Innovative Spine & Wellness
Introducing our team!
Introducing our team!
Dr. Oakley founded the Wellness Centre in 2004. Dr. Oakley is interested in optimizing health and longevity and continually searches for better ways to enhance the health and wellbeing of his patients. This passion is shown by the incorporation of top technologies including the use of PowerPlate®, TRX®, Digital X-ray, and the PostureRay® X-ray analysis system to the facility. To further help those in need to better their health, he will begin personal health coaching and is currently working toward completing his ‘Shotgun to Health’ book series.
Dr. Oakley has published many scientific papers and book chapters on various health topics such as posture, CBP, scoliosis, diabetes, Vitamin D, ergonomics, biomechanics and even cancer. He has presented research at prestigious scientific conferences including: the World Federation of Chiropractic, the International Society of Biomechanics, North American Conference on Biomechanics, the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association, the Association of Chiropractic Colleges, the Canadian Society of Biomechanics and the World Federation of Chiropractic.
He is advanced certified and is also an instructor for CBP technique, often traveling to teach other chiropractors how to practice the most evidence-based spinal correcting techniques. Dr. Oakley participated in the creation of chiropractic guidelines for both the practice of chiropractic as well as for use of x-ray for the profession.
He is a sports enthusiast, being a goalie for the Innovative hockey team as well as a recreational triathlete. He has also completed Ironman, Whistler, BC.
He has a B.Sc. kinesiology (Laurentian University, Sudbury, Ontario), an M.Sc. (Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario) and a Doctor of Chiropractic degree (Palmer College of Chiropractic, Davenport, Iowa). He interned at Drs. Deed & Shirlene Harrison’s CBP clinic upon graduation in Elko, Nevada.
DR. OAKLEY’S RECENT PUBLICATIONS:
Oakley PA, Jaeger JO, Brown JE, Polatis TA, Clarke JG, Whittler CD, Harrison DE. The CBP® mirror image® approach to reducing thoracic hyperkyphosis: a retrospective case series of 10 patients. J Phys Ther Sci. 2018;30(8):1039-1045.
Fortner MO, Oakley PA, Harrison DE. Alleviation of chronic spine pain and headaches by reducing forward head posture and thoracic hyperkyphosis: a CBP® case report. J Phys Ther Sci. 2018;30(8):1117-1123.
Oakley PA, Harrison DE. Alleviation of pain and disability in a post-surgical C4–C7 total fusion patient after reducing a lateral head translation (side shift) posture: a CBP® case report with a 14 year follow-up. J Phys Ther Sci. 2018;30(7):952-957.
Oakley PA. Is early treatment for mild adolescent idiopathic scoliosis superior over the traditional ‘watch & wait’ approach? A case report with long-term follow-up. J Phys Ther Sci. 2018 May;30(5):680-684.
Fortner MO, Oakley PA, Harrison DE. Alleviation of posttraumatic dizziness by restoration of the cervical lordosis: a CBP® case study with a one year follow-up. J Phys Ther Sci. 2018 May;30(5):730-733.
Fortner MO, Oakley PA, Harrison DE. Cervical extension traction as part of a multimodal rehabilitation program relieves whiplash-associated disorders in a patient having failed previous chiropractic treatment: a CBP® case report. J Phys Ther Sci 2018; 30(2):266-270.
Jaeger JO, Oakley PA, Moore RR, Ruggeroli EP, Harrison DE. Resolution of temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMJD) by correcting a lateral head translation posture following previous failed traditional chiropractic therapy: A CBP® case report. J Phys Ther Sci 2018;30(1):103-107.
Betz JW, Oakley PA, Harrison DE. Relief of exertional dyspnea and spinal pains by increasing the thoracic kyphosis in straight back syndrome (thoracic hypo-kyphosis) using CBP® methods: A case report with long-term follow-up. J Phys Ther Sci 2018;30(1):185-189.
Haggard JS, Haggard JB, Oakley PA, Harrison DE. Reduction of progressive thoracolumbar adolescent idiopathic scoliosis by Chiropractic BioPhysics® (CBP®) mirror image® methods following failed traditional chiropractic treatment: A case report. J Phys Ther Sci 2017;29: 2062-2067.
Oakley PA, Harrison DE. Lumbar extension traction alleviates symptoms and facilitates healing of disc herniation/sequestration in 6-weeks, following failed treatment from three previous chiropractors: A CBP case report with an 8-year follow-up. J Phys Ther Sci 2017;29: 2051-2057.
Harrison DE, Oakley PA. Scoliosis deformity reduction in adults: A CBP® mirror image® case series incorporating the ‘non-commutative property of finite rotation angles under addition’ in five patients with lumbar and thoraco-lumbar scoliosis. J Phys Ther Sci 2017;29: 2044-2050.
Mitchell JR, Oakley PA, Harrison DE. Nonsurgical correction of straight back syndrome (thoracic hypokyphosis), increased lung capacity and resolution of exertional dyspnea by thoracic hyperkyphosis mirror image® traction: A CBP® case report. J Phys Ther Sci 2017;29: 2058-2061.
Fortner MO, Oakley PA, Harrison DE. Treating ‘slouchy’ (hyperkyphosis) posture with chiropractic biophysics®: a case report utilizing a multimodal mirror image® rehabilitation program. J Phys Ther Sci, 2017, 29(8): 1475-1480.
Wickstrom BM,Oakley PA, Harrison DE. Non-surgical relief of cervical radiculopathythrough reduction of forward head posture and restoration of cervical lordosis: a case report. J Phys Ther Sci, 2017, 29(8): 1472-1474.
Brown J, Jaeger J, Polatis T, Peters A, Oakley P, Harrison D. Increasing the lumbar lordosis by seated 3-point bending traction: A case series utilizing Chiropractic BioPhysics technique. Chiropr J Australia, 2017, 45(2): 144-154.
Berry RH, Oakley PA, Harrison DE. Alleviation of Chronic Headaches by Correcting Lateral Head Translation Posture (–TxH) using Chiropractic Biophysics & Berry Translation Traction. Annals of Vertebral Subluxation Research, 2017, May 11: 87-92.
Oakley P, Harrison D. Restoration of barefoot gait in a 75-year old female with cervical spondylotic myelopathy: A case report utilizing Chiropractic BioPhysics (CBP®) technique. Chiropr J Australia, 2017, 45(1): 16-27.
Berry RH, Oakley P, Harrison D. Alleviation of radiculopathy by structural rehabilitation of the cervical spine by correcting a lateral head translation posture (-TxH) using Berry translation traction as a part of CBP methods: A case report. Chiropr J Australia, 2017, 45(1): 63-72.
Jaeger JO, Oakley PA, Colloca CJ, Harrison DE. Non-surgical Reduction of Thoracic Hyper-kyphosis in a 24-year Old Music Teacher Utilizing Chiropractic BioPhysics® Technique. British Journal of Medicine & Medical Research, 2016, 11(7): 1-9.
Oakley PA, Baird ML. Do Patients Drink Enough Water? Actual Pure Water Intake Compared to the Theoretical Daily Rules of Drinking Eight 8-Ounce Glasses and Drinking Half Your Body Weight in Ounces. J Water Resource Protection, 2015, 7(11): 883-887.
Rehabilitation Coordinator / Research Assistant
Dr. Lance Haines stays busy coaching in minor hockey, treating patients, and is a regular yoga connoisseur.
Dr. Haines currently does laser treatment for various conditions including chronic pain, post-surgical recovery, shoulder, elbow, wrist, hip, knee, and ankle joint strains and sprains. The Bioflex laser is effective as it accelerates cellular healing from the inside out.
Dr. Maryam completed her studies in Bachelor of Science Biology program at McMaster University before attending the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in Toronto. After graduation, she moved to United Kingdom and worked as a Naturopathic Doctor for 5 years where she helped many people with various health concerns. She also served as a supervisor assistant in the Acupuncture clinic within the College of Naturopathic Medicine in London.
Dr. Maryam can help you with many health complaints and can teach you how to live a healthy lifestyle. She gathered much experience over the last few years in assisting patients to lose weight, decrease pains and improve wellness. She has also published an article on arthritis treatment in one of the UK’s health magazines.
In addition, she also offers natural anti-aging treatments such as facial rejuvenation acupuncture and facial rejuvenation massage which has a dramatic effect on skin health specially in wrinkle reduction and scar healing.
Dr. Maryam is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor in Ontario. She is a member of the College of Naturopaths of Ontario, the Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors, and the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors.
Registered Massage Therapist
Esther is a seasoned massage therapist and aromatherapist of over 10 years. She uses her intuitive skills and continuing education to support you to achieve stress relief, pain management and emotional well being.
Registered Massage Therapist
Working in all areas of the fitness the wellness industry, Chris united his fifteen years of experience into the most effective and powerful blend of body therapy and fitness coaching as ‘SomaFit Wellness.’ He is a CPTN Certified Personal Trainer, a CPAFLA SCEP Fitness Assessor, a CHEK Practitioner 1, a Holistic Lifestyle Coach and has a diploma in osteopathic Applied Soma Training through Guy Voyer, DO.
Trainer Chris has helped people improve the quality of their life, lessened their pains, and/or helped enhanced their athletic performance. He has been studying a European advanced style of training called Somatotherapy (European Osteopathy school), under founder and world renown French Osteopath, Guy Voyer, DO. He has studied with him in Montreal with other high level trainers who train celebrity athletes that demand results. Anyone can achieve astounding results utilizing Somatotherapy techniques such as ELDOA, MFS, GPS, 2TLS and joint pumping release. Chris is truly apart of an elite group worldwide qualified to implement these tools to help you.
At the age of 4, Chris was skating at the prestigious Toronto Cricket Skating and Curling Club that included young Elvis Stojko. He was lucky enough to work with the best coaches and skaters in Canada. He was introduced to off-ice strength and conditioning and then began coaching and assisting as well as performing and competing in skating, tennis and track. Chris is excited to be apart of the team at Innovative Spine & Wellness, where he is able to combine all his expertise and provide manual body therapy, personal training, holistic nutrition, lifestyle support and specialized fitness classes to help you achieve your goals.
Danicia is the wellness director at Innovative Spine & Wellness! She is responsible for helping you find the services that will best help you achieve your personal health goals.
Laura has recently joined team Innovative and is super excited to be a part of the team!
Laura has a background in health and wellness as a nutritional counselor and has a strong passion for helping people improve their lives through healthy and balanced living.
In her spare time, she enjoys working out, painting and spending time with her family. She looks forward to scheduling your next appointment!
Amelia is the public relations director. She is excited to be involved in promoting and informing the community of the amazing services the clinic offers. She has a fun time telling others about Innovative Spine & Wellness as it truly is a state-of-the-art facility that offers a variety of contemporary cutting edge technologies to guide people just like you to better health and true wellness!
Whether it is keeping the public updated through social media platforms or interacting face to face at various community events, Amelia is here to ensure that everyone has the information they need and the opportunity to work with our team to get started in achieving their health goals. She looks forward to seeing you at the clinic
Patients Experiencing Improved Health
We are a Total Wellness Facility incorporating cutting edge technologies including Digital X-ray, over 50 spinal traction stations, and exercise/rehab equipment including true 3D PowerPlate vibration technology and TRX suspension training.
11A-1100 Gorham St.
Newmarket, ON L3Y 8Y8
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Tuesday & Saturday
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