology

drcole@ionhealthperformance.com

Dr. Cole Pollard has always had a passion for health and wellness. He utilizes a more holistic approach when it comes to patient care, assessing not only the area of concern but also the root cause of the complaint. Dr. Cole attended Lakehead University where he obtained Honours Degrees in both Kinesiology and Psychology. From there, he obtained his Doctor of Chiropractic from Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College. Dr. Cole has additional training in contemporary medical acupuncture, neurofunctional assessment, and instrument-assisted soft tissue therapy.

Roshen

Dr. Roshen Bhunnoo

Naturopathic Doctor

Guelph + Virtual

  • Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine (ND)
  • Certified Sports Nutritionist (CISSN)
  • Honours Bachelors of Science (HBSc)

drroshen@ionhealthperformance.com

Dr. Roshen is a licensed naturopathic doctor and certified sports nutritionist with a special interest in sports medicine, weight loss, digestive health, and a passion for health and fitness. His approach focuses on educating and empowering you with the tools necessary to maximize your health, improve recovery, and achieve your best performance possible.

Stephanie

Stephanie Foxman

Physiotherapist

Guelph

  • Registered Physiotherapist (PT)
  • Certified Medical Acupuncture (CMA)
  • Advanced Orthopaedic Manual Therapy Level 1
  • Soft Tissue Release (STR)
  • Foundations in Functional Assessment (FIFA)
  • Core and Pelvic Health (External)

stephanie@ionhealthperformance.com

Stephanie’s background in dance and her passion for helping others led her to obtain degrees at McMaster University (HBScKin) and the University of Toronto (MScPT). As an expert in human movement she treats both acute injuries and persistent pain, with a focus on injury prevention. Stephanie loves creating hands-on treatment plans to help her clients feel their best as quickly as possible, and maintain wellness long-term.

alex jafs

Alex Jafs

Personal Trainer

Guelph

  • CrossFit Level 1 Trainer
  • Varsity Football UoG Athlete
  • CrossFit Quarter Final Athlete

alex@ionhealthperformance.com

Alex has spent 5 years as a varsity football player for the University of Guelph and is now training to be a CrossFit athlete. Combining his sport specific knowledge with his passion for health and fitness, he wants to help you achieve your customized goals to become happier, healthier, and get more out of your life.

Sammy

Sammy Drost

Personal Trainer

Guelph + Virtual

  • Personal Training Certification University of Guelph (UGPT)
  • Natural Product Advisor – Alive Academy of Natural Health
  • ISSA Certified Nutritionist

sammy@ionhealthperformance.com

Sammy has worked as a personal trainer since 2019 after completing her studies at both Lakehead University and University of Guelph. Her personal journey back to training following multiple car accidents in a 6-month period provides Sammy with a unique perspective on the struggles of training through injury and post-concussion symptoms. Using her knowledge through experience, she wants to help others train and live without limitations!

iON Facility

We have partnered with CrossFit 1827 in order to offer the privacy of a small clinic and active care resources of a fully functional gym. Our separate entrance and individual treatment rooms provide a safe, quiet space for treatment, with the resources to assess and train our clients in a real world setting using barbells, lifting platforms, squat racks and a variety of other fitness equipment.

Experience accelerated health, healing and performance.

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