Jessica Kim, BSc(Hons), DC
Clinic Director | Chiropractor | ART Provider

Dr. Jessica Kim is clinic co-director and co-founder of Fusion Chiropractic & Integrative Health. Jessica’s passion for health and people has helped to shape the identity and philosophy of Fusion.

Dr. Kim holds an Honours Bachelor’s of Science degree in Kinesiology from the University of Waterloo, and earned her Doctor of Chiropractic at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College. Jessica completed the three-year Chiropractic Rehabilitation Sciences Fellowship program, and is an Active Release Technique provider, is certified in kinesiotaping, the Webster’s technique, is a certified Functional Range Systems Provider, and provides acupuncture treatments.

Jessica has treated a diverse population of patients from infants to active seniors, and has been featured in several local publications. She offers her patients a caring, common-sense approach. In her spare time, Jessica enjoys spending time with her family and their dog, Coco. She is also loves reading, and uses exercise as a daily outlet to recharge herself. When she’s not being active, you will likely find her at a hockey arena or baseball diamond cheering on her kids. 


 

Kim Butler, BSc (Hons), DC, CSCS
Clinic Director
| Chiropractor | ART Provider

Dr. Kim Butler is clinic co-director and co-founder of Fusion Chiropractic & Integrative Health. She earned her Honours Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Toronto, and earned her Doctor of Chiropractic at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College. Dr. Butler is a certified Active Release Provider (spine, upper and lower limb and peripheral nerve entrapments), is certified in Webster’s technique (pregnancy treatment especially helpful with breech presentations), and provides acupuncture treatments.

Kim has earned her Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist designation with the National Strength and Conditioning Association, and is certified in Spidertech kinesiotaping. Dr. Butler has had her work published in the Journal of Chiropractic Education and is an avid reader. Kim was a competitive Figure Skater and learned at an early age how important it was to take care of your body to achieve optimum health. As a former figure skating coach and personal trainer, she has been able to teach others how to be healthy and prevent injuries.

Dr. Butler enjoys leading an active life with her family, particularly cycling, spinning, running, weight training, and of course running after her kids and dog. She has experience treating patients of all ages and stages of life. She takes the time to truly get to know her patients and their goals.


 

Dr. Kaitlyn Furman, DC
Chiropractor | ART Provider

Dr. Furman received her undergraduate degree in Kinesiology (Honours) from the University of Western Ontario. She graduated with clinical honours as a Doctor of Chiropractic from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College.

Suffering from headaches from the age of 12, Kaitlyn began seeing a chiropractor and quickly fell in love with the profession. Her headaches disappeared and she was inspired by the way chiropractic care was able to help her without medication. This motivated Kaitlyn to pursue chiropractic as her life’s work.

Kaitlyn provides acupuncture treatments and is certified in Active Release Technique. She is passionate about enriching her patients’ lives through pain reduction, mobility improvement, lifestyle management, and performance optimization. Dr. Furman is an active runner, dancer and snowboarder, always pursuing personal and professional growth.


 

Dr. Steve Cho, DC
Chiropractor | ART Provider

Dr. Steve Cho was born in Etobicoke and is a fully licensed chiropractor practicing in Toronto, Ontario. He attended the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) in Toronto, an internationally known academic institution and world leader in chiropractic education and research. Prior to this, he graduated with an Honours Bachelors of Science degree in Kinesiology and was enrolled in the co-operative program at the University of Waterloo.

While enrolled in the co-operative program, he gathered experience in the health industry through positions as an ergonomist, kinesiologist, and as a lab instructor for Humber College (Health and Sciences department).

Recently, Dr. Cho has worked with Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA) patients, Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) cases, and Extended Health Care (EHC) patients in a rehabilitation clinic. He was exposed to a wide range of conditions within this fast paced environment. In 2009, Dr. Cho had the opportunity to volunteer as part of the team medical staff for the Korean Olympics held in Chicago, USA, organized by the Korean Canadian Athletics Association (KCAA).

For his patients, he uses a holistic approach incorporating a diversified technique and promotes a healthy lifestyle with regular chiropractic care, exercise prescription, diet and nutritional counseling, ergonomic recommendations, and patient education.

When he is away from the clinic, he likes to relax with friends and family, weight train regularly, and compete in organized basketball and volleyball leagues. He is also a mixed martial arts fan and has experience in Chokushin Aiki Jujutsu.


 

Flore Gallo,  Hons. BSc, PT
Registered Physiotherapist

Flore graduated from the IFPEK, in France. After years of various experiences in France in public hospitals and medical clinics, she moved to Toronto in 2012. Flore is a Registered Physiotherapist with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario.

In order to stay in touch with the most current practices and techniques, Flore has completed several continuing education certifications related to soft tissue release, musculoskeletal conditions and sport injuries. Her hospital background has allowed her the opportunity to work with numerous post-surgical patients and help move them towards recovery faster. She is experienced with post-operative protocols and rehabilitation programs.

Her treatment philosophy includes using manual therapy to restore joint mechanics and to correct movement dysfunction. She provides one-on-one treatment and develops exercise programs geared toward the individual level and goals of the patient. Flore has a strong focus on providing patients with the practical tools and knowledge to feel empowered and to better understand their recovery process.

Flore loves traveling and share traveling experiences. In her spare time, she also enjoys cooking, listening to music and playing handball.


 

Mac Beeforth, Hons. BSc, MScPT
Registered Physiotherapist

Mac earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacology and Physiology from the University of Toronto before pursuing a Master of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Alberta. His innate interest in the human body and drive to become an exceptional therapist led to him excelling during his master’s and earning the Dean’s Medal in Rehabilitation Medicine. Mac has experience helping individuals work through a wide range of issues, including motor vehicle accidents, orthopaedic and sports injuries, post-surgical rehabilitation, and management of long-term conditions.

Mac believes in a holistic and evidence-based approach to practice. He provides patient-centred care by understanding the issues and needs for each patient and then developing individualized treatment plans designed to help them reach their goals. Mac utilizes manual therapies in conjunction with appropriate exercise prescription to help reduce pain, improve mobility, increase strength, correct biomechanics, and restore function. He also educates his patients on their condition to improve their understanding of how to facilitate recovery, while incorporating modalities as a component of treatment when indicated.

In his free time, Mac enjoys spending time with his wife and friends, cooking, reading, and weight training. He is passionate about his profession, and strives to constantly learn and acquire new skills in order to broaden his repertoire and improve as a physiotherapist.


 

Elizabeth Sohn, R.Ac, R.TCMP
Registered Acupuncturist | Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner

Elizabeth is a second generation Registered Acupuncturist and Practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine.  Growing up, she watched her father treat many patients with Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine and was inspired to one day do the same. 

She is a graduate of the Toronto School of Traditional Chinese Medicine, where she completed a 4-year Program and received her Diploma of Acupuncture and Diploma of TCM Practitioner. She is also an active member in Good Standing with the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario (CTCMPAO). 

By using different modalities of Traditional Chinese Medicine, such as acupuncture, herbal medicine, cupping, guasha, and tuina massage, Elizabeth has helped a wide variety of patients with their conditions, including pain management, stress, fertility care, cosmetic acupuncture, digestive issues, skin disorders, insomnia, and general well-being.

Away from the clinic, Elizabeth enjoys both a relaxing and active lifestyle by spending time with her family, reading, walking her dogs, and salsa dancing.


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Daniel Thrush, R.Ac, R.TCMP
Registered Acupuncturist | Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner

Daniel believes that the cornerstones of good health are; healthy diet, balanced lifestyle, positive attitude, and holistic modalities, and addressing these key areas will ultimately lead one back to good health. These areas have been his focus in life and it is his goal to share his knowledge with others, to enable them to heal and to teach them how to take care of themselves moving forward. Daniel is a Registered Acupuncturist and Certified Nutritional Practitioner and is a good standing member of the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario. He has studied at the Toronto School of Traditional Chinese Medicine and The Institute of Holistic Nutrition. In his practice he utilizes acupuncture, guasha, cupping, and nutrition. When Daniel isn’t working he enjoys biking, being in nature and spending time with his pets. Daniel finds great satisfaction in what he does and would love to be your guide to good health. His experience includes conditions such as: Headaches/Migraines Anxiety/Mood Disorders Pain Management/Rehabilitation Digestive Complaints Insomnia PMS and Hormonal Irregularities


Chloé Longuet, RMT
Registered Massage Therapist

Chloe’s interest in Massage Therapy began with an encounter with a great rehab program following an injury. As a bilingual graduate of the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy, a current member of the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario, Chloe has enjoyed working with clients in helping them to achieve their wellness goals.

As an active individual, Chloe has trained in sports, such as soccer, judo and dance for over 10 years, and is currently involved in the world of bodybuilding. Chloe treats clients of all ages with respect and treatment for an array of conditions (ranging from neurological, sprains/strains, lymphatic drainage issues and infant massage to name a few), using general Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, trigger-point therapy, restorative and relaxation massage.

She also has practice with pregnancy massage as she has obtained a perinatal certification in working with high-risk pregnancies at Sunnybrook’s NICU, alongside Cindy McNeely through the Trimesters program.


 

Susan Chapelle, RMT
Registered Massage Therapist

Susan Chapelle has been a massage therapist and healthcare advocate for over 30 years. As a senior therapist, Susan has published extensively in the areas of wound healing, breast cancer care and pain mechanisms. Her research as co-investigator with Dr. Geoffrey Bove, D.C, PhD at the University of New England on a National Institute of Medical Science grant to study mechanisms of post-operative adhesion formation has been published at PLOS One. Her numerous publications and expertise on the subject of healing mechanisms and manual therapy have offered her the opportunity to travel globally as a keynote speaker and educator to manual therapists.

Susan loves working with complex patients with difficult to resolve issues. Her interests include visceral pain, post-surgical recovery including Cesarian section or cancer surgeries, frozen shoulder, breast cancer care, and neuropathic pain.

As an expert in RSI, Susan has been treating musicians for complex pain issues since 1987. Her list of publications on RSI, post-surgical healing can be found on Research Gate.

Outside passions include violin, paddling, mountain biking, and dirt biking. Susan holds an eMBA and certificates in ethics and leadership. She is the mama to two amazing girls and is excited to be back to her home town Toronto working with Fusion!


Dr. George Makrides, ND
Naturopathic Doctor

Dr. George Makrides, ND, is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor, entrepreneur, and speaker based in Toronto. George has a passionate interest in mental health, functional medicine, and evidence-based holistic medicine. His education and professional interests are rooted in the ideology of holistic and patient-centered health care in Canada. He focuses on a functional medicine approach when treating patients suffering from various ailments including mental health, metabolic disorders, digestive concerns, overweight/obesity, pain and more. A functional medicine approach is a partnership between doctor and patient which educates both on preventative medicine and health maintenance. He strives to help you achieve your health goals with a personalized medicine approach, and hopes to empower you to achieve optimal wellness so that you can live life to your full potential. George believes in the importance of leading a well-balanced life and he believes in you! When he’s not working, he enjoys spending time outdoors, traveling, quality time with his nieces and nephews, film, live music, comedy, and living an active lifestyle.


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Jim Sheehy, RP (Qualifying), MA
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)

Jim is a psychotherapist, dedicated to helping his clients resolve differences between the person they believe they are and the person they feel they would like to be. With a trained and experienced listening ear, his goal is to help his clients discover options and develop solutions. Jim’s psychotherapy practice is focussed on helping both teens and adults struggling with panic attacks (including panic attacks under the influence of cannabis), anxiety, depression, alcohol/drug dependency, grief, lack of meaning/purpose, life transitions, and relationship conflicts.

Jim immigrated to Canada from Australia 20 years ago, and is 20 years married with two teenagers. After a 22 year career in finance, he shifted his focus towards his passion for psychology and has spent the majority of the last 10 years studying and training to become a psychotherapist.