THE ION TEAM

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Tony Warrington

Registered Massage Therapist

Guelph

  • Registered Massage Therapists (RMT) Trios College

tony@ionhealthperformance.com

Tony grew up competing in football, basketball, rugby, track and field and tennis. Since graduating from Trios College for Massage Therapy, Tony continues ref Guelph basketball and coach junior varsity football with the Gryphons. He carries his passion for sport and desire to help people achieve peak health and performance into every treatment. Tony’s desire to advance his skill set within a team environment while providing a unique perspective in multiple sports makes him an incredible asset to the iON Team.

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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.

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Matthias Purvis

Physiotherapist

Guelph

  • Master of Science (MSc), Physiotherapy
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc), Human Kinetics

matthias@ionhealthperformance.com

About: Matthias obtained his Master of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Toronto after completing his Honours Bachelor of Science in Human Kinetics from the University of Guelph. Before his Masters, Matthias was a personal trainer and uses individualized exercise prescription in combination with hands-on techniques and education when treating his patients. He believes patients should have an active role in their care and tailors his treatment to help them meet their goals. He is planning on furthering his education in manual therapy, medical acupuncture, and strength and conditioning.

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Sammy Drost

Personal Trainer

Guelph + Virtual

  • Personal Training Certification University of Guelph (UGPT)
  • Natural Product Advisor – Alive Academy of Natural Health
  • ISSA Certified Nutritionist
  • CrossFit Level 1 Trainer

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!

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Jenna McGonegal

Counsellor

Guelph

  • Master of Social Work (MSW)
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) for Grief & Loss
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) as a Brief Intervention
  • Emotion-Focused Therapy (EFT): Attachment Science in Practice Course
  • 2SLGBTQ Foundations Course
  • Redeveloping Secure Adult Attachments Course
  • Traumatic Bereavement Course
  • Fundamentals of Somatic Experiencing and Polyvagal Theory Course
  • Cognitive Processing Therapy Course
  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Trained

jenna@ionhealthperformance.com

Jenna takes a collaborative and active approach to therapy. She draws upon clients’ existing strengths and innate wisdom while offering new perspectives and practical tools to support meaningful change. Jenna completed her B.A. in Psychology at the University of Guelph before receiving her Master of Social Work from Wilfrid Laurier University. From there, Jenna has worked in community mental health, education, and alongside medical doctors in primary care settings. Jenna considers herself a lifelong learner and has attained additional training in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT), and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT).

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Sarah Wallace

Personal Trainer

Guelph

  • Double Major in Neuroscience and Youth & Family
  • Firefighting Certification
  • Non Violent Crisis Intervention

sarah@ionhealthperformance.com

Sarah grew up playing rep soccer and highschool provincial rugby prior to having to undergo 3 hip surgeries. After being told at 18yo that she would never be able to run and lift heavy again, Sarah began training for CrossFit in 2017 and got her life back. Having built back her strength and confidence in her body, Sarah began personal training and coaching in 2018 to help others going through a similar experience. She has completed a Double Major in Neuroscience and Youth & Family studies, is a certified firefighter and has extensive first hand knowledge in injury rehabilitation making her an asset to the iON Performance Care Team!

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iON Facility

We 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.

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