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Dr. Micael Carreira, B.Sc., D.C. – Barrhaven Chiropractor
My Chiropractor Changed My Life!
“I was in so much pain, I couldn’t stand it anymore. I am so thankful for my first chiropractor, he changed my life.”
Dr. Micael Carreira is passionate about helping your family reach their optimal potential. As a student he volunteered at a local hospital and found that he quite enjoyed working with the staff and helping patients. He originally thought to pursue a career in physiotherapy until he had his first real injury.
Working as a courier Dr. Mike injured himself from improper bending and lifting. Constant excruciating pain eventually led him to follow the advice of friends and family to see a chiropractor. After experiencing the benefits of chiropractic care first hand and learning more about the profession and its natural and non-invasive approach, Dr. Mike knew he had found a profession that fit his health care model perfectly.
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Dr. Mike decided to switch career paths from physiotherapy and completed his 4 year Bachelor of Science degree with honours, focusing on biology and physiology. He then left for Marietta, Georgia to complete the intense 4 year Doctor of Chiropractic Program at Life University. He became proficient in multiple techniques, such as Full spine diversified, Thompson, Sacro Occipital Technique, Activator and Webster’s Technique. The exposure to a variety of chiropractic methods give Dr. Mike the ability to modify adjustment to his patients needs and desires.
He has also completed hundreds of hours of post secondary training seminars studying rehabilitation, nutrition, pediatric adjusting, and extremity adjusting procedures. Dr. Carreira is always upgrading his skills so he can provide state of the art care based on the newest chiropractic research.
In his pursuit to share chiropractic, Dr. Carreira became involved with a chiropractic mission trip to India, which proved to be an life changing experience. Helping families in need of care, and working to bring chiropractic to others around the world was a wonderful experience.
Family Wellness Based Office
“I love going to work; I really love the energy in the office.” Practicing in a family wellness based office where families come to get adjusted together really adds a great energy to the office making it a great place to be. “It’s great to know it’s usually the kids saying ‘When do we get to go to the chiropractor again.’”
On a Personal Note
Dr. Mike enjoys travelling, camping, and spending time with his three children, Leilani, Taivus, and Oziah. The children have been under chiropractic care since birth and the whole family continues with regular chiropractic adjustments on a health and wellness program.
Dr. Carreira and his wife Dr. Salgueiro are the only husband and wife chiropractic team in Barrhaven. Together they started Marketplace Family Chiropractic Centre to make sure their community had access to great chiropractic care for the whole family.
Dr. Jason Raymond, B.P.H.E., M.Chiro, D.C., – Barrhaven Chiropractor
Dr. Jason Raymond was introduced to chiropractic by his football coach and decided to start care. “During the season I noticed all the little nagging injuries I would usually get just went away. I felt better at the end of the season than I did at the beginning!” After experiencing the results of chiropractic care first hand, he realized what a difference a healthy lifestyle and a wellness approach could make not just for one person, but our whole health care system.
Following his 4 year Bachelor of Physical and Health Education, Dr. Jason attended the Anglo-European College of Chiropractic in Bournemouth, England and completed an intensive 4 year Chiropractic program. He studied many different techniques allowing him to customize treatments to each patient. Dr. Jason also worked as a certified Health and Fitness Instructor with the American College of Sports.
Upon completing his chiropractic studies Dr. Jason returned to Canada and began private practice. He has completed over 400 hours of training with the Carrick Institute for Graduate Studies and is board eligible with the American Chiropractic Neurology Board.
He currently lives in Barrhaven with his wife and daughter and is involved with many local sports teams. He is committed to applying the latest in natural treatment options and is continuously furthering his education through post-graduate studies.
Dr. Nancy Salgueiro, B.Sc., D.C., F.I.C.P.A. – Barrhaven Chiropractor
Fellow of the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association
I Knew I Chose the Right Path
“I knew I chose the right path when I attended my first pediatric seminar. Understanding why chiropractic is most important for children triggered my passion for helping families reach their fullest potential.”
Dr. Nancy Salgueiro always knew her passion was helping others. Her first job was as a home care worker, caring for the elderly and disabled children. This experience and volunteering in the emergency room led her to pursue health care as a career, originally planning on becoming a physician.
After beginning her Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Manitoba, Dr. Nancy could no longer stand the chronic mid back pain and migraines she suffered from. “Since junior high school I suffered from excruciating migraines, they interfered with school and my ability to spend time with family and friends.” On the advice of friends she started chiropractic care. “The back pain and migraines went away and I soon realized what it meant to feel great. I continue my chiropractic care because I want to feel this fantastic all the time. I love it!”
The Human Body is Meant to be Healthy
As she continued her studies of science and the human body and through the education she received from her chiropractor, she had a realization, “the human body is meant to be healthy and it makes much more sense to support normal function then to mask symptoms with drugs.” This realization and the great success she had with her own chiropractic experience led Dr. Nancy into her chiropractic career.
Dr. Nancy completed her Bachelor of Science degree, graduating with honours, and moved to Marietta, Georgia to begin the intense 4 year chiropractic program at Life University. Dr. Salgueiro became proficient in many chiropractic techniques, including Activator Methods, Thompson Technique, Sacro Occipital Technique, Full spine diversified, and Webster Technique. This training gives Dr. Salgueiro the tools necessary to individualize the care her patients receive. Dr. Salgueiro graduated at the top of her class from Life University in 2003.
Chiropractic Mission Trip
A key experience in Dr. Salgueiro’s life was a chiropractic mission trip to India. Hundreds of families were provided with chiropractic care and it was at this time that she confirmed her passion within chiropractic; caring for pregnant mothers, children, and families as a whole. She truly appreciates how fantastic it is that most patients that come to the office do so as whole families.
Dr. Salgueiro obtained her Webster Certification in November 2000, Webster technique is most well known for its success at turning breech babies. Dr. Salgueiro completed the 120-hour certification program in pediatric and perinatal care offered by the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA) in June 2002.
With her love for children as her primary focus in practice and life, Dr. Nancy started her family in 2006 by giving birth to her daughter Leilani at home, right here in Barrhaven. Her second home birth, a water birth, was in 2009 to her son Taivus. In 2011 she gave birth for a third time in her home to son Oziah, this time live on the internet to help others see how gentle and peaceful an undisturbed birth can be. You can watch her birth here. She enjoys traveling and spending time in nature, hiking, camping, and canoeing; especially with her family including her dog Sarah.
She is currently in a supportive role at Marketplace Family Chiropractic Centre and is not taking active patients. Her love for supporting women in pregnancy and childbirth is consuming her time authoring books on pregnancy and birth, supporting women in birth as a doula, teaching live childbirth empowerment courses, and developing a complete online childbirth empowerment curriculum and community. She also hosts two of Marketplace Family Chiropractic Centre’s community support groups, Pathways Connect for holistic minded parents and Positive Birth for expectant families. She is cofounder and panel facilitator of the CHOICE! A Birth and Baby Film Festival.
Joel Villeneuve, B.Sc., N.D. Naturopathic Doctor
Joel Lee Villeneuve’s journey in practicing Naturopathic Medicine has evolved over the years beginning in 1991.
The foundation began with a Bachelor of Science degree from the University Of Waterloo in 1987 and then with naturopathic education at the Ontario College Of Naturopathic Medicine in 1991. Through the years she has been blessed to learn from many great practitioners. Including 3 years of homeopathic post graduate training with Dr. Rajan Sankaran and Dr. Ramakrishna a homeopathic specialist in cancer.
Joel distinguishes herself with a practice philosophy which promotes Wellness through Lifestyle and Stress Management, Classical / Biotherapeutic Drainage Through Homeopathy, Clinical Nutrition, Acupuncture, Bowen Therapy, Botanical Medicine and Food and Environmental Assessment.
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She addresses all Naturopathic Concerns with special interest in Cancer Prevention, Fertility, Pregnancy and Pediatrics, Weight Management, Menopause and Digestive Concerns. Joel is a National Speaker with Educational Workshops to the public and other health care professionals. Seminars include CFRA “Experts on Call”, The Melrose Family Clinic in Ottawa introducing Family Physicians to Naturopathic Medicine, The Woman’s Health Care Initiative educating both the public, Chiropractic Doctors, Psychiatrists and Physicians on Naturopathic Approaches to Menopause, The Museum of Nature, many Government Departments and Business Groups.
Joel loves nature and the outdoors. With her husband Michael and her two young sons she can be found hiking or snow shoeing in Gatineau on many weekends. Children’s charities and opportunities to promote wellness and safety of children are a few of her passions. She loves fictional history and would love your recommendations on good books you have read.
Julie Ann Johnston R.H.N.
Registered Holistic Nutritionist
Are you a good candidate for chiropractic care? Call Marketplace Chiropractic to arrange a time to discuss your health issue in person: 613-823-1255.