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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, including running, soccer, golf, and running after her kids.


 

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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

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

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.


 

Chloe 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 experience 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.


Sharon Latchmana, RMT
Registered Massage Therapist

Sharon Latchmana is a 2017 graduate from the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy. She has been trained on a variety of techniques including: deep tissue, trigger point release, joint mobilization and passive stretch. Sharon likes to incorporate a relaxation style of massage while treating trigger points and tension areas.

Her treatment goal is allow her clients to return to their day to day activities without feeling constant pain and discomfort. Her skills range from therapeutic treatment to relaxation, while combining many different techniques to treat stress, fatigue, soft tissue discomfort, chronic and acute pain, strains and sprains.

She is always open to feedback from clients to ensure they get the most out of their treatments and achieve their wellness goals.


Ashley Morra RMT

Registered Massage Therapist

Ashley is a 2017 graduate of Centennial College Massage therapy advanced diploma program . She enjoys helping patients find relief from muscular tension whether its stress induced, posture related or strain. Ashley caters each treatment differently to each client, and loves to help them achieve their massage therapy goals. Ashley incorporates many techniques such as trigger point release, passive stretch & various types of petrissage with a medium to firm pressure.

 

YES!! WE’RE OPEN!
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On January 12, 2021, the Ontario government announced a stay-at-home order as part of its previously enacted Reopening Ontario (A Flexible Response to COVID-19) Act.

As cited under the Act’s Health Care and Social Services Section 53, this order does not prohibit health clinics from operating. Ontarians are able to travel to access chiropractic care, physiotherapy, massage, acupuncture, and other regulated health care services.

We continue to follow PPE and COVID-19 health and safety precautions to assure the safety of patients, staff and the general public.

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