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.

Jessica Kim, BSc(Hons), DC, FCCRS(c) 
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 and the Webster’s technique, 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 an active lifestyle with her family, recently completing a half marathon, and always running after her kids.

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.

Celeste Corkery,  Hons. BSc, PT
Registered Physiotherapist 

Celeste is a University of Ottawa graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy. She spent five years working at the Ottawa Hospital and the Sport Therapy Clinic at Carleton University. Working in a university setting allowed Celeste to care for a diverse population, including high-performance athletes and weekend warriors. Celeste herself has competed at the international level in Whitewater Slalom Kayaking.

Over the span of her career, Celeste has developed and mastered a variety of skills and techniques, and excels in soft-tissue treatment, including releases and trigger points. Through various professional physio courses, such as the Mackenzie back courses, hip-strengthening and ankle stability, she has developed the expertise needed to create individualized, effective treatments plans for Fusion patients. Celeste believes that with complete treatment, including hands-on techniques and appropriate exercise prescriptions, patients will be back on track to regular function, strength and more!

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.

Wendy Wong, RMT
Registered Massage Therapist

Wendy graduated from the Sutherland-Chan school in Toronto in 2007 and has been with the Fusion team since. She came to massage by way of cooking school, cake decorating, and Starbucks, and enjoys helping patients become more in tune with their bodies and to prevent injuries. She has since been certified to perform Hot Stone massage and loves continuing education in different massage modalities. Wendy recently completed a course on Integrated Positional Therapy and Muscle Energy. She lives in East York with her husband and two extremely cute and energetic kids.

Kathryn Siuciak, RMT
Registered Massage Therapist
 

Kathryn, has always had the touch for massage and grew up in an active and health-oriented family, she received her diploma in 2012 from Ontario College of Health and Technology, she is committed to continuing her education and loves pulling different ways of healing from a variety of sources. Kathryn has overcome chronic body pain, even as an athlete she confronted pain, stress and anxiety and has come a long way in self recovery, she knows the importance of self-care and the struggle to dedicate oneself to finding what our bodies need to heal. 

Kathryn utilizes different Swedish and Non-Swedish soft tissue techniques including myo-fascial trigger point therapy, fascial release, deep tissue and relaxation techniques. She also likes to work with abdominal breathing and advocates the importance of balancing the body through exercise, diet, stretching, yoga, meditation and self-awareness. 

In Kathryn’s spare time you can find her practicing yoga, meditating, weight training, cooking and spending time with her family. 

Qualifications and Education 

Perinatal Massage Therapy 

Level 1 Reiki professional, Method of Natural Healing 

Myo-Fascial Release 

Indie Head Massage 

Yoga Poses for Orthopedic Injury and Sports

Kristie Smith, RMT
Registered Massage Therapist

Kristie is a graduate of Sutherland Chan School of Massage Therapy and very passionate about her craft.  Health and wellness has always been a large part of her life and a drastic career change allowed her to become a provider of health care which she sees as a great privilege.  Kristie is an active member of the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario as well as a member of the Ontario Massage Therapist Association. She offers nothing less than her best to all clients and embraces the challenge of treating a wide variety of presentations. Kristie has a great clinical approach and enjoys working with all types of clients including complex cases, pregnancy, stress related conditions, chronic issues and athletes.  Having been through two knee surgeries herself, she understands the importance of self care to keep people healthy and performing to the best of their ability. Whatever the condition, Kristie will do all she can to ensure her clients receive the care they need and leave the clinic feeling like a healthy change has been made.  Techniques in a treatment by Kristie can include trigger point therapy, craniosacral, fascial work and good old Swedish massage.  In her spare time you will find this active girl either skiing, on the tennis court, in a canoe, doing some yoga or getting on a airplane to get away from it all.

Joanna Gugula, RMT
Registered Massage Therapist
 

Joanna graduated from Sutherland-Chan School of Massage Therapy in 2004. Registered with the CMTO for over 10 years, Joanna has experience in treating all types of physical conditions. Whether it is general relaxation, sports injury, medical conditions, pregnancy, or stress related tension, Joanna will customize your massage to achieve the best results to optimize your physical health.

Over the past few years Joanna has expanded her education with courses in Kinesio Taping, Infant and Child Massage and Indie Head Massage.

In her spare time Joanna enjoys running, doing yoga, cooking and spending time with her family.

Susan Barsanti, RMT
Registered Massage Therapist

Susan has been a Massage Therapist since 1996 and has treated a variety of clients during her career. Susan studied at the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy and is a member of the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario.  She has experience in treating, Olympic athletes, People who suffer from chronic headaches, arthritis, multiple sclerosis, fibromyalgia and Computer-related repetitive stress injuries. Susan tailors her treatments to address her clients’ priorities and needs in a safe and comfortable environment.

Away from the clinic, Susan enjoys spending time with family, the outdoors, and playing both court and beach volleyball.

Dr. Sylvi Martin, BScN, RN, ND
Naturopathic Doctor  | Registered Nurse

Sylvi Martin is a Naturopathic Doctor and a Registered Nurse committed to helping individuals improve their health and well-being. She is a graduate of the four-year Naturopathic Medicine Program at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Laurentian University, where she graduated with distinction. Sylvi has completed additional training in women’s health studies, as well as the natural treatments for women’s health concerns. 

Sylvi’s work brings a holistic and integrative approach to healthcare to the Danforth community. She is registered with the Board of Directors of Drugless Therapy – Naturopathy and is a member of the Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors. 

Sylvi offers separate nursing services where she offers consultations to regulated healthcare professionals in order to provide education about the potential interactions between medications, nutritional supplements and herbal products. She also provides education about complimentary and alternative treatments. She is a member of the College of Nurses of Ontario and the Ontario Nurses Association.