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MEET THE TEAM

Rachel Stibbard

DR. RACHEL STIBBARD

Growing up in an athletic family, Dr. Stibbard was introduced to sports at a young age. Soccer was her thing. She played competitively until age 23 and still plays today! She was surrounded by injuries during these years. Whether they were ankle sprains, ACL tears or concussions, there was always a specific protocol before the players were allowed back on the field to play. This started her desire to be a part of the health care field. Her aim was to help people stay active, injury free and continue to be healthy for years to come.

Fast forward to today. She is now a chiropractor with a passion for women’s health and she finds out there is no proper “protocol” for women to prepare for birth or to rehab after giving birth. How is it that there is a step by step process for athletes who undergo knee surgery, but there is no such thing for women who have had major abdominal surgery through a C-section or who have altered their body biomechanics giving birth naturally?!

Being a woman and eventually wanting to have children, Dr. Stibbard is not okay with the standard of care for pregnant and postpartum women. Women who decide to have children should not have to suffer in pain during or after their pregnancy.

Is pain common? Yes. Is it normal? HECK NO. This is her vow, that she will be raising the standard of care for YOU!

Dr. Stibbard received her undergraduate degree in June of 2015, from the University of Western Ontario, earning her Bachelor of Arts in Kinesiology. After this Dr. Stibbard attended the prestigious Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College and graduated in June of 2019. She successfully completed the Canadian and Provincial Boards to practice in Ontario.

Dr. Stibbard completed extra courses in Functional Movement Assessment, Post Partum Rehab, Functional Integrated Acupuncture, and Pediatric Adjusting. She is also well versed in a number of techniques including diversified, activator, and drop piece/ toggle board adjusting.

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Evan Stibbard

DR. EVAN STIBBARD

Born in Windsor Ontario, Dr. Stibbard grew up playing a wide range of sports but focused on hockey and baseball. This lead to his first exposures to manual and physical therapies. He was first introduced to chiropractic at the age of 15, at the beginning of his junior hockey career, and has pursued the profession ever since. 

 

Dr. Stibbard played varsity hockey during his years at the University of Windsor in the CIS. While completing his Bachelor of Human Kinetics degree in an impressive 3 years, he was also an Academic All-Canadian and a member of the Dean’s list. During his summers, he worked as a personal trainer where he trained mainly athletes, including a list of professional European and NHL hockey players. 

 

Dr. Stibbard was accepted to the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College and graduated as a member of the class of 2018. He is now a rehab-focused chiropractor with extensive training in functional movement assessment, in addition to clinical and athletic rehabilitation. He is also certified in acupuncture and is a certified Functional Range Conditioning provider.

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Kaitlin Oliver

DR. KAITLIN OLIVER

Dr. Oliver has had a passion for healthcare for as long as she can remember. In fact, at age 10, she wrote an entire paper on how she wanted to become a Doctor so that she can help people feel better. Her dreams finally became a reality, and her passion is evident the second you meet her!

She attended St. Clair College and graduated dental assisting while maintaining a perfect GPA. She thoroughly enjoyed this career, however, she knew that she wanted to continue her education and provide even more care to her community. Dr. Oliver returned to the University of Windsor and graduated Human Kinetics with Honours, and maintained her status on the Dean’s list throughout her degree. She went on to receive her Doctorate of Chiropractic from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) in 2020 with the highest distinction of Summa Cum Laude.

She has since expanded her knowledge of women’s health even further, with additional certification in postpartum rehabilitation, to provide next level care to women during the postpartum period. Dr. Oliver is a firm believer in raising the standard of care when it comes to pre- and post- natal care. She has also received additional training in treatment of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders, instrument assisted therapy and has vast experience with a variety of manual therapy techniques (diversified, drop piece, and activator adjustments). Dr. Oliver believes that every patient is different so she always creates individualized treatment plans for every single patient- no cookie cutter approach here!

Her passion is to provide quality care for the whole family, with particular interest in women’s health and paediatric care, as well as disorders of the TMJ.

Robert Trittler

MYND IN MOTION – ROB TRITTLER

From a young age, Rob has been drawn to many different sports, with a particular love for hockey. Rob played different levels of hockey and spent time in Indiana and Illinois where he “retired” into recreational hockey which he continues to play today. Rob, however, enjoys many different sports and has spent time not only working with youth in hockey, but also youth in basketball, baseball and more.

Rob has a profound passion for helping athletes from 10 years + to overcome barriers such as performance and pressure anxieties, depressive moods, self-esteem and self-confidence as well as helping men experiencing anxiety and depression. Rob struggled with these barriers as a young athlete and realized the challenges and mind-altering beliefs about himself and his potential later in adolescence. Through many years of coaching, Rob witnessed athletes of all ages struggle in similar ways. His goal became to support individuals who hold themselves back from their possibilities and bring awareness to men's mental health and support to men facing mental health issues. 

 

Rob is Master level Social Worker who also has his Child and Youth Worker diploma. Rob has specific training in Acceptance Commitment Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Strengths Based and Solution Focused Therapy. Rob is also working towards his Mental Performance Mastery for Athletes certification. Rob offers one on one counselling services as well as group/ team mental health training. 

Alyssa Trittler

ALYSSA TRITTLER - BSW, MSW, RSW

The path to becoming a new parent can be stressful, unfamiliar, and scary. Stibbard Chiropractic welcomes Alyssa Trittler, Pre and Postnatal Counsellor and Reiki Master to the clinic. Alyssa is a Master Level Social Worker specializing in helping mama’s and mama’s-to-be flow through the ups and downs of infertility, pregnancy, pregnancy loss, birth trauma and all things postpartum.  Alyssa began her practice after experiencing the isolation of motherhood throughout the pandemic and her own loss through miscarriage. Alyssa and family recently welcomed their second child. Alyssa’s goal has been to help empower women through their fertility and motherhood journey’s with a goal to create community and hold space women experiencing all the highs and lows that come with becoming a mother. 

 

Alyssa is specialized in Birth and Reproductive Trauma Counselling as well as Perinatal Grief and Loss Counselling through the Canadian Perinatal Mental Health Association as well as certified in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Life Coaching. She is also a Reiki Master and offer support in mindfulness and transformation for a thorough healing experience. 

 

Alyssa is currently on a maternity leave however more information will be sent out when she is ready to return to one on one counselling services and individual reiki healings. In the meantime you can look forward to the Mama’s Circle popping up at Stibbard Chiropractic office. 

Clara Babechuk

CLARA BABECHUK

Clara is a Certified Baby Massage instructor with the International Association of Infant Massage and a Certified Hypnobirthing instructor with Hypnobirthing International.

Clara has been working with babies and families since 2011 in various fields. She ran a Mommy & Baby class in London, UK where she saw the benefits of Hypnobirthing firsthand. She has run a baby massage class which sparked her love for fresh new babies and turned it into a career of working with pregnant moms to ignite her passion of pre and postnatal care. She’s so excited to start serving more of the Windsor-Essex Community now that she is working out of Stibbard Chiropractic.

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MELANIE GAGNON

Embark on a journey to holistic well-being with Melanie Gagnon, a seasoned educator turned Certified Clinical Aromatherapist and Certified Reflexologist. Drawing on her 15 years of teaching experience, Melanie’s passion for natural remedies led her to explore the world of aromatherapy in 2021. Melanie’s focus goes beyond the ordinary, specializing in aromatherapy for pregnant women, labouring mothers, infants, and toddles, filling a vital gap in the industry.

 

Oh Natural Baby! is the creation of Melanie Gagnon, a wife, mother and teacher who’s passion for natural remedies lead her to become a certified aromatherapist, specializing in aromatherapy for pregnant and labouring women and children. Also, she is now a certified reflexologist which will allow her to provide a full holistic healing experience for her clients.

 

In her ongoing quest for holistic wellness and growth, Melanie, in 2024, opened a new chapter in her practice by embracing the profound art of reflexology. At the intersection of scientific insight and age-old wisdom, reflexology revolves around studying and gently stimulating the body's reflex points to foster a state of deep relaxation and healing.

 

Pairing this with the aromatic allure and therapeutic benefits of aromatherapy enhances not only relaxation, but also serves as a potential avenue to address specific health concerns. It is Melanie's firm belief that the blend of sensory stimulation from essential oils and reflexology's focus on restoring the body's balance truly embodies an all-encompassing wellness approach. 

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