Tara holds a Massage Therapy Diploma from Trillium College and is an active member of the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario. She is passionate about massage therapy and truly believes the positive and rewarding effects massage therapy has on the body. After 12 years of healthcare experience, Tara decided to stay home and raise her 3 children, as well as pursue her dream of becoming a massage therapist. She has experience in a variety of different treatment styles including Swedish massage, trigger point therapy, myofascial release, sports massage, deep tissue and prenatal massage. Tara is committed to striving for excellence by maintaining her continuing education and giving the highest quality of care within her practice.
Adriana is a Registered Physiotherapist with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario with over 20 years of experience in clinical practice. She completed her Masters of Physiotherapy specializing in Sports Injuries, Manual Therapy and Pregnancy. Prior to this, she graduated with a Bachelor in Sciences.
Adriana's passion is to help others achieve their personal goals in recovering from injury. Her main objective is to optimize function and enhance physical performance in patients. She believes that through a comprehensive assessment and a hands on treatment combined with an individualized exercise program; she and her patients will achieve mutual goals. Education is in each and all of her sessions; so patients have a clear understanding of their rehabilitation process, prevention of future injuries and proper expectations.
In her spare time, Adriana enjoys spending time with her husband, her 12 years old boy and close friends. Outdoor activities, Running, yoga, pilates, crossfit, and reading whenever she can are her passions.
Dr. Andrea Maxim graduated from McMaster University, completing an Honours Degree in Biology and Pharmacology. After another four years of rigorous training at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, Andrea completed her degree as a licensed Naturopathic Doctor in Ontario and is proud to be serving the Burlington Community.
While Dr. Maxim believes all conditions can be treated using natural medicine, she has a keen interest in functional medicine, individualized weight loss programs, digestive disturbances and hormone balancing (menopause, fertility and prenatal care).
Dr. Maxim focuses on building a strong foundation of health using whole foods and high dosed nutrients to get her patients feeling better as soon as possible. In adjunct, treatment plans include acupuncture, homeopathy, and mental/emotional counseling to further bring balance to the body.
Dr. Maxim is also certified in First Line Therapy, Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture and Biopuncture (injection of medicine over the troubled area).
She is a member of the OAND, the CAND and is also registered with the Board of Directors of Drugless Therapy in Naturopathy (BDDT-N).
Dr. Maxim was awarded Best Naturopathic Doctor and Best Naturopathic Clinic for 2013 with Hamilton Reader's Choice.
Dr. Alison Lejkowski graduated from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in 2010 following completion of her Bachelor of Kinesiology degree at McMaster University. Since graduation, she has become certified in Contemporary Medical Acupuncture from McMaster, and Active Release Technique (ART®). She continues to strive to expand her clinical skills through ongoing participation in various continuing education courses. For the past three years, Dr. Lejkowski has been active in the local soccer and volleyball communities. She enjoys helping young athletes with injury management, and performance optimization through early identification and treatment of dysfunction to help to prevent future injuries.
In addition to helping others to stay active, Alison believes in leading by example and enjoys an active lifestyle including snowboarding, running, yoga and ultimate Frisbee. In order to achieve the best results from any treatment plan, Dr. Lejkowski understands the importance of empowering patients by educating them in all aspects of their health and wellness. She believes that giving patients the tools they need to maintain an active lifestyle, and encouraging them to take an active role in their health and wellbeing will have a positive effect on all aspects of their life. By making health and lifestyle advice more convenient and accessible, Alison hopes to help as many people as possible to stay active and stay healthy.
Dr. Cameron Edgar was born in Edmonton, Alberta and graduated from the University of Alberta with a Bachelor’s degree in Biological and Physiological Sciences.
After moving to Toronto to complete his Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 2005, he pursued a further postgraduate education in Contemporary Medical Acupuncture from the De Groote School of Medicine at McMaster University.
Certified in the Active Release Technique, Dr. Edgar has a special interest in sports therapy and post-injury rehabilitation. Dr. Edgar believes that education and proper communication are imperative to patient care.
“When people understand why their pain or dysfunction is occurring, it enables them to make the changes necessary to correct the problem at hand.”
He now lives with his wife Maja in Burlington and in his free time, enjoys playing many different types of sports including basketball, ultimate frisbee, and golf.
“I have always had an interest in the human body and helping people. Chiropractic was a perfect combination of the two.”
Dr. Maja Edgar immigrated to Canada with her family from former Yugoslavia when she was eleven. She had an interest in health from an early age and was always fascinated by the human body and mind. She went on to complete a degree from the University of Toronto specializing in Biology and Psychology.
Seeking chiropractic treatment herself during her dance training, she realized that this is what resonated with her views of health and well being, and it prompted her to pursue her chosen profession.
She graduated with a Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 2008 and has also completed post-graduate training in Medical Acupuncture from the Michael G. De Groote School of Medicine at McMaster University.
A member of the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association, Dr. Edgar has a special interest in the areas of chiropractic that include pre and postnatal pregnancy care.
From newborn to adolescence to adulthood, Dr. Edgar uses techniques specific to the individual to bring balance and health to the spine.
Dr. Edgar routinely makes recommendations for patients to establish a self-care routine and encourages her patients to be active participants in maintaining their health.
She is currently living in Burlington with her husband Cameron and in her free time enjoys keeping active through yoga, running and swimming.
Our chiropractic clinic is located in the heart of Downtown Burlington, and we have a team of very experienced and knowledgeable professionals who are very committed to providing the highest quality of care.