About

Welcome to Modern Health Chiropractic & Wellness. Located downtown St. Catharines, we provide services to help families in our community get well and stay well.

Our goal is simple: to modernize and raise the bar for health in the Niagara Region.  Gone are the days where people thought the definition of health meant feeling good and being symptom free with the help of medications and surgery. Through chiropractic, massage, movement, proper nutrition and positive lifestyle changes, a new level of health and wellness can be achieved naturally

Purpose Statement

 The health within our community is quickly deteriorating. Our new perceived normal includes alarming rates of chronic illness, overdependence on drugs and medications, sky-high rates of childhood illness and an inability to cope with daily stress. At Modern Health Chiropractic & Wellness we serve to elevate health, restore happiness and vitalistic inspiration to families and awaken the game changing, self-healing power within each and every one of us.  

Team

Modern Health Chiropractic and Wellness

Dr. Christen Schutt, B.A., D.C.

Dr. Christen Schutt was born and raised in Sudbury, Ontario. She was introduced to chiropractic while pursuing her BA in Community Health at Brock University.  She began working as a chiropractic assistant during her summer holidays and fell in love with the chiropractic profession.

Upon completion of her undergraduate studies at Brock University she attended Palmer Chiropractic College in Port Orange, Florida.  Dr. Schutt returned to the Niagara Region to begin her practice and opened Modern Health Chiropractic in September 2016 following two years of practice in the area.

Dr. Schutt helps her patients to achieve health and wellness through addressing the root cause of the problem: dysfunction of the nervous system.  She uses several techniques in practice including Gonstead, Diversified, Thompson, Applied Kinesiology, Pettibon and Kinesiotape. Dr. Schutt also incorporates nutrition, supplementation, physical activity and stress reduction in her practice to address specific needs and goals for each patient. With a holistic approach to care and a great team offering complimentary services patients are able to achieve optimal results and achieve new health heights.

Dr. Schutt is extremely passionate about health and helping her patients reach their personal goals. She feels it is her requirement to help guide the chiropractic profession in a positive direction and does so by volunteering her time at Quest Community Health Centre in St. Catharines. Dr. Schutt also holds several free screening events within the community throughout the year.

You can contact Dr. Christen Schutt at drchristen@modernhealthchiropractic.ca 

Modern Health Chiropractic and Wellness

Dr. patricia arcuri, B.SC, ND

Dr. Patricia Arcuri is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor and life-long resident of the Niagara Region.  She completed her naturopathic studies at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in Toronto, Ontario.  Prior to her medical training, she completed a four-year degree in Biological Sciences at the State University of New York at Buffalo.  With a strong scientific background and holistic approach to care, Dr. Arcuri is committed to helping you achieve wellness naturally.

Dr. Arcuri is a dedicated and caring individual whose passion is fueled by her own personal health journey with naturopathic medicine.  She believes that good health is the foundation to a happy, fulfilling life, which is why it is her goal to help you become the healthiest version of yourself. Whether you want more energy, less stress, better digestion or fewer aches and pains, Dr. Arcuri will work with you to optimize your health through a plan that is customized to you and your lifestyle.  Her intention is to help you better understand your current state of health so that you can make informed decisions about the care you receive and gain solutions that will help you feel well and live well.

Dr. Arcuri maintains a general practice with a special interest in digestive health, hormonal imbalances and skin health. She offers a variety of therapies including nutritional counselling, acupuncture, bioidentical hormone therapy, comprehensive lab testing and more. She is an active member, in good standing, with the College of Naturopaths of Ontario and has met the Standard of Practice for prescribing in Ontario. She is also a member of the Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors (OAND) and Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND).  In her spare time, Dr. Arcuri enjoys exploring the outdoors, hiking with her dog, travelling, and spending time with family and friends. To learn more about the services that Dr. Arcuri offers, visit her website at www.patriciaarcuri.ca.

You can contact Dr. Patricia Arcuri, ND at drarcurind@modernhealthchiropractic.ca

Genevieve Doiron, RMT, doula

After attending college for Massage Therapy, Genevieve registered with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario in 2007. Since then she has worked in spas, massage clinics, and multi-disciplinary practices. Genevieve has taken continuing education courses in Soft Tissue Release, Myofascial Release, Aromatouch, Bamboo Massage, Prenatal/Pregnancy Massage and RMT as Labour Support Provider and utilise these principles to best address the needs of each client. Genevieve incorporates Relaxation Massage into every treatment as she believes each body responds to deeper muscle techniques when relaxed. She sincerely loves her job and sees every treatment as an opportunity to improve someone else's day (or month, or year)!

Genevieve offers direct billing to many health insurance companies and those with massage coverage under Veteran's Affairs Canada. To learn more about the services that Genevieve offers, visit her website at www.niagaraprenatalmassage.com

When she's not at the office, Genevieve divides her time between the cottage, reading, cooking, eating, walking her dog and paddling in a canoe!

Alexis campbell, OFFICE MANAGER

Alexis grew up in St. Catharines. She participated in a variety of sports as a child and embraced the strong sense of community found here.  Alexis completed a BA in Psychology while attending Ottawa U.  Her interest in helping and supporting others led to a position as Rehabilitation Assisant specializing in Acquired Brain Injury.  She then moved to Victoria on beautiful Vancouver Island and continued her work while studying at the Univeristy of Victoria. After 4 years and expecting their first child she and her husband returned to St. Catharines to raise their family, which grew by two more!

Alexis continued her studies and completed a Health Information Managment Diploma through McMaster University and expanded her health and wellness knowledge through studies in Holistic Nutrition and Digestive Health. She began working in a Sleep Lab performing overnight sleep studies and continued with some outreach Rehab support.  Her interest in Holistic health also led to the creation of a small health-coaching business on the side. 

Alexis stays busy looking after her three young sons, Owen, Jack and Luke.  She hopes to teach them the importance of a holistic approach to health; good nutrition, daily exercise, mindfulness, purposeful activities and quality sleep. 

You can contact Alexis at alexis@modernhealthchiropractic.ca or at info@modernhealthchiropractic.ca for general inquiries. 

 

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