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Welcome to Health and Wellness 

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......and a bit of History

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Family Medicine,
Walk In Clinic
and Dermatology 

Dr. Damien Yohn MD

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Dr. Camelia Gheorghe MD

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Dr. Rudy Bromberg MD

                   WALK IN CLINIC NOW OPEN !!!

" Good Things Are Worth Waiting For "

Hours of Operation
Monday 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Sunday closed

Hours of Operation May Change Without Notice

RAPID STREP TESTS DONE        ONSITE

FORMS

We are able to complete the following forms that include:​

  • Back to Work / School Notes

  • WSIB/FAF

  • Driver's Medicals

We are unable to complete the following forms that include:

  • Short Term Disability

  • Attending Physician Statements

  • Substance Use Assessments

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The Queens Institute for Skin Diseases and Anti-Aging

Dr. Camelia Gheorghe

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Diane Korsounski MSW, LCSW
Pyschotherapist

Leila Hess
Hearing Instrument Specialist

Onsite Pharmacist

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Dr. David Collings,
Naturopath (ND)

Dr. Collings is a licensed naturopathic doctor in Ontario. He has been practicing in Alliston since 2018 as the owner/operator of the Alliston Integrative Health Clinic. He is excited to be joining the team at Queens in Thronton and help service this growing community. He treats a wide variety of chronic conditions using prescription herbal and nutritional medicine, dietary advice, acupuncture, and lifestyle counselling. Dr. Collings' areas of additional training and special interest include, but are not limited to; Chronic Lyme Disease, Adjunctive Cancer Care, Digestive Health & IBS, Pain management, Food Allergy Treatment, Hormone Imbalance and Cardiovascular disease.


Through his own personal health journey being diagnosed with Crohn's disease as a teenager, Dr. Collings began to foster an interest and respect for the principles and philosophies of Naturopathic medicine at a young age. He strongly believes in “Doctor as Teacher,” as well as treating patients as a whole. He believes it is important to heal mentally, physically and emotionally to optimize health, while preventing and treating diseases.

David graduated with the 4 year Doctor of Naturopathy degree from CCNM in Toronto in 2016, and holds an undergraduate degree in Honours Microbiology from the University of Guelph. He also completed a 1 year internship at the Brampton Civic Hospital with the William Osler Health System, and a 1 year residency at the East Coast Naturopathic Clinic in Halifax, Nova Scotia. While there he was trained in complementary cancer care, and chronic Lyme disease treatment. Dr. Collings is pleased to be accepting new patients and his services can be billed to insurance benefit plans.


Dr. Collings, is licensed under the College of Naturopaths of Ontario, which is governed by the provincial ministry of Health, and holds membership with the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors. He also holds additional memberships with the Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians, and the International Lyme and Associated Disease Society. "

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Introducing Red Light and PEMF Therapies

Recharge Yourself Today

Call and Book your Sessions Today
            705 250-9544

 How does Red Light Therapy Work?

Red light therapy has been featured in more than 3000 scientific studies; thereby the fact that it is effective has been quite well established. It is difficult to measure the biochemical processes that unfold on the cellular level; however there are universally accepted standing hypotheses on how red light affects the human body.  

 

The scientific community postulates that the process involves a reaction by the body to these specific wavelengths of light. Since near infrared and red light wavelengths can be found in the sun; our bodies are inherently receptive to these beneficial wavelengths. 

With red light therapy; the therapeutic process begins in the mitochondria. In the modern world, we are exposed to so many things that cause cellular stress, from radiation, free radicals, ph imbalances, injuries etc. An overabundant byproduct of this oxidative stress is Nitric Oxide (NO)  which, to the detriment of the cells, binds with an enzyme called Cytochrome C Oxidase in the mitochondria. The fundamental pathway of action by red light lies in the decoupling of this bond through a mild stress influence on these organelles. This process frees up the Cytochrome C oxidase to optimally produce ATP, the energy that all powers all living cells. 

The benefits of this are significant, but they don’t stop there; the release of Nitric Oxide is also very advantageous, as NO acts as a natural vasodilator, relaxing the walls of the blood vessels and allowing more blood to flow which in turn can help speed up healing and help reduce inflammation. There are many cascading and beneficial spinoff effects that take place as a result of these core processes which is why red light therapy has been associated with so many positive health outcomes.  

 

Human cells are densely packed with mitochondria, and good cellular respiration is fundamental to good health. One medical hypothesis holds that the degradation in the quality of the mitochondria through the over-accumulation of free radicals, can actually speed up the aging process. This may be one of the reasons that the use of red and NIR wavelengths on human tissue are so closely tied to anti-aging benefits.

DISCLAIMER

These modalities are for education and information purposes only and is not intended as medical advice or a substitute for medical advice. Queens Health Centre and Wellness Spa does not intend these products to cure any physical, skin, or mental conditions solely from their use.

A qualified health professional should always be consulted prior to using these products, and professional medical attention should be sought with regard to any serious or life-threatening conditions.

"We see many patients with chronic pain and chronic fatigue in family practice. Unfortunately, conventional medicine doesn't have much to offer for these conditions.

People are tired of taking pills. Red and near infrared light are wonderful modalities which fuel mitochondria and helps the body regenerate. Red light has a wavelength of 650 nm and works on your skin, NIR has a wavelength of 850 nm, and penetrates 2 inches deep and works on joints, tendons, nerves and muscles. NIR also promotes a profound relaxation due to increased melatonin production. The contraindications for this therapy are if you have burns, active cancer, lupus, epilepsy or are pregnant. I have personally tried red and infrared light therapies and noticed improved skin texture, energy levels and reduction in knee pain just after 4-5 sessions. If you have any questions with regards to red light treatment please don't hesitate to contact me. "

Dr. Izabella Kogan MD, PhD, CCFP

Pulsed electromagnetic field technology is a soothing and restorative modality that stimulates and exercises the cells to address cellular dysfunction and support overall wellness. PEMF Therapy works by recreating the earth’s magnetic fields, which are critical to human life. PEMF provides healing from a cellular level to quickly relieve symptoms and inflammation enhancing the body’s natural recovery process. PEMF Therapy has gained approval from the FDA for varied clinical treatments to promote healing of bone fractures, migraines, and depression. PEMF is backed by a tremendous amount of research and scientific evidence. There are over 2,000 medical studies that evaluate the positive effect of PEMF on the body. PEMF is an important part of our preventative maintenance as it also helps combat inflammation from forming in the first place.

What is PEMF Therapy ?

RED LIGHT THERAPY WORKS BETTER WITH PEMF

With magnetism, oxygen, and light we have the power to turn back the clock on our cellular health, and to take some control of our aging process. The benefits are compelling no matter if you are in your eighties, have limited mobility or are an athlete. . Magnetism, oxygen, and light created life. When you expose the body to these powerful natural forces, you can restore its natural order. Charging the body with PEMF charges our cells which separates them, allowing for more oxygen and better nutrient absorption. This creates an immediate window of opportunity for optimal infrared light absorption aiding in the reversal of oxidative stress and optimizing APT (energy) production. Red Light Therapy and PEMF Therapies work together at a cellular level of healing

Massage therapy is a hands-on technique that uses pressure and strokes to help you relax and relieve tension. A trained therapist uses their hands or tools to work on your muscles, tissues, and joints, aiming to improve blood flow, reduce muscle soreness, and cause you to feel better overall. It can help with issues like pain, inflammation, swelling, tendonitis, and a variety of other physical issues. Massage therapy can also help you relax and feel less stressed providing a way to unwind or decrease anxiety. Massage therapy is a popular way to take care of yourself, bringing lots of benefits for your body and mind.

Patrick Greig

Registered Massage Therapist (RMT)

Patrick has been a massage therapist since 2007 and enjoys working in various different environments ranging from clinics to spas. He is passionate about anatomy and thinks holistically when providing a treatment plan. Patrick has continued furthering his education by taking extra courses on a variety of topics including Concussion protocol from an RMT perspective, Reiki, head and neck dysfunction, Fibromyalgia, Myofascial release therapy, and more. In his time working with other healthcare practitioners, he has gleaned more ways to approach a massage treatment using multiple techniques ranging from deep tissue to very gentle. He will also ensure that you have the "tools" to take home with you with a self care plan that fits your lifestyle. With Patrick's hands-on and client-focused style, you can relax and know that you're in capable hands that will provide exceptional care tailored to your specific needs.

Our Blessed Home

is located at

238 Barrie Street, Thornton, Ontario LOL 2N0

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Meet The Team

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Bernadette Terry

Founder

Director of Operations and Human Resources

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Dr. Izabella Kogan 

MD,PhD,CCFP

Founder

Medical Director

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Antonio Leal

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Founder 

Director of Business Development

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