Victoria has been a Certified Athletic Therapist since 2005. She also spent 17 years in the Canadian Armed Forces. She has been employed by the Canadian National Wrestling Team since 2011. Her time in the military and as an Athletic Therapist has led her to 18 different countries. She has been to five Pan-American Championships, two Wrestling World Championships, Nationals for Olympic Lifting, Commonwealth Games and numerous other international open tournaments.
Victoria takes aspiring students that are interested in becoming Athletic Therapists and provides placement hours to help them gain their certification. She is an active volunteer in Renfrew County providing Athletic Therapy services at local races for the last decade. You may see her and the other VC Athletic Therapy staff and students on the Ottawa river, on the Algonquin trail or at the Petawawa Terrace enjoying the beautiful dynamic nature we have all come to love.
Audrée has always been involved in sports and physical activity, dance being the main one. She practiced dance for 20 years and in 2016 she completed a college diploma in Contemporary Dance. In 2014 she obtained her first personal training certification and worked in several different gyms in Montreal. Through these various experiences she learned about Athletic Therapy. She realized that this profession could allow her to taker her clients all the way from A through Z. Whether it’s prescribing individualized training programs, assessing an injury on the field or rehabilitating post injury through different modalities and manual therapy techniques. She completed her B.Sc of Athletic Therapy at Concordia University in 2021. She has also recently completed her 500hrs of Swedish Massage Certification from the province of Quebec. Aside from Athletic Therapy, Audrée has also been a Reservist Medical Assistant with the CAF since 2018. She is also the creator of a VAC funded women veteran fitness program called A.T.H.E.N.A. With her recent arrival in the area, she is looking forward to many outdoor activities such as SUP, cycling, hiking and much more and embracing all that Petawawa has to offer!
Pascale is an active and dynamic professional that graduated from ENOSI Osteopathic School in Montreal in 2021. She previously studied as a paramedic technician in Quebec. Throughout these experiences, she interacted with a diverse population in emergency situations. In the last years, she undertook her studies in osteopathy in order to broaden her anatomical and physiological knowledge of the body. Thanks to these studies in the health sector, she easily brings an atmosphere of comfort and trust in her new practice as an osteopath. Her openness and curiosity make her a versatile therapist and allow her to adapt to the needs of everyone.
Helping people with their nutrition has always been a passion for Skylar. In 2021 she completed her diploma at the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition to become a Registered Holistic Nutritionist. She has also been a military spouse since 2017 and focuses a lot of her practice to helping other military spouses and members with their health and wellness goals. She credits her husband for becoming an RHN. Skylar focuses on helping her clients through nutrition, lifestyle, stress management and sleeping techniques to assure the best overall care. Adding a nutrition consultation onto your appointment can really benefit your health, whether you are looking for pain management, concussion care, blood sugar management, inflammation reduction, or are simply needing guidance on nutrition in general, Skylar would love to help you. Nutrition has a hand in everything, so if you are in the clinic please feel free to ask any questions you may have on how a nutrition consultation can help your health.
Brandy is a proud military spouse who is new to the Ottawa Valley. Before her career in massage therapy, she was a Personal Support Worker working in private home care as well as in nursing and retirement homes. While working as a PSW, her main focus was working with clients with dementia and it was during this time that Brandy fell in love with client care.
As a massage practitioner, Brandy is able to be more involved in clients' recovery process and is the most ecstatic when clients are able to regain their independence. Whether it be helping ease the discomfort associated with pregnancy or helping those alleviate the stress associated with their daily workload, Brandy wants to be a part of their wellness journey.
When not treating, Brandy enjoys taking her dog outside on long hikes and being a great plant mom and looking after all of her house plants!
Brandy has completed a 2,200-hour diploma program at the Canadian College of Massage & Hydrotherapy in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She will be writing her Ontario Certification exam and will be applying for her Registered Massage Therapist certification with The College of Massage Therapists of Ontario in the upcoming months.
Born and raised in the Ottawa Valley, Dr. Kristin Ling learned the benefits of living healthy through sports and the outdoors. Dr. Ling graduated from Laurentian University with a Bachelor’s of Physical and Health Education with a concentration in Health Promotion.
With a lifelong interest in Chiropractic and health care, Dr. Ling earned her Doctorate of Chiropractic at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College. At school, she gained additional experience while she provided chiropractic care at the Aptus Children’s Centre for children who have developmental disabilities.
Dr. Ling enjoys working with people of all ages and activity levels. She finds working in pediatric, pre- and post-natal care especially rewarding.
Her patients enjoy a patient-centered, evidence-based approach which includes:
· Spinal Manipulative Therapy
· Soft Tissue Therapy
· Rehabilitation Exercises & Education
She is also well versed in a number of techniques including Activator, taping and drop piece/toggle board adjusting.
Outside of the clinic you can find her hiking with her dog, doing jigsaw puzzles and taking advantage of all that the Valley has to offer!
Dr. Ling is a member of the Chiropractic College of Ontario, Ontario Chiropractic Association and the Canadian Chiropractic Association.
A Chiropractor since 2019, Dr. Drew Martinow graduated from Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College. He also holds a Bachelors of Kinesiology with Honours and First Class Standing from Brock University in St. Catherine’s Ontario.
Combining manual therapy with his diverse rehab background, is motivated to help his patients live healthy, pain-free lives. Dr. Martinow is also certified in:
- Functional Integrated Acupuncture
- Functional Movement Techniques
- Functional Range Conditioning mobility specialist
- Athletic Movement Assessment
- Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization Exercise 1
- Concussion Rehab Works
He enjoys the variety of people he gets to meet through chiropractic care and looks forward to helping people of all ages and activity levels.
Originally from Simcoe, Ontario, Dr. Martinow appreciates the challenges Canadians living in rural areas face when accessing health care. He’s excited to help you get reliable, friendly support to achieve your health goals.
In his free time Dr. Martinow enjoys running, hiking and spending time with family and friends.
Dr. Martinow is a member of the Chiropractic College of Ontario, Ontario Chiropractic Association and the Canadian Chiropractic Association.