Meet Our Team

Dr. Marcia Veitch, BA. DC.

Dr. Marcia Veitch, BA. DC. was born in Barrie. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toronto in 1979. She graduated from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in 1983. She has been a member of both the Canadian Chiropractic Association and Ontario Chiropractic Association throughout her career. She is a proud supporter of the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College through the Governor’s Club and Alumni membership.

Dr Marcia is very passionate about people and helping them live better lives through chiropractic care. For the past 33 years she has enjoyed serving the people of Barrie and surrounding areas.

She uses a gentle “hands on” approach and practices the diversified full spine technique which is appropriate for all ages.

 

 

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Dr. Peter Veitch, BSc. DC.

Dr. Peter Veitch, BSC, DC was born in Barrie. He attended Shanty Bay Public School and Eastview Secondary School.

In his post secondary studies, Dr. Peter attended Guelph University where he successfully completed his Bachelor Science Degree. Dr. Peter graduated from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) in 1990. That same July he joined his father and sister in practice in Barrie.

Dr. Peter has attended many seminars to further his education over the years. He is certified in paraspinal electromyographic scanning including theory, technique and interpretation. Also, he is accomplished in both diversified and torque release chiropractic techniques. Dr. Peter is an avid sport enthusiast participating in a variety of sports including windsurfing, golfing and skiing. He used to play Barrie Minor ice hockey but has since transferred the love of hockey into ball hockey. He has won 2 provincial ball hockey championships and has traveled extensively to play in many tournaments throughout the area. Dr. Peter is the proud father of two sons.

Dr. Kevin Kraemer DC, B.Sc. B.App.Sc.

Kevin graduated in 2003 from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT), in Melbourne Australia. Since then he has been in practice with his wife Dr. Carmen Kraemer DC, B.Sc. B.App.Sc.. Kevin is internationally licensed in both Australia and Canada. He grew up in Northern Ontario and is very excited to be back home in Canada.  Kevin was a member of the prestigious Chiropractic & Osteopathic College of Australasia, as well as a current member of the Ontario Chiropractic Association, Canadian Chiropractic Association and College of Chiropractors of Ontario.   He has a strong focus on patient-centered care and follows the latest evidence base to help you reach your goals, reduce your pain and discomforts and at the same time improve your quality of life and function.   He utilizes a variety of techniques including; Spinal adjusting, Activator, Drop Piece, Soft Tissue Therapy, Trigger Point Therapy, MRT, Lumbar distraction, Mobilization, Ultrasound therapy, Muscle Stimulation, Heat/Ice Therapy, Exercise prescription, lifestyle modification and Postural advice. Kevin also addresses extremity injuries along with spinal issues. If you have a musculoskeletal injury don’t hesitate to ask how he can help.  We offer private consultation rooms so to ensure your confidentiality is maintained. We have convenient appointment times, a great location, modern equipment, friendly caring staff and onsite parking.  Whether you are looking to simply reduce pains and discomforts, improve your posture or seeking preventative maintenance care, he is able to help you. He enjoys working with families, workers as well as athletes and everything in between.

Dr. Jim Veitch, DC.

Dr. Jim Veitch was born and raised in the Barrie area. His father, Dr. J. W. Veitch practised Chiropractic here starting in 1951 until his retirement in 1991. Having had such a close experience with the profession it was only natural for Dr. Jim to enter the field.

Graduating from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in 1981, Dr. Jim entered practice in Barrie with his father in September of that year. There he practised until the opportunity took him north to Sudbury to take over a clinic in that city in July of 1985.

After returning to the Barrie area Dr. Jim opened a practice in the Valley Road Health Center near his home in Horseshoe Valley. In 2008 there was an opportunity to move his practice and share space with his sister and brother, both of whom are Chiropractors.

Dr. Jim focuses on a general type of practice including all ages from newborns to the elderly. He uses very gentle techniques that include Activator and the Pro-Adjuster system. The Pro-Adjuster makes use of the latest technology for assessing and treating the spine eliminating the need to twist the spine for correction or adjustment.

Dr. Carmen Kraemer, DC. BAppSc.

Dr. Carmen graduated from RMIT University in Melbourne Australia in 2003. Since then she has been in practice with her husband Dr. Kevin Kraemer DC, B.Sc. BAppSc. Carmen is internationally licenced in both Australia and Canada.

Dr. Carmen was a member of the prestigious Chiropractic & Osteopathic College of Australasia, as well as a current member of the Ontario Chiropractic Association, Canadian Chiropractic Association and College of Chiropractors of Ontario.

Carmen has a strong focus on patient-centered care and follows the latest evidence based research to help you reach your goals. By reducing your pain and discomfort you benefit from improved function and quality of life.

She utilizes a variety of techniques including; Spinal adjusting, Activator, Drop Piece, Soft Tissue Therapy, Trigger Point Therapy, MRT, Lumbar distraction, Mobilization, Heat\/Ice Therapy, Exercise prescription, lifestyle modification and Postural advice. Carmen also addresses extremity injuries along with spinal issues. If you have a musculoskeletal injury don’t hesitate to ask how she can help.

She offers private consultation rooms so to ensure your confidentiality is maintained. In addition, convenient appointment times, a great location, modern equipment, and friendly caring staff.

Whether you are looking to simply reduce pains and discomforts, improve your posture or seeking preventative care, Dr. Kraemer can help. Her practice offers care for families, workers, athletes and she is proud to be a part of the Active Chiropractic Team.  She looks forward to helping you achieve your health goals.

Natasha Woodman, BA. RMT.

Born and raised in and around the Barrie area, Natasha enjoys a busy, active and healthy lifestyle. She Graduated from Georgian College’s Massage Therapy program in 2013. Before that she attended Carleton University before completing her Undergraduate degree at Laurentian University. Since graduation Natasha has been busy building her family while continuing to practice. She is the proud Mama of two little ones but is now excited to build her career. She finds as a massage therapist she is able to enjoy the best of both worlds; as an involved parent and a career driven woman.

Natasha specializes in deep tissue massage with a special interest in treating chronic pain. She has experience with motor vehicle accidents, treating infants and children, veterans and sports related injuries. Natasha is compassionate, intuitive, adaptable and a strong believer in tailoring each treatment to fit the specific needs and wants of each client. She believes by addressing individual client needs you can reduce stress and increase client comfort in order to maintain a healthy mind and body. Natasha is currently accepting new patients and eagerly looks forward to meeting you.

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