Meet the Team

Jennifer Heick, BSc., DC, CAC

Jennifer Heick, BSc., DC, CAC

Dr. Heick is a graduate of the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College and a practicing chiropractor since 1993.  She has been the proud owner of Waterloo North Chiropractic & Massage since 1994.  Dr. Heick likes a holistic approach to taking care of your family’s health. She believes in lifelong wellness to allow you to reach your goals and enjoy your everyday activities.  She is certified in acupuncture and laser therapy and uses these therapies to help facilitate the healing process. As a Certified Animal Chiropractor, your pet’s health and wellbeing is as important to Dr. Heick as any other member of your family.  Dr. Heick has been adjusting animals since 1994 and continues a small animal chiropractic practice at the office.

Dr. Heick is a lifetime professional member of the American Veterinary chiropractic Association (AVCA).  AVCA professional membership is limited to licensed doctors of chiropractic and licensed doctors of veterinary medicine who are certified in animal chiropractic by the Animal Chiropractic Certification Commission (ACCC) of the AVCA, the primary national credential for this profession in North America. These doctors have successfully completed the Animal Chiropractic Certification Commission (ACCC) of the AVCA certification requirements which included successfully passing an AVCA approved postgraduate program (a minimum of 210 hours) in animal chiropractic. Certification is distinct from licensure in that it is voluntary and requires re-certification to maintain the credential. ACCC/AVCA Certified Doctors are required 30 hours of continuing education every three years to keep certification current.


Rebecca Blackburn, Hons BSc., DC, CSCS

Rebecca Blackburn, Hons BSc., DC, CSCS

Dr. Blackburn received an Honours Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from McMaster prior to graduating top of her class from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in 2008. She is a Graston Technique Provider, Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist and has training in Laser therapy, Active Release Techniques – Spine and Athletic Movement Assessment.
Dr. Blackburn incorporates manual techniques and therapies to help patients get well and function at their best. She helps infants to the elderly, office workers to athletes. Dr. Blackburn achieved her Advanced 2 Examination in Classical Ballet in 2003, completed the Boston Marathon in 2009, the New York City Marathon in 2013 and raced in the Long Distance Triathlon World Championships in Sweden in 2015. Dr. Blackburn is the President of the Waterloo Regional Chiropractic Society.


Dr. Clarkson

Dr. Jillian Clarkson, BSc, DC

Dr. Clarkson was born and raised in Fredericton, New Brunswick, where she attended the University of New Brunswick receiving her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology in 2010.  She completed her Doctor of Chiropractic degree at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College graduating in 2015.  Dr. Clarkson obtained her Contemporary Medical Acupuncture certification at McMaster University.  She currently holds certification in Webster Technique and is a member of the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA). Dr. Clarkson uses a combination of manual therapies and instrument assisted techniques to facilitate the healing process.


Lori-Anne Tiegs, BA, RMT

Lori-Anne Tiegs, BA, RMT

Lori-Anne has worked at WNCM as an RMT since 1998. She received her Massage Therapy diploma from Sutherland-Chan School and Teaching Clinic in Toronto in 1998. Lori enjoys her profession and offers deep tissue to relaxation massage. She is interested in TMJ dysfunction and headache treatments as well as pregnancy massage. Lori also offers hot stone massage. She has two rambunctious boys, Max and Cole. To book your appointment with Lori-Anne, click here.


Adrienne Bringloe, RMT

Adrienne Cipp, RMT

Adrienne graduated from Darcy Lane Massage Therapy School in 1992 and worked in a spa in Toronto for two years prior to moving back to Waterloo. Adrienne worked out of her home for several years while raising her two children. In 2003 she joined WNCM. Hot stone and deep tissue treatments are her specialty. To book your appointment with Adrienne, click here.


Bobbie-Jo Wissent, RMT

Bobbie-Jo Wissent, RMT

Bobbie-Jo received her diploma from the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy in 2004 and has been working at WNCM since she graduated. Bobbie-Jo offers deep tissue, hot stone, pregnancy, and relaxation massage. She likes volleyball, dancing and taking her dogs Tobey and Harley for walks. Bobbie-Jo, her husband Kurt and their sons Lukas and Deakon live in New Hamburg. To book your appointment with Bobbie-Jo, click here.


Paige Stewart, RMT

Paige Stewart, RMT

Paige has been working as a Registered Massage Therapist in Kitchener-Waterloo since receiving her diploma from the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy. Paige treats a wide range of conditions and also offers hot stone, pregnancy and relaxation massage. She lives in Wellesley with her husband Jeff, their kids Maverick and Maisie Lyn, and their dogs Jaxson and Paisley. To book your appointment with Paige, click here.


Jenelle Kuntz, BA

Jenelle Kuntz, BA, RMT

Jenelle graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University with a BA in Psychology before attending the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy. Jenelle is now an RMT, and works with a variety of patients including Lymphedema patients. She is pleased to have the opportunity to work with the knowledgeable and caring staff at WNCM. Jenelle grew up in Waterloo with two older brothers and now lives with her husband and son in Baden. She has played ringette and baseball since the age of 4, loves all sports and living an active lifestyle! To book your appointment with Jenelle, click here.


Craig Diefenbacher, RMT

Craig has been a Registered Massage Therapist with Waterloo North Chiropractic and Massage since 2015.


Jackie Thomas

Jackie Thomas

Jackie Thomas is a Breakthrough Expert and Energy Coach.  With over 10 years working with the power of mindset and energy, Jackie has become an expert in helping tired, but driven people, reset their energy, re-ignite their vision and stand within their personal power to live with optimum health, success and shape their lives by design.   Jackie works with many modalities including Reflexology, Reiki, and BodyTalk, and Lymphatic Drainage.  Visit www.breakthroughcanada.com for more information about these therapies.  To book your appointment with Jackie, click here.


Tricia

Tricia Nickl, CNP, RNCP, ROHP

Tricia has been a Nutritionist for 17 years, and certified as an Iridologist 3 years ago.  Offering consultations that help clients understand the foundations of individualized nutrition and integrative healing,  Tricia uses  Iridology as a tool to address underlying health concerns and understand where the body is out of balance.  Tricia is a a cancer survivor, an animal lover and a self proclaimed ‘tree hugger’, who is thrilled to be working with WNCM, and offering her holistic perspective.


Kait Mathers

Kait Mathers

Kait has been a receptionist at Waterloo North Chiropractic and Massage since early 2010. She lives in Waterloo with her husband Jim  and their two rescue cats, Soldier and Loki. Kait enjoys music, experimenting with food and working on charity fundraisers.


Judy Barr

Judy Barr

Judy is our insurance specialist and holds the distinction of being employed by the clinic longer than anyone, including Dr. Heick! Judy is an avid rider and spends her free time at the barn with her horse, Theo.


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Carolyn Mathers, Hon BSc, BASc

Carolyn has been part of the team at Waterloo North Chiropractic and Massage since 2004. She worked as a Chiropractic Health Assistant while completing her kinesiology degree at Wilfrid Laurier University, before taking a hiatus from the clinic to complete her Applied Human Nutrition degree at the University of Guelph. Carolyn is thrilled to be back at WNCM as the Office Manager. She has a passion for health and wellness, with specific interest in fitness and nutrition.


Alysha Madill

Alysha started at WNCM as a high school co-op student with Dr. Heick. She has stayed on as part of the reception team while completing high school at Grand River Collegiate. She has experience working with animals from volunteering at the K-W Humane Society and horseback riding. She loves to play with her dog Georgia, her cat Faith, and her snake Lilly in her spare time. She has a soft spot for animals but loves people as well!

 

 

 

 


Mary-Kathryn Nelson

Mary-Kathryn was a children’s and teen librarian at a public library for seven years before joining the reception team at WNCM. She enjoys reading, crochet and doing genealogy research.

 

About Us

Waterloo North Chiropractic & Massage has been encouraging healthy living in the Kitchener-Waterloo community since 1990.

Contact us for more information or to book an appointment with a chiropractor or massage therapist. We cannot book appointments via email.

(519) 746-3838
info@wncm.ca





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