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Dr. Jamie Mulholland

DC

Joined team: January 1, 2010

Location: Airdrie

Languages: English

Services: Chiropractic

Modalities: Chiropractic

Bio:
Dr. Mulholland has been in practice in Airdrie for 9 years. A southern Alberta native, Dr. Mulholland attended the University of Calgary on a basketball scholarship, where he studied kinesiology and became very interested in the performance and healthcare of athletes.

He graduated with honours from Western States Chiropractic College in Portland, Oregon. He also completed an internship in San Francisco, where he worked with the chiropractor for the San Francisco Giants and the 49’ers. “It was a great experience. It made me realize that if some of the most finely tuned athletes in the world can benefit from chiropractic care – everyone can!”

Dr. Mulholland and his wife Laura, have five children. His love for families has helped influence his focus on a family-oriented approach to chiropractic care. His particular interest in family wellness is what brought him to Optimum Wellness Centers.


Dr. Damen Jodoin

DC

Joined team: January 5, 2018

Location: Crowfoot, Airdrie

Languages: English

Services: Chiropractic

Modalities: Chiropractic

Bio:
Damen was born and raised in the small town of Brockville, ON. He became interested in the science of human movement and pursued a degree in kinesiology from the University of Western Canada in 2007. Damen continued his studies at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, where he graduated in 2014.

He welcomes the challenge of treating spines from any age and activity level. His interests include classic rock, motorcycles, and Star Trek.

 


Dr. Arman Bonyadi Behrouz

ND

Joined team: February 4, 2020

Location: Marlborough, Airdrie, Sunridge

Language: English/Persian

Services: Naturopath

Modalities: Traditional Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture, herbal medicine, Homeopathy and has a particular interest in Diabetes Mellitus, High blood pressure and Cardiovascular disorders, Mood Disorders with Anxiety, Depression, Addiction, ADHD, Schizophrenia, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s Disease, Digestive Health, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia.

Bio
Dr. Arman Bonyadi Behrouz, ND, graduated from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM) in Toronto, Ontario. He is registered with the College of Naturopathic Doctors of Alberta (CNDA) and is a member of the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND).

He has worked for 4 years as a physician’s assistant at the Integrative Clinic and has extensive experience with natural treatment modalities and a wide range of health concerns. During his one-year internship at the Robert Schad Naturopathic Clinic in the CCNM, he had an opportunity to work under Dr. Jonathan Prousky’s supervision focusing on mental health disorders. 

Before becoming a naturopathic doctor, he practiced as a medical doctor in Iran for more than 13 years in the field of mental health disorders. After immigrating to Canada, Dr. Behrouz decided to use his knowledge and experience in naturopathic medicine as a naturopathic doctor.


Sam Bacon

PT

Joined team: May 2022

Location: Airdrie

Language: English

Services: Physiotherapy

Modalities: Ultrasound, Laser Therapy, Shockwave Therapy, Graston Therapy, Manual Therapy, and exercise prescription. Certified in Spinal manipulation, completed level 1 of orthopaedic manual therapy and completing SFMA level 1 currently. 

Bio:
Sam was born and raised in Alberta and attended Mount Royal University and the University of Alberta on route to being a Registered Physiotherapist. Sam’s passion stems from countless experiences as a patient himself for various sports injuries he sustained growing up as a competitive hockey and lacrosse player. Incorporates education, therapeutic exercise, manual therapy, and modalities into his treatments. Completed, Spinal manipulation (SMART PT), level 1 of Orthopaedic manual therapy, Titleist TPI level 1, Titleist TPI medical level 2, and SFMA level 1 certifications. Sam is very passionate about getting his patients back to the activities they love and enjoys having an active lifestyle outside of work.


Lisa Carlson

Registered Psychologist

Joined team: April 29, 2013

Location: Crowfoot, Airdrie

Language: English

Services: Psychology

Modalities: Psychology, Pain Management, EMDR trained and ART accelerated resolution therapy, WCB approved

Bio:
Lisa Carlson has a master’s degree in counseling psychology and is a registered psychologist in the province of Alberta. She enjoys working with people to increase their quality of life and make the changes necessary to reach their personal goals. Lisa offers an emphatic and supportive therapy style, which allows people to feel comfortable sharing their experiences. Her therapeutic approach involves the integration of the body, mind, and spirit in the pursuit of growth, healing, and emotional well-being.


Dr. Duyen Cao

TCMD, R.Ac

Joined team: May 14, 2019

Location: Airdrie

Languages: English/Vietnamese

Services: Traditional Chinese Medicine

Modalities: Muscle pain acute and chronic (headache, migraine)

Bio:
Duyen Cao is a registered acupuncturist in good standing with CAAA and a traditional Chinese medicine practitioner. Duyen dedicates herself to getting her patients back on their feet from physical and emotional dysfunctions using the natural and ancient preventative method of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and acupuncture. Her treatment approach is holistic and unique to each patient who seeks her help.

With over 10 years of experience in the alternative health industry, Duyen is highly recommended and recognized by her patients for effective treatments and the desire to share her knowledge on whole food, meditation, and yoga for optimum health. 

At the Optimum Wellness Airdrie Clinic, Duyen is ready to join other alternative health practitioners to make wellness a part of patients’ life. She specializes in muscular-skeletal pain, including head, neck, shoulders, and lower back. She also treats repetitive injuries, whiplash, headache, migraine, insomnia, and women’s health.

Duyen is alumni of the Canadian Institute of Chinese Medicine. When not seeing patients, she spends time studying Classic Chinese Medicine with the Institute of East Asian Medicine and other advanced acupuncture philosophies. She does Classic Hatha Yoga and meditation daily. She enjoys hiking in summer with her husband and three sons.


Rayna Laing

RMT

Joined team: April 18, 2017

Location: Airdrie

Languages: English

Services: Massage Therapy

Modalities: Swedish techniques, neuro

Bio:
Rayna is a goal-orientated therapist who specializes in a neuromuscular approach to Massage Therapy. With a mentality of “treatment doesn’t end with me; it begins with you” Rayna’s priority is client education. Her focus is to get you back to doing the things you love and to teach you how to maintain them.

Having graduated both her 1st and 2nd year of school with top honours and being selected to be the massage student ambassador, Rayna is eager to build strengths into the massage therapy profession. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, camping, all things fitness, and spending time with her family. Sessions with Rayna can be 30 minutes RAPID (clothes on/lotion free), or 60 minutes using therapeutic, neuro, and/or Swedish techniques.


Shawn Johnson

DMO, RMT, FST

Joined team: February 14, 2022

Location: Airdrie

Language: English/French

Services: Massage Therapy

Modalities: Massage and Manual Osteopathy

Bio:
My name is Shawn, I am a Manual Osteopath, a Registered Massage Therapist, and a Fascial Stretch Therapist. I graduated from The Manual Osteopathic College of Canada and The Alberta College of Massage Therapy. I specialize in therapeutic massage with the intention of correcting postural deviations, as well as educating my clients to provide self-care to progressively reach a point of living without pain.  While deep pressure is my strength, relaxation and comfort are still the ideal goals. I enjoy working with clients to resolve chronic pain, and headaches, and restoring the body’s natural balance.  

I am passionate about expanding my knowledge and sharpening my skills. Since graduating I have become certified in many modalities including Hot Stone Therapy, Advanced Cold Stone, Dynamic Cupping, Visceral Manipulation, Craniosacral Therapy, Myoskeletal Alignment Therapy, Advanced Fascia, Functional Myofascial Release, and Fascial Stretch Therapy. I am committed to developing myself so I can give my clients the very best treatments.


Stanley Zuidwyk

Certified Pedorthist

Joined team: June 2021

Location: All Locations

Language: English

Services: Certified Pedorthist

Modalities: Foot and Lower Limb

Bio
Stanley has been treating patients in the medical profession for 32 years and started in the custom foot orthotic field 22 years ago. His passion for pedorthics drives his ability to find helpful solutions and share educational information with his patients. He strives to provide the best possible experience in foot care. His patients regularly comment on his thoroughness and attention to detail in his assessments which include an analysis of posture, biomechanical gait movement patterns, and lower extremity musculoskeletal function. Video gait analysis provides the ability to visually show the patient exactly when and where their imbalances occur. He encourages his patients to participate in their own recovery by taking the time to educate them about their medical condition, footwear selection, orthotics, and home rehabilitation programs.


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