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Meet the Whitemud Crossing Chiropractors Team

The Team at Whitemud Crossing Chiropractors is proud to be part of our tradition of service to Edmonton for more than twenty years. Here’s an introduction to our exceptional and caring team members.

Massage therapist Edmonton, Josh Lockert

Josh Lockert, RMT, Shockwave Therapist

Josh is the Shockwave Therapist at Whitemud Crossing Chiropractors. He graduated from Grant MacEwan University in June 2013. He is a Registered Massage Therapist with the Natural Health Practitioners of Canada and trained with Uran Berisha to become a Shockwave Therapist. Josh is a friendly lad and will do whatever he can to help you feel better and live your daily life without pain. He knows that knowledge is key and he is continually expanding his areas of expertise to be able to treat his clients in a more effective and efficient experience. Josh loves being able to use these skills with all clients and isn’t afraid to work with all kinds of aches and pains. He knows that every body can be worked on!

Massage therapist Edmonton, Damarius Sealey

Damarius Sealey, Registered Massage Therapist

Damarius began professionally practicing massage in March 2018, and graduated from the 3000 hour massage program at Makami in August. She has always wanted to pursue a career in the health care field and found Massage therapy to be a perfect fit.

Damarius is a strong believer in the power of relaxation, and is passionate about promoting self care in others.

Damarius looks forward to many future learning opportunities and expanding her field of knowledge to become a better therapist in the coming years.

Massage therapist Edmonton, Sharleen Heinrichs

Sharleen Heinrichs, Registered Massage Therapist

Sharleen has been a Registered Massage Therapist for 10 years. Although most of her comprehensive training and experience has been focused on rehabilitation and posture correction, she also appreciates the power of a relaxation massage. She uses a variety of techniques, however has found that a fusion of Deep Tissue Massage, Trigger Point Therapy, Myofascial Release, and Joint Mobilizations has been favoured over the years. Finding the right combination for each individual client is one of the main reasons being an RMT continues to be a fun and rewarding career for Sharleen. Currently, she is in school at the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition for a Certification in Holistic Nutrition.

In addition to 2200 hours of massage training with a Level II in Sports Massage, she has a Reiki Master Certification, has obtained Craniosacral Level II and also provides continuing education for Aromatherapy.

Massage therapist Edmonton, Sharleen Heinrichs

Marcel Hamann, Registered Massage Therapist

A graduate of M.H. Vicars School, Marcel Hamann has over 14 years of experience as a massage therapist. He first worked with a team of chiropractors before starting his own clinic to provide a more personalized service to his clients. Lately, he came back to join Dr. Christie’s team. Marcel believes in the importance to meet each client’s needs so he learned a wide variety of techniques and approaches. Marcel has the service you need, from relaxation massage to therapeutic or sport massage.

Physical health and a healthy balance of the mind and body are important for Marcel who was member of the Canadian Armed Forces for almost 25 years.

Acupuncturist Edmonton, Xiaobo Chen

Xiaobo Chen, Registered Acupuncturist

Xiaobo joined the Whitemud Crossing Chiropractors team as a Certified Acupuncturist in 2010. She trained in Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medical Science in China, graduating in 1990. Xiaobo came to Edmonton in 2006, completed her Certification of Acupuncture Safety and became a Registered Acupuncturist in Alberta. She has extensive experience in Traditional Chinese Medicine treatments along with experience with various pain, sports injuries and musculoskeletal complaints.

Whitemud Crossing Chiropractors Office Manager, Lisa McKenzie

Lisa McKenzie, Office Manager and Wellness Coach

Lisa re-joined the team at Whitemud Crossing Chiropractors in January 2010. When the opportunity to come back as a Chiropractic Assistant came up, she jumped at the chance as she found she missed the clinic and the patients. She has completed her Bachelor of Science in Biology with a minor in English Literature. With this background, she pursued her interest in Educational Tourism working in a variety of places, including The Legislature and The Royal Tyrrell Museum. Once she discovered chiropractic, she realized that was in alignment with her health care philosophies and wanted to educate people about how it can help them. Lisa is committed to creating an environment where patients can “get well and stay well”. In her spare time, Lisa can be found outside hiking or with her nose in a book.

Posture is another one of Lisa’s passions, she runs free posture classes where patients are shown exercises to help strengthen their posture and hold their adjustments, every second Monday night.

Whitemud Crossing Chiropractors Chiropractic Assistant, Laurie Pawlick

Laurie Pawlick, Chiropractic Assistant

As a passionate advocate of Chiropractic care, Laurie has seen both sides of the clinic experience, as a long term patient and as valued team member in several Chiropractic offices. She has an extensive nutritional background and has participated as both a life and parenting coach. Laurie was raised in a holistic family and has been able to pass on the many positive lifestyle choices to her family by ensuring they get their adjustments and live the chiropractic lifestyle. In her spare time, Laurie is a mixed media artist.

Whitemud Crossing Chiropractors Chiropractic Assistant, Chalice Stewart

Chalice Stewart, Chiropractic Assistant

Chalice joined our team in the fall 2017. Hired for a temporary position, she discovered quickly how much she loved the atmosphere and the patients in the clinic. So was overjoyed when given the opportunity to stay on.

Chalice has enjoyed the benefits of Chiropractic since high school. Her children have all had the good fortune of being adjusted since they were just a few hours old. When she is not in the office, Chalice is out taking pictures or enjoying time with her husband and three teen children.

Whitemud Crossing Chiropractors Chiropractic Assistant, Melissa Armstrong

Melissa Armstrong, Chiropractic Assistant

Melissa has joined our family as a Chiropractic Assistant. Having a passion for Natural Health and Well-Being, she loves being a part of our clinic and coming in each day. Melissa has a gentle spirit, a very big heart, and is looking forward to building her knowledge of Holistic Health. Melissa is a strong advocate for Chiropractic care and has been benefiting from regular treatments. Her busy life keeps her active and enthusiastic with many interests, but if you were to ask her what her favourite thing in life is, she would have to say it is being a mother.

Whitemud Crossing Chiropractors Chiropractic Assistant, Talisa Sloan

Talisa Sloan, Chiropractic Assistant

Talisa was raised and still lives on a farm outside of the city. She has a great love for animals, the outdoors, and spending time with her large family. She keeps an active lifestyle by spending a lot of her spare time on the ice, as she is a competitive figure skater. Talisa graduated from Grant MacEwan University in 2013 with a Diploma in Travel and Tourism, which she puts to good us as she travels to as many destinations as possible around the world. Talisa is happy to join the staff at Whitemud Crossing Chiropractors as it is such a warm and welcoming environment where the main focus is helping people feel their best, which is something she looks forward to every single day.

Whitemud Crossing Chiropractors Chiropractic Assistant, Rebecca Lavoie

Rebecca Wynn, Chiropractic Assistant

Rebecca moved to Edmonton in 2015. From a young age, she had been fascinated with science and how the body worked. Deciding to pursue a career in the medical field, she went to college to study medical office administration. After graduating college with honours, she joined us at Whitemud Crossing Chiropractors as a chiropractic assistant. Since joining the team, Rebecca has seen the benefits of chiropractic care through patients and through personal experience. After suffering for years with debilitating headaches every day, she has finally found relief thanks to regular adjustments. On her days off Rebecca can be found outside or on the water enjoying what life has to offer. She also spends time creating art, hanging out with her cat Mango whom she adopted in 2017, and her husband.

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