Katie Howard, RMT has been living and working in the Almaguin Highlands area as a Registered Massage Therapist for several years. She loves working and living in this growing community. She feels fortunate to be able to live here. When not working she is often found with her family in Magnetwawn. We are usually on the water in the summer or at the rink in the winter.
Katie Graduated the Massage Therapy Program at CDI College in 2008 and has worked in multidisciplinary clinics in Burlington, Hamilton, Huntsville and now has settled in her own clinic space along with her team in Sundridge.
Miranda Carley, RMT spent her childhood & youth in Nova Scotia. Through adulthood she has moved from Alberta to Ontario and has settled with her family in a cozy Northern Muskoka home.
She has fully embraced life in Northern Ontario, stating that it reminds her exactly of her home in Nova Scotia. The lakes, the outdoors & cottage vibes are comforting even on the tough days.
When she’s not in the clinic she enjoys long walks with her dog, cooking, painting and building things with her husband.
A recent graduate of Mohawk College’s Massage Therapy program, she obtained an Advanced Diploma in massage therapy & has successfully registered with the College of Massage Therapists’ of Ontario. Miranda is also a certified RockPods Cupping Practitioner (RockTape Canada).
Jocelyn Witlox, RMT
I graduated from Lambton College in Sarnia, Ontario and have been a proud member of the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO) and Registered Massage Therapists of Ontario (RMTAO) since 2013.
Throughout my career as a Registered Massage Therapist I have gained experience working in a variety of therapeutic settings; working alongside many health care practitioners. I enjoy working with clients of all ages, customizing care for sport massage, relaxation massage and prenatal treatments.
I have found to enjoy providing a gentle approach to deep tissue therapy while also incorporating other modalities such as hydrotherapy, fascial release, passive stretching and aromatherapy to establish the most benefit for my clients. I have also had additional training in hot stone massage, and Indian head massage.
I enjoy spending my free time outdoors with my two dogs and taking time to keep physically fit as a massage therapist.
I plan on continuing to grow as a Registered Massage Therapist adding additional treatment modalities to accommodate the many diverse therapeutic needs of my clients.
Dr. Megan Arlidge grew up in Collingwood, Ontario, where she was heavily involved with the alpine community as a competitive downhill ski racer and coach at Craigleith Ski Club. After leaving her hometown, she moved to Kingston to pursue a Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology at Queen’s University, from which she graduated with Honours.
Dr. Arlidge built on her knowledge base as an honours Kinesiology graduate from one of Ontario’s finest programs, along with her strength and conditioning knowledge base, to earn a spot at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College where she completed her Chiropractic training, along with additional certification in Contemporary Medical Acupuncture at McMaster University.
Megan and her husband Kip have recently purchased a home here and are happy to call Almaguin home.
Winter's love for osteopathy began in 2016! When she was first introduced to osteopathic therapy following a sports related injury, she was getting treated by a graduate and quickly realized it was improving her injuries, as she continued getting treatment she became more interested in how osteopathy was helping the body and was eager to learn more!
Winter started her osteopathic education at the Canadian Academy of Osteopathy (CAO) in the spring of 2018, where she studied principle based classical osteopathy which has helped her gain a very strong understanding of functional anatomy, human physiology and osteopathic collective mechanics.
She is dedicated to providing outstanding treatment to her patients and finding the root cause of the problem to improve overall health opposed to treating the presentation of symptomology. Winter works hard to connect with her patients on a professional and personal level.
Her goal is to help maintain health, she works with her patients individual needs and requirements to help promote the bodies ability to self heal and self regulate. Winter strives to create a safe space for her patients to heal, she’s passionate about osteopathy and is excited to use her skills to help others!
Traditional Chinese Medicine/ Registered Acupuncture
Looking for a registered acupuncturist with a unique set of skills?
Meet Tammy McMillan.
Tammy is a registered acupuncturist with the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario. (CTCMPAO)
She also holds an advanced diploma in Child and Youth Work, which sets her apart from other acupuncturists.
Tammy's expertise in Child and Youth Work allows her to work effectively with people of all ages, helping them manage their health concerns in a safe and supportive environment.
Tammy's passion for natural medicine and healthy living has led her to become a skilled and knowledgeable practitioner providing whole body healing and personalized
treatments for each patient.
Tammy is committed to helping her patients achieve optimal health and wellness. Her patients appreciate her compassionate and holistic approach to healthcare.
● Cupping therapy (fire and silicone)
● Electric Stimulation
● Moxibustion and TDP Heat lamp
● Scalp acupuncture
● Traditional chinese medicine
● Tuina massage
Diet and Weight Management, Addictions, Allergies, Anxiety, Arthritis
Back pain, Bladder dysfunction, Bell’s palsy, Blood pressure, Bronchial asthma
Carpal tunnel, Chronic fatigue Common Cold, Constipation
Facial paralysis, Fibromyalgia, Frozen Shoulder
Gastro-intestinal Disorders ( Gerd IBS Crohn’s)
Headaches, Indigestion, Infertility, Insomnia
Pain Management (chronic and acute) Pregnancy ( labor induction, nausea)
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Migraines, Mental Health, Multiple Sclerosis
Menstrual Problems ( PCOS endometriosis)
Sexual dysfunction, Sciatica, Smoking Cessation, Spasms, Stress, Stroke rehabilitation
Kayla King Nurse
Kayla is a Nurse Practitioner and Certified Cosmetic Injector with
15 years of nursing experience and education. She was raised in Almaguin and previously worked in Sundridge as a Nurse Practitioner. Since then her love of Medical Aesthetics has taken her on a new path. She finds great joy in helping her patients look and feel confident in their own skin.
As a certified cosmetic injector, she has trained at the APT Injection Training Institute in Oakville, ON in 2022.
Her focus was neurotoxin and dermal fillers. Since then, she has completed further training through branded companies and research for the best injection techniques.
As an NP, Kayla is her own medical director, meaning she independently prescribes, treats, and manages her own patients.
Episodic Appointments - One Time Issues
A Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (NP) is a Registered Nurse in the Extended Class with advanced university education specializing in Primary Care. NPs work independently and in collaboration with members of a clinical team as well as a physician group. Kayla King, N.P. will see patients with the following concerns:
Specialist Referral (After Initial Exam)
Dr. Sarah White is a certified Naturopathic Doctor, Using Acupuncture as her favourite modality, Also a Functional Medicine Practitioner and the founder of Replete Wellness + This Doctor’s Kitchen. Dr. Sarah is a top-rated Naturopath with a focus in women's health, fertility, acne, hormone balancing + Functional Medicine. She has completed extensive additional training in anti-aging medicine, skin health, integrative fertility and advanced hormone-balancing protocols to help you look and feel your best from the inside out. She’s been featured in numerous publications and has helped thousands of patients on their journey to look and feel their best. Personal health challenges in her twenties combined with a broken health care system motivated Dr. Sarah to pursue an alternative definition of health for herself and her patients. Dr. Sarah is an published writer and wellness expert whose mission is help patients restore their health and wellbeing in order to live happier and more fulfilling lives. Doctor White earned an undergraduate degree from the University of Ottawa and a four-year Doctor of Naturopathy degree from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. She is a member of the Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors (OAND) and the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND) and has been working in the natural healthcare field for over a decade. Dr. Sarah is an Integrative Wellness Expert whose mission is help patients restore their health and wellbeing in order to live happier and more fulfilling lives.
I’m a certified Functional Medicine practitioner & graduate of Functional Medicine University, member of the Canadian Association of Naturopathic doctors, the Ontario Association of Naturopathic doctors and the American Academy of Anti-aging Medicine (with advanced certification in functional endocrinology). I’m a life long learner who is committed to bringing the most up-to-date research to my clinical practice, and have completed additional Functional & Integrative Medicine training in the following areas:
Functional Medicine Certification: Functional Medicine University
Functional Endocrinology: American Academy of Anti-aging Medicine
Cosmetic Acupuncture and Integrative Skin care: 8 Branches Academy
Autoimmune disease: Cogence Immunology
Advanced Thyroid training: the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine
Autoimmune thyroid disease management: the Association for the Advancement of Restorative Medicine
To Dr. Sydney Soares movement matters! She believes in supporting you on your journey to be your best self: mind and body. Her goal as a chiropractor is to empower your to get back to doing the things your love and keep you doing them. Sydney helps you to understand your injury/concern and will promote self-efficacy in a safe and judgement free environment. When your feeling stuck, Sydney’s focus is to educate you about your body and help you overcome adversity to achieve your health goals.
Sydney graduated from Trent University before pursing her chiropractic degree at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto. She played in the OUA on Trents Varsity Women's soccer team. As a former competitive athlete Sydney can appreciate the sense of feeling less than your best, having dealt with her fair share of injuries on and off the field.
Sydney practices patient-centred evidence-informed care. She works with her patients to create individualized treatment plans depending on their injury and preferences.
Sydney incorporates a variety of techniques including joint manipulation/mobilization, soft tissue therapy, acupuncture, exercise, instrument-assisted soft tissue therapy, taping, activity modification, stress management, sports-specific return to play and patient education to optimize her patients health, function and well-being. Sydney has treated a wide variety of patients from professional athletes and expecting mothers to the determined weekend warrior. Sydney is constantly updating her knowledge base and has a wealth of experience in rehab, nutrition, and mental health.
It is exceedingly important to Sydney that patients feel empowered to move and understand that their bodies are strong, adaptable and resilient. After all movement matters!
Sydney has always had a passion and connection with animals, which is why she furthered her education at Veterinary Chiropractic Learning Centre. After extensive training she is dually-licensed as a chiropractor/animal chiropractor so that she can keep you and your four-legged friends moving their best.
Animal chiropractic appointments can be booked through Stillwater Animal Chiropractic stillwateranimalchiropractic.com (http://stillwateranimalchiropractic.com)
Credentials: Integrated Needling Acupuncture, Integrated Assessment+Integrated Patterning, Athletic Movement Assessment, Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue (SharkTools), Functional Biomechanical Assessment and Mental Health First Aid
With time in between appointments, We sanitize absolutely everything in the office and treatment room.
We use extra-wide hydraulic massage tables, large comfortable sheets and always have blankets and heat as an available option. So You wont have to worry about being cold or uncomfortable on our tables.
At our clinic Your appointment begins on time, provided you arrive on time. No waiting for us to catch up, because we are never running behind. We value your time.