Our Team

Our purpose is to provide Wasaga Beach and the surrounding Georgian Triangle with the highest quality of care focused on the reduction of pain, restoration of biomechanical function, and the promotion and maintenance of an active healthy lifestyle.

Active Healthcare Centre uses individualized treatment programs coupled with active patient participation, in order for our patients to experience unparalleled care at a reasonable cost.

Active Healthcare Centre has gathered an excellent team of natural healthcare professionals working together to handle a broad variety of your medical and rehabilitation needs.

Dr. Elizabeth Koehle

Dr. Elizabeth Koehle (nee Hutchesson); a Chiropractor and Acupuncturist, is co-clinic director of Active Healthcare Centre. She attended the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto, where she obtained her Doctor of Chiropractic. Previous to that, Dr. Koehle graduated on the Dean's List with a B.M.Sc.(Hon) in Pharmacology and Toxicology from the University of Western Ontario. She is a CSIA certified ski instructor and has completed post-graduate training in Medical Acupuncture from McMaster University. She is also a certified Graston® practioner. Dr. Koehle’s past experiences involve working with a healthcare team treating professional soccer players, including members of the Toronto Lynx Soccer Club. She worked at Sherbourne Health Centre providing chiropractic care to the diverse communities of South East Toronto and has had much experience treating motor vehicle accident patients and dealing with insurance claims.

Dr. Koehle was born and raised in Wasaga Beach, and is a graduate of Collingwood Collegiate Institute. She is active with the Rotary Club of Wasaga Beach, the Chamber of Commerce and the Wasaga Beach Women’s Business Association.

Dr. Koehle is a member in good standing with the College of Chiropractors of Ontario, the Ontario Chiropractic Association, the Canadian Chiropractic Association, and the Canadian Chiropractic Protective Association. Dr. Koehle is an examiner for the Canadian Chiropractic Examining Board

To contact Dr. Elizabeth Koehle : dr.ekoehle@activehealthcarecentre.com

Dr. James Koehle

Dr. James Koehle, a Chiropractor and Acupuncturist, is co-clinic director of Active Healthcare Centre in Wasaga Beach. Dr. Koehle attended the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, where he obtained his Doctor of Chiropractic. Previous to that, Dr. Koehle attended Brock University for Kinesiology. He has completed post-graduate training in Medical Acupuncture from McMaster University. Dr. Koehle has additional training in low-force Activator Methods Technique® and Thompson Technique. In addition he is a certified Graston Technique® practioner and functional capacity evaluator. He has served on the medical team for the Ontario Winter Games and the Ontario Paralympic Championships. In addition, he has experience treating and working with members of the National Lacrosse League.

Dr. Koehle is a resident of Wasaga Beach, and actively involved in the community. He is a founding member of the Board of Directors of the South Georgian Bay Community Health Centre. In addition Dr. Koehle is a member of the executive of the Wasaga Beach and Area Rotary Club and a member of the Canadian Ski Patrol.

Dr. Koehle is a member in good standing with the College of Chiropractors of Ontario, the Ontario Chiropractic Association, the Canadian Chiropractic Association, and the Canadian Chiropractic Protective Association. Dr. Koehle is an examiner for the Canadian Chiropractic Examining Board. 

To contact Dr. James Koehle: dr.jkoehle@activehealthcarecentre.com

 

Justine Ball RMT

Justine Ball, a Registered Massage Therapist, graduated from the Massage Therapy program at Georgian College in 2012 with honours and is a member of the Ontario Massage Therapists Association. Justine is from New Lowell and is a graduate from Stayner Collegiate Institute.  She ran competitive sprints and hurdles throughout school, and now coaches a local high school team.

Justine has studied a variety of techniques and offers treatment for and including sports massage, pregnancy massage, myofascial release, musculoskeletal injuries, relaxation massage, tension headaches, and postural imbalances. She treats chronic pain patients, motor vehicle injuries, and can provide you with remedial exercise, including stretching and strengthening.

Sonja Schaper RMT

Sonja is a graduate of the Massage Therapy Program at Georgian College. She is from Coldwater and is the mother of four girls. 

As  a Registered Massage Therapist, and long-time fitness professional and enthusiast, she hopes to continue to positively influence people in finding their own “personal best” by developing favourable Interprofessional relationships for a complete and all-encompassing therapeutic plan of care and wellness. 

 

Marlene Pinkerton 

Traditional Chinese Medicine  Practioner & Registered Acupuncturist

We are proud to announce that Marlene has recently joined our team and will be accepting new patients this November! 

Marlene is a graduate of the 4 year,  program at the Academy of Classical Oriental Sciences in Nelson British Columbia. Where she studied classical acupuncture involving the 5 element and meridian systems. She is  a certified laser therapist and offers needleless, laser therapy / acupuncture treatments. As a TCM practitioner Marlene offers her patients access to high quality herbal medicines. 

She has a special interest in Women's health  and prenatal and postpartum health care. She is continually upgrading and taking on new studies; and is currently working on becoming a certified Birth Doula.

 Marlene is a nature lover, enjoys gardening, cooking healthy meals and sits on the board of directors for Free Spirit Gardens, a charitable organization devoted to teaching children the benefits and skills of growing your own food. She also co-ordinates a buying food co-op for organic food with her husband.

Amy McQuay

Amy joined our team in January 2013 as an office receptionist. She grew up in New Lowell, On. She comes to us after graduating with honours from the Georgian College Legal Administration Program.  Amy is a welcome addition to our team and she will welcome you as you enter our clinic.

To contact Amy at the front desk: info@activehealthcarecentre.com

 

 

Maureen Daly

Maureen joined our team in June 2013 as an office receptionist.  Before coming to our office Maureen worked for many years as a banker and is a wonderful part of our team. She will make you feel welcome as you enter our office! 

To contact Maureen at the front desk: info@activehealthcarecentre.com

Call our office at (705) 422-0224 for an appointment today!